The Design Story Behind SILQ

“The idea was the easiest part. It seems so natural, replace all this machinery with something simple.” Watch James Ludwig share the design story behind the innovation, artistry and performance of SILQ — an innovation in office seating. Interested in SILQ news and product updates? Find out more about SILQ.

Three Perspectives on the Future of Higher Education

Experts in education tackle how flipped learning, 21st century skills and virtual and augmented reality will change the way students learn.

Designing Lounge Seating for Today’s Workplace

Influenced by the soft curves of a snowdrift, the designers behind Umami seating, tables and screens created something that’s highly flexible and highly customizable. Watch how they created a new lounge environment for the workplace.

10 Things I Love at Work (and Want at Home)

These days the workplace feels a lot more like home and I find myself coveting things at work I’d love to bring home with me.

Inside 360: Designing for Innovation + Learning

The newest 360 Magazine explores how the workplace can enhance innovation and learning. Chris Congdon, 360 editor, shares insights behind the newest Innovation and Learning Center in Munich, how to support Agile teams and a materials science breakthrough in seating.

Live Reveal: James Ludwig Unveils SILQ in New York

Watch as James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering at Steelcase, describes the innovation that created SILQ’s patent-pending process, the artistry behind the alluring silhouette and the performance that makes you feel like you’re a part of SILQ when you sit in it.

Inside Innovation

Steelcase’s newest Learning and Innovation Center in Munich gives employees and visitors a firsthand view of how Steelcase is using space to learn, innovate and grow.

Steelcase Introduces SILQ: An Innovation in Seating Design

James Ludwig shares how his team’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.

Six Ways to Support Agile Teams

More than a dusty five-year plan, being able to rapidly respond to changes often determines an organization’s success in today’s unruly business climate. Becoming more agile is rarely easy, and these insights can help.

Why the Co-Creator of Scrum Bans Email

Dr. Jeff Sutherland, an original signatory of the Agile Manifesto and inventor and co-creator of Scrum, launched his first Scrum team in 1993. He explains why he bans email, why his team had to change its space, and why Agile and Scrum are still so popular today.

Hello Beautiful!

Let’s face it—work is hard enough without having to stare at bland colors and harsh lighting all day. When people come into the office they need spaces that work as hard as they do. So why not do that in style?