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Aleesha Callahan

Aleesha Callahan

Aleesha Callahan is the editor of Indesignlive.com. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Aleesha is able to get to the bottom of design by interviewing the brightest talent, and exploring the themes that are shaping the design and architecture industry today. She has written for a variety of publications and brings her knowledge gained working as an interior designer to the stories she writes.


Indesign In Focus: A list for learning

Modern education is changing, so too are the spaces where learning takes place. We look at some of the products that are helping to reshape this new learning landscape.

Agile versatility: Meet the Avion Collection by Keith Melbourne

The Avion Collection designed by Keith Melbourne for Stylecraft brings a modular and incredibly flexible option for the workplace. It’s a new kind of agile versatility.

What design can learn from Lucy McRae

Pushing boundaries and fusing the philosophical with the physical – Lucy McRae has carved out an utterly unique body of work (pun intended) that has a firm eye on the future. We talk with the ‘body architect’ ahead of her first retrospective show, now open in Melbourne.

A new home for a growing practice: Pitch AD’s Coppin Street studio

An architecture studio’s own office generally offers an insight into the aesthetics and philosophy of its work – that is certainly the case with Pitch Architecture and Development’s new space in Richmond.

FRONT.design 2019: A true showcase of design with a hospitable twist

From the new central location – and enough rain to last a month – to industry topics that left you thinking more deeply, we wrap-up an epic two days of FRONT.design 2019.

Saccharine Sweet: Holiland Patisserie Shanghai

London-based practice Universal Design Studio has designed a pastel sweet bakery in Shanghai, where the fitout almost steals the show from the sweets.

Melbourne Design Week now calling for 2020 proposals

How does design shape life? That is the theme set for Melbourne Design Week 2020. Do you have an idea for a talk, workshop or exhibition? Apply now.

Revealing the winners of the Shaw Contract Design Awards 2019!

Despite being a global showcase of the best in design, Australia continues to shine with two local projects making the final cut in the Shaw Contract Design Awards.

We’re on the move

Change is always a constant, and these latest appointments, promotions, new office openings and names changes at BKA Architecture, Hames Sharley, Hayball, ClarkeHopkinsClarke and more, can attest to that.

Prototyping the workplace with Unispace

“Move fast and break things.” It’s a mantra that has defined Silicon Valley and the Zuckerberg-age of technology development. But can the same methodology be applied to workplace design? Unispace thinks so, at least in part.

A refreshing Queensland workplace: Mirvac HQ, Brisbane by Peddle+Potter

What defines the Queensland vernacular and how does it permeate into a workplace fit-out? Local studio Peddle+Potter (P+P) brought a truly refreshing design to life.

Unpacking the power of Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute

The next talk in the Australian Architecture Association’s series will look at the magnetic pull of Louis Kahn’s seminal 20th century icon – the Salk Institute.

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