NBS Blog: Steelcase

March 30, 2016

New Video: Steelcase Education Helps North Canton City Schools Implement Active Learning

North Canton City Schools in northeast Ohio saw an opportunity to transform student learning through the district’s physical spaces. Working with Steelcase Education, the district has implemented active learning environments throughout their schools – on a quest to make learning more engaging and to ultimately improve student success. From the video: “There was a grant […]

March 29, 2016

Design Environments that Boost Healing + Comfort

A well-designed and well-hosted environment including amenities, artwork, natural light and views of nature can elevate mood and improve wellbeing and emotional health. Research even shows that hospitals and healthcare spaces that cater to the emotional and physical comfort of patients and families boost satisfaction and increase traffic at these institutions. Design strategist Yuhgo Yamaguchi […]

March 28, 2016

Coworking Advantages for Large Companies

Today’s hottest talent and top minds value the culture at their startups and are staying put, placing larger companies at risk of missing out on all that these fresh thinkers have to offer. What can be done? One answer: infusing coworking and elements of startup culture into your business. A recent article from turnstone featured […]

February 2, 2016

NBS Celebrates 40 Years With Steelcase!

Take a look back,while we look forward to the next 40 years. Remember 1976? We do because it marked a major milestone for NBS. That year, we became a Steelcase dealer and transitioned from an office supply company to an office furniture dealer. Over the years we have evolved, with Steelcase as a partner, to […]

November 19, 2015

Ensuring Patient Safety

A main priority for healthcare providers is of course patient safety. Hospitals and the like are tasked with keeping patients well in addition to keeping them safe. Today, medical errors and hospital-acquired infections are a top cause of death. This responsibility includes safety from infection as well as from falling and getting hurt. According to […]

November 19, 2015

Year Two: Active Learning Center Grants

After a wildly successful first year, Steelcase Education is pleased to launch year two of its Active Learning Center Grant program. As 12 schools enjoy the benefits of their newly installed active learning classrooms, it’s time to open the opportunity to others who are ready to use their physical classroom space to advance learning in […]

November 19, 2015

The Resurgence of Handcrafted

Brick and mortar maker spaces as well as the physical act of making are wildly popular in today’s culture – yet many of today’s workplaces are void of craft. As 3D printers become more accessible to consumers and popular online marketplaces continue to make major strides, it’s clear that people want to use their hands […]

June 24, 2015

News from NeoCon: How to Be More Focused and Productive

New Steelcase Products Push Technology’s Boundaries What if you had more control over privacy, access to power or managing disruptions in your workspace? At NeoCon 2015, Steelcase introduced some visionary new products that address these workplace issues. In the process, they won numerous awards at this annual commercial interiors showcase. The Brody™ WorkLounge grabbed attention […]

January 12, 2015

Finally, Some Good News About Education

New Grant Program Supports an Innovative Model for Classroom Success Are you an educator or know someone who is? Here’s a fantastic opportunity: Steelcase Education is awarding grants up to $50,000 to create active learning centers. For generations classrooms were crowded rows of immobile desks facing a chalkboard. Students were expected to absorb knowledge passively. […]