Make innovation work where you work. Dr. Jeff DeGraff believes everyone, everywhere has the power to innovate, but recognizes that even some of the Fortune 500 companies he’s advised experience challenges in democratizing innovation. In this presentation, Dr. DeGraff shares a collection of stories demonstrating what companies often get wrong—and how to get it right. Learn how to look beyond technology and “yes people” to instead, focus on your competencies and the valuable critical feedback that will help you build your innovation strategy.
Traditionally, professional development has been framed as a straight path, with defined milestones that we must achieve—one at a time—to attain career success. But in today’s world in flux, the career path is giving way to the concept of curating a career portfolio. Acclaimed speaker and advisor April Rinne explains how we can prepare for this shift and what kinds of skills and mindset are needed. A long-time portfolioist, April shares how you can curate your own career portfolio, as she brings insights for harnessing this potential and the new opportunities it creates.
Having a strong personal brand is essential in a digital world. Personal branding pioneer William Arruda discusses how your first impression has moved online and shares the process you can use to turn the “flesh-and-bones” you into the “bits-and-bytes” you. William also explains how technology has actually made work more human and how you can build real, authentic relationships online. You’ll come away from William’s presentation knowing three things you can do immediately to advance your career and bolster your personal brand in our new virtual reality.
In the current climate of uncertainty, many of us are being asked to shift our workplace to our home. Despite this disruption to work norms, there are ways to make your time at home equally productive and positive.
In this webinar, Dr. Teresa Bellingar, Haworth Senior Corporate Ergonomist shares with us how we can apply ergonomic principles to our work set up at home.
We are ushering in a new era of experiential medicine—using novel and future technology as cognitive treatments. Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD describes his development and use of the first FDA-cleared digital treatment for ADHD and the first video game cleared by the FDA as a medical device. In this presentation, Dr. Gazzaley also shares digitally-delivered interactive experiences with innovations in machine learning, virtual reality, physiological recordings, and non-invasive electrical brain stimulation to enhance cognition.
Ambiguous times love creativity! In this session, we explore creativity as our ability to toggle between wonder and rigor to solve problems and produce novel value. Creativity strategist and President of Figure 8 Thinking Natalie Nixon, PhD shares ways to build an adaptive business and uncover the ROI of creativity. You will come away with tactics to be even more creative and innovative during times of uncertainty.
Hear the story behind the innovative designs of Kvadrat, one of the world’s most revered and renowned textile houses. Kvadrat’s CEO Anders Byriel and VP of Design Stine Find Osther will share the company’s unique perspective and insights on the latest trends in color and materiality. This informative and inspirational presentation includes a moderated Q&A session with Anders and Stine.
Together with Patricia Urquiola, we have collaborated on a variety of seating elements that bring a softer, warmer atmosphere into the work environment. Her work is widely known to be playful and poetic, yet pragmatic and functional, a creative combination that is the magic behind her work. Come join us in a virtual experience of our seating range designed by Patricia Urquiola.
Inspired by the heart, GAN rugs and poufs are handcrafted, piece by piece, using natural fibers and traditional techniques. In this presentation, GAN’s Creative Director Mapi Millet shares the brand’s story and its focus on empowering local artisans to preserve their culture for the next generation, while earning a living from their skills. Learn about the company’s history, unique designs, new products, and their partnership with Haworth.
In some cities, we may not be able to welcome you to our physical showrooms like how we used to. With the future being digital, experiences have taken on a virtual route too. At Haworth, we want to bring that experience to you wherever you are and no matter the time of the day. Embark on this virtual journey with our Head of Design, Liz and Haworth Collection Portfolio Manager, Alex as they take us through this virtual space we have created just for you.
The pace of change has never been so fast—and the coronavirus pandemic has been an incredible accelerant. We are living in a world in flux, requiring new disciplines to thrive in our professional and personal lives. Author of the upcoming book, Flux Mindset: Disciplines to Thrive in Constant Change, April will guide you on a journey through a set of 8 disciplines from Flux Mindset that help us live, work, and lead better.
