Informal Spaces

Fresh Designs. Endless Choices.

One Space. Four Designs.

Steelcase Applications Specialist Amanda VanDuyn demonstrates how to use Steelcase Marketplace and its diverse portfolio of products to create four distinctly different looks for her client’s lounge space.


Amanda VanDuyn, an applications specialist with Steelcase Marketplace provides design services to architects, designers and customers for strategic projects. She is a graduate of Kendall College Art & Design School.


Rockstar Vibe

“To design a space that felt moody and grungy, pieces like the Turnstone Bassline Box Top Coffee Table and the Uhuru Tack End Table create a sense of rebellion and express a punk maverick aesthetic. A mix of materiality in this arrangement such as lux coatings and accent pieces like Moooi Dear Ingo Chandelier really drive home that rockstar vibe.”

A Sense of Wellbeing

“Earthy and approachable — with Scandinavian undertones — was a recent client request. The Bolia Soul Lounge Chair and Misewell Conrad Table evoke a sense of wellbeing through honest and handmade designs. People can relax in this airy and calming scene with natural tones and sustainable finishes complemented by accessories such as the Blu Dot Filter Table Lamp.”

Modern Design

“This client wanted a space that was invigorating yet still feminine. The Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Clair Occasional Chair and the Moooi Light Shade Shade add energy and a fresh look with clean lines and eccentric additions. The already modern design was transported into the future with the electric accent and colorful impact of the Moooi Carpets Malmaison Berlingot Round Rug.”

Inner City Vibe

“This fun client asked for something graphic yet regal. The Moooi Prop Light and Bend Goods Drum Table convey a sporty and edgy visual — things that still felt luxurious with an inner city vibe. The use of other unique products like the Blu Dot Cat’s Pajamas Lounge Chair Table formulate a provocative and iconic showplace and allow the client to express their brand and culture.”

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