Day: June 27, 2020

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Early Call for Entries

It’s that time of the year again. The A’ Design Awards & Competition is open for submissions for the 2020-2021 edition! Winners will be announced next year on April 15, 2021 but you can get ahead by submitting your design early and receiving a free preliminary evaluation of your design. The deadline for early submission is June 30, 2020.

There are more than 100 different categories of design awards that you can enter your original designs under, and they can be concepts, prototypes, or products in its finished stage. Each design goes through a rigorous judging process with a juried

Friday Five with Kari Pei of Interface

As Vice President of Product Design at Interface, Kari Pei uses her design expertise to bring the brand’s visions to life. By looking to the world around her for inspiration, she creates a common language on global issues such as sustainability. Kari believes that flooring can help establish a hierarchy in any given space, and that changes in color, scale, texture, and pattern can enhance the way a space feels to those who use it. Prior to joining Interface in 2015, Kari worked with a number of international fashion houses, manufacturers, and hospitality brands, including Starwood Hotels, MGM Resorts