Privacy + Openness: It’s About Balance

Private offices aren’t the solution to today’s challenges at work, and open-plan offices aren’t the problem. Rather, it’s about balance.

New Research on Employee Engagement

Can the office be used as a strategic lever to impact employee engagement? For the first time, new research shows a correlation between employee engagement and the workplace. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications for Steelcase, discusses key findings and what kinds of changes to the work environment will have the biggest impact for people.

Empower Executives to Lead in Better Ways

Progressive leaders are reshaping their organizations to be more agile, innovate and grow. Sara Armbruster, Steelcase VP Strategy, Research and New Business Innovation, explains how a leadership space can empower executives to lead in fundamentally better ways.

How to Thrive in a Busy Working World

With more people seeking a more authentic, inspiring place to work, listen to a typical day at work for one busy manager to understand the story behind the Office Renaissance and how it’s creating a more human-centered experience at work.

Q+A: How Designers Do Inspiration

Designtex President Susan Lyons leads a team of innovators who others look to for inspiration. Find out what inspires them.

La-Z-Boy Reflects Culture in New Office

When you’re almost a hundred years old, being a little dated is to be expected. The 1920’s vintage headquarters of La-Z-Boy, however, didn’t just look out of date, it was holding the company back.

Reinventing La-Z-Boy in New Headquarters

Leadership credits the new work environment with driving important changes at La-Z-Boy: greater employee enthusiasm, more communication and more frequent collaboration.

HDR

For many years, architectural firm HDR told clients the workplace of the future should support a mobile workforce. Yet their own office was hardly a model of that vision. Learn how that all changed.