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Seeing is Believing: Step Inside Warby Parker’s Headquarters

Seeing is Believing: Step Inside Warby Parker's Headquarters

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This story appears in the December 2017 issue of Entrepreneur . Subscribe »

Warby Parker is a brand that loves books . It’s evident in the eyewear company’s retail stores, which are decorated with volumes of classic literature and library-inspired ladders and shelves. It’s evident in the brand’s name , which was inspired by two characters from Jack Kerouac’s The Dharma Bums . And it’s evident in the company’s Manhattan headquarters, which prominently features a massive staircase lined with books that are available for employees to “check out.” Or, if they simply need some in-office quiet time, there’s a secret room behind the staircase that contains nothing more than a chair and, of course, a bookshelf. And if they forgot their reading glasses, well, the office has that covered, too. Albert Vuoso

Customer Experience Team Lead

“Despite the success of this company, everybody is still extremely down-to-earth. I […]

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