The 15 Coolest Offices In Tech: Fab Office Tour

fab, fab.com, december 2011, bi, dng

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”]

Fab.com was founded in June and it already has 1.65 million members.Last month it raised an additional $40 million round of financing, which means it has to have an awesome office for all of its new hires.

Fab’s New York City office is filled with funky art designs, wonderfully wacky knickknacks, odds and ends.

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title=”On to the next cool tech office:”
content=”TOUR: Facebook’s Multimillion-Dollar Menlo Park Headquarters >>
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