INTERFACE TAKES HOME COVETED INDEX PRODUCT DESIGN AWARD FOR GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED NET EFFECT COLLECTION
Recognised for environmental innovation and beautiful design, inspired by the ocean
Dubai, UAE, 21 May 2014: Interface, a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of carpet tiles has won a coveted INDEX Product Design Award for its hugely acclaimed Net Effect collection at a ceremony in Dubai.
The event at Atlantis Hotel on the Palm Jumeirah was attended by hundreds of interior design professionals from the Middle East celebrating manufacturers and designers for excellence and innovation in product design for the residential, hospitality, commercial, educational and healthcare industries.
Stuttgart, Germany – June 2013
Lately, Interface was awarded for Urban Retreat by the German materials’ agency ‘raumPROBE’ and took away the prize within the “Collections” category. Listed amongour major competitors Desso and Carpet Concept thejury was convinced of Urban Retreat’s strong design credentials and the integrated approach to sustainability.
Nomination German Design Award 2014
Berlin, Germany – June 2013
For the first time an Interface product was shortlisted for the prestigious German Design Award. The jury acknowledged Fotosfera for its strong environmental and socio-economic approach. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in Berlin February 2014. This year’s nomination for the German Design Award on the occasion of the anniversary of the German Design Council is especially significant as it stands for 60 years of strong design in Germany.
Madrid, Spain - June 2013
Actualidad Económica, one of the leading and most prestigious economic magazines in Spain with a total of 85.358 monthly readers, has recently held its award ceremony in Madrid regarding the 100 Most Innovative Ideas of the year.
Interface, was selected as one of the most innovative sustainability ideas of the year with the Fotosfera collection, our first product made from biobased yarn. We received the due to our commitment to a strategy to reduce our reliance on virgin petro chemical raw materials as well as delivering strong environmental and socio-economic benefits.
Also in attendance in the same category were several important multinational companies, such as Eroski, Fagor, Repsol or Seur.
GOOD DESIGN AWARD
New York USA – June 2013
For the second straight year, Interface have earned two Good Design awards for design excellence featuring two of our 2012 product lines. Both Urban Retreat, Interface's global product line, and Fotosfera were listed among award recipients within the "Flooring and Wallcovering" category. The recognition is emblematic of our strong design ethos and our one global brand.
Presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design together with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, Good Design is described as the world’s oldest and most recognized award program for international design excellence. Entries across a range of categories are submitted annually on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, and past winners have included Apple, 3M, Bosch, Boeing, Coca Cola, GE, P&G, Porsche, Starbucks, Vodafone and Steelcase. Last year, you may recall that we earned two awards for the World Textiles Collection and FLOR’s Reoriented product.