New rules of work: redefining ‘modern’ for the 21st century

In this short video for Bloomberg, MillerKnoll sets out a vision for a future office based on providing more variety and choice – and on being more responsive to a diverse array of user needs

‘Our mission is to redefine “modern” for the 21st century’, says Ryan Anderson, Vice President of Global Research and Insights at MillerKnoll, in a video which succinctly presents key shifts within the workplace over the past few years.

No longer can we assume that people need to come into the office every day to do their work, and no longer can we plan office spaces around IT networks. Instead, people come first, flexibility is key and ‘furniture has a really important role in supporting the future of work’, according to Ryan Anderson.

Anderson takes us on a tour of MillerKnoll’s famous facility, the Design Yard in West Michigan, a place to experiment, work in team neighbourhoods, but also to escape to quiet wellbeing spaces. We also visit the Tom and Ruth Harkin Center at Drake University, in Des Moines, Iowa, which caters functionally for a wide spectrum of needs in an inclusive and appealing way.

Find out more about MillerKnoll’s approach to the new world of work by watching the video here.

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