The Future of Design Is Bright

Design students far exceeded industry experts’ expectations as they competed in Steelcase’s 6th annual NEXT Student Design Competition.

How Business Decisions Impact the Environment

What very important question comes up again and again in the Steelcase boardroom? Steelcase CEO Jim Keane has the answer. He also shares the story behind Steelcase’s ongoing commitment to sustainability including reduced water and energy use and investments in the infrastructure needed to generate clean energy.

Why Are Some Workspaces Busy & Others Sit Empty?

In this episode, we diagnose what goes into creating a good workspace away from the traditional desk. Hear interviews with experts from iconic brands West Elm, Blu Dot and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. Plus, Brian Shapland, Steelcase GM of ancillary partnerships, shares some tips on how to design a great informal space. Explore how to create inspiring, beautiful and high performance looks for the office at steelcase.com/partners.

Tracking Office Trends with West Elm: Design Q+A

Paulo Kos, West Elm’s VP of Work & Contract Design, shares how his team is able to quickly respond to people’s ever-changing wants and needs.

Meet Uhuru: Design Founders Q+A

Founded in 2004 by RISD graduates Jason Horvath and Bill Hilgendorf, Uhuru gained attention for its sustainable approach, leveraging reclaimed materials through a narrative design process.

Meet Art Addiction: Founder Q+A

Tino Grana did not come to the art world in usual manner. We recently sat down with him and he told us about how and why he started Art:Addiction.

Meet Stephen Kenn Design: Founders Q+A

Stephen Kenn came to Los Angeles from Canada 15 years ago with a denim company and passion for design. Over the years, jeans became leather bags and then finally in 2011, he and his wife Beks Opperman started Stephen Kenn Design to introduce their first line of furniture. In this installment of Meet the Maker (where Steelcase interviews the designers and makers whose products you can find in our ancillary Marketplace), we sat down with Beks to talk about that journey and learn a bit more about what makes Stephen Kenn Design tick.

Look Up! FLOS USA CEO on Creating Iconic Designs

FLOS lighting gives people around the world a reason to look up, creating beautiful spaces with forms that inspire. Jack Schreur, CEO of FLOS USA, shares the inside stories about how FLOS partners with the world’s best designers to create iconic pieces. Plus, learn why some designs were impossible just a few years ago and how FLOS gives people the ability to control the lighting around them. View FLOS lighting.