Gretchen Wagner

Gretchen Wagner

Gretchen has been part of the Interface family for five years as a member of the Creative Team. She is a Designer based in Atlanta that works closely with Interface’s social media team, product styling and trend forecasting. Prior to working at Interface, Gretchen pursued a BFA in Fibers from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia where she met her love for trend research and design.

What We Saw at Milan Design Week 2019

May 8, 2019

Mid-April marks a shift in the design calendar. Brands begin promoting their latest campaigns. Emerging designers present new and compelling ideas to challenge the status quo. It’s Milan Design Week, the most influential design showcase of the year — a week-long spectacle overflowing with inspiration and innovation. What’s shown in Milan inspires and evolves over…

From London & Paris, With Love — Fall 2018 Trends Report

October 26, 2018

Pre-Fall, End of Summer. Whatever you call this transitional time of year, it’s a major moment for fashion, art and design. Throughout the months of August and September, fashion weeks are staggered in major cities around the globe, followed by Paris Design Week, Maison & Objet, the London Design Festival and the increasingly fascinating Frieze…

Colors Clash and Influences Mesh: Design Trends from Clerkenwell to NeoCon

July 17, 2018

2018 design trends spotted at Clerkenwell Design Week in London and NeoCon in Chicago featured a modern mash-up of both strength and softness. From colors and patterns to materials and usage, exhibits reiterated contradictions we’ve been seeing that reflect society’s balance of high-tech vs. low-tech. Clash of color Intentionally awkward color harmonies continue to be…

Grey Matters

December 15, 2017

Neutrals are the foundation on which we build every palette. If I were to thumb through my closet right now, I’d find nothing but shades of grey (except for that “brown is the new black” shawl I bought on a whim last year). Grey is the great equalizer of color and it’s always trending. Grey…