SILQ Talks celebrate and share innovative ideas in the field of material science. Inspired by the innovative material, shape and construction of the SILQ chair, experts share boundary-pushing ideas. FluidSolids’ Beat Karrer tells us how his Zurich-based company takes waste and turns it into something that looks like plastic, but is recyclable and compostable. Watch more in SILQ Talks.
The acquisition of Orangebox continues Steelcase’s growth trajectory as it expands its solutions to support the new ways teams are working.
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.
What you may think of as craft or quality is not the whole story. Driven by their personal passion as makers, Coalesse general manager, Lew Epstein, and global design director, John Hamilton, discuss how a new approach to quality and modern craft is influencing design at Coalesse. Read more in the essay Create: The Culture of Modern Craft.
Interior Design covered the New York debut of SILQ — calling the chair “revolutionary.” Watch their interview with James Ludwig, vice president of Global Design & Engineering for Steelcase, as he explains what makes SILQ such a breakthrough in office seating design.
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)