FORWARD Fellows Challenged with Wicked Design Problem

How might we design environments that optimize the combined capabilities of humans and machines? This is the central question FORWARD fellows are exploring. Supported by Steelcase and the Savannah College of Art and Design, the FORWARD fellowship invited emerging design leaders from the Americas and Europe to Italy. There, they were exposed to a variety of design thinking methods, research on artificial intelligence and new ways of working before embarking on a nearly year-long quest to figure out how space can help solve a wicked problem.

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Steelcase in the Community: Delivering the Sir Horace Kadoorie Youth Development Centre

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Partnering with iDA Workplace, Steelcase has supported the Shanghai K Charitable Foundation, to deliver a new, holistically designed learning and living facility in Shanghai, offering disadvantaged youth from regional China the chance for a new start. Read full article