Bruce Smith, Steelcase global design director, sees the world as a big prototype. At GreenBiz 2018, he shared how asking big questions, working together and pushing limits can help designers consider more sustainable solutions. (Video courtesy: GreenBiz)
“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? Find out more about SILQ.
Watch as James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering at Steelcase, describes the innovation that created SILQ’s patent-pending process, the artistry behind the alluring silhouette and the performance that makes you feel like you’re a part of SILQ when you sit in it.
As work is increasingly digitized, networked and automated, is a new kind of leadership required? Guillaume Alvarez, Steelcase senior vice president, Europe, Middle East and Africa, joined a panel at the 9th Global Peter Drucker Forum to discuss how to foster energy and engagement in new business settings. (Photo/Video: Global Peter Drucker Forum 2017).
Read more in his Drucker Forum blog A Recipe for Authentic Leadership to Boost Innovation.
The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education is launching its fourth cycle to identify educators at the leading edge of active learning pedagogies.
How might we design environments that optimize the combined capabilities of humans and machines? This is the central question FORWARD fellows are exploring. Supported by Steelcase and the Savannah College of Art and Design, the FORWARD fellowship invited emerging design leaders from the Americas and Europe to Italy. There, they were exposed to a variety of design thinking methods, research on artificial intelligence and new ways of working before embarking on a nearly year-long quest to figure out how space can help solve a wicked problem.
Steelcase’s CEO writes about how inclusiveness, authenticity and transparency benefit us all and fuel sustainable innovation.
“The Steelcase Active Learning Classroom is going to start an entire movement of new makers and creators in our community.”
The workplace needs to support the creation of ideas by connecting people with each other and with information.