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How consumer habits are influencing the blend of physical and digital in design

How consumer habits are influencing the blend of physical and digital in design

The designers of physical retail and hospitality experiences are well aware that the digital presence of a project has rapidly grown in importance. With this evolution has come almost an entirely new understanding of how the physical and digital interact. 

How to design a carbon conscious project

How to