+Positive spaces

August 14, 2019

Edifice creates a Mediterranean resort for Schlumberger in India with Interface

About Schlumberger Schlumberger is the world’s largest oilfield services company, employing over 100,000 staff and providing exploration and production expertise and technology to the global energy industry. As a key player in the non-renewable energy sector, Schlumberger is committed to helping oil and gas companies increase efficiency and limit their environmental impact by driving technological…

August 11, 2019

West Elm is Where Employees Feel at Home

Offering stylish furnishings from globally responsible sources, West Elm grew up in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass). Their commitment to community initiatives, dedication to personal retail service, and desire to connect global artisan markets to their customers made them a magnet for attracting the millennial shopper. When their business took…

August 11, 2019

Five Stars for +Positive spaces in Yelp’s Headquarters

Designers are optimists. They find the good in a space and work to enhance it, creating a positive impact on its inhabitants. The goal: to go beyond productivity and provide inspiration. Interface wants to celebrate these positive spaces. While few people would refer to a bank of airline seats as a positive space, it functioned…

August 6, 2019

A Positive Space to Learn and Develop: The Garden School, Hackney

There is a wealth of evidence that harnessing a child’s innate attraction to the natural world through biophilic design can improve their physiological and psychological health. But despite this evidence, biophilic design principles have not been widely adopted in education spaces. There are all sorts of ways that biophilic design can be introduced into education…

August 6, 2019

Built freedom: the new headquarters of Philips in Hamburg

Breaking new ground is only possible by making changes. Initiating the process and successfully shaping change calls for boldness, determination and a new way of thinking from everyone involved. This was the challenge that Philips DACH faced while planning the relocation of its headquarters in northern Hamburg, Germany. A smooth transition from traditional to modern was the…

August 6, 2019

The Importance of Interior Design for Education Environments

Every learning facility wants to bring out the best in its students. While the quality of the curriculum is vital, it’s not the only factor. The interior should not be underestimated, so how do you design a positive space in which students and teachers flourish? This was the key question in the creation of the…

July 18, 2019

How to Foster Creativity and Innovation in the Workplace

What does innovation mean? What does it mean to be innovative? At the inaugural Innovation Conference hosted by Interior Design and Interface, speakers and panelists gave their perspectives on what innovation looks like when it comes to retail, organisations, and sustainability. (For a summary of the entire day, check out Interior Design’s full coverage of…

June 18, 2019

Informatica India chooses Interface products for their office flooring

About Informatica As a progressive world-leading cloud data management company, Informatica is fully committed to taking ambitious action to reduce its carbon emissions. For suppliers hoping to work with Informatica, this means their procurement process only selects the most environmentally friendly manufacturers. That’s why we are so proud that Informatica has chosen to work with…

February 18, 2019

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

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…