Design

24 March, 2021

Why Ikigai is the Design Philosophy We All Need Right Now

Whether organising your way to happiness or embracing hygge, the Danish philosophy of cosy living, it always seems that just when you catch up to a design craze, insiders are already on to the next. So while the ascendance of ​Ikigai​ was intriguing, skepticism seemed wise. ​Ikigai​, which translates to “having a purpose” in English, is of Japanese origin, associated with the feeling of self-fulfillment earned by pursuing a meaningful life. Today, it’s being embraced by the creative community.

25 June, 2020

Designing for Resiliency

There is no question that in the months of prolonged isolation and distancing, we’re starting to feel the desire for social connection. The reality is that we need and want to go back to work, which means buildings need to adjust—and quickly. But how can we incorporate health and wellbeing? And what is our responsibility to create that sense of physical and psychological safety in the built environment now and into the future?  

20 May, 2020

Keen to put Human Centred Design into practice? Here’s how Interface can help.

We spend up to 90% of our lives in buildings. Being cooped up indoors is often harmful to our health and wellbeing – a fact that has never been more apparent now that scores of people around the world are adjusting to working and learning from home. The good news is that we can design…

18 May, 2020

Can Biophilic Design Improve Emotional Wellbeing?

In a post-COVID-19 world, emotional wellbeing will become more important than ever. Regardless of what our built spaces look like in the future, it makes sense that we need to give more thought to how they make us feel. Considering we spend the majority of our lives indoors, can we use biophilic design to support emotional wellbeing?

26 March, 2020

Interface and Edifice craft a bespoke identity for Schlumberger in India

Schlumberger: A culture of innovation As the world’s leading oilfield services provider, Schlumberger is an innovative company that embraces cutting-edge solutions and a sustainable ethos. For more than 90 years, it has developed technologies that enable customers to extract oil and gas safely, efficiently, and with fewer environmental impacts. When expanding its operations with a…

17 February, 2020

Taking A Further Step Together

While the rest of the world signed on to the ambitious plan of achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, the small land-locked country of Lao PDR took it a step further. Sustainable Development Goal 18 (SDG18) is Lao PDR’s unique national goal aimed at combating the extreme challenge of dealing with millions of Unexploded…