Steelcase Surfaces 

Innovative, sustainable materials designed by Steelcase. This collection offers an abundance of choices that are easy to coordinate and use. 

New to Steelcase Surfaces

Global Palette

Introducing the surface materials Global Palette.  The Global Palette allows companies to create a consistent aesthetic in workspaces throughout the world, even when furniture selection varies from region to region.  Intentionally selected to complement one another, the textiles, paints, laminates and melamine in the Global Palette make global consistency easy.  To find out more, visit


Acacia, a new woodgrain laminate and edge finish option, is now available to order.  Acacia features a wavy grain in a cool, light-neutral color.  This popular melamine choice in Europe is now available as an HPL (2HAT), LPL (2LAT) and matching edge (6213) in the Americas. Visit the Finish Library to view digital images of the new finishes.

Connect Offering

To help create a consistent, global offering of colors in the Cogent: Connect, Connect 3D and 3D Knit offering, we’ve added several new colors to each pattern for the Americas:
- Cogent: Connect - Royal Blue (5SD0)
- Connect 3D -  Sailor (5030) and Royal Blue (5014)
- 3D Knit – Sailor (5059) and Royal Blue (5089)
Visit the Finish Library to view digital images of the new finish options.

Gaja - Cradle to CradleCM, Remix, and Steelcut Trio

3 new seating upholstery fabrics are now available to order as a standard options in both the Americas and Europe. 

Gaja - Cradle to CradleCM is a solid, sustainable, woolen fabric that is available to order in 23 color options and as a Price Grade 3.  It is the first European, pure-wool upholstery to gain Cradle to Cradle (C2C) certification by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC).  C2C certification focuses on safe materials, materials reutilization, water conservation and quality, energy, and social responsibility. Gaja – Cradle to CradleCM fabric also complies with the Oeko-Tex label and the EU ecolabels (EU flower).

Remix, a 90% wool / 10% nylon seating upholstery is made using mélange yarns.  Each thread consists of three colors, resulting in an irregular pattern that plays across the surface of the fabric.  Remix is available to order as a Price Grade 5 seating upholstery in 13 color options.

Steelcut Trio, a 90% wool / 10% nylon seating upholstery, has a special weave designed to create a three-dimensional surface resembling small pyramids or steel points.  The pattern is now available to order as a Price Grade 7 seating upholstery in 16 color options.

Visit the Finish Library to view the full offering of colors available within each pattern.

Fabric Sample Return Program 
The Fabric Sample Return Program is intended to improve the cost and efficiency of the Steelcase sample program by offering a more sustainable option for recycling fabric samples.  The program will not only reduce the amount of memo samples that are ultimately discarded, but it can also reduce cost by offering a credit for returned samples. The program is available for both seating and panel textiles.  For details, send an email to or call 800.784.0358.