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Finding Art in Industry: An Interview with Chris Payne

October 21, 2022

Last year, The New York Times Magazine included our carbon negative innovation in its Climate Issue, highlighting our journey to develop the world’s first cradle-to-gate carbon negative carpet tile. The NYT Magazine hired industrial photographer Chris Payne to photograph our factories in Troup County, Georgia, for the piece. In addition to capturing the people and…

Seven Design Themes on Display at NeoCon 2022

August 5, 2022

It’s clear that hybrid work is here to stay and will continue to influence our workplaces of the future. As a result, commercial furniture and product manufacturers showed their willingness to embrace this new frontier with fresh introductions at NeoCon 2022. Amid the new products on display, several themes—some recurring, others new—stood out. The design…

The Creation of a Show-Stopping Showroom

July 27, 2022

Last month marked the 53rd anniversary of NeoCon, and amid heightened anticipation of broad attendance following the pandemic, the designers at Interface took on a novel approach to the company’s showroom design that made it one of the must-see presentations during this year’s trade show. Nature as a Muse Relying on its longstanding emphasis on…

Stop Seeing Carbon as the Enemy and Start Seeing It as a Resource

April 14, 2022

Carbon dioxide levels continue to rise every month, contributing to global warming and climate change concerns worldwide. In short, there’s too much carbon, and it’s in all the wrong places. As human activity – including the manufacturing of goods – generates more and more carbon dioxide, the natural world is struggling to keep up, and…

How Interface Works Alongside Partners to Accelerate Climate Action

April 7, 2022

This year, to commemorate Earth Month, we are focused on sharing best practices, lessons learned and what’s next on our Climate Take Back™ journey to reverse global warming. By sharing our goal to become a carbon negative enterprise by 2040, we hope to encourage others to rethink their processes and products to create a positive…

Salesforce Global Design Standard Drives Supply Chain Carbon Reduction

February 23, 2022

In September 2021, Salesforce announced it reached net zero emissions across its entire value chain and achieved 100% renewable energy for its global operations. This announcement came well ahead of its projected goal of 2030. Reducing infrastructure emissions was a key area of focus for achieving Salesforce’s net-zero goal. To help it get there, the company…

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Mindy O'Gara

Mindy O'Gara

With a passion for design and learning, Mindy O’Gara blends both of these talents into her daily role as Director of Product and Learning Experience at Interface.

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