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Ideas

What are the big ideas influencing the design and architecture worlds across Asia Pacific? This is where we take a step back to think about what is impacting design today. From experimental installations through to think pieces, these are the ideas that will blow your design mind.

Chatting with Karen McCartney ahead of DESIGN Canberra’s Enrico Taglietti symposium

DESIGN Canberra’s Enrico Taglietti symposium is chance to assess the architectural work of one of Canberra, and Australia’s, most important design voices. IndesignLive sits down with speaker, architecture expert and writer Karen McCartney ahead of the symposium…

NAWIC’s 2018 Great Debate reaffirms the value of human-centric design

Should technology-based systems replace humans as the central driver of design? The winning team at NAWIC’s 2018 Great Debate didn’t think so.

Materiality at work: An insight from Orgatec 2018

The rise of ‘softer’ workplace designs and blurred typologies leaves an opening for a new kind of materiality. We take a look at how this area is being explored at Orgatec 2018. Hint: it’s about the convergence of technology and materials.

Creating a sense of belonging: Flokk at Orgatec 2018

From limited edition finishes to prototypes and new releases – Flokk has taken the opportunity to showcase its Scandinavian power during Orgatec 2018 – all within a beautiful and thoughtful stand design.

Ben Van Berkel Education Prooff

“I call it a ‘cultural effect’. It is an abstract quality of the architecture”: Ben Van Berkel on the architecture of education

Ben Van Berkel of UNStudio is changing the way your children will learn. Discover how architecture has revolutionised knowledge sharing.

Big themes tackled for the workplace at Orgatec 2018

From wellness to materiality and the changing requirements of an office space – no stone is being left unturned as a design reference at Orgatec 2018. We take a look at the discussion points arising at the biennale commercial tradeshow.

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