Innovation Redefined

Magic happened when a design team with a mix of fresh ideas and decades of experience refused to let an idea die even after some spectacular failures. The result of their persistence is a revolutionary new chair.

SILQ is a Runway Hit with Interior Design

Interior Design covered the New York debut of SILQ — calling the chair “revolutionary.” Watch their interview with James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering for Steelcase, as he explains what makes SILQ such a breakthrough in office seating design.

Live Reveal: James Ludwig Unveils SILQ in New York

Watch as James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering at Steelcase, introduces SILQ — an innovation in office seating. Hear him describe the innovation that created this patent-pending process, the artistry behind the alluring silhouette and the performance that makes you feel like you’re a part of SILQ when you sit in it.

SILQ: A Canvas for Individual Expression

The sculpting and tailoring of the new SILQ chair creates an opportunity for designers to express their unique vision.

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

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.