Restoration Office

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.

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.

Real Work

Cool cafés are popping up in corporate environments everywhere. But any office can mimic the cool factor of a coffee shop with Wi-Fi and an espresso machine. Creating a great corporate third place that gives people what they need to do real work requires a lot more.

New Research on Employee Engagement

Can the office be used as a strategic lever to impact employee engagement? For the first time, new research shows a correlation between employee engagement and the workplace. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications for Steelcase, discusses key findings and what kinds of changes to the work environment will have the biggest impact for people.

Empower Executives to Lead in Better Ways

Progressive leaders are reshaping their organizations to be more agile, innovate and grow. Sara Armbruster, Steelcase VP Strategy, Research and New Business Innovation, explains how a leadership space can empower executives to lead in fundamentally better ways.

How to Thrive in a Busy Working World

With more people seeking a more authentic, inspiring place to work, listen to a typical day at work for one busy manager to understand the story behind the Office Renaissance and how it’s creating a more human-centered experience at work.

Watch: How to Build a Resilient Workplace

Introduction Christine Congdon, Editor of 360 Magazine & Director, Global Research Communications, discusses new data from the Steelcase Global Report and

The Office Renaissance

A global cultural movement is redefining the corporate workplace—from a singular focus on efficiency, towards a pluralistic approach that enriches the emotional, cognitive and physical wellbeing of people. In the global quest for talent and the escalating need for employee engagement, a societal shift advocating for informal, authentic and inspiring spaces has taken hold.

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.