In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.
The new Steelcase WorkCafé brings together Steelcase, Coalesse, Turnstone and our partners to offer customers easy access to more choices. Brian Shapland, general manager of Steelcase partnerships, walks us through the new spaces which offer an array of aesthetics, richness of design offerings, mix of materiality and the ability to dial up or down performance based on what people want. Find out more about Our Partners.
When Jim Hackett held his first global leadership meeting as Ford’s CEO, he called on Steelcase Events to help design a space to signal change.
Work keeps getting more and more complex. Mackinac (pronounced MAK-uh-naw) re-envisions the office by supporting the range of activities leaders and their teams do throughout the day—all in a compact footprint. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications at Steelcase, and Rick Yeates, general manager of wood and worktools, demonstrate how Mackinac helps people navigate the complexity of work. Learn more about Mackinac.
Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern furnishings, Blu Dot, recently received Cooper Hewitt’s prestigious National Design Award for Product Design. Co-founders CEO John Christakos and COO Maurice Blanks share how a mission to bring good design to everyone continues to create new opportunities for the company. Find out more about Blu Dot.
It’s time to create new ideas, be agile and make things happen faster than ever. In order for organizations to grow, people and teams must work in new ways. Steelcase president and CEO Jim Keane shares new, innovative products, new partners and new technologies that are helping Steelcase rethink the office and create places where ideas flourish and people thrive.
The innovation and artistry behind SILQ, a chair described as more organism than machine, was showcased at NeoCon 2018. James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design and Engineering, takes us through the exhibit and shares how the team behind SILQ continues to innovate to offer new options for the chair. (Now available: SILQ)
Judges honored Steelcase for its newly redesigned and expanded showroom as well as its innovative products.
The office you remember is gone. Chris Congdon, editor of 360 Magazine, explores the newest issue of 360 featuring Fast Forward: How artificial intelligence, smart data and the gig economy will transform the future of work. Plus, explore topics like data privacy, designing for Agile work and how to attract top talent by creating a great employee experience. Read more in Fast Forward.