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.

Pushing Possibilities

An intricate tabletop that creates itself in less than a half hour? MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, lead by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, is redefining the possibilities of 3D printing and collaborating with Steelcase to explore what that could mean for the future.

Restoration Office

You don’t always have to go outdoors to experience nature’s benefits. By incorporating four key ways humans interact with nature, biophilic design can mimic its effects and greatly enhance our wellbeing.

Use Mindfulness to Think Better

Work shorter hours. That’s part of the message from Steelcase senior design researcher and environmental psychology Beatriz Arantes. She discusses how to maintain attention at work and why working shorter hours is key to keeping pace with work demands today.