Fast Forward

In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.

Move Better. Think Better. Feel Better.

Work keeps getting more and more complex. Mackinac (pronounced MAK-uh-naw) re-envisions the office by supporting the range of activities leaders and their teams do throughout the day—all in a compact footprint. Chris Congdon, director of global research communications at Steelcase, and Rick Yeates, general manager of wood and worktools, demonstrate how Mackinac helps people navigate the complexity of work. Learn more about Mackinac.

Comfort For All

The co-founders of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a well-known North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company, explain how their company’s purpose, “Comfort for all,” drives everything they do.

Finding Balance

Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.

Dubai Design: Finding Value in Biophilia

Design, interiors and architecture experts joined a panel to answer honest questions about biophilia in the workplace.

Six Ways to Help Stressed Out Workers

A new, in-depth study has a powerful message for employers. “Working conditions really do matter,” says the report’s lead author.

Wellbeing: A Bottom Line Issue

Driving the need for these skills is the complexity of problems that organizations face today, and the demand for innovation that is no longer the turf of elite, top brands. Innovation is critical to drive bottom line results.

The New Office

There’s no question about it. Employees around the world are rejecting standard, bland offices and demanding something fundamentally different. This anticorporate backlash is loud and clear. But the solution isn’t as clear.