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Schiavello, a top 100 Australian private company built on quality, service excellence and innovation, has been creating and servicing world-class work and living environments for over 50 years.

Our clients are central to everything we do, through a culture of learning and entrepreneurship, we continuously challenge our thinking, and work collaboratively to drive innovation and deliver the best possible solutions that support their success and aspirations. Since 1966, Schiavello has worked with thousands of brands across a wide range of industries including office, hospitality, health, retail, residential and education.


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Schiavello, a top 100 Australian private company built on quality, service excellence and innovation, has been creating and servicing world-class work and living environments for over 50 years.

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Space&Co

Winning at work with experience-rich environments: Space&Co. Sydney

Sydney’s newest co-working hub, Space&Co. shows how agile work practices can drive design thinking.

Mercedes Me cafe, designed by JCB Architects, will be the backdrop for the 'Break the Business Model' talk.

Indesign at Melbourne Design Week + our top picks

This year’s Melbourne Design Week is the biggest and most extensive program to date. We pick out some of the highlights, including three events Indesign is proud to be involved in.

Designing bricks-and-mortar retail in the digital age: Hecker Guthrie’s showroom for Schiavello

Retail is in a state of flux. Schiavello’s Melbourne showroom, designed by Hecker Guthrie, brings a biophilic response with an architectural sensibility. We take a step inside the 2018 INDE.Awards shortlisted project.

Developed with Giulio Ridolfo

The Colourist Manifesto: Three lessons I learned from Giulio Ridolfo

With ColourLab, both Schiavello and Ridolfo salute a new wave of recognition for colour’s central position as a driver of good in the world.

Founder-desk-Raj-Nandan

Design community in action: From the Founder’s desk in May & June

With a jam-packed May turning into an even bigger June, it has been a busy two months with outstanding industry happenings. Raj Nandan, Indesign Media’s founder and publisher, thinks the A&D community should give itself a firm pat on the back.

This is my story: a long and challenging struggle to enter the design industry

The architecture and design world is one of dreams. It’s one of inspiration and it’s one of bravery. But for many of tomorrow’s greats, the dream seems unachievable. For myself, the journey was not what I expected.

INDE.Awards 2018 Gala: The night that brought APAC A&D together

‘Community’ was the dominant theme at the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala in Singapore. It was a celebration of outstanding design, architecture, material and culture as well as an opportunity to knit together a stronger fabric for our regional industry.

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

The desire to be an agile designer is strong in today’s busy design community, but what does this mean exactly?

Tomorrow’s Greats: Presenting the top emerging talent of Asia Pacific

Launch Pad nurtures the next generation of design talent in our region. Meet the up-and-comers that inspired us this year.

Who came out on top? Presenting your INDE.Awards Winners for 2018

The wait is over! Couldn’t make it to INDE.Awards Gala on 22 June in Singapore? Don’t fret! Here are your official 2018 winners …

Schiavello's new ColourLab range

Celebrating Schiavello’s ColourLab

The new ColourLab range from Schiavello, developed in collaboration with Giulio Ridolfo, is a considered palette for contemporary commercial and living environments – and Sydney and Melbourne have celebrated…

Launch Pad 2018 live judging: Finalists and entrants (Back row L-R): Max Leishman, Mac Nordman, Jeanie Mulligan. (Front row L-R): Isaac Francis, Dan Layden, Roberto Vessella, Tom Hewitt.

Mentoring the future faces of industrial design: Launch Pad 2018 live judging

Six finalists, together with an esteemed jury, all came together in Schiavello’s Sydney showroom for a morning of mentoring, followed by the live judging for Launch Pad 2018.

The Gallery Chair by Chris Connell for Schiavello.

For art’s sake: a chair designed for Australia’s biggest art events

Chris Connell’s new chair design for Schiavello was made specifically to meet the needs of one of the biggest art events Australia has ever seen.

Launch Pad 2018 finalist Scintilla Collection by Max Leishman.

See the finalists for Launch Pad 2018

Take a look at the next generation of industrial design talent from the Asia Pacific region in Launch Pad 2018. With a diverse range of products, materials and technology – one thing they all have in common is design finesse.

Schiavello is Bringing Agile Working to the Table

Typically the domain of entire office spaces, the idea of ‘agile working’ is condensed into a single table with Schiavello’s new furniture collaboration.

5 designs we love from the Launch Pad archive

Want to win a AUD$10,000 manufacturing grant and mentoring from some of the leading figures in industrial design, manufacturing and retail? Enter Launch Pad 2018 now! Here’s all the inspo you need.

