Womble Carlyle: Workplace Redesign

Womble Carlyle, a 140-year-old law firm with offices across the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley is known for embracing new technology and advising clients on cutting edge legal issues. Their new Raleigh, NC office reflects their leadership position. It’s a high performance workspace that helps improve employee wellbeing and conveys an image befitting a top tier law firm, yet uses less real estate than their old office.

Designing With Forearm Support In Mind

A soft-edged worksurface reduces the risk of injury and can help people feel better while they work. Recent research confirmed that soft edges on worksurfaces ease pressure on the forearms by distributing the load over a larger, more…

Building Wellbeing into the Workplace

Choice and control are found throughout the work environment’s furniture and tools. A chair that provides ergonomic benefits to people of various sizes and working in different postures adds to physical wellbeing.

Movement Improves Employee Wellbeing

The truth is, sitting isn’t killing us. But as this paper will demonstrate, sitting in poor postures for long periods with little movement and few breaks for standing or walking can impact our health and reduce our productivity.

All Children’s Hospital Innovates For Patient Care

In designing the hospital, the central challenge was how to create a state-of-the-art, patient-focused facility featuring an innovative design that won’t ever go out of style.

Beta Testing For New Ways of Sitting

Gesture is based on Steelcase’s global research study and the insights it yielded about how people work in a rapidly changing business environment. Knowledge workers change postures frequently throughout the day.

Health Impact Study: Leap Chair

In a year-long study people who received the Leap chair and office ergonomics training achieved up to a 17.8% increase in productivity.

Armrest Support in a Changing Workplace

Whenever work changes in a fundamental way, it’s important to reexamine the ergonomic support that’s needed. New work trends—especially the introduction of tablets, smart phones and other touch-based technologies—present a new set of challenges for worker health and wellbeing.

Posture Support in a Changing Workplace

As technologies and trends transform work processes, understanding the impact on postures is crucial for helping people work safely, comfortably and productively.