Design

June 19, 2023

Cultures Combine at Nokia’s Istanbul HQ

Project Details Designer: Yalin Tan & Partners Project Management: Cushman & Wakefield Photgrapher: Ibrahim Ozbunar A city that bridges two continents is the perfect location for an office which prides itself on the marriage of its minimalist brand identity and rich local culture. The brief was clear for architects Yalin Tan & Partners when they were asked to…

June 5, 2023

Solutions to Reduce Building Materials’ Carbon Footprint

Climate change and its consequences have arrived in the building sector. In addition to energy consumption in the ‘use’ phase, the focus is increasingly on the emissions related to the building materials themselves – the so-called Embodied Carbon. These are the emissions caused during the production of building materials, transport and the actual construction of…

May 1, 2023

Colour Spotlight: Amber Glow

When you’re feeling blue, there’s nothing quite so powerful as a dose of vibrant colour. In our Colour Spotlight series, we’ve focused on a host of hues on the Interface blog. Today, it’s the turn of ‘Amber Glow’ a golden yellow hue. The colour group, says Natalie Makowski, EMEA Product Design Manager, “has connotations of…

March 2, 2023

Trend-watching at Stockholm Furniture Fair

The venue? Stockholmsmässan. The dates? February 7 to 11. The event? In interior design circles, only one of the most talked about of the year! In fact, in the run up to 2023’s long-awaited Stockholm Furniture Fair (SFF), exhibitors and attendees were even more enthused than ever – the result of a long, post-pandemic hiatus…

February 28, 2023

Colour Spotlight: Blue

Ah, blue! If we were to assign an adjective to the much-loved hue, it would most certainly be ‘powerful’. Whether we’re talking about regal-looking royal blue, the unashamedly bold electric blue, or the beautiful blue-green hybrid, teal, there’s no denying that each and every version of the primary colour has an enduring appeal. In our…

February 24, 2023

Creating an Iconic HQ for World Leading Architects

Designing the headquarters of a world-famous architecture firm is no straight-forward task. Zaha Hadid Architects is renowned for its futuristic concepts that break the norms of conventional design. When it came to refreshing the iconic firm’s central London office, ZHA turned to global flooring manufacturer and leader in sustainability, Interface, to deliver a statement flooring…