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.
Driven by a strong sense of purpose, Mitchell Gold and Bob Williams share how they grew a successful furniture business into an iconic brand. And, learn why they say now is the time for your office to feel like it’s giving you a big hug. Visit Steelcase Partners to watch an interview with the co-founders.
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.
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.