Is this a chicken or the egg scenario? What really came first - the unmotivated worker or the open office? In my opinion, being happy at work is always the best motivator. Let us know what you think about this trend - does the office environment make you work more or less, or are there other factors at play?
Photoshop? How about PhotoFree? Groaning yet? Okay, sorry, but these are great design tools that can help punch up any images that need editing. And the best part is that they're free! But don't go nuts... too much photo editing is almost as bad as too much Botox!