Five Steps to Be Creative Despite Constraints

When creating Steelcase Series 1, a new task chair from Steelcase, the team figured out how to do something it had never done before.

Designing for the Human/Technology Tension

The editors of 360 Magazine invited Allison Arieff to visit our Global Headquarters and view new solutions designed to address the tension between humans and technology in the workplace.

Kennedy Space Center Upgrades Seating

NASA tried out the different chairs for a week and, not surprisingly, selected a chair that reflects both ergonomic and design innovation: Siento.

A Holistic View: Body Mind Environment

When businesses turn their attention to the assault on their employees’ wellbeing, it’s not surprising they often begin with physical health and ergonomics. In addition to the focus on employee health factors such as obesity, smoking cessation and exercise, many organizations are also focused on workplace ergonomics to prevent injury.

Taking the Lead

Read how a human-performance consulting firm has embraced palette of place to nurture employee wellbeing.

Taking the Edge Off Work

A soft-edged worksurface reduces the risk of injury and can help people feel better while they work. Recent research confirmed that soft edges on worksurfaces ease pressure on the forearms by distributing the load over a larger, more…

Movement in the Workplace

The truth is, sitting isn’t killing us. But as this paper will demonstrate, sitting in poor postures for long periods with little movement and few breaks for standing or walking can impact our health and reduce our productivity.

Leap Productivity and Health Impact Study

As the number of knowledge workers grows worldwide, so does the need to design ergonomic programs that improve the health and productivity of these workers.

Beyond PCs: Armrest Support in a Changing Workplace

Whenever work changes in a fundamental way, it’s important to reexamine the ergonomic support that’s needed. New work trends—especially the introduction of tablets, smart phones and other touch-based technologies—present a new set of challenges for worker health and wellbeing.