Designed to Succeed
Good school design is more than creating a beautiful space. It’s also what makes a classroom more collaborative and conducive to learning, a library quieter and day-to-day practices easier and more flexible for facility personnel to maintain.
At Interface design informs every aspect of our carpet tiles from choosing materials and suppliers to manufacturing and recycling, as well as our impact on the communities in which they’re made and sold. And as the world’s largest manufacturer of climate neutral carpet tile for schools, our carpet tiles allow for forward design thinking that leads to improved performance and productivity, greater sustainability, healthier bottom lines and learning spaces that are simply more productive and beautiful.
Interface modular carpet tiles are designed to perform in education spaces. Our patented TacTiles® installation system eliminates the need for glue, reducing installation hassles and our carpet tile resist stains and moisture making the flooring a cinch to maintain. And we offer a 20 year warranty for education. From classrooms and hallways to office areas, you get all the comfort, warmth, convenience and noise absorption qualities carpet can provide with none of the drawbacks. Now that's flooring that deserves an A+.
Fred and Sara Machetanz Elementary School, Su-Valley Jr./Sr. High School, and Clark Middle School
Locations Wasilla, Talkeetna and Anchorage, AK
Photos ©Kevin G. Smith
Throughout Alaska, especially in rural and suburban areas, schools often play a much bigger role than simply places to learn. They also serve as gathering places for plays, sporting and political events and other activities, generating a deep sense of pride throughout the community.Read this case study
Hamilton City Schools
Location Hamilton, OH Photos James Wolf & William Manning
When the Hamilton City School District in Ohio commissioned Cincinnati-based SHP Leading Design to design eight new elementary schools, the objective was to make the schools more equitable across the district. The scope of the project included classrooms, media centers, administrative offices, gyms, and cafeterias. While each school was to have a distinct, high level design aesthetic, ease of maintenance and sustainability rounded out the top criteria for the newly designed spaces. Interface carpet tile answered the call on all counts.Read this case study
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Location Lincolnshire, IL Photos Bruce Quist
With four Blue Ribbon Awards for Excellence in Education and rankings from Newsweek and U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top high schools, Adlai E. Stevenson High School is about achievement on every level. So it’s no surprise that Stevenson’s drive to reduce its environmental footprint led them to one of their latest accomplishments - LEED-EB: OM 2009 Gold certification from the US Green Building Council.Read this case study
Jarrell Elementary School
Location Jarrell, TX Photos ©Tre Dunham / Fine Focus Photography