Category Archives: Innovation

Changes to Offices in a Technically Advanced Workplace

Products Overview Our Services Contact Us   Office construction and remodeling numbers are up in the United States. An office renaissance is underway and changes are happening fast. Steelcase designers and researchers offer insights into five key reasons we’re seeing … Continue reading

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How Design, Materiality & Performance Create Inspiring Spaces

Products Overview Our Services Contact Us   Why are some parts of the workplace always buzzing with activity — social spaces with constant clusters of people, rooms that are always booked or desks and enclaves that are always taken? What … Continue reading

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NEXT Student Design Competition Sparks New Business

The reigning NEXT Student Design Competition winner is using his new skills to start a bussiness.

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Active Learning Center Grant Launches Third Cycle

Old norms are giving way to a deeper, broader and more individualized perspective on what student success is and how to achieve it. Many educators are rethinking their teaching methods, curricula, support services and technologies, all with the aim of … Continue reading

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Creating Conditions for Workplace Creativity

In the race for bigger, faster and better, innovation and creativity come at a price, demanding the brightest minds and hottest talent in the industry. As companies push to find a new angle, an edge in a (very) crowded marketplace, … Continue reading

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Did Design Thinking Fail?

I’m a Canadian, and by extension, a hockey fan. Well, I married a hockey fan (try to find a Canadian groom who isn’t). So I’ve learned about draft picks and the whole complicated dance and scandal of talent management. Recently, … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Strategy, Brand and Culture

I was with a group of business leaders recently and the topic we were discussing was how to lead during a time of instability. You can imagine why this topic was relevant considering the rapid changes in the economic and … Continue reading

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The Role of Harmony in Innovation

At NeoCon this year, I spoke briefly about where innovation comes from and, more importantly, the need to bring all the interested parties together to affect change. It’s not a new scenario, but one many organizations continue to struggle with.

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