This extract here, from the book ‘A Pattern Language’ by Christopher Alexander, is particularly useful for my studio project…
No one enjoys his work if he is a cog in a machine.
Encourage the formation of self-governing workshops and offices of 5 to 20 workers. Make each group autonomous – with respect to organization, style, relation to other groups, hiring and firing, work schedule. Where the work is complicated and requires larger organizations, several of these work groups can federate and cooperate to produce complex artifacts and services.