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Complex global issues are requiring people to unlock their creative potential to solve problems at work. Meeting this expectation requires spaces to support collaboration, privacy, focus and rejuvenation. Supporting this range of needs in today’s open environments is challenging and while many organizations have added areas that support collaboration, the demand for enclosed spaces tends to exceed the supply. Additionally, installing these spaces can be disruptive, time-consuming and difficult for workers and workplaces.
To meet the unique spatial needs we are seeing in today’s workplace, Steelcase has added the IRYS pod to our North American portfolio. Developed as a collaborative effort between Clestra Hauserman and HOK Product Design, Steelcase has exclusive rights to offer this product in North America.
The IRYS pod is a freestanding, all-inclusive solution that makes it easy to add enclosed spaces to the open plan. It is ideal for individual focused work or small-group collaborative work and its refined aesthetic allows the pod to seamlessly blend into any existing space.


Clestra Hauserman’s design approach to the IRYS pod is to minimize the impact on the environment. All materials used in the manufacturing of IRYS pod are recycled and/or are recyclable. IRYS pod is not a disposable product; it is a product that can be relocated, transformed, and decorated according to requirements and preferences. It is a 100% pre-fabricated system that assembles on site and does not generate any material waste.


The customer purchase price for the IRYS pod is approximately $30,000 USD.


The IRYS pod is a solution to meet workers’ diverse spatial needs in a whole new way. Each pod incorporates a ceiling, lighting, air treatment and access to power and can accommodate one to three people for either individual focused work or small-group collaborative work. Additional space under the pod’s outer canopy provides a collaborative touchdown area.
Typical solutions for enclosed spaces require connection to the existing building structure. This is not a constraint for the IRYS pod, as it is an autonomous, self-supporting unit. Easy to order and install, the IRYS pod ships in just two weeks and requires only one day for installation, allowing spaces to be quickly transformed to meet the changing needs of today’s workers.
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Whatever you need to accomplish, Steelcase can provide you with the environment and the tools to do it better, faster and more effectively. That's because we're passionate about unlocking the potential of people at work. It's the fundamental principle on which our company was founded in 1912 and it remains our single-minded focus in the 21st century.

We make it our business to study how people work, to fully understand the ever-changing needs of individuals, teams and organizations all around the world. Then we take our knowledge, couple it with products and services inspired by what we've learned about the workplace, and create solutions that help people have a better day at work.

Steelcase began in 1912 as The Metal Office Furniture Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We received our first patent in 1914 for a steel wastebasket -- a major innovation at a time when straw wastebaskets were a major office fire hazard. That led to metal desks, and we've led the way with product and service innovations ever since. Today, our portfolio of solutions address the three core elements of an office environment: interior architecture, furniture and technology. We changed our name to Steelcase in 1954 and became a publicly held company in 1998.

Steelcase was founded by people with a strong commitment to integrity and doing the right thing for their customers, employees, business partners, associates and neighbors. Their principles became the foundation of our company, passed on from decade to decade. Living our core values is essential to our identity, reputation and success today, just as it was in the past.

At Steelcase, we:
Act with integrity
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Keep commitments
Treat people with dignity and respect
Promote positive relationships
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Although we are still headquartered in Grand Rapids, Steelcase today is an international company with approximately 16,000 employees worldwide, manufacturing facilities in over 50 locations and more than 900 dealer locations around the world.

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