Interface Wins '18 Innovation by Design Award from Fast Company
Atlanta, GA, September 12, 2018-Interface was honored as a winner by Fast Company in its annual Innovation by Design Awards for 2018 in the Timeless Design category.
Innovation by Design is the only competition to honor creative work at the intersection of design, business and innovation.
The awards recognize people, teams and companies solving problems through design. Fast Company is honoring an influential and diverse group of 398 leaders in fashion, architecture, graphic design and data visualization, social good, user experience and more.
Interface was recognized for its use of nature-inspired design. To design a more sustainable product, Interface turned to biomimicry, a design approach that emulates nature’s time-tested patterns and strategies. Interface’s Entropy, i2 system of carpet tiles and TacTiles, a glue-free installation system, are all examples of products created using principles of biomimicry.
Winners, finalists and honorable mentions are featured online and in the October issue of Fast Company magazine. Winners will also be recognized at Fast Company’s Innovation Festival at a special celebration on October 23.
In addition, Mannington Commercial received an Honorable Mention in the Workplace category for The Moire Collection, a collaboration with artist Gabriel Dawe.