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. After achieving a Bachelor of Interior Design and working as a commercial interior designer for several years, Mindy joined Interface and served in various design and marketing related roles. Today, she educates both internal and external audiences on Interface’s product offering and its contribution to design. At the junction between neuroscience and design, Mindy demonstrates the significant role of material choice and its effects on how we experience three-dimensional space.

How Engaging the Senses Creates Meaningful Design

September 27, 2019

What makes a well-designed space? It’s a question that prompts many answers, but ultimately the goal of an interior environment is to move forward the intention of a space and engage the user in meaningful ways. One way to do that is by designing spaces to activate the five basic senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste.