Interface

Interface

Interface, Inc. is a global commercial flooring company with an integrated collection of carpet tiles and resilient flooring, including luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and nora® rubber flooring. Our modular system helps customers create beautiful interior spaces which positively impact the people who use them and our planet. Our mission, Climate Take Back™, invites other companies to join us as we commit to running our business in a way that is restorative to the planet and creates a climate fit for life.

A Renaissance in Rubber Flooring

February 3, 2023

Designers today should expect and do expect more from interior products – their projects must include materials that deliver beautiful aesthetics, perform according to the needs of the space, and help facilitate sustainability goals. At Interface, we approach the design of our products with this in mind, and we believe that designers should ask all…

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…

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…

Webinar: The Impact of Biophilic Design on Student Success

October 22, 2021

Design innovation in educational facilities at all levels is undergoing a revolution. Evidence-based design—making design decisions based on research about how aspects of the physical environment directly influence human performance and well-being — has transformed healthcare architecture, measurably impacting experiences for patients, families, and staff. Now, the same principles are being applied to spaces for…

Adapting Healthcare Design for a Post-Pandemic Future

July 29, 2021

Regardless of their industry, many end-users are rethinking the post-pandemic built environment with respect to design flexibility and maintenance protocols. By Designing for Resiliency, hospitals and clinics can be prepared to adapt their spaces for future health crises while integrating methods and materials that will benefit patients and staff year round.

ATXK’s New Office Invites Nature Inside

June 29, 2021

When ATXK, the leading interior construction company in Mexico and Colombia, was preparing to move its Mexico City operation into a new office space, the company’s leadership and design teams saw an opportunity to showcase the best of biophilic design in corporate interiors, learned from years of industry experience. “These offices are the culmination of…

Building Momentum for Change

March 1, 2021

In 2020, Interface was one of 13 organizations honored with the United Nations Global Climate Action Award. Spearheaded by the Momentum for Change initiative at the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat, the awards program showcases climate change leadership. We spoke with Momentum for Change Team Lead Sarah Marchildon to get her thoughts on the role of business in addressing climate change, the impact of COVID-19 on climate action, and what the UN hopes to accomplish through the Global Climate Action Awards program.

Resilient Design Principles to Reshape the Built Environment

February 10, 2021

Editor’s Note: This piece originally appeared on Interior Design Magazine’s Innovation Channel as part of a content partnership. It has been edited for clarity. As the pandemic continues to place new demands on the built environment, designers are tasked with creating spaces that protect the physical, as well as mental and emotional, health and wellbeing…