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How Sensory Design Can Create Efficient Workplaces

December 19, 2022

Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared on Work Design Magazine’s website on April 29, 2022. At the start of the pandemic, remote work was an adjustment for many employees. However, after forming new habits and routines, people began to embrace the flexibility that working from home can offer. Workplace habits continue to shift, with work-from-home being an…

Color Spotlight: Nourishing Greens

December 13, 2022

Color trends can be tricky to navigate – what’s in, what’s out and, most importantly, what works for a particular space? Natalie Makowski, Product Design Manager for Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, shines a spotlight on emerging global color trends, exploring how to apply these tones to commercial spaces. Take nourishing green, which has become…

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…

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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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