Kate Collier

Kate Collier

Indoor air quality is more important than ever. How can flooring help improve this?

As businesses and employees anticipate a return to commercial workplaces, employee’s wellness is a high priority. Design plays a big part in ensuring that a safe haven can be created indoors,  and while it might not be the first thing that comes to mind as you think about improving the air quality in your building, flooring plays a surprisingly important role in creating a healthy building environment.

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Loughborough University and Milliken reinforce their powerful partnership

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For the second year running Milliken partnered with Loughborough University on a project to design carpet tile concepts using Milliken’s proprietary Millitron® patterning technology for theoretical commercial environments. The project, developed closely with the University, forms an important part of the students’ final degree. But in 2020 – the year of the global pandemic – the students and staff faced unique challenges.

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The Social Factor - Creating a Safe Workplace

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As governments around the world look to ease lockdowns, companies are searching for safe ways to get their employees back to work as soon as possible. Safety, as well as, mental and physical well-being is now firmly at the top of the corporate agenda.

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The Benefits of Coworking

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Are we just scratching the surface of the co-working movement? We’ve always had the idea that co-working spaces are synonymous with start-up businesses, sharing the costs and infrastructure of a communal work space, but with the rapid increase of co-working spaces in major cities, it is also interesting to learn that the format is being successfully adopted by large corporate organisations.

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Five Ways Milliken and Biophilic Design Makes Workplaces Healthier and Happier

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The b-word ‘biophilia’ has become the latest buzzword to enter the vocabulary of architects and designers alike as we’re slowly seeing the transformation of workspaces changing from grey to green with the introduction of plants, foliage and living walls.

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2019: Event Round Up

From the 21st to 23rd May London’s Clerkenwell district played home to one of the biggest festivals in the design industry, Clerkenwell Design Week. Now in its tenth year, the festival welcomed over 34,000 attendees with over 300 brands exhibiting, including Milliken.

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Join us in the Pursuit of Happiness at CDW 2019

From the 21st to the 23rd May 2019 Clerkenwell will play host to one of the largest and most popular celebrations of design in the UK: Clerkenwell Design Week (CDW). Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it one of the most important design hubs in the world. Here at Milliken, we have been a showroom partner since the event’s inception in 2009 and are taking part again in the event’s tenth year.

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