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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.

One Company with One Way of Working

One Company with One Way of Working

When global telecommunications company Vodafone merged its Dutch business with Ziggo, the country’s largest cable provider, one of the biggest challenges company leaders faced was internal: joining two very different workplace cultures. While all Vodafone employees, including its leaders, had become highly mobile with all-unassigned workspaces and the ability to work wherever they wanted, Ziggo relied on assigned workstations in the open plan and private offices for its executives.

Thinking Outside (and Inside) the Box

Thinking Outside (and Inside) the Box

Almost 20 years ago, long before laptops replaced PCs, the team at Orangebox had a vision of where work was heading, and they responded with innovative, thoroughly non-traditional workplace furniture solutions. Today they’ve blended their portfolio with Steelcase — a natural fit of two companies speaking the same language and prioritizing people’s changing needs at work.

Going Beyond Average With Inclusive Design

Going Beyond Average With Inclusive Design

Designing workplaces for “the average person” used to be philosophy aimed at satisfying most of the people, most of the time. But that also excluded a lot of people who didn’t fit the average.

Joyea

Joyea

A leader in its field of robotics with more than 150 patents and many more in the pipeline, Joyea’s evolution from a glass and handicrafts manufacturer to a leading innovator has been rapid and echoes the rapid transformation of the Chinese economy.

Learning How to Learn and Teach Online

Learning How to Learn and Teach Online

Though nothing can replace the experience of being together in person, many educators are learning how to keep students engaged and learning at home, largely online.

Suddenly Working from Home?

Suddenly Working from Home?

Working from home requires more than a laptop. Here’s what we’ve learned about how to make being remote, work for you.

Why We Need Joy at Work

Why We Need Joy at Work

Ingrid Fetell Lee, author of Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, says it’s a huge misconception that joy and work are separate. She shares her radical theory — that a few simple changes to the work environment can make a dramatic difference in how people feel and perform. Read the transcript.

Planning for Performance

Planning for Performance

Today so much of our work happens away from the primary workstation. The casual atmosphere draws us in, but often these spaces do not support our work.

An Innovative College Experience in Kuwait

An Innovative College Experience in Kuwait

AIC was purposefully created to provide that kind of forward-facing learning and teaching environment. As Shaw explains, “When we began this journey, we knew our mission was to bring an authentic American experience to the future leaders of Kuwait. You can feel it the moment you walk through our doors.”

Steelcase Named One of World’s Most Admired Companies

Steelcase Named One of World’s Most Admired Companies

“We work hard to create an equitable and inspiring place to work, and it’s a delight to be recognized for our efforts,” said Jim Keane, Steelcase President and CEO.