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.

Data Privacy. By Design.

Data Privacy. By Design.

The benefits of a connected world—greater innovation, growth and prosperity—will not be realized unless people can trust that data being collected is managed and analyzed responsibly.

Privacy + Openness: It’s About Balance

Privacy + Openness: It’s About Balance

Private offices aren’t the solution to today’s challenges at work, and open-plan offices aren’t the problem. Rather, it’s about balance.

3 Ways Your Office Can Support Your Need for Privacy

3 Ways Your Office Can Support Your Need for Privacy

Three design strategies for supporting privacy in the workplace give choice and control back to workers. Merriam-Webster defines privacy in

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

Seeking Privacy and Designing for It

It’s the number one workplace issue: workers can’t find places to work without distractions. Vanessa Bradley, Steelcase manager of Advanced Applications Design, explains key design concepts organizations can use to help workers find the privacy they seek in the workplace.