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.

Teaching Design Thinking to Solve Real World Problems

Professors at Appalachian State University empower students to use design thinking, solve serious problems and initiate change.

Top 10 Stories of 2017

From the creative shift taking place at work to a new center built to accelerate learning and innovation, we’re sharing our top 10 stories of 2017.

Top Six 360 Real Time Podcasts in 2017

From how our work is fundamentally changing to how educators are teaching in new ways, 360 Real Time reveals our top podcasts in 2017.

Australians Enlist Creative Spaces to Foster New Ideas

Steelcase and Microsoft host business leaders, architects and designers from across Australia to introduce Creative Spaces.

Merck’s Innovation Center Shapes the Future

Learn how Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany uses its new Innovation Center to foster and drive innovation from inside and outside the company.

Active Learning Center Grant Launches Fourth Cycle

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

Why You Want a Noisy School Library: Q+A

The addition of an Active Learning Center helped the University of Saint Mary in Kansas take an active learning philosophy campuswide.

The New Leader

In today’s complex and global environment, there’s very little that business leaders can accurately predict and control. And yet, surrounded by swirl, many still cling to the fraying lifeline of existing norms—and the results can be dire. Steelcase researchers discovered new insights and distilled innovative concepts for a leadership space that empowers executives to lead in fundamentally better ways.