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Biophilic hub with a heritage of innovation: The Western Union Technology and Engineering Centre (WUTEC), Pune

23 May, 2019

Few companies can say that they’ve been as instrumental in shaping history as Western Union has. Its accomplishments include building the world’s first transcontinental telegraph line, issuing the first prepaid phone card – and transmitting the final telegram sent from the Titanic before it perished. Today, it is blazing a trail towards being a world…

What We Saw at Milan Design Week 2019

8 May, 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…

On The Big Screen – Live Zero

17 April, 2019

Last Saturday evening, we showed 1,000 people what we were about at a public screening of Closing the Loop held at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. This is the world’s first feature-length documentary about the circular economy, featuring Interface right at the top. We are happy to have supported event hosts Keppel Group by working with…

Carbon Neutral Floors™ in Singapore’s First New-Build Net Zero Energy Building, SDE4

18 February, 2019

Located within the National University of Singapore (NUS) School of Design and Environment, Singapore’s first new-build net-zero energy building, SDE4, is a living embodiment of sustainable and human-centric design. Designed by Serie+Multiply Consultants with Surbana Jurong, the building epitomises our Live Zero principles by demonstrating how to leverage biophilic, low-carbon design to enhance comfort and…

Interface leads the industry toward a new way of thinking about sustainability with Carbon Neutral Floors™

14 February, 2019

With their landmark Mission Zero® project, sustainable flooring design pioneers Interface pledged to eliminate their negative environmental impact by 2020. Now, they’re targeting carbon emissions with Carbon Neutral Floors™ Do you care about carbon? In today’s increasingly environmentally conscious world it’s difficult not to: whether you’re considering materials and finishes for your latest design or…

NextWave commits to divert 25,000 tonnes of plastics from the ocean by 2025

11 February, 2019

Our Ocean “The world is blue,” proclaimed Sylvia Earle, the world-renowned marine biologist, oceanographer and National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence. At the recent Our Ocean summit in Bali, Indonesia, attendees pledged US$10 billion and made 3,000 commitments to improve the state of our oceans. The pledges focused on a range of issues from plastic pollution, to marine…

All aboard! Interface’s new Sydney HQ transforms a heritage-listed railway building

31 January, 2019

After taking +Positive spaces around the world, Interface is designing the change it wants to see in the world in its new headquarters in Sydney, Australia. As the commercial sector continues to expand and claim its rightful space on the global design stage, “adaptability” and “flexibility” have become favourite buzzwords. With the concept of the…

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Oliver Heath

Oliver Heath

As a leading figure in biophilic design, Oliver is working with global modular flooring manufacturer Interface to raise the awareness of the benefits of design inspired by nature. A prominent thinker in the architecture industry and owner of Heath Design Ltd, Oliver is also a writer and TV presenter.

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