The open office is reality for the majority of workers, and there’s no shortage of complaints about it. So how did we get here? And what does our past mean for the future of the open office?
Whether you call it “resimercial,” “ancillary spaces” or “loose furnishings” the goal is the same: attract the best talent by offering a workplace with a relaxed vibe and hip sensibility. This decidedly “anti-corporate” approach to the workplace is intended to inject creativity and humanity into our culture and work process.
Leadership looks very different today than it did just a few decades ago. Organizations are shifting from hierarchical and self-contained models to part of a broader system with less concentrated control. Kim Dabbs, Steelcase director of social innovation, shares how space can transform an organization by building transparency and trust as part of an esteemed panel at the 11th Global Peter Drucker Forum.
Tour beautifully-curated workspaces inspired by the seasons. Brian Shapland, Steelcase general manager of ancillary partnerships, and Jenn Hunziker, Steelcase applications consultant, worked with Steelcase dealer One Workplace and Two Decor to create these show-stopping spaces in our San Francisco pop-up. Experience these designs and see how the diverse Steelcase portfolio brings them to life in-person through March 2020. Designers can explore each space now as part of Marketplace Featured Projects.
360 dug through our archives to surface the 10 best reads from the decade.
The Steelcase Global Design Studio shares five design implications they are watching for the coming year.