Thinking Outside (and Inside) the Box

Thinking Outside (and Inside) the Box

Almost 20 years ago, long before laptops replaced PCs, the team at Orangebox had a vision of where work was heading, and they responded with innovative, thoroughly non-traditional workplace furniture solutions. Today they’ve blended their portfolio with Steelcase — a natural fit of two companies speaking the same language and prioritizing people’s changing needs at work.

Finding Focus

Finding Focus

Turns out, finding the privacy you need at work doesn’t necessarily require closing a door. A new Steelcase study proves that when an open plan office is designed with pockets of visual privacy, it really is possible to focus and get things done. But don’t close your eyes to this additional finding: When it’s time to get creative, being in an open space with open views can help.

Where Should We Meet?

Where Should We Meet?

More collaboration and lack of meeting space is raising the importance of wayfinding and room scheduling systems.

Libraries: Rethinking the Heart of Campus

Libraries: Rethinking the Heart of Campus

Sssh. Libraries are traditionally quiet, rigid places filled with rules. But, that’s changing. The digital revolution, new learning styles and new generations are redefining today’s libraries. Listen as library leaders and Steelcase Education researcher Aileen Strickland-McGee share new insights into how the heart of campus can adapt to be future-ready. To learn more about the role the physical environment plays, visit steelcase.com/library.