The Design Story Behind SILQ

“The idea was the easiest part. It seems so natural, replace all this machinery with something simple.” Watch James Ludwig share the design story behind the innovation, artistry and performance of SILQ — an innovation in office seating. Interested in SILQ news and product updates?

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.

Steelcase Introduces SILQ: An Innovation in Seating Design

James Ludwig shares how his team’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.

Six Ways to Support Agile Teams

More than a dusty five-year plan, being able to rapidly respond to changes often determines an organization’s success in today’s unruly business climate. Becoming more agile is rarely easy, and these insights can help.

Innovating to Reimagine Seating: James Ludwig Q+A

“A true innovation is when you solve something and people say, ‘I didn’t know I wanted that…but, yes, I want that.’” – James Ludwig

Five Lenses to Spot Great Ideas

David Kidder, CEO of consultancy Bionic as well as a serial entrepreneur, teaches large enterprises how to operationalize a growth mindset. Kidder talks about the “army of entrepreneurs” at Bionic and the five lenses he uses to spot great ideas.

The Future of Innovation in Europe

Expert Marc Lhermitte explains why Europe is positioned to join ranks with Shenzhen and Silicon Valley as a center for innovation and business growth.

Provocateurs in Provence

At a place called thecamp in Southern France, teams from public and private sectors are developing groundbreaking and scalable solutions to address the major social issues of our time.

SILQ: A Canvas for Individual Expression

The sculpting and tailoring of the new SILQ chair creates an opportunity for designers to express their unique vision.