Building Wellbeing into the Workplace

Building Wellbeing into the Workplace

Organizational wellbeing made tangible: space, furniture and tools designed to nurture individual wellbeing. Companies are pursuing organizational wellbeing with an enthusiasm never seen before.

Technology-Empowered Learning: Six Spatial Insights

Technology-Empowered Learning: Six Spatial Insights

With fresh ways of thinking about learning environments, schools can capture the promise of evolving educational models without diminishing the importance of teachers and bricks-and-mortar campuses.

Seisho Kaichi Junior and Senior High School, Japan

Seisho Kaichi Junior and Senior High School, Japan

Seisho Kaichi Junior and Senior High School, a brand new private school in Tottori Prefecture under the aegis of Keimei Gakuen, opened to first grade students in April 2014

Boosting Culture

Boosting Culture

Culture, the reigning champ of hip offices everywhere, promises to fuel employee positivity, productivity and loyalty in small businesses—but do we have proof it actually delivers results? We do now.

Sustainability Spotlight

Sustainability Spotlight

In our latest Corporate Sustainability Report, we’re sharing opportunities we’ve had this past year to help our customers, suppliers, employees, communities and the environment—and at the same time expand our sphere of positive influence.

Q + A with Ray Oldenburg

Q + A with Ray Oldenburg

The idea of a public, social place outside of home and work has been around for centuries, but it didn’t enter the lexicon as a “third place” until the phenomenon was thoroughly explored by sociologist Ray Oldenburg in his 1989 book, “The Great Good Place.” It hasn’t left the stage since.

Space Odyssey

Space Odyssey

Leaders worry about how well their organizations are positioned for the new economy, the mobility of work, dramatic changes in technology and recovery from a global recession that sent everyone reeling. Steelcase faced this challenge by using space to help drive culture change in the organization and better align people, culture and work processes for a fastchanging business world. Read more about our journey to a new culture…

Real Work

Real Work

Cool cafés are popping up in corporate environments everywhere. But any office can mimic the cool factor of a coffee shop with Wi-Fi and an espresso machine. Creating a great corporate third place that gives people what they need to do real work requires a lot more.

Making Distance Disappear

Making Distance Disappear

In today’s economic landscape organizations can’t allow distance to be a barrier to effective teams. As distributed teams become pervasive, the challenges they face become more evident.