The Creative Shift

A decade or so ago, it was a prediction that was easily ignored. Now the trend toward more creative work is an idea whose time has come, and workplaces need to move forward, too. See how Steelcase and technology leader Microsoft have combined efforts to envision a workplace that accelerates the shift to creative work by supporting all the conditions it needs to thrive.

Seven Emerging Workplace Design Influences in 2018

The world of work is changing fast to instigate a new set of trends focused on themes of creativity, community and conscientiousness.

Top 10 Stories of 2017

From the creative shift taking place at work to a new center built to accelerate learning and innovation, we’re sharing our top 10 stories of 2017.

Top Six 360 Real Time Podcasts in 2017

From how our work is fundamentally changing to how educators are teaching in new ways, 360 Real Time reveals our top podcasts in 2017.

Australians Enlist Creative Spaces to Foster New Ideas

Steelcase and Microsoft host business leaders, architects and designers from across Australia to introduce Creative Spaces.

Merck’s Innovation Center Shapes the Future

Learn how Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany uses its new Innovation Center to foster and drive innovation from inside and outside the company.

Inspiration Office: The Artist’s New Canvas

Workplace Solutions in New Orleans partnered with local artists to create a dual-purpose showroom and art gallery.

d.confestival: The Future of Design Thinking

International innovators and research experts gathered in Germany to explore the importance of place to design thinking.

Rethinking An Old Project Room to Support Creativity

When creativity is supported, it becomes a habit. Here’s three ideas for turning an existing project room into a place for creative work.

Four Ways to Get More Creative On Your Own

Big ideas come from more than a brainstorming session with colleagues. Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, explores four rules essential for more creative and meaningful work.