When the door slid closed, everything went silent. I couldn’t hear any of the chatter or construction outside. It was weirdly cozy. I was sitting in a tiny pod—wrapped in a deep green felt, with its own built-in bench, desk, and lighting—designed by a company waging war on the open office.
While you were busy imitating a real-life GIF of someone continuously stuffing their face with Thanksgiving feast food, Steelcase and Fujifilm were rolling out a few smart new products. Check them out while you languish in the throes of food coma.
Finally acknowledging that very few people actually sit in an office chair the way it was designed to be used, Steelcase has created a new chair that caters to all the wacky poses we strike when using various devices. So while the new Gesture can still be used with a traditional keyboard and monitor setup, it's also…
Two of the biggest names in office chairs, Herman Miller and Steelcase, both recently released a relatively affordable task chair, each with its own quirks and charms. But which should you convince your office manager to buy?
The Steelcase Cobi, starting at $400, is unique in that it's a higher-end office chair that you get to customize quite a bit of how it looks—avoiding the late '90s dotcom sea of chairs that look exactly alike.
I hit the Steelcase offices in NYC to get on the new Walkstation. At first, it looks like a bulky treadmill with a basic desk strapped on top, and I had some doubts about how comfortable it would be to work while working out. When I tested it out, though, I was pretty impressed with the design.
Developed by both Steelcase, a furniture manufacturer, and James Levine from the Mayo clinic, this treadmill desk allows you to game, work or just look at salacious pictures on the internet and "work out" at the same time. The functions should be pretty obvious from the picture. As silly as it sounds, if we could buy…