The Creative Shift

The Creative Shift

The demand and desire for creative work has never been stronger. New research and insights explore how the integration of people, place and technology can enhance the conditions needed for creativity to thrive at work.

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Steelcase Releases 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report

Steelcase celebrates its global sustainability performance with the release of its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report. This year, the company made continued progress on its environmental 2020 goals, set a record for employee volunteerism and received recognition for its leadership and innovation in circular economy principles.

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Steelcase Creates New Spaces for Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Steelcase partnered with Gerald R. Ford International Airport to design new business centers and work-life lounges for travelers. These new spaces are part of a larger $45 million renovation project, known as the Gateway Transformation project, that the Grand Rapids airport has been implementing throughout the year.

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Steelcase Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Fourth Consecutive Year

Steelcase has again been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The recognition came after Steelcase earned a perfect score of 100 percent on the annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI). Steelcase joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks on the 2018 report.

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Steelcase Opens New Center in Munich Designed to Propel Global Growth

Steelcase today announced the opening of its newest Learning + Innovation Center (LINC), capping a multi-year effort to bring together employees and propel global growth.

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Steelcase Shapes the Smart + Connected Workplace with Microsoft Azure

Steelcase introduces Workplace Advisor and Personal Assistant, built on the Microsoft Azure IoT platform, helping organizations harness big data to create better workplaces for people.

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Steelcase to Distribute Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams in North America

Steelcase announces a new relationship with Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a leading home and hospitality furnishings brand known for its focus on comfort and timeless designs. Steelcase will offer a collection of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams products throughout the U.S. and Canada, with availability expected in November 2017.

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Steelcase Announces Relationship with FLOS Decorative Lighting

Steelcase announces a relationship with FLOS, a renowned Italian lighting group with a collection of finely crafted decorative lighting including pendants, sconces, table & floor lamps. Steelcase will offer a collection of FLOS lighting throughout the U.S. and Canada, with availability expected in November 2017. FLOS lighting supplements an already extensive Steelcase portfolio, offering greater choice and consolidated distribution by the largest dealer network in the industry.

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Steelcase Recognized as One of the Most Civic-Minded Companies in the U.S.

Steelcase was recognized today as one of the most community-minded companies in the nation as a part of the Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light. Steelcase also earned the honor in 2016.

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Steelcase Receives Top Honors at NeoCon 2017

Judges honored Steelcase and its family of brands for new solutions that support people in the places where they work, learn and heal.

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Steelcase Nominates Jenny Niemann for Election to Board of Directors

Jenny Niemann, president and CEO of Forward Space, an independent Steelcase dealership in Chicago, has been nominated for a seat on the Steelcase Inc. Board of Directors. Niemann previously worked at Steelcase in the areas of marketing, operations and channel development leadership.

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Steelcase Announces Plexus CEO Todd Kelsey as Newest Board of Directors Member

Todd Kelsey, president and CEO of Plexus Corp, is joining Steelcase’s Board of Directors. Plexus provides design and development, manufacturing and aftermarket services to four key market sectors. Kelsey’s expertise in technology-driven business initiatives make him an exceptional addition to the Steelcase board.

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Steelcase and Microsoft Announce Development of Technology-Enabled Spaces Designed to Boost Creative Work

Steelcase and Microsoft Corp. have joined forces to explore the future of work, developing a range of technology-enabled spaces designed to help organizations foster creative thinking and better collaboration.

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Creative Spaces

How Microsoft + Steelcase Drive Creativity at Work

Creativity is the fuel for innovation making it an essential ingredient for business growth. Listen as 360 editor Chris Congdon talks to Ralf Groene, general manager for Device Design for Microsoft, and James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design at Steelcase about the collaboration between the two organizations.

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Biophilia Promotes Renewal at Work

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.

360 Magazine

Tim Brown: 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.

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360 Magazine

Q&A + Podcast: Tim Brown

The New Office

There’s no question about it. Employees around the world are rejecting standard, bland offices and demanding something fundamentally different. This anticorporate backlash is loud and clear. But the solution isn’t as clear.

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Featured Products

Steelcase Series 1

Steelcase Series 1

Steelcase Series 1 delivers ergonomics, quality and comfort that is unprecedented in this class of seating.

Steelcase Series 1
Umami Lounge System

Umami Lounge System

Umami seating, tables and screens offer an endless variety of configurations, sizes and material options. Its flexible, modular design can be used to create spaces unique to organizations and the people who work there

Umami Lounge System
Surround

Surround Collection

Surround supports the family experience in the patient room, offering a place to spend time with patients, rest and relax, be productive, host other guests, and communicate with clinician

Surround Collection
Verb Active Media Table

Verb Active Media Table

With media support integrated into its structure, the Verb Active Media Table encourages collaboration, minimizes sightline obstructions, and provides quick transitions between learning modes.

Verb Active Media Table
Emu Lyze Seating 17-0078147 by Coalesse

EMU Lyze Seating

Modern mesh. The EMU Lyze Series from Coalesse revisits an iconic wire construction to create outdoor seating that is technical and timeless.

EMU Lyze Seating
Bassline

Bassline Tables

Designed to showcase your own custom top or one of our beautiful standard tops, Bassline tables let you turn up the volume on design by layering in rich textures, luxurious color and reclaimed artifacts.

Bassline Tables