SILQ Talks celebrate and share innovative ideas in the field of material science. Inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair, experts share boundary-pushing ideas. FluidSolids’ Beat Karrer tells us how his Zurich-based company takes waste and turns it into something that looks like plastic, but is recyclable and compostable. Watch more in SILQ Talks.
Forests take hundreds of years to grow. Flax takes 100 days. Lingrove CEO Joe Luttwak joined SILQ Talks to share his breakthrough in material science. Lingrove is a materials and design firm focused on plant based fibers and resins — creating a material that looks like wood, but is stronger, lighter and more moldable. SILQ Talks celebrate boundary-pushing ideas inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair. Watch past episodes.
Almost 20 years ago, long before laptops replaced PCs, the team at Orangebox had a vision of where work was heading, and they responded with innovative, thoroughly non-traditional workplace furniture solutions. Today they’ve blended their portfolio with Steelcase — a natural fit of two companies speaking the same language and prioritizing people’s changing needs at work.
“We work hard to create an equitable and inspiring place to work, and it’s a delight to be recognized for our efforts,” said Jim Keane, Steelcase President and CEO.
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