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?

Live Reveal: James Ludwig Unveils SILQ in New York

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.

Leadership to Foster Energy and Engagement

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.

Active Learning Center Grant Launches Fourth Cycle

The Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase Education is launching its fourth cycle to identify educators at the leading edge of active learning pedagogies.

FORWARD Fellows Challenged with Wicked Design Problem

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.

Video Q+A: Decoding Why Spaces Are Used

Why are some rooms always in use at work while others stay empty much of the time? Experts answer questions about a new way to decode the reasons why.

Watch: Jim Keane on Fueling Sustainable Innovation

Steelcase’s CEO writes about how inclusiveness, authenticity and transparency benefit us all and fuel sustainable innovation.

Award-Winning Teacher Motivates with Active Learning

“The Steelcase Active Learning Classroom is going to start an entire movement of new makers and creators in our community.”

Unused Library Space Becomes Campus Hot Spot

A Kansas university reimagined an existing library space to create an active, energizing campus center. Watch the video to see