Award-Winning Orangebox Designs for Smartworking

Orangebox, the newest member of the Steelcase family of brands, showed its products for the first time at NeoCon. Mino Vernaschi, Orangebox co-founder and managing director, and Adrian Welch, global account manager, describe how they design for Smartworking—to help people work productively away from the desk. The Mixology Awards recently named Orangebox Manufacturer of the Year and recognized Vernaschi with the Henry Pugh Outstanding Contribution Award.

The Future of Design Is Bright

Design students far exceeded industry experts’ expectations as they competed in Steelcase’s 6th annual NEXT Student Design Competition.

Steelcase Acquires UK-based Furniture Maker Orangebox

The acquisition of Orangebox continues Steelcase’s growth trajectory as it expands its solutions to support the new ways teams are working.

Headquarters Invigorates a Company’s Culture and Image

Growing a business is essential to success. But as a company expands, other aspects of the organization may lack for attention. Communication and collaboration can decline and the company’s culture and brand can suffer, too. As GeoBlue grew from start-up to a major player in the insurance industry, organizational issues began to emerge.

Telnyx

Technology takes talent. Whether it’s hardware or software, behind the lines of code and high-tech circuitry are people who bring digital innovations to life. At Telnyx, a VoIP service provider for businesses, CEO David Casem says recruiting the right technical talent, engaging and retaining them is the most difficult task of running his company. That’s why Telnyx leverages their work environment to help attract great tech talent.

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.

ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center

Cancer care is a complex field, and the number of cancer patients is projected to increase substantially. To meet the challenge, the Institute of Medicine recommended that a high quality delivery system for cancer care be patient-centered. This is the underlying philosophy behind the ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center, in Appleton, WI.

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

There are five personal privacy strategies we can all use at work. Melanie Redman, a senior design researcher for WorkSpace Futures at Steelcase, describes these five strategies derived from her team’s research project.

Sharing Desks, Sharing Germs

Germs are a fact of life, but most of us would rather avoid close contact with people who are ill. It’s much easier to stay away from sick people, however, than to stay away from their germs.