Redeem + Retrieve

Redeem + Retrieve

Redeem + Retrieve, our newest seating upholstery, begins with scrap fabric originating from a Steelcase manufacturing facility. The fabric is, then, recycled into yarn that is then woven into new textiles.

Remix

Remix

Remix uses mélange yarns, this 90% wool and 10% nylon seating upholstery. It comes in 13 color options and features tri-colored thread that creates an irregular pattern that plays across of the fabric surface.

Steelcase Global Palette of textiles

Global Palette

The Global Palette allows organizations to create a consistent aesthetic in workspaces
throughout the world, even when furniture selection varies from region to region.

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Think

Think

90% wool, 10% nylon seating upholstery. Special weave designed to create an elegant, three-dimensional surface. A Steelcase Surfaces seating upholstery available in 16 color options.

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Multiple Combinations. Simple to Use.

Steelcase finishes are designed for ease of coordination and use, abundance of choice and thoughtfulness to the environment. The offering consists of a wide selection of textiles, paints, decors, veneer finishes, glass, acrylic, metals, and plastics.

Steelcase Finishes Offering share a common colour logic that allows for ease of coordination and use.

Three simple ideas help to create a materials palette that works.

Our textiles were designed to work with our hard surfaces. Choose any architectural elements for a space, and our surfaces will coordinate with them. Our offering allows for you to create the environment you want, using the finishes you want.

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Global Palette

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, textiles, paints, laminates and melamines make global consistency easy.

Buzz2

Buzz2, a price class A seating upholstery fabric. 13 colors from this popular fabric in the Americas are now available on product ranges in EMEA and as part of the Global Palette. Buzz2 is made with 100% Polyester, using antimony free yarn and complies with the Oeko-Tex label.

Select Surfaces

The fabric choices within Select Surfaces offer established pricing and have been pre-tested and pre-approved on Steelcase products. The result is an enhanced level of materials choice that is easy to order.

Steelcase Finishes Style Guide

Steelcase Finishes Style Guide

The Style Guide Brochure is available to help you plan effective workplaces. Use the brochure to learn more about the Steelcase Finishes colour strategy and to find colour combination examples.

Steelcase Surfaces

Surfaces Made Simple.

Innovative, sustainable materials designed by Steelcase.

Textiles

Our textile selections are timeless, yet relevant and chosen according to specific aesthetic, technical and environmental criteria. All while coordinating effortlessly with the hard surfaces offering.

Hard Surfaces

By looking at color or hue, value from light to dark and range that a finish has to cross-over color families, our hard surfaces collection creates a common color sense that is shared across material types.

Select Surfaces

Materials within Select Surfaces offer established pricing and have been pre-tested and pre-approved on Steelcase products. The result is an enhanced level of material choice that is easy to order, making it simple – and beautiful – to use Steelcase. By partnering with best in class companies and bringing together curated offerings, Select Surface materials are available on Steelcase furniture in a facilitated way.

Gabriel

A perfect pairing with Steelcase, Gabriel’s commitment to quality, social responsibility, and global design allows us to extend our design choice to customers around the world. Available throughout many different international markets, Gabriel textiles have a unique sense of style and beauty with a global presence. These textiles seamlessly merge environmental consciousness and elegance to become an expressive addition to any product.

Kvadrat

The colorful yet simplistic designs of Kvadrat push the aesthetic, technological and artistic boundaries of textile design. Kvadrat’s colorful world of premium textiles are available from Steelcase globally. The company’s distinguished design heritage allows customers to choose from a wide selection of skillfully made finishes that appeal to an international audience.

VISIONknitTM

With the ability to produce 3 dimensional knitted structures using flat bed knitting machines, VISIONknitTM has partnered with Steelcase to offer a knitted product available for use on the B-Free Screen.

Global Palette

Overview
Paints
Laminates + Melamines
Plastics
Textiles, Knit + Mesh

Overview

Overview

The Global Palette allows organizations to create a consistent aesthetic in workspaces throughout the world, even when furniture selection varies from region to region.

Create a Consistent Aesthetic

The Global Palette allows companies to create a consistent aesthetic in workspaces around the world.  All finishes are available to order on Steelcase products and are globally accepted.

