Choice is key in creating inspiring, informal spaces where people want to work. Steelcase collaborates with forward-thinking companies to provide easy access to a broad range of solutions.
Partners at a Glance
Blu Dot is a Minneapolis-based designer and maker of modern furnishings, spanning multiple home and office categories. The company was founded in 1997 by three designers, John Christakos, Maurice Blanks and Charlie Lazor, who wanted to bring good design to as many people as possible by creating products that are useful, affordable and desirable.
The full Blu Dot product line is available in the U.S. and Canada.
Extremis, with headquarters and manufacturing in Poperinge, Belgium, specializes in intelligently designed furniture. Their design ethos is derived from a Shaker quote: “don’t make anything, unless it is both necessary and useful… and if it is, don’t hesitate to make it beautiful.”
With that in mind, Extremis makes furniture suited for outdoors and indoors in completely non-standard ways.
A collection of Extremis outdoor furniture is expected to be available in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico in late summer 2018.
FLOS is a global leader in lighting design founded in Italy in 1962. Collaborating with the world’s foremost designers, they combine beauty and technology with a sense of play to create modern classics that do more than light a room. For more than five decades FLOS has produced lights that transcend their function, adding poetry to illumination.
A collection of FLOS lighting is available throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Microsoft is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Steelcase and Microsoft share a passion for helping people at work. Together, we understand how the integration of place and technology can unlock creativity.
Steelcase and Microsoft are developing technology-enabled workplace solutions built on Microsoft Azure IoT technology. Select Steelcase dealers are authorized to resell Microsoft Surface Hub as a part of the Microsoft partner network.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Started in 2003, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Contract is a division of 28-year-old home furnishings brand Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams. The contract division is a premiere manufacturer of high-quality, comfortable hospitality and commercial furniture. The Taylorsville, North Carolina, USA based company offers short lead times, leads in eco-friendly business practices, and is committed to philanthropic efforts for equality and education.
The company’s mission is simple: to provide comfort for all at home and at their home away from home.
SnapCab was founded in 1983 and has an expertise in elevator interiors. Their innovative, outside-the-box mindset eventually led to the development of the SnapCab Pod. These quiet stand-alone offices are simple to install, easy to relocate and can be customized to suit any work environment.
SnapCab Pods are available in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
Based in Valencia, Spain, Viccarbe offers contemporary furniture designed by prestigious international designers – useful in homes as well as offices. Designed in the sun, light has a great influence on colors, warmth of material, and attention to detail in every product. A worldwide reference to lounge areas, the Viccarbe Imports Collection is an award-winning portfolio distinguished by great simplicity, innovate elegance and global brand awareness.
Coalesse is the exclusive representation for the Viccarbe Imports Collection in the Contract Market throughout the Americas (United States, Canada, Mexico, and the countries of Latin America).
Since 2015, West Elm has committed to bringing its residential sensibility to the modern office space and creating contract-grade furnishings for this market. The brand has grown in large part due to its keen understanding of emerging workplace concepts and commitment to three key values that inform its designs: wellbeing, residential inspiration and choice.
Steelcase and West Elm will design, manufacture and distribute a new collection of workplace solutions in West Elm’s signature modern aesthetic. This new collection will be available by the end of the year.