February 1, 2021

Allied Plastics

As a global leader in plastic thermoforming, Allied Plastics has continued to grow since its founding in 1995, and the corporate headquarters now includes over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space. Their latest expansion added over 6500 square feet of new office space that provides a comfortable, professional place for employees, guests and…

October 10, 2020

Bell Laboratories

To accommodate continued growth, Bell Laboratories built a new world headquarters that combines R&D, manufacturing, and corporate offices into one state-of-the-art 44,000 square-foot facility just outside of Madison. The new building offers a variety of meeting and collaborative spaces for team members and customers visiting from around the world. Atmosphere partnered with Potter Lawson from…

September 10, 2020

The Nordic

The Nordic is a 200,000 SF mixed-use property developed and built by United Properties in Minneapolis’ North Loop neighborhood. United Properties decided to build out and furnish a portion (9,163 SF) of the 8th floor before they secured a tenant – a spec suite. Furnished spec suites are in high demand in the Minneapolis market…

August 30, 2020

Landmark by the Rivers

Landmark by the Rivers, in the heart of downtown La Crosse, began as a manufacturing facility in the early 20th century and was redeveloped into a mixed-use space after sitting vacant for over twenty years. The adaptive-reuse renovation includes luxury loft apartments, tenant common areas, office space, and commercial storefronts within a 65,000 square foot…

July 10, 2020

Eau Claire City Hall

In 2017, the City of Eau Claire kicked off a two-year renovation of City Hall with the goal of keeping the symbolism and functionality of local government in the city center and restoring the interior features of two nationally registered historic buildings. The project created a need for new furniture for permanent and seasonal staff…

Heidi’s Village Lobby
June 29, 2020

Heidi’s Village

Heidi’s Village is a nine-building campus consisting of a central administration facility that houses admin services, adoption services, training rooms, grooming services and a complete veterinary clinic. Heidi’s Village exists to foster a community where animals are treated with respect, dignity and compassion. They partner with existing animal shelter and rescue organizations to provide temporary boarding for…

Meet Minneapolis
April 14, 2020

Meet Minneapolis

As the main source of information for Minneapolis happenings, Meet Minneapolis, Convention & Visitors Association needed a space as vibrant as the community it represents. Relocating from a traditional office space to an open and collaborative environment, Meet Minneapolis wanted its new workspace to highlight building architecture, social gathering spots and local art. The nearly…

March 2, 2020

American Express

In a time of rapid growth and expansion American Express was eager to relocate over 3,000 employees to a new building with more modern and collaborative spaces. In addition to attracting and retaining new talent, other goals in the creation of this new space were to reduce private office and station square footage, increase collaboration…

February 28, 2020

Global Industrial Manufacturer

As one of the world’s largest equipment manufacturing companies, this client sought to transition team members working in high-panel workstations to an open and collaborative workspace in its new mining center. The finished project, which spanned three floors and over 145,000 square feet, included 600 new Steelcase Answer workstations with Migration height-adjustable tables to provide…

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February 28, 2020

Northern Trust

Northern Trust sought a means of seamlessly blending ~300 current employees and new hires into a new space on their campus. This move meant a reduction in station square footage, so maximizing space and increasing workstation efficiency and ergonomics was key. Because the client is continually growing, the implementation of modern and progressive design directly…

December 28, 2019

Financial Services Company

An existing Atmosphere client needed to relocate a newly acquired division quickly, which led to a 90-day timeframe for the design, specification, and ordering of furniture. Atmosphere coordinated with facilities staff from the client’s midwest offices on the 50,000 square foot facility in Georgia. Because the project was not located near an Atmosphere office or…

November 28, 2019


Rakuten continues to expand its office in the historic Ironworks Campus in downtown Beloit. As an online cash back and shopping rewards company with local employees primarily in technology, HR, and customer service roles, they sought to optimize their real estate and enhance collaboration among team members, while attracting and retaining both year-round and seasonal…

Design Trends

Open Office Truth Podcast Series by Steelcase
December 9, 2019

Open Office Truth Podcast Series

Listen as What Workers Want, a Steelcase 360 podcast, gathers design and workplace experts together to discuss new solutions to help people have a great experience at work.   Energy. Privacy. Collaboration.  Can the workplace have it all? More than 70% of people work in some form of an open office. But all open plans are…

Social Spaces
August 15, 2019

High Performing Social Spaces

We provide thoughtfully-curated applications that blend design, materiality & performance. Be inspired with more than 50 unique, leading and future-forward brands from all over the world.

Innovation Center
December 19, 2017

Innovation Center

Design an Innovation Center Design an Innovation Center DESIGN AN INNOVATION CENTER An Innovation Center is a cross-functional plan that creates a safe haven for new ideas. With opportunities for individual and group collaboration across time zones and continents, it’s a place that fosters a culture of innovation through the creation, sharing, and testing of…

Big Data. Better Places.
December 8, 2017

Smart + Connected Workplace

Your people and your workplace are your greatest assets and they are underutilized. Steelcase research shows us that on average: only 54% of office space is used throughout the day over 37% of employees are not engaged at work We equip organizations with the tools to measure the places where people work on a continuous, periodic, or trial basis. Space Measurement…

Learning Spaces
August 15, 2017

Learning Spaces – Classrooms

Application Ideas PUT CONTROL IN THE HANDS OF STUDENTS + INSTRUCTORS These classrooms rethink “the box” and move away from the traditional setting of rows of fixed tablet chairs and a lectern. These classrooms engage and inspire by putting control of the learning space in the hands of students and instructors. Learning spaces can easily morph…

The Future of Work is Creative
March 6, 2017

Creative Spaces

Each of these spaces is intentionally designed to support the needs of individuals and teams as they move through the different stages and activities of the creative process. This collection of thoughtfully curated destinations brings together design and materiality without compromising performance. Focus Studio Creative work requires alone time to focus while also allowing quick…