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.
When SnapCab CEO Glenn Bostock was approached to create a pod for the office, he ended up designing a solution for noise, distraction and lack of privacy in his own workplace.
Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern furnishings, Blu Dot, recently received Cooper Hewitt’s prestigious National Design Award for Product Design. Co-founders CEO John Christakos and COO Maurice Blanks share how a mission to bring good design to everyone continues to create new opportunities for the company. Find out more about Blu Dot.
The new relationship gives customers easy access to Extremis furniture through the industry-leading dealer network of Steelcase.
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)