Engaging the Five Senses

It turns out workplaces that focus on the intangibles —sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch—are workplaces better equipped to boost employee wellbeing.

A Revised Lesson Plan for Student Success

For too long, student success has mostly meant getting good grades and graduating on time. Now educational reformers throughout the world are formulating more individualized and relevant perspectives on what student success is and how to achieve it— within the classroom and beyond.

3 Reasons for the Privacy Crisis at Work

There are five personal privacy strategies we can all use at work. Melanie Redman, a senior design researcher for WorkSpace Futures at Steelcase, describes these five strategies derived from her team’s research project.

How Multiple Monitors Affect Wellbeing

Less is not always more. For many tasks, multiple monitors offer definite advantages over a single screen. However, the ability to arrange monitors and easily control their position greatly affects productivity, comfort and wellbeing.

5 Strategies to Get the Privacy You Crave at Work

Craving more privacy at work? Learn 5 key strategies you can use to achieve privacy in the office.

Zuckerberg, Gates, Bezos: Why Privacy Matters

What’s driving the privacy crisis? Donna Flynn, director of WorkSpace Futures for Steelcase, explains why privacy and collaboration can get along. Plus, what neuroscience tells us about our need for privacy in the workplace.

Finding Ways to Attract Hard to Engage Employees

Compared to the global averages, Japanese employees lack engagement, trust and a sense of feeling valued at work. So, what can be done?

Inspiring Spaces Reinvigorate the Office

It’s not just a millennial thing. People of all ages are craving informal, casual and authentic spaces at work. These inspiring, breakout spaces can benefit the holistic wellbeing of workers while helping to promote employee engagement.

Creating Authentic, Inspiring Spaces for Designers

There is a cultural movement in office design to create thoughtfully curated destinations that are more human-centered. This is the first in a series of interviews with architects and designers discussing the evolution of the workplace.