Embracing Sustainable Interiors: A Responsible Design Legacy

In a world where the environmental impact of our choices has never been more pronounced, it's time for enterprises to rethink their approach to interior design. The prevailing paradigm of "style" for interiors has by definition favored ephemeral trends, but in the face of climate change and dwindling resources, the need for a more sustainable and heritage-based approach is becoming increasingly evident. This paradigm shift prioritizes sustainable materials, embracing timeless designs, and ultimately ensuring the longevity of our planet. This presentation will focus on our need to rethink "style" in interiors from a business perspective. It is not merely a matter of aesthetics - it's a call to action for a more sustainable and responsible approach. By embracing sustainable materials and design principles, businesses and institutions can make a positive impact on the environment while creating interiors that stand the test of time. This approach aligns with the principles of environmental conservation and caters to the evolving preferences of a more eco-conscious consumer base. Our exploration of this topic will demonstrate that sustainable interior design is not just a trend - it's a legacy that will leave a lasting impression on both our interiors and the planet.

*In-person sessions will be recorded and available on-demand starting Monday, June 17.

Florencia Kratsman, ASID, NCIDQ, LEED AP

Director of Interior Architecture

FXCollaborative Architects

Florencia Kratsman is the Director of Interior Architecture at FXCollaborative, a New York City-based architecture, interiors, and planning design firm. With 25 years of experience in design, programming, and space planning, Florencia's expansive portfolio includes educational, cultural, residential, workplace, and hospitality projects worldwide. As an experienced interior designer, Florencia is often crafting creative approaches to design solutions in which she prioritizes progressive design and sustainability. Her expertise and knowledge in architecture and interiors have positioned her as a global leader in strategic programming and space planning—she can uniquely shape buildings from the inside-out. Florencia has been responsible for partnering worldwide to implement innovative initiatives across industries. She is experienced in real estate analysis and data driven design. One of her strengths is implementing flexible workplace strategies and change management with a focus on efficiency, community, and user experience.

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