The geographies represented in the Global Palette include the Americas – North, Central and South; Europe, Middle East and Africa; and Asia Pacific. The offering includes a variety of material types: paint, decor and laminate, plastic, and textiles, knit, and mesh.

Paints

Paints

Global Palette Paints

The paint options create the foundation of materials choice within the Global Palette. To ensure a balanced and complete offering, we’ve considered color family, value, range, neutrality and global trends.

Colors

  • Arctic white
  • Arctic white gloss
  • Black
  • Champagne Metallic
  • Merle
  • Midnight Metallic
  • Nickel
  • Platinum Metallic
  • Sterling Metallic

Laminates + Melamines

Laminates + Melamines

Global Palette

Laminates + Melamines

Our global laminates and melamines are chosen to coordinate with the global paint offering. From warm to cool tones, the offering is made up of both solid and woodgrain patterns.

Colors

  • Acacia
  • Clear Maple/Natural Maple/Maple
  • Clear Walnut
  • Seagull

Plastics

Plastics

Global Palette Plastics

From classic neutrals to fundamental color selections, the seating plastic choices coordinate with paints, decor and laminates, and other finishes in the Global Palette.

Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Citron
  • Jazz
  • Merle
  • Platinum
  • Seagull
  • Wasabi

Textiles, Knit + Mesh

Textiles, Knit + Mesh

Global Palette

Textiles, Knit + Mesh

We offer a wide range of textures, patterns, colors and price ranges. Each pattern within the textile offering has global relevance, while also having successful regional history. The colors work well with the hard surface palette, making the offering easy to use.

Colors

  • Cogent: Connect/Atlantic
  • Buzz2
  • Gaja- Cradle to Cradle (CM)
  • Remix
  • Steelcut Trio
  • 3D Knit
  • Connect 3D
  • QiVi Net
  • Reply Air Mesh

Customised Finishes

About
Custom Programs

About

About

About Custom Surfaces

Custom Surfaces provides a process that makes ordering your own materials, simple. Materials like fabric, vinyl, leather, laminate, paint and stain are supported through Custom Surfaces.

Custom Programs

Custom Programs

Customer’s Own Material (COM)

The Customer’s Own Material program allows you to tailor Steelcase products to help achieve a customized look. Steelcase products accommodate materials like fabric, leather and vinyl from some of our leading suppliers. We work closely with these suppliers and have established long standing relationships built on trust. Key fabric and leather suppliers included in the Customer’s Own Material selections are Gabriel, Kvadrat, Fidivi, Boxmark and Curtidos Gracia.

decor

The custom decor program allows you to tailor Steelcase products to help achieve a customized look. We work closely with our suppliers and have established long-standing relationships built on trust.

Key decor suppliers include Egger, Depalor, Pfleiderer.

Warranty + Testing

Warranty for materials within Customized Finishes are covered by the supplier and not included in the Steelcase warranty. For fabric, 5 linear metres (chair) and 7 linear metres (panels) are needed for test requirements. The procurement of fabric and any shipping costs are to be paid by the customer. For technical reasons, it is not possible to accept fabrics wider than 1,80 m.

Sustainability

Finishes Sustainability
Certified Offerings

Finishes Sustainability

Finishes Sustainability

Finishes Sustainability

Steelcase is committed to an ongoing effort to reduce waste, while offering choices that minimize our impact on the environment. When designing products, we select materials that are safe and ecologically sound throughout their life cycle. Materials are selected for their conservation of resources and energy, while reducing the weight and number of components of the material.

Post consumer polyester is made from waste material left over after consumer use. Things like soda and water bottles are ultimately extruded and woven into fabric.

Post industrial polyester is made from waste material that is left over from industrial processes and before use by the consumer.

Certified Offerings

Certified Offerings

 Certified Offerings

Many of our materials are labelled with the Oeko-Tex 100 Standard, European Flower or are certified Cradle to Cradle™ (C2C) by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC). All of our particle boards are classified E1 standard, and our European plants are PEFC certified on wood traceability and selection. Visit the resources and tools section for individual swatch cards to find certifications by material.

Care + Maintenance

Decor
Wood
Fabric
Wool
Leather

Decor

Decor

Basic Advice

Use a dry cloth and soapy water. Avoid using strong detergents, solvents and spotting agents.

