Google the word "workspace" and you'll be inundated with articles that emphasize its importance. From keeping the space free of clutter to designing it to inspire both productivity and creativity, opinions abound. Yet cookie-cutter instructions can't be the answer, because no single solution exists. Every individual is motivated in a unique way and by unique objects and personal effects. Any two spaces in which accomplished people produce can vary wildly. The illustration of that concept can be seen here in this photo collection of the workspaces of people revered worldwide for their achievements. The collection is taken from the Tumblr "Famous Workspaces," which you can check out by following this link; it appears as if it's no longer being updated, but the archives are interesting.
Via Design Taxi | Images: Famous Workspaces
Maurice Sendak, home office
John Mayer, home office, NYC (top photo), recording space NYC (bottom photo)
Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook office workspace
Jon Stewart, Daily Show office, NYC
Bruce Springsteen, home office, New Jersey