Design Story: Munich Learning + Innovation Center

The newest Learning and Innovation Center in Munich was designed to help people build networks with one another, facilitate learning and accelerate innovation. Members of the Steelcase Design Studio and design and architectural partners from Munich and Paris share how they worked together to create a space to support the new ways people work today. Read more in the Case Study.

Interior Design Captures New Day at NeoCon

Join Interior Design Editor in Chief Cindy Allen for a tour of the new Steelcase showroom unveiled at NeoCon. James Ludwig, Steelcase vice president of Global Design & Engineering, and Allan Smith, vice president of Global Marketing, show off brand new explorations for SILQ, an innovation in office seating, and the “practically magical” Mackinac which re-envisions the work environment.

Coworking Redefined

Coworking spaces are hot. There are over 7,000 around the world, and the number keeps growing. Also called shared workspaces, these work environments have proliferated along with the growth of mobile work. They act as outside offices, or even as the primary office, for workers in practically every industry.

Do All Open Plan Offices Kill Collaboration?

Headlines following a new Harvard study declare open offices a “collaboration killer.” But, it doesn’t have to be that way.

Year-Long Study Reinforces Benefits of Standing Desks

The new ‘Stand Up to Work’ study finds height-adjustable workstations help people be more productive, concentrate better and improve overall health even after leaving the office.

Accelerating Innovation

Over the past decade, India and China have evolved from outsourcing support nodes to leading global innovation hubs. With speed and agility never seen before, they have advanced their capabilities to position themselves as innovation leaders.

How to Make Work Not Suck with Adam Grant

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant shares why team building activities don’t work, why the corner office sends a bad signal and why procrastination can be a key ingredient to creativity. 360 Magazine Editor Chris Congdon hosts this revealing conversation about how to build trust and the ongoing search for purpose at work.

Amsterdam’s Heyligers Celebrates 30 Years: Design Q+A

HEYLIGERS d+p founder, Willem Heyligers, shared how his business and workplace design have evolved in the last 30 years.

Two Roads. One Educator. A Shared Journey.

Dr. Julie Marshall, Saluda Trail Middle School teacher in Rock Hill, South Carolina, shares her inspiring story of how active learning teaching methods and a double organ transplant empowered her students in surprising ways. She was one of the first recipients of the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant which came at a serendipitous time. Dr. Marshall’s health challenges became a catalyst for learning and the new classroom helped improve student outcomes. Read more in Classroom Redesign Improves Reading.

Steelcase Health: Spaces for Changing Healthcare Needs

At NeoCon 2018, Steelcase Health unveiled a newly renovated space that showed how health environments can feel welcoming and approachable without compromising performance. Pam Krill from Steelcase Health spoke to Katie Pace about how healthcare spaces can be flexible, provide greater choice and meaningfully integrate technology to meet the constantly changing needs of customers. Learn more about Embold and Convey.