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Leanne Amodeo


Akin Atelier’s sensitive touch: CAMILLA & MARC

Customer experience are the words on every retailer’s lips in 2019. Retail design aficionados Akin Atelier show us what a successful customer experience looks like.

Knowledge capital: Workplaces for creativity and thinking

Idea generation, creativity and mental stamina: this is the currency of the modern-day knowledge worker. What sort of environment is required for the people who innovate through ideation?

Emerging designer Jake Rollins: In conversation

JamFactory’s exhibition, Materials Matter: A Bauhaus Legacy, celebrates and highlights the influence of the Bauhaus on the Adelaide design institution and South Australia’s design industry in general. Leanne Amodeo talks to emerging designer Jake Rollins, whose work in the group exhibition expresses a ‘building block’ style of construction that addresses issues of sustainability and regeneration.

Object-based learning and exhibition design with Jake Barton, Local Projects

Principal and founder of New York-based Local Projects speaks to Leanne Amodeo about creating memorable interactive exhibition experiences.

West End charm: The Boundary Hotel by KP Architects

KP Architects’ renovation of the 155-year-old The Boundary Hotel in Brisbane’s West End brings together old and new with a fresh, reinvigorated aesthetic.

(L-R) Graham Charbonneau and Dave Bickmore, founders of studio -gram.

Studio -gram pushes design boundaries

There is a design studio in Adelaide that is quickly reshaping the entire design landscape of the city – meet studio -gram. And find out why the practice is one of our Prodigy nominees for the 2019 INDE.Awards

Hot desking at HASSELL's Sky News

Hot desking… is it still hot?

Studies reveal that while flexible and agile working modes are designed to empower the individual, they also contribute to low productivity and absenteeism. Can a happy medium between old and new typologies be achieved?

Retro tropicalismo: Kaikaya by Masquespacio

Sitting as far away from minimalism as it could come it a restaurant fit-out that brings tropicalismo vibes by the maximalist darlings – Masquespacio.

A cinematic approach to design: Meet Olaver Architecture

Studying film and cinema before undertaking architecture has set Olaver Architecture up for creating atmospheric spaces. Gontran Cherrier in Hawthorn is just one example of this approach.

The mind-craft microcosm: Incubator spaces upclose

Where do great ideas come from? Tertiary institutions are adopting the ‘ideas incubator’ model to empower students into an entrepreneurial mindset and facilitate a dynamic cross-pollination of ideas.

Ban Ban by Genesin Studio

Low-tech K Pop minimalism: Ban Ban by Genesin

Ban Ban’s interior by Genesin Studio is a low-tech K Pop minimalism treat for the eyes in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.

Arco chair and Wink light by Masquespacio for Houtique.

Distinctly retro furniture by Masquespacio

Quirky colour combos with a decidedly retro influence – Masquespacio’s new furniture collection with Houtique is everything you would expect from this inventive Spanish design studio.

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