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The Evolution of Modern Craft and Quality

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.

Innovation, Passion + Perseverance: SILQ Part I

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.

Random Acts of Innovation: SILQ Part II

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.

Leadership for Innovation

Johanna Frelin talks about Leading Tengbom, the most innovative architecture firm in Scandinavia.

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.