Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.

Comfort For All

Comfort For All

The co-founders of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a well-known North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company, explain how their company’s purpose, “Comfort for all,” drives everything they do.

Fast Forward

Fast Forward

In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.

Hygge at Work

Hygge at Work

New relationships are helping to bring the comforting Danish concept of ‘hygge’ to the office.

The Impact of Workplace Design on Employee Engagement

The Impact of Workplace Design on Employee Engagement

The Global Report, a survey in 17 countries about worker wellbeing, has shown that there is a direct link between how much control employees have over how and where they work and their engagement level.

Six Ways to Help Stressed Out Workers

Six Ways to Help Stressed Out Workers

A new, in-depth study has a powerful message for employers. “Working conditions really do matter,” says the report’s lead author.