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Office Designs: From the 1970s to Today

September 5, 2023

From the open-plan, factory-floor-esque office designs of the 1970s to the remote setups of 2020 and beyond, the places where we connect and work are always evolving. As we celebrate our 50th anniversary this year, we’re looking back on the impactful office designs of the last five decades and shining a light on modular flooring’s…

Soft Transitions

August 21, 2023

Soft transitions refer to gradual and subtle changes between different elements, such as colours, textures, or patterns. In design, a soft transition avoids abrupt contrasts, creating a smoother and more harmonious progression. This technique adds depth and visual interest while maintaining a cohesive and flowing aesthetic. We’d love to share with you two of our…

Our Trend Report from Clerkenwell Design Week 2023

July 25, 2023

Clerkenwell Design Week was another successful one for Interface, as we previewed new collections and led conversations on the shift from design focused on humans to that which puts all life at the centre – all from our beautiful Pennybank showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell. It was a whirlwind week of fascinating discussions and…

Balancing Personality and Practicality at Offices of Medical Researcher

July 25, 2023

Project Details Project Name: Worldwide Clinical Trials Architect/Designer: Office Innovations Photographer: Jenny Ford Having built its success on expertise and flexibility, global midsize contract research organization (CRO) Worldwide Clinical Trials knew that if it wanted to get its colleagues connecting in person again, its workplace needed to change. For the company’s new Nottingham base, design consultancy Office Innovations…

Colour Spotlight: Hyper Brights

July 25, 2023

Energetic, animative, vibrant and, above all, fun. ‘Hyper brights’ are dominating the interior design landscape – and we’re thrilled about it.  Following a myriad of orange/yellow shades via ‘Amber Glow’, and a trend that focused on all things blue, we’re sharing with you the latest hues on the block. Described as ‘dopamine-producing tones’, this collection…

Transparency and Measurable Results are the Future

July 13, 2023

Climate change, with its increasing weather extremes, such as floods, extreme heat, and drought, is increasing the pressure by politicians and society to build buildings more sustainably. No surprise, as buildings are responsible for 40% of emissions and 33% of resource consumption worldwide. In Germany alone, 55% of waste generation is caused by construction and…

Guided by Ray Anderson: Applying his lessons to your business

June 30, 2023

Our sustainability journey started with our founder Ray Anderson’s “spear in the chest” moment in 1994. It was then that Ray was asked a question that would forever change the trajectory of our company: “What is your company doing for the environment?” To find the answers to this question, Ray read a book by Paul…

Cultures Combine at Nokia’s Istanbul HQ

June 19, 2023

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…

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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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