The state of manufacturing with Anton Schiavello

With trades and skills moving offshore, manufacturing in Australia has been a hot topic for the industry. We talk to Anton Schiavello about how they are keeping the sector alive, and how they are working closely with the next generation of design talent.

Want to be a truly international brand? Here’s how one of Australia’s leading suppliers is taking over the world

We talk a lot about the importance of a the globalism of contemporary design, but one of Australia’s leading brands is working toward building an international design community. Here we look at the global growth of Schiavello in recent years.

My Canvas at Melbourne Design Week

We like big design weeks (and we cannot lie)

Melbourne Design Week has released this year’s program, and it’s dramatically bigger than last year.

(L-R) International jurors Benjamin Hubert and Michael Young.

The jury is out for Launch Pad 2018 – the ultimate mentoring program!

Launch Pad has launched the careers of many local industrial designers. As a program focused on mentoring and manufacturing, it gives an incomparable chance to put your designs in front of local and international heavyweights.

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Want to know what made the spec’ schedule for all our featured projects?

Agents of Spring, from Group GSA and artillery

What does workplace design look like when the work is play? Find out as GroupGSA and Agents of Spring collaborate on a fun-centric workplace for the modern age.

Caulfield Library Refurbishment, from John Wardle Architects

What are students’ expectations of academic libraries? This is a question John Wardle Architects tackled when renovating and expanding Monash University’s Caulfield Library.

Green Square Library and Plaza, from Stewart Hollenstein and Stewart Architecture

Designed by Stewart Hollenstein, in association with Stewart Architecture, Green Square Library is a vital community space facilitating lifelong learning and helping people connect in an emerging community.

Woodside, by Unispace

The same blue-sky thinking that underpins Woodside’s energy exploration, development delivery and supply business set the tone for its new global HQ in Perth, designed by Cox Architects and Unispace.

Denton Corker Marshall Studio

Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) is well known on the Melbourne and international architectural scene, and it was time for them to have a new home.

Microsoft Technology Centre, by Tom Mark Henry

How to make a global tech giant with a transient workforce feel at home? Find out with Sydney’s new Microsoft Technology Centre.

University of Adelaide, by ARM Architecture

The dynamic upgrades ARM Architecture made across two buildings at the University of Adelaide are proof that creating effective learning environments is about more than providing practical outcomes for students.

Synergy, CSIRO by BVN

More a library than a workplace, the new CSIRO building in Canberra, designed by BVN, is deeply satisfying in a host of ways.

Red Energy Melbourne

Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.

Suncorp

Sometimes the most highly evolved designs are incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, the interiors team at Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80%’. The result is a radical take on the oft-used idea of workplace flexibility. While the building caters to the needs of its residents in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating what these needs will be in the future.

Conrad Architects office has a moody palette

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Embodying Conrad Architects’ approach to design, its new studio is a place to inspire the design aspirations and ambitions of those who work in and visit it.

From Here On

Designed by Siren Design, From Here On provides the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the comfort of a luxury apartment in a highly functional and welcoming workplace environment.

Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart & Silver Thomas Hanley

The oft-opposing principles of medical-based thinking and evidence-based design have long been a sticking point for healthcare designers. The new Bendigo Hospital by Bates Smart and Silver Thomas Hanley shows us they need not be mutually exclusive. There is a sweet-spot to be found. It just takes an intelligent and intuitive design touch.

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

The old-school ‘client showroom’ is in desperate need of a shake-up – but where to start? Designed by Futurespace, PwC’s new Melbourne headquaters is purpose-built to break down traditional barriers between staff and clients. The results are extraordinary.

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

What are the principles and strategies behind designing for incidental staff collisions and chance encounters? Siren Design maps out its creative thinking and approach for Powercor CitiPower’s BEON Energy Solutions, Melbourne: a purpose built workplace which encourages its staff to ‘interact’ and ‘collide’.

University of Melbourne Arts West by ARM Architecture & Architectus

What is ‘salon learning’ and how is design responding to this new educational format? Arts West, Melbourne Univeristy’s riotous new Arts Faculty by ARM Architecture and Architectus, reimagines on-campus learning via the philosophy of object-based learning.

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Integrated technology might be commonplace in the workplace, but in education spaces it’s still a fairly new phenomenon. At Western Sydney University, Woods Bagot’s vertical campus design raises the bar in more ways than one.

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

What happens when private business goes public – in a commercial design sense, that is? Brisbane’s most recent commercial addition, 480 Queen Street by BVN, is designed to create a sense of community inclusiveness. It’s a new-think approach to the traditional public-versus-private model.

University of Queensland Architecture School by m3architecture

The University of Queensland’s School of Architecture building has been born again thanks to the design of m3architecture.


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