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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.
Pods are a popular way to add privacy to the open plan. But, how do you know which pod is right for you?
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.
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.
The acquisition of Orangebox continues Steelcase’s growth trajectory as it expands its solutions to support the new ways teams are working.
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.