Types of Stains

  • Ballpoint Pen. Soapy water
  • Coffee. Soapy water
  • Grease. Hot soapy water
  • Indelible Ink. White spirit
  • Ink Pen. Soapy water
  • Sole Marks. Soapy water
  • Water-Based Felt Pen. Hot soapy water
  • Water. Soapy water
  • Wax. Soapy water
  • Other Stains. Soapy water, white spirit

Wood

Wood

Information About Woods

Scratches. Use a desk pad to protect your wood surfaces. Lift objects lying on the veneer, rather than dragging them.

Plastic + Rubber. Use felt or leather pads on the table top. Do not use desk pads that have plastic backing. Avoid leaving plastic folders or binders on your veneer table top.

Effects of Light. Periodically move objects and accessories on your desk around to avoid shadows on the surface.

Reflection. Avoid extreme temperatures and humidity.


Basic Advice

  • Clean with a soft slightly damp cloth, and then dry using another soft cloth so that no water remains.
  • Always wipe the surface in the direction of the wood grain.

Stain Removal

  • Use soapy water or a solution containing 50% water, 50% alcohol.
  • Do not use products with silicone.

Fabric

Fabric

Basic Advice

If the stain has dried, first brush any excess off by hand or with a brush. Then vacuum the stain, and follow by cleaning using a neutral cleaning agent, such as soapy water. It is important to rinse with clean water afterwards.

Type of Stains

  • Alcohol. Fresh stains: Treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Ballpoint Pen. Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Blood. Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Butter. Treat with a solvent. OR Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Chewing Gum. Treat with a solvent.
  • Chocolate. Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully. OR Treat with a solvent. OR Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Coffee. Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Cream. Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Fruit Juice. Treat the stain with a generally available oxidative bleaching agent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Furniture Polish. Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Ink. Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Lipstick. Treat with a solvent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Milk. Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Oil. Treat with a solvent. OR Treat with a colour-fixing agent.
  • Tea. Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.
  • Urine. Fresh stains: treat with soap flakes or washing-up liquid, rinse immediately. Dried stains: treat with an enzyme agent, note the recommended reaction time. Dry carefully.
  • Wine. Fresh stains: treat with a weak solution of household vinegar, rinse immediately.

Wool

Wool

Basic Advice

First, soak up the liquid with an absorbent cloth and roughen the surface of dried stains using a spoon.

The treatment should be used on the edge of the stain first, working towards the middle so as to avoid the stain spreading further. Then, treat the stain according to the following guide.

Types of Stains

  • Alcohol. Water with furniture shampoo added, adding a dash of spirit vinegar.
  • Ballpoint Pen. Acetone or nail varnish remover – oil-free OR 1 teaspoon of detergent 1 cup of hot water
  • Blood. Cold water OR Water with furniture shampoo added.
  • Butter. Turpentine AND Stain remover for fat or oil OR Water with furniture shampoo added.
  • Chewing Gum. Cool with ice cubes in a plastic bag, break the chewing-gum and carefully remove the loose pieces OR Contact a specialist.
  • Chocolate Coffee. Water with furniture shampoo added OR Turpentine
  • Cream. Use no 7, adding a dash of spirit vinegar
  • Fruit Juice. Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Furniture Polish. Stain remover for fat or oil OR Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Ink. Water with furniture shampoo added OR Contact a specialist
  • Lipstick. Stain remover for fat or oil OR Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Milk. One teaspoon of table salt in a cup of warm water OR Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Oil. Stain remover for fat or oil OR Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Tea. Water with furniture shampoo added
  • Urine. Water with furniture shampoo added OR Household disinfectant OR Contact a specialist
  • Wine. Water with furniture shampoo added, adding a dash of spirit vinegar

Leather

Leather

Basic Advice

Wipe with a soft cloth. Apply conditioner once or twice a year. Do not use shoe polish.

Types of Stains

  • Black Ballpoint Pen. 90° alcohol
  • Coffee. Mix water with a small amount of ammonia
  • Indelible Ink.  Will not come out
  • Grease. Apply a grease dissolving spray. Let dry and brush off
  • Ink Pen. Warm skimmed milk or lemon juice
  • Sole Marks + Wax. Apply a grease dissolving spray. Let dry and brush off
  • Water.  Blot and let dry, then brush
  • Water-based Felt Pen. Ballpoint pen: Water and, if necessary, a little lemon juice

Other Stains. See an expert: www.lederpflege.de