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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…

The University of Surrey Designs for Student Well-being

February 17, 2022

Home to over 17,000 students, the University of Surrey is continually transforming its campus to create inspiring environments. For one of its most recent renovations, the university wanted to create a space to promote student well-being. Wanting to offer its 17,000+ students a space different from any other on campus, the University of Surrey set about creating an area accessible to all students where…

Tips for Integrating the 2022 Colors of the Year

February 9, 2022

The reveal of an influential brand’s Color of the Year is always hotly anticipated in designers’ calendars. However, an unpredictable and turbulent 2021 meant the interior design community was extra excited to hear what color trends will be gracing mood boards over the coming year. Looking at forecasts from Pantone, PPG and Sherwin-Williams reveals that…

Grandmilliennial Style: Tradition with a Twist

January 28, 2022

Whether inspired by new directions in fashion or disenchanted with the impersonal look of the minimalist interiors that dominate the feeds of so many design influencers, a countervailing nostalgia-fueled aesthetic known as “grandmillennial” style has been on the rise in recent years, making an impact not only on residential interiors but also on various commercial…

Nine Notable Trends at NeoCon 2021

December 9, 2021

After going virtual last year due to the pandemic, NeoCon was back in full swing in 2021, and several new trends—along with fresh twists on existing movements—in commercial interior design were on display in Chicago. Experts in new design directions at Interface took note. Nine new trends stood out. Curves, curves, curves. Among the clearest…

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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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