Maybe our claim is a little bold, but we truly believe things should be designed for sustainability. Design defines how material objects look and feel and how they are used. If sustainability is taken into account at the very beginning — in the design phase — the products we use, and the spaces we live in, can influence our way of living to be more sustainable. Is contemporary design taking sustainability into account? Where better to look than at Clerkenwell Design week, the renowned design festival that brings together the latest innovations by some of the best creative forces and encompasses the true spirit of the design community.
Interface redesigns Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The carpet tiles are made with ECONYL® yarn.
Modular flooring manufacturer Interface partnered with the design company Source8 to redesign Rolls-Royce’s Data Experts Office in Derby. The challenge was to transform the 1,700m2 Data Experts Office, which covers one floor, into a multifunctional hub of creativity and productivity, creating a balance between the company’s heritage – Rolls Royce established over 100 years ago […]
MEDIUM – Fishing nets become an urban boardwalk, that becomes next year’s couture: a sustainability adventure taking place in Chicago.
This is the story of a long adventure into sustainability and circular design that was fueled by NeoCon. From the NeoConversations podcast discussing the sustainable responsibility of designers and architects, to beautiful flooring in the first installation of the NeoCon Plaza, to a series of cyclical design and fashion products — we saw the impact […]
In the US some call him the King of Rugs. His name is Michael Christie, and he is a leading American carpet journalist, blogger of ‘The Ruggist’ and, since the Fall of 2017, Editor of Rug Insider. He was also a speaker during the panel discussion at Domotex 2018 about trends in interior design. Last […]
We just came back from Clerkenwell Design Week in London. The event this year was especially focused on sustainable design, and we were excited to see how many conferences were dedicated to sustainability, marine litter, plastic, and trash. Many called it the “the Blue Planet effect” referring to the fact that any talk about plastic waste and […]
It’s an exciting time for the automotive industry. Technology is challenging it as well as a significant change in consumers attitude and the pressing problem of climate change, the waste crisis and the skyrocketing of the prices of raw materials. All these problems are calling for a profound shift in the mindset of the industry […]
The topic of habit changing and social behavior is a fascinating one and an essential area of study to keep an eye on if you are a company who invested time, money and management efforts in building a brand with sustainability at its heart. How can brands help change consumers habits when purchasing a product, […]