Fast Forward

In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.

Uncharted Futures: Design Influences for 2019

Digital transformation is driving three fundamental areas of change that will influence workplace design in 2019.

Top Stories of 2018

We’re counting down the 10 most popular 360 stories of the year covering what we’re learning about the places people work, learn and heal.

Nurturing the Human Dimension

Steelcase CEO Jim Keane joins the Global Peter Drucker Forum to explore redefining the work experience to help people do what they do best.

It’s Not Everyday You Hear a Teacher Yell for Joy

Steelcase Education just launched the fifth cycle of its Active Learning Center Grant. Each year, up to 16 schools receive new furniture and teacher training. The schools also commit to doing research they share with the growing active learning community. In this podcast, hear real stories about changes happening in classrooms that serve very different student populations.

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Human Nature

Meet the person behind hand selecting millions of square feet of wood veneer each year for Steelcase customers.

Active Learning Center Grant Launches Fifth Cycle

The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education is launching its fifth cycle to identify educators at the leading edge of active learning pedagogies.

Sensor Data Aids in $1 Million Redesign Decision

With their staff nearly doubling in less than five years, One Workplace’s Santa Clara showroom and work environment was starting to feel cramped. Faced with a renovation that could cost over $1 million, they enlisted Steelcase’s Workplace Advisor to help them make a data-driven decision about how they could best use their space. Some of the results are surprising.

SILQ Talks: Wood without Trees

Forests take hundreds of years to grow. Flax takes 100 days. Lingrove CEO Joe Luttwak joined SILQ Talks to share his breakthrough in material science. Lingrove is a materials and design firm focused on plant based fibers and resins — creating a material that looks like wood, but is stronger, lighter and more moldable. SILQ Talks celebrate boundary-pushing ideas inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair. Watch past episodes.

How Beth Comstock Survived the ‘F’ Word in Business

Beth Comstock, former GE Vice Chair and CMO, tells us how to thrive in the midst of failure, the “F” word in business. The self-described “changemaker in chief” shares stories from her book Imagine It Forward, how she gets her crazy ideas and what trends she’s watching right now.