The Creative Shift

The Creative Shift

The demand and desire for creative work has never been stronger. New research and insights explore how the integration of people, place and technology can enhance the conditions needed for creativity to thrive at work.

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Steelcase Recognized as One of the Most Civic-Minded Companies in the U.S.

Steelcase was recognized today as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation as a part of the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light. Steelcase also earned the honor in 2016.

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Steelcase Receives Top Honors at NeoCon 2017

Judges honored Steelcase and its family of brands for new solutions that support people in the places where they work, learn and heal.

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Steelcase Nominates Jenny Niemann for Election to Board of Directors

Jenny Niemann, president and CEO of Forward Space, an independent Steelcase dealership in Chicago, has been nominated for a seat on the Steelcase Inc. Board of Directors. Niemann previously worked at Steelcase in the areas of marketing, operations and channel development leadership.

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Steelcase Announces Plexus CEO Todd Kelsey as Newest Board of Directors Member

Todd Kelsey, president and CEO of Plexus Corp, is joining Steelcase’s Board of Directors. Plexus provides design and development, manufacturing and aftermarket services to four key market sectors. Kelsey’s expertise in technology-driven business initiatives make him an exceptional addition to the Steelcase board.

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Steelcase and Microsoft Announce Development of Technology-Enabled Spaces Designed to Boost Creative Work

Steelcase and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to explore the future of work, developing a range of technology-enabled spaces designed to help organizations foster creative thinking and better collaboration.

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Tim Brown Joins Steelcase Board of Directors

Tim Brown, CEO and president of the global design consultancy IDEO, will join the Steelcase Board of Directors, effective today. Brown’s addition to the Board of Directors is a natural move as the company continues to reimagine the workplace in today’s digital business landscape. Steelcase and IDEO have collaborated for more than 25 years.

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Steelcase Releases 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report

Today, Steelcase celebrates notable progress of the company’s sustainable performance around the world. Over the past year, Steelcase pursued a number of continuous and coordinated efforts to demonstrate the company’s commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen and partnering with customers, dealers, suppliers and communities to make meaningful change.

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Steelcase Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Third Year

Steelcase was recognized today as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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Steelcase Enters Into Marketing and Distribution Relationship

Steelcase today announced a marketing and distribution relationship with Blu Dot, a Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern home furnishings, lighting and accessories. This relationship is part of the ongoing commitment by Steelcase to deliver enhanced value and convenience to its customers and dealers.

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Finding Ways to Attract Hard to Engage Employees

Compared to the global averages, Japanese employees lack engagement, trust and a sense of feeling valued at work. So, what can be done?

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Inspiring Spaces Reinvigorate the Office

It’s not just a millennial thing. People of all ages are craving informal, casual and authentic spaces at work. These inspiring, breakout spaces can benefit the holistic wellbeing of workers while helping to promote employee engagement.

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Creating Authentic, Inspiring Spaces for Designers

There is a cultural movement in office design to create thoughtfully curated destinations that are more human-centered — focusing on design, materiality and performance. This is the first in a series of interviews with architects and designers discussing the evolution of the workplace.

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Featured Products

Steelcase Series 1

Steelcase Series 1

Steelcase Series 1 delivers ergonomics, quality and comfort that is unprecedented in this class of seating.

Steelcase Series 1
Umami Lounge System

Umami Lounge System

Umami seating, tables and screens offer an endless variety of configurations, sizes and material options. Its flexible, modular design can be used to create spaces unique to organizations and the people who work there

Umami Lounge System
Surround

Surround Collection

Surround supports the family experience in the patient room, offering a place to spend time with patients, rest and relax, be productive, host other guests, and communicate with clinician

Surround Collection
Verb Active Media Table

Verb Active Media Table

With media support integrated into its structure, the Verb Active Media Table encourages collaboration, minimizes sightline obstructions, and provides quick transitions between learning modes.

Verb Active Media Table
Emu Lyze Seating 17-0078147 by Coalesse

EMU Lyze Seating

Modern mesh. The EMU Lyze Series from Coalesse revisits an iconic wire construction to create outdoor seating that is technical and timeless.

EMU Lyze Seating
Bassline

Bassline Tables

Designed to showcase your own custom top or one of our beautiful standard tops, Bassline tables let you turn up the volume on design by layering in rich textures, luxurious color and reclaimed artifacts.

Bassline Tables

Featured Insights

360 Magazine

Tim Brown: Leading Creative Organizations

IDEO’s Tim Brown talks about the three roles leaders have in creatively-competitive organizations and how to assess the creativity of a company.

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How Microsoft + Steelcase Drive Creativity at Work

Creativity is the fuel for innovation making it an essential ingredient for business growth. Listen as 360 editor Chris Congdon talks to Ralf Groene, general manager for Device Design for Microsoft, and James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design at Steelcase about the collaboration between the two organizations.

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The New Office

There’s no question about it. Employees around the world are rejecting standard, bland offices and demanding something fundamentally different. This anticorporate backlash is loud and clear. But the solution isn’t as clear.

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Biophilia Promotes Renewal at Work

You don’t always have to go outdoors to experience nature’s benefits. By incorporating four key ways humans interact with nature, biophilic design can mimic its effects and greatly enhance our wellbeing.

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Health + Education

Surround Sleeper by Steelcase Health

Solutions for Health Environments

We study the places that support health and then deliver insights, applications and solutions designed to create moments that can lead to change.

Steelcase Health
Node + Verb by Steelcase Education

Active Learning. Active Minds. Active Spaces.

Using an insight-led approach, we design solutions for the many spaces learning happens, from classrooms and libraries to in-between spaces and cafes.

Steelcase Education