Haworth Collection is all about creating high-impression and social spaces that speak to people, impacting not only how they feel and connect, but also how they remember your brand. Explore the range with us and discover the possibilities Haworth Collection can create in your space
In recent times, taking the workplace outside has become a topic of its own. A stimulating environment with an inspiring outdoor space is one of the talking points in workspace design. Join us as Janice Feldman, founder and CEO of JANUS et Cie takes us through the considerations of creating outdoor furniture, from materials to the construction.
Even before the pandemic and all the stay at home orders, there was much talk about the addiction of screens and ill effects of the online world. However, there is little—if any—awareness of a larger, more existential effect. With a mix of entertaining anecdotes and scholarly theory, David Zweig will change how you think about being online and challenge assumptions about images equaling reality.
Giulio Cappellini, an icon and ambassador of the Italian design excellence, gives us his analysis of how workspaces and hospitality were before and will be after COVID-19. With that insight, we will see Cappellini’s perspectives on new pieces of furniture and lighting systems. We are excited to see the new trends in colours and surfaces from one of the best trendsetters in the industry.
Even in workplaces where daylight is available, it is essential to have a good lighting system. With the right choice of lighting, it can not only enhance the aesthetic aspect, mood and ambience of a space but also our wellbeing.
Taking us through Pablo Designs’ best-known ranges and the upcoming range with Haworth is Clifton Johnson, Director of Global Sales & Marketing from Pablo Designs.
The personal creativity needed for innovative design is not a gift for the chosen few—it can be learned, and this immense untapped resource is available to all of us. Master innovator Jeff DeGraff introduces the six essential creative-thinking skills/steps used at some of the most innovative companies in the world: Concentrate, Replicate, Elaborate, Associate, Translate, and Evaluate (CREATE), and explains how anyone can use them.
Haworth’s Color, Materials, and Finishes Designer Alexis Putman discusses the new and unexpected applications of digital knits in textiles. Learn how Haworth Digital Knits are evolving surface materials to create unique design possibilities for office interiors. This fascinating presentation of what’s next includes a moderated Q&A session with Alexis.
Hear the story behind the innovative designs of the global textile house. Kvadrat’s CEO Anders Byriel discusses the company’s unique perspective and its continuing partnership with Haworth. This informative and inspirational presentation includes a moderated Q&A session with Anders.
World-renowned architect and designer Patricia Urquiola will share her inspiration for the new Haworth virtual NeoCon showroom, which highlights spaces for high-performing teams to collaborate, create, and innovate. This insightful presentation includes a moderated Q&A session with Patricia.
COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way we engage with work and the workplace. Organizations must now consciously design for flexibility and adaptability in their cultures, technologies, and physical spaces. In this session, Luc and Julian explore the implementation of organizational agility through activity-based thinking—examining individual and organizational life as a collection of activities to be performed.
We know being in nature has its benefits. But with most of our time spent in our workspaces, how do we achieve that? In this webinar, Brunner’s Elke Renk and Para Vert’s designer Tilla Goldberg shares with us on just how to do that, planting new ideas on how to incorporate lush foliage and implementing them flexibly anywhere.
Just when society began to crave “togetherness” like an obsession, we were halted abruptly and told to steer clear of one another. Award-winning architect/designer, Lauren Rottet describes how she sees the world evolving in this paradox, first in the near term and then over time. Learn how her unique background has influenced her design philosophy, as she shares her point of view on the future of hospitality and social spaces.
With restrictions lifting within the Greater China and North Asia region since January, businesses are gradually allowing their employees to return to work. What does it look like for employees returning to work in China and Hong Kong? In this webinar, we discuss the new ways of working, provide market insight into how key players in certain industries have adapted Post- Covid19 and what their workplace looks like now. Join us as we navigate the new normal from the perspective of China and Hong Kong.
