Finding Focus

Finding Focus

Turns out, finding the privacy you need at work doesn’t necessarily require closing a door. A new Steelcase study proves that when an open plan office is designed with pockets of visual privacy, it really is possible to focus and get things done. But don’t close your eyes to this additional finding: When it’s time to get creative, being in an open space with open views can help.

Escaping the Noise

Escaping the Noise

How can people easily find a little peace and quiet during the workday? Explore three ideas for any floorplan.

Award-Winning Orangebox Designs for Smartworking

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.

What Fast-Paced Teams Want

What Fast-Paced Teams Want

Consider flipping the script—instead of people moving when they change their mode of work, what if they could stay with their team and move their furniture?

Collaboration Just Got Easier

Collaboration Just Got Easier

Steelcase and Microsoft introduced new solutions for fast-paced teams during a live reveal in New York City. Steelcase Flex Collection creates dynamic neighborhoods teams can adapt on demand. And, Microsoft Surface Hub 2S and Steelcase Roam allow teams to collaborate almost anywhere. If you missed the excitement, check out our recap.

How Elevator Design Inspired SnapCab’s Office Pods

How Elevator Design Inspired SnapCab’s Office Pods

When SnapCab CEO Glenn Bostock was approached to create a pod for the office, he ended up designing a solution for noise, distraction and lack of privacy in his own workplace.

Data Privacy. By Design.

Data Privacy. By Design.

The benefits of a connected world—greater innovation, growth and prosperity—will not be realized unless people can trust that data being collected is managed and analyzed responsibly.