How do you invent the office chair of the future? Three of the designers and engineers behind SILQ — a breakthrough in office seating describe how they solved a once unsolvable problem. They created a chair that removes the mechanisms found in typical office chairs and replaces them with a simple system, a patent-pending process that responds uniquely to each person. Discover how to try SILQ for yourself.
The designers behind the new Steelcase Chicago WorkLife experience share inspirations behind the redesign.
What you may think of as craft or quality is not the whole story. Driven by their personal passion as makers, Coalesse general manager, Lew Epstein, and global design director, John Hamilton, discuss how a new approach to quality and modern craft is influencing design at Coalesse. Read more in the essay Create: The Culture of Modern Craft.
Relationship brings people, place + technology together to enable workers to collaborate in new ways.
The FORWARD Fellowship uses design-thinking to explore the future of AI in the workplace and education.
Five ways Lean processes prepare teams for Agile ways of working.
SILQ, an innovation in office seating, is just the beginning for the designers and engineers behind the breakthrough. In Part II of our podcast, hear what the team learned about innovation and how it will change the future of product development. Plus, the team shares random acts of innovation that made it into the final design. Discover how to try SILQ for yourself.
Find inspiration in the Steelcase WorkLife in New York where Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams created unique, comfortable work spaces that feel like home.
Will AI take over? Can humanity survive? How should cities be designed? Can we make a difference? TED2018 tackled four weighty themes.
Can a workplace elicit creativity? Mathew Welsh not only believes so, he depends on it to contribute to his company’s success. His firm, Journeyman, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, creates visual communications “to build prosperity and understanding through the art of storytelling,” as he describes it.