June 10, 2021
As we’re all learning to navigate a new normal, laying the grounds for an office where employees feel comfortable starts and ends with safety. It’s about adapting the workplace to solve issues like distancing, wayfinding, acoustics, and sustainability – all while maintaining a sense of style.
May 4, 2021
Often technology-driven brands come to mind when people think of companies pledging to reduce or eliminate their carbon emissions. However, to really have an impact on the gigatons of annual emissions that contribute to global warming, businesses across a variety of industries – not just technology – need to go beyond pursuing carbon neutral and aim to develop carbon negative solutions.
April 13, 2021
When considering return-to-workplace plans, designers must do more than keep people safe – they must also foster new and evolving human behaviours. The question that remains top of mind is: How, exactly?
March 24, 2021
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.
October 21, 2020
Here at Interface, we recently released our 2019 Sustainability Highlights, which convey much of the progress we’ve made toward minimizing our environmental impact since we began tracking key metrics in 1996.
July 7, 2020
To see a positive shift in climate change requires a spirit of innovation, inventiveness, and a sense of responsibility. “Turning old into new” is the answer from the Czech architectural office Labor 13, which has built a house from 100% recycled materials.
July 2, 2020
How can we truly design with climate in mind? Our podcast, hosted by Regional Sustainability Manager Jon Khoo, takes an in-depth look into the ever-evolving world of sustainable design.
June 23, 2020
The Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum and the Arc de Triomphe shape the Paris skyline. Lesser known are the chic green spaces that form part of the “Objective: 100 hectares” initiative. Launched in 2016 it aimed is to plant greenery on 100 hectares of building space by the end of 2020.
June 9, 2020
The pavilion is made mainly from cork and custom-made K-Briq modules, which consist of 90% recycled construction and demolition waste, and are manufactured without a burning process.