A Chair That Moves the Way You Do
SILQ — a new kind of chair designed to intuitively respond to the unique movements of the human body.
Dubai Design: Finding Value in Biophilia
Design, interiors and architecture experts joined a panel to answer honest questions about biophilia in the workplace.
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 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
A new, in-depth study has a powerful message for employers. “Working conditions really do matter,” says the report’s lead author.
Your Brain Needs a Vacation
Superstars such as Richard Branson and Roger Federer know the value of taking time off.
You don’t always have to go outdoors to experience nature’s benefits. By incorporating four key ways humans interact with nature, biophilic design can mimic its effects and greatly enhance our wellbeing.
Engaging the Five Senses
It turns out workplaces that focus on the intangibles —sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch—are workplaces better equipped to boost employee wellbeing.
Use Mindfulness to Think Better
Work shorter hours. That’s part of the message from Steelcase senior design researcher and environmental psychology Beatriz Arantes. She discusses how to maintain attention at work and why working shorter hours is key to keeping pace with work demands today.
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.
5 Strategies to Get the Privacy You Crave at Work
Craving more privacy at work? Learn 5 key strategies you can use to achieve privacy in the office.
Zuckerberg, Gates, Bezos: Why Privacy Matters
What’s driving the privacy crisis? Donna Flynn, director of WorkSpace Futures for Steelcase, explains why privacy and collaboration can get along. Plus, what neuroscience tells us about our need for privacy in the workplace.