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Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Aug. 26, 2011
Sep. 29, 2011
Common Class A [Member]
Sep. 29, 2011
Common Class B [Member]
Document Type 10-Q    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Aug. 26, 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Entity Registrant Name STEELCASE INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001050825    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-24    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   87,594,019 42,574,992