SILQ Q+A: Why Do You Need This Chair?

SILQ Q+A: Why Do You Need This Chair?

What does SILQ mean? Tell us what’s not there? How fast can we get it? James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering for Steelcase, sits down with Interior Design’s editor-in-chief, Cindy Allen, to answer these questions and more. Find out more about SILQ.

Q + A with Tim Brown

Q + A with Tim Brown

He’s the CEO and president of IDEO, the global design consultancy that’s been ranked among the 10 most innovative companies in the world. Who better to talk about how organizations can encourage creativity or kill it?

Tim Brown on Leading Creative Organizations

Tim Brown on Leading Creative Organizations

IDEO’s Tim Brown talks about the three roles leaders have in creatively-competitive organizations and how to assess the creativity of a company.

Q + A with Karin Jironet

Q + A with Karin Jironet

The Amsterdam-based expert on leadership discusses why love and power is the next big thing in leadership.

Design Q+A: Firm Reimagines Aging Building

Design Q+A: Firm Reimagines Aging Building

LPA Architects shares stunning photos and the design inspiration behind their new workspace in San Jose, California. Steelcase global research

Q + A with Nic Marks

Q + A with Nic Marks

Happier employees, according to Marks, are more productive and more innovative—and he’s got the stats to back it up. He also developed the influential Happy Planet Index.

Q + A with Ray Oldenburg

Q + A with Ray Oldenburg

The idea of a public, social place outside of home and work has been around for centuries, but it didn’t enter the lexicon as a “third place” until the phenomenon was thoroughly explored by sociologist Ray Oldenburg in his 1989 book, “The Great Good Place.” It hasn’t left the stage since.