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Infosys entices its people back to work in The Docklands

Infosys entices its people back to work in The Docklands

In delivering the new Docklands head office for global tech giant Infosys, Siren Design has delivered nimble, cloud-enabled agile workspaces, human comfort, environmental responsibility, and some local flavour to boot.

A ‘home away from home’ for this mobile workforce

A ‘home away from home’ for this mobile workforce

‘Sense of place’ makes a workplace feel uniquely welcoming and familiar. In its fit-out for Boston Consulting Group, Bates Smart with Schiavello conjure a ‘home away from home’ for its mobile workforce.

Tappeti brings new sensory dimension to everyday spaces

Tappeti brings new sensory dimension to everyday spaces

Interior artistry is more than imagining the forms and colours of space. Tappeti, through its bespoke carpet and rug designs, brings a harmonious and distinctive impression to interior environment.

The ethics of good design, unpacked

The ethics of good design, unpacked

While form, finish and function give body to a furniture piece, the ethics of its design and manufacture give it backbone. King’s global head of product, David Hardwick, along with two of the industry’s most respected designers, unpack the ethics of good design.

Flexible furniture for work and home

Flexible furniture for work and home

The Studio* Collaborative’s Melinda Huuk and King’s global head of product, David Hardwick, discuss the role of good design in bridging the gap between home and work settings.

The things that really matter, with Melinda Huuk

The things that really matter, with Melinda Huuk

The Studio* Collaborative’s Melinda Huuk sums it up perfectly when she says, we can rationalise beauty to ourselves but it “needs to be underpinned by purpose and responsibility”. She highlights the Fleur Sofa by King for its responsible manufacture – a quality that takes its beauty beyond skin-deep.

Finding the infinite beauty of our world

Finding the infinite beauty of our world

As humans, we delight in the details of the world around us. The play of a breeze across water, shimmering sunlight on sand and the mysterious fractals and rich tonal hues of a dappled forest floor are the accents that enrich our experience of a place and time. Tappeti’s new ORA range captures the aesthetic essence of these immersive experiences in handwoven art rugs that evoke a sensory response.

Sophie Solomon finds beauty in gentle tensions

Sophie Solomon finds beauty in gentle tensions

Sophie Solomon of SSD Studio designs living spaces that evoke emotion and connection. She was drawn to the Luna Chair by King for its fine blend of contrasts and the power of this to touch the individual.

Magnetic moments with Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage

Magnetic moments with Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage

King recently teamed up with three Sydney designers of note, to explore the deep connections they hold to particular furniture pieces. In this first instalment, Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage contemplates meaningful moments and lasting legacies with the Issho Dining Table.

When geometry and colour combine

When geometry and colour combine

Inspired by the textures and directionality of weaving, Tappeti’s new GRIGLIA range captures the striking grid form.

Peeling back the label – the facts behind ‘locally made’

Peeling back the label – the facts behind ‘locally made’

What does it truly mean to specify a ‘Product of Australia’? Schiavello unpacks the layers of localism, social ethics, wellbeing and authentic craftsmanship involved in designing and manufacturing its furniture and products in Australia.

Embracing the sensory dimension – where design meets materiality

Embracing the sensory dimension – where design meets materiality

When designing, materiality is one of the most essential considerations in creating a space that is welcoming, comfortable and luxurious. King Head of Textiles, Sebastian Nash, explores the importance of creating a considered material palette.

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