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.

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…

Design Trends of 2017 from NeoCon, Clerkenwell Design Week, and More

September 12, 2017

From Milan to New York to London to Chicago, spring and summer mark some of the busiest months of our calendar. We sent designers to the Milan Furniture Fair, NYCxDesign, Clerkenwell Design Week and NeoCon this year! So in an effort to capture the essence, I’ve compiled our most notable design moments and trends of…