This New Workspace Pod Will Help You Focus in Distracting Open-Plan Offices

This article was originally published on slate.com and can be read here The decadeslong trend toward open office plans that foster spontaneity and collaboration among colleagues has proven counterproductive for individuals struggling to find focus. The ensuing backlash against open-plan office spaces has created a thriving subgenre of office furniture designed to compensate for all the ways […]

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New Steelcase Thread Power System Runs Under Carpet

This article was originally published on thejournal.com and can be read here A new power system from Steelcase transforms any carpeted floor into a power-ready space. The Thread power system uses an ultra-thin modular track designed to be laid under carpet in existing structures, eliminating the need for trenching or coring. The track attaches to a low-profile […]

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The Open Office Doesn’t Have to be the End of Privacy

This article was originally published on steelcase.com and can be read here Do you work in an open office? Do you like it? If you’re like most of the people joining this conversation online, the answer is a resounding NO. Despite the fact that over 70% of employees in the US work in an open office environment, […]

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Creating Conditions For Workplace Creativity

This article was originally published on steelcase.com and can be read here 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, the competition is […]

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Better Waiting Rooms Simply Can’t Wait

This article originally appeared on steelcase.com and can be read here It’s midafternoon in the waiting area of a large medical clinic. The door that leads to patient care areas quietly opens and patients’ eyes dart expectantly, hoping to hear their name called. The announcement is made; one name is called. Disappointment and anxiety ripple […]

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Four Specific Office Spaces with Specific Furniture Needs

This article was originally published by HON and can be read here Welcome and Reception: Welcome and reception areas are the first spaces someone sees when they enter a building; especially, for the first time. That’s why it’s important to use furniture in these spaces that is inviting and leaves a positive impression. Try to […]

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Ergonomic Sitting Suggestions

No matter what chair or job task you have, movement is key to avoiding sore backs, stiff shoulders and neck and muscle fatigue. One should stand, if not lightly stretch every 20-30 min. Most of us rarely do this every hour. Inflammation causes pain. Inflammation in the joints is usually caused by lack of blood flow to that area by way of injuries, repetitive movements, sitting too long, etc. Inflammation can be reduced by keeping joints in motion to promote blood flow. The idea of an adjustable chair is to enact movement to keep the blood flowing and keep [...]

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Healthy Workstation Guidelines

SIT Raise or lower the seat to ensure your thighs are parallel to the floor with your feet flat on the floor or a footrest. Adjust seat pan depth to maintain two inches of clearance between the back of your knees and the front edge of the seat. Adjust backrest height to comfortably fit the small of your back. Adjust the recline tension, if necessary, to support varying degrees of recline throughout the day. Avoid the use of recline locks. Lean back and relax in your chair to allow the backrest to support your upper body. TYPE Use an articulating keyboard support and position it 1 to 1.5 inches [...]

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Text Neck

Got Text-Neck? The Solution Could Be Your Arms! The arms of your chair that is. Text neck is getting a lot of media attention these days because more and more people are suffering from it. Doctors – realizing that the increased incidence of neck pain was associated with people spending more hours gazing down at technology devices – dubbed the affliction “text neck” and it seems like everyone’s got. It. That’s because we’re all using devices throughout our day. According to a recent study conducted by Steelcase of over 11,000 workers around the world, 45% use three devices – a laptop, [...]

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