Meet Cerno: Founder Q+A

Meet Cerno: Founder Q+A

A California-based designer and manufacturer of contemporary lighting navigates the junction of contemporary design, craftsmanship and innovation.

Design is Beauty. Beauty is Democracy.

Design is Beauty. Beauty is Democracy.

Known as The Chairman, Italian designer Odo Fioravanti shares his design philosophy and explains how Cavatina brings a human touch to the workplace.

Meet Uhuru: Design Founders Q+A

Meet Uhuru: Design Founders Q+A

Founded in 2004 by RISD graduates Jason Horvath and Bill Hilgendorf, Uhuru gained attention for its sustainable approach, leveraging reclaimed materials through a narrative design process.

Meet Art Addiction: Founder Q+A

Meet Art Addiction: Founder Q+A

Tino Grana did not come to the art world in usual manner. We recently sat down with him and he told us about how and why he started Art:Addiction.

Meet Stephen Kenn Design: Founders Q+A

Meet Stephen Kenn Design: Founders Q+A

Stephen Kenn came to Los Angeles from Canada 15 years ago with a denim company and passion for design. Over the years, jeans became leather bags and then finally in 2011, he and his wife Beks Opperman started Stephen Kenn Design to introduce their first line of furniture. In this installment of Meet the Maker (where Steelcase interviews the designers and makers whose products you can find in our ancillary Marketplace), we sat down with Beks to talk about that journey and learn a bit more about what makes Stephen Kenn Design tick.

SILQ Q+A: Why Do You Need This Chair?

SILQ Q+A: Why Do You Need This Chair?

What does SILQ mean? Tell us what’s not there? How fast can we get it? James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering for Steelcase, sits down with Interior Design’s editor-in-chief, Cindy Allen, to answer these questions and more. Find out more about SILQ.

Tim Brown on Leading Creative Organizations

Tim Brown on Leading Creative Organizations

IDEO’s Tim Brown talks about the three roles leaders have in creatively-competitive organizations and how to assess the creativity of a company.

Related: Deep dive into our creativity research by downloading 360 Focus: Creativity, Work and the Physical Environment .