The Creative Shift

A decade or so ago, it was a prediction that was easily ignored. Now the trend toward more creative work is an idea whose time has come, and workplaces need to move forward, too. See how Steelcase and technology leader Microsoft have combined efforts to envision a workplace that accelerates the shift to creative work by supporting all the conditions it needs to thrive.

Q + A with Tim Brown

He’s the CEO and president of IDEO, the global design consultancy that’s been ranked among the 10 most innovative companies in the world. Who better to talk about how organizations can encourage creativity or kill it?

Rethinking An Old Project Room to Support Creativity

When creativity is supported, it becomes a habit. Here’s three ideas for turning an existing project room into a place for creative work.

Q+A: Creating the Next Evolution of the Workplace

Steve Sanders, general manager of Smart + Connected at Steelcase, shares his team’s vision for the next generation workplace.

Active 8th Graders

A renovation of a district’s schools, Hall Middle, helped propel the administration and faculty to embrace active learning.

Four Ways to Get More Creative On Your Own

Big ideas come from more than a brainstorming session with colleagues. Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, explores four rules essential for more creative and meaningful work.

Three Takeaways from Learning Spaces Symposium

Research and stories from the field showcased the full scope of how space affects learning at the Transitions North America symposium.

JLL

When it came time to revitalize the JLL Pittsburgh office the company leveraged Steelcase’s proprietary collection of Workplace Tools+Resources, to create an entirely new office environment that has transformed the ways their employees work and captivated clients.

Telnyx

Technology takes talent. Whether it’s hardware or software, behind the lines of code and high-tech circuitry are people who bring digital innovations to life. At Telnyx, a VoIP service provider for businesses, CEO David Casem says recruiting the right technical talent, engaging and retaining them is the most difficult task of running his company. That’s why Telnyx leverages their work environment to help attract great tech talent.

Steelcase Shapes Future Office with Microsoft Azure

At Microsoft Ignite, Steelcase introduced new technologies helping organizations harness big data to create better workplaces for people.

Harnessing the Power of Active Learning Environments

The Innovative Learning Environments and Teacher Change (ILETC) research project is helping educators optimize active learning environments.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Is New Steelcase Partner

The new relationship between Steelcase and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams delivers handcrafted fine furnishings through reliable commercial distribution.

Activating the Classroom

It’s just one of nearly 300 classrooms on the five campuses of HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, but it’s had an outsized impact at the institution.