Beautifully Easy

Beautifully Easy

Designing a great workplace just got a lot easier. Steelcase Marketplace, a new online platform for easily searching and specifying products, streamlines the entire design process.

Office Remix

Office Remix

The demand for casual, shared environments at work is at an all-time high. At the same time, organizations are more challenged than ever to use every bit of their real estate in meaningful ways. It’s often hard to know for sure what employees really need or want, and so often spaces are sitting empty. New research from Steelcase points the way with guidelines for creating casual work settings that are purposeful, productive and appealing— sure-to-be-used places for getting real work done.

Fresh Designs. Endless Choices.

Fresh Designs. Endless Choices.

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.

Finding Focus

Finding Focus

Turns out, finding the privacy you need at work doesn’t necessarily require closing a door. A new Steelcase study proves that when an open plan office is designed with pockets of visual privacy, it really is possible to focus and get things done. But don’t close your eyes to this additional finding: When it’s time to get creative, being in an open space with open views can help.

Headquarters Invigorates a Company’s Culture and Image

Headquarters Invigorates a Company’s Culture and Image

Growing a business is essential to success. But as a company expands, other aspects of the organization may lack for attention. Communication and collaboration can decline and the company’s culture and brand can suffer, too. As GeoBlue grew from start-up to a major player in the insurance industry, organizational issues began to emerge.

HDR

HDR

For many years, architectural firm HDR told clients the workplace of the future should support a mobile workforce. Yet their own office was hardly a model of that vision. Learn how that all changed.

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

There are five personal privacy strategies we can all use at work. Melanie Redman, a senior design researcher for WorkSpace Futures at Steelcase, describes these five strategies derived from her team’s research project.

Sharing Desks, Sharing Germs

Sharing Desks, Sharing Germs

Germs are a fact of life, but most of us would rather avoid close contact with people who are ill. It’s much easier to stay away from sick people, however, than to stay away from their germs.

Think Better

Think Better

It’s fast becoming a deeply-embedded yearning of our time. In workplaces throughout the world, there’s awareness that we’re not performing to full potential and too many distractions are to blame. While the diagnosis may seem clear, most people feel helpless to do anything about it other than to keep working harder at staying focused. But neuroscience research is now shedding new light on the fundamental problem, offering decipherable clues for how to better support attention at work.