The Case for Place and the Need to Get It Right

What’s the future of work and the workplace post-COVID? We share the latest updates in our Navigating What’s Next series below. Explore what we’re learning about how to create a safe and compelling workplace.

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Competing in the Post-COVID Era

The future of work is about more than working from home. We are at a tipping point and leaders must make a choice about where and how people will work. The pressure to get it right has never been greater.

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Designing a home office that works

Study finds better WFH setup provides comfort, increases engagement and boosts productivity.

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In the News: Steelcase + MIT Relationship

The Grand Rapids Business Journal reports on how Steelcase and MIT are working together to study the transmission of pathogens in the workplace.

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August 12, 2020

Taking the Office Outside

Working outdoors gives employees more choice and control.
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August 3, 2020

Mastering the Mask

Essential employees offer tips to office workers for wearing masks all day.
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July 23, 2020

Returning to the Office in the Time of COVID-19

This article is part of a series of updates to “Navigating What’s Next: The Post-COVID Workplace.” Published July 20, 2020
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June 3, 2020

Together Again: The Future of Shared Spaces in the Office

This article is part of a series of updates to our series “Navigating What’s Next: The Post-COVID Workplace.”
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July 7, 2020

Futureproof Your Work

Why COVID-19 is shining a light on how our humanity is tied to the workplace.
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June 29, 2020

Steelcase, MIT Researchers Team Up to Study Pathogens

Together, Steelcase and The Fluid Dynamics of Disease Transmission at MIT will explore how workplace design can mitigate the spread of disease.
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June 24, 2020

Welcome Back

How we adapted our Learning and Innovation Center to create a safe return for our employees.
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May 28, 2020

How Steelcase is Bringing Employees Back to the Office

Remote work requires a lot more formalization of what would be more informal in the office. 
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May 13, 2020

Creating a More Hands-Free Workplace

How a suite of data-driven tools can help make the post-COVID workplace safer.
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May 13, 2020

Redefining a Clean Office Environment

The coronavirus will change how we clean, disinfect and sanitize the workplace. The first step is simplifying the complexity around what a clean office means.
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April 21, 2020

Designing the Post-COVID Workplace

Going back to work, for most people, is going to feel a lot different than when they left. The changes, at first, may feel surreal, with people wearing masks, separated by partitions and avoiding physical contact – no more fist bumps, hugs or handshakes.

Post-COVID Application Thought Starters

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Designing for the Workplace

As organizations plan for people to return to the office in waves after COVID-19, they need a strategy for the physical work environment that follows new safety protocols and allows people to create, collaborate and be productive.

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Designing for Home Offices

Working from home is a reality for many people today. While each person faces their own set of challenges, they need ergonomic work-from-home solutions that provide comfort, inspire creativity and boost wellbeing.

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Designing What’s Next Video Series

Five questions in five minutes: Tune into our new video series where we share ideas about the future of the office in a post-COVID world.

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The Post-COVID Workplace Guide

Discover strategies for retrofitting, reconfiguring and reinventing the workplace to create offices that are as safe as possible. We share design considerations and thought starters as well as safety guidelines. Download the guide and receive emails as we update our series.



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Post-COVID Learning Spaces​ Guide

Explore strategies to create learning environments that are as safe as possible. We share design guidelines and thought starters as well as safety guidelines.

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We’re here to help you navigate what’s next by creating a safer workplace now that can adapt to whatever the future may hold.

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