Vote for Brody, Thread, Campfire, and other Steelcase Products in this year’s Best of Year Awards. This annual award competition, hosted by Interior Design Magazine, recognizes exceptional product and project design within the design space. Public voting is open now through October 16 and determines finalists.
Wired UK took an inside look at our research and design teams and the creation of Brody WorkLounge, our newest innovation. See what they discovered in their October issue, online now.
Give us your feedback. We’re currently conducting a global survey to find out if people can concentrate at work, where they go to focus, rejuvenate, get inspired or activate and who or what are their biggest distractors in the workplace. We want to hear from you!
In the article, “Steelcase Equips the Office of the Future,” Entrepreneur highlights research-driven concepts centered around focus and wellbeing. The article brings attention to forward-thinking features such as audio control directly within the furniture and seating that’s smart enough to monitor one’s stress level.
Sean Corcorran, Steelcase Education general manager, will be presenting on the history of design thinking as well as its theories and applications at Grand Valley State University, in Grand Rapids, MI. The event will be held on Sept 29 from 6-6:45 pm in the Devos Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
The future is now. Inc.com features Brody in “Crazy Cubicle Designs Straight Out of ‘The Jetsons’.” The piece, adorning the proclamation, “say goodbye to the conventional cubicle,” indicates that an employee’s work environment may be a key factor to boosting employee productivity.
Steelcase today demonstrates new concept products for the Intelligent Office, a future workplace which integrates technology into places that can enhance human interactions at work and give workers more control over key sources of distractions that impact performance such as noise, interruptions, lighting and temperature control.
Steelcase announced the introduction of Thread, a new kind of power system designed to provide any carpeted space with power where and when people need it.
Fortune Magazine has recognized Steelcase as one of its 2015 “World’s Most Admired Companies” in the Home Equipment and Furnishings industry sector.
In workplaces throughout the world, scenarios of near-constant distraction have become the norm. Thankfully, our ability to focus is still salvageable. As a result of the vast amount of neuroscience research being done, there’s now hard evidence about what attention is, how it works, how to attain it and how to use it productively.Read the article
In markets such as India and China, the nature of work is changing as firms move
up the value chain and take on more complex work. Creating flexible, resilient
workspaces that enhance employee wellbeing is key to retaining talent, even when
resource constraints and constant change can make that a challenge.
Many patient rooms are in need of a facelift, having evolved little over the years despite changing needs and new technology. As the next generation of patient rooms come onboard, new designs based on human-centric principles are improving patient, family and clinician experiencesRead the article
Handcrafted items are experiencing resurgence in popular culture, but many of today’s workspaces are void of craft. Inspired by the Maker Movement, Coalesse is redefining modern craft with new materials and methods that artfully disrupt norms and humanize the workplace.Read the article
Providing high-performance comfort and support, the Brody WorkLounge features patented LiveLumbar™ technology—bringing thoughtful ergonomic design to the lounge posture.
Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase
Susan Cain Quiet Spaces by Steelcase offer five diverse ways to empower introverts at work. Each space supports specific postures and work modes, providing privacy and quiet by a carefully chosen range of architecture, furniture, materials and technology.
Thread Ultra Thin Power Distribution
Thread simplifies power distribution, providing power to the devices we use and the places where we work and learn.
Ology supports the physiology and biology of workers to make the workplace a more health-conscious environment.
Your best days happen when you have the flexibility to work in ways that best support your needs and give your creativity room to stretch. Campfire allows for endless configurations ranging from group lounge spaces to individualized areas designed for high focus.
Designed by Hans J. Wegner, the CH468 Oculus armchair delivers contemporary comfort with a refined sense of style and sophistication. Designed to provide comfort in different postures, it gracefully supports the head, neck and upper back.