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.

Steelcase Helps Design Space to Set New Ford Culture

When Jim Hackett held his first global leadership meeting as Ford’s CEO, he called on Steelcase Events to help design a space to signal change.

Tour a Smart + Connected Workplace

Discover how innovative applications and new technology solutions are working together in the new Steelcase Chicago WorkLife to create spaces where individuals and teams can be more productive. Learn more about Smart + Connected Workplace.

Move Better. Think Better. Feel Better.

Work keeps getting more and more complex. Mackinac (pronounced MAK-uh-naw) re-envisions the office by supporting the range of activities leaders and their teams do throughout the day—all in a compact footprint. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications at Steelcase, and Rick Yeates, general manager of wood and worktools, demonstrate how Mackinac helps people navigate the complexity of work. Learn more about Mackinac.

Blu Dot Finds Success Democratizing Good Design

Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern furnishings, Blu Dot, recently received Cooper Hewitt’s prestigious National Design Award for Product Design. Co-founders CEO John Christakos and COO Maurice Blanks share how a mission to bring good design to everyone continues to create new opportunities for the company. Find out more about Blu Dot.

Steelcase CEO: It’s a New Day

It’s time to create new ideas, be agile and make things happen faster than ever. In order for organizations to grow, people and teams must work in new ways. Steelcase president and CEO Jim Keane shares new, innovative products, new partners and new technologies that are helping Steelcase rethink the office and create places where ideas flourish and people thrive.

SILQ’s Innovation + Artistry on Display at NeoCon

The innovation and artistry behind SILQ, a chair described as more organism than machine, was showcased at NeoCon 2018. James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design and Engineering, takes us through the exhibit and shares how the team behind SILQ continues to innovate to offer new options for the chair. (Now available: SILQ)

Predicting the Future of Work

The office you remember is gone. Chris Congdon, editor of 360 Magazine, explores the newest issue of 360 featuring Fast Forward: How artificial intelligence, smart data and the gig economy will transform the future of work. Plus, explore topics like data privacy, designing for Agile work and how to attract top talent by creating a great employee experience. Read more in Fast Forward.

It Started With A Fire

In this issue of 360 we are celebrating several innovations that solve problems in new ways. In fact, we got our start more than 100 years ago doing just that.

Comfort For All

The co-founders of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a well-known North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company, explain how their company’s purpose, “Comfort for all,” drives everything they do.