SILQ Q+A: Why Do You Need This Chair?

What does SILQ mean? Tell us what’s not there? How fast can we get it? James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering for Steelcase, sits down with Interior Design’s editor-in-chief, Cindy Allen, to answer these questions and more. Find out more about SILQ.

Innovating to Reimagine Seating: James Ludwig Q+A

“A true innovation is when you solve something and people say, ‘I didn’t know I wanted that…but, yes, I want that.’” – James Ludwig

Tim Brown on 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.

Q + A with Nic Marks

Happier employees, according to Marks, are more productive and more innovative—and he’s got the stats to back it up. He also developed the influential Happy Planet Index.

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.

Q + A with David Rock

How to think deeply at work, how leaders think, and how the unconscious mind tackles problems that are too big for the conscious mind to solve—these are the kinds of things that David Rock thinks and writes about.