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Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
6 Months Ended
Aug. 26, 2016
Sep. 19, 2016
Aug. 28, 2015
Document Type 10-Q    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Aug. 26, 2016    
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Trading Symbol SCS    
Entity Registrant Name STEELCASE INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001050825    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --02-24    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Public Float     $ 1,490,465,524
Common Class A [Member]      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   86,913,347  
Common Class B [Member]      
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   31,421,121