Some of our most creative ideas are born out of times when our minds are at rest. Studies have shown that creativity takes place when our minds are relaxed and not hard at work. This means giving our minds a break once in a while. Breakout areas in the office are excellent places for staff to relax and recharge their creativity. Although breakout areas are often used for work-related purposes like casual meetings, they are popular among those who need “me” time as well. This is the reason why breakout areas are designed in a variety of ways and moods to engage the staff whether they are using the space as a team or alone.