Translating the transHuman Code

Translating the transHuman Code

David Fergusson, co-author of “The transHuman Code: How to Program Your Future,” spoke with 360 about the importance of a human-centered approach to technology.

Meet Cerno: Founder Q+A

Meet Cerno: Founder Q+A

A California-based designer and manufacturer of contemporary lighting navigates the junction of contemporary design, craftsmanship and innovation.

World Health Organization Labels Burnout “Syndrome”

World Health Organization Labels Burnout “Syndrome”

The World Health Organization is putting a renewed emphasis on workplace burnout. But, we already know a lot about how to help people think, feel and move better at work.

Does Your Work Matter?

Does Your Work Matter?

Adam Grant, author and host of TED’s WorkLife podcast, shares what he’s learning about how to make work not suck.” Teaser alert: “If you want to build trust, you actually want to de-fun. Instead of doing something simple and lighthearted, you actually work with a group of people to solve hard problems that matter.”

Make Room for Modern Tribes (Full Story)

Make Room for Modern Tribes (Full Story)

What happens when a multi-disciplinary team of Steelcase designers, researchers, engineers and project managers go out to observe creative and hightech teams in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East? They learn all sorts of things from renegade hackers who refuse to put up with the status quo of their existing workplaces, then come back and create the Steelcase Flex Collection—a new solution designed to create dynamic neighborhoods for teams and individuals. DIY has never been this easy, or this effective.

The Science of Collaboration (Full Story)

The Science of Collaboration (Full Story)

Neuroscience tells us our brains and bodies are linked, and our ability to learn and solve problems can be influenced by how we move. But a recent Steelcase global study confirms that, although people typically now spend most their time at work collaborating, they’re doing it in spaces that force them to be passive and sedentary versus actively engaged. Today’s fiercely competitive business environment demands a new, active type of collaboration plus dramatically different environments to support it.

Classroom Makeover: Part II

Classroom Makeover: Part II

Active Learning Center Grant recipients study how their new space impacted educators and students in the first year.

Design is Beauty. Beauty is Democracy.

Design is Beauty. Beauty is Democracy.

Known as The Chairman, Italian designer Odo Fioravanti shares his design philosophy and explains how Cavatina brings a human touch to the workplace.