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Closing the gap: A circular approach to design and specification

July 4, 2024

Designing for circularity: A guide to taking a circular approach to specification  Circularity was the word on everyone’s lips at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week – but what do designers need to know to ensure specifications contribute to the circular economy? Our regional sustainability manager, Becky Gordon, hosted an interactive workshop from our Pennybank showroom…

Global Insurance Firm Embraces Biophilia with Interface Flooring

June 11, 2024

RSA Insurance is one of the world’s longest-standing insurance providers, offering commercial and personal cover to businesses, individuals and families across the globe. RSA prides itself on constantly innovating and improving its offering to meet the needs of its customers and needed its Dublin office to reflect this. The insurance firm turned to flooring manufacturer and global leader in sustainability Interface, alongside ALTU Architects, to revive its 42,000 sq. ft. office space.

We’re all in on solving the climate crisis. Here’s how we plan to do it.

April 19, 2024

We are at an inflection point in our global climate crisis. 30 years ago, our founder, Ray Anderson, reckoned with the impact industry was having on the earth and her people, and he formed an unwavering commitment to showing that business could and should do better. The DNA of our company evolved with Ray’s epiphany,…

Prioritising Performance and Fire Safety at London University

February 26, 2024

Spread across the heart of the capital and with 42,000 students, University College London (UCL) is one of the largest universities in the UK. With a reputation for excellence, UCL is a firm choice for students looking for a quality higher education provider that’s plugged directly into the energy of the city. As a result, UCL requires an ever-expanding portfolio of functional and stylish facilities, including accommodation, to deliver a first-class education to its growing student roster.

2024 Colour Trend: Pantone’s Color of the Year, Peach Fuzz

January 22, 2024

At a time when many people are finding comfort by embracing the past for comfort, Pantone brings the nurturing warmth of nostalgia to the forefront of interior design with colour trend Peach Fuzz, the 2024 Color of the Year. Just as Interface celebrated its 50th anniversary by pairing vintage-inspired patterns with modern design thinking in…

Intentional Design Drives Next-gen Education at Antwerp International School

January 12, 2024

As the Antwerp International School (AIS) settled back into in-person learning following the pandemic, it did so with a new vision for a STEM-focused institution that gives students the power to choose how they learn best. This would require a learning environment like no other.

The Past Revisited: Colour, Pattern and Material Across the Decades

December 13, 2023

As we celebrate our 50th year, it’s natural to look back at aspects of our journey that have helped Interface become what it is today. Colour, pattern, and material are all key design elements that have helped define interiors over the past five decades. Focusing on everything from fashion to homes and commercial spaces, let’s…

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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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