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David Oakey

David Oakey Designs
Founder and Product Designer

David Oakey, founder of David Oakey Designs is the exclusive product designer for Interface and Flor since 1994, and now leads global efforts in sustainable or “smart” design, learning from nature, the study of biomimicry.  

When Interface founder Ray Anderson declared his company would be sustainable and closed loop by 2020, Oakey and his team quickly identified sustainable design must be innovative utilizing efficient use of materials, seeking smart products and eliminating waste during the process.  Oakey is passionate following his steps to sustainability through process, product and people.  

Oakey and his philosophies have been featured in Business Week, Fast Company, Interior Design Magazine, New York Times Science, Green Futures Magazine, I.D. Magazine, and The Smithsonian Magazine.

His inspirational presentations have influenced companies like Nike, Walmart, Boeing, and British Petroleum to name a few, as well as many universities listed on www.DavidOakeyDesigns.com.


David Oakey currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Biomimicry Institute.

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Wednesday, May 17