Flexible working practices have increased the number and variety of non-assigned workspaces and added complexity to workspace design. Join us in exploring Active Seating, innovation in furniture design built for the future.
What happens when the global consumer population has been trained to expect a culture of choice—then overnight has virtually none? The current crisis reminds people of which choices really matter. But unstructured time and infinite distraction on the internet may make things worse. What will it take for people to not just go back to the way things were once this siege has lifted?
There’s plenty of noise in the business world, but the best spaces can cut through it all and say something meaningful. In this webinar, Haworth Collection Portfolio Manager, Alex Przybyla takes us through the collection, how they can create high-impression and social spaces that speak and impact.
Defying traditional boundaries, Sakuru brings unlimited work settings to the table. We dive into how the concept became a reality with our design team.
Valuable insight into user behaviour is in how and why we use our spaces. Workplace Strategist Mathew Toniolo will be sharing how Haworth Analytics can support data-based design.
The virtual future we've predicted is quickly becoming the new normal, changing how we live each day - even more so now. New technology and digital platforms are constantly emerging and quickly being adopted, leading us to a crossroads. Add in the generational shift and new points of view, and it&'s hard to tell which way to turn. Executive Vice President of Digital for SANDOW and Interior Design Media Pam McNally will discuss this brave new world, evolving client expectations and tech trends, and what it all means for you.
Join us for a discussion on how acoustics can improve the workplace experience. Technology has sustained an environment for people to work almost anywhere. But it has not diminished the need for people to connect. To foster innovation, 77% of employees have a preference for a quiet environment when focusing is needed. Which leads to 69% are dissatisfied with the noise level in their primary workspace.
The human brain is a marvel of planning, risk assessment, and strategy execution. But what happens when we encounter circumstances we’ve never experienced? Harvard-trained neurosurgeon Dr. Allan Hamilton will explain how and why emotional reactions tend to overtake logical thought in a crisis. Learn to recognize—and overcome—situations when the brain disregards logic and resorts to more primitive emotional responses.
Discover how architect and designer Patricia Urquiola balances innovation and design with craftsmanship and quality to create pieces utilizing virtual project teams.
Change in an organization always means changes to a floorplan. More working from home, adjustments to headcount and layouts. All parameters will need to be considered and prepared well. CoDesigner allows you to iterate multiple scenarios for your office space in minutes. We give you the opportunity to look ahead and prepare your workplace for after the crisis.
Based on research across 70 countries, Greg Hicks shares a system of nine practical and simple behaviors you can adopt for enduring a pandemic. Hardwired into each of us, these behaviors help you leverage the part of the brain where resiliency, innovation, and human connection (even remotely) most effectively take place. A popular speaker at the Applied Brilliance conference, Greg will help you discover ways to cope and find positive opportunities for your own growth and well-being during these unprecedented times.
We invite you all to join our Webinar Series - Right Frame of Mind, Working on a Road to Happiness. We have Tuukka Oksala, APAC Sales Director of Framery, to walk you through this journey.
Leading this webinar is Andy Watson from Boss Design. Giving us ideas on how you can transform your space from ordinary to extraordinary with the Boss Design range from our portfolio.
The future isn’t what it used to be—so what does this all mean? And what do we do now? University of Michigan professor Jeff DeGraff answers these questions using a creative mindset to identify incongruities and anomalies happening today, and emerging opportunities you can act upon. Called the “Dean of Innovation,” he has been at the forefront of some of the most significant innovations of the past 30 years, advising hundreds of Fortune 500 companies how to look beyond the obvious.
Many of us fear that the US—and the world—may be heading into a coronavirus-fueled recession. But economic expert Dr. Marci Rossell says there are some key differences between this financial crisis and previous recessions, which could indicate quicker financial recovery. Hear her views as she shares thoughts about the impacts of the COVID_19 pandemic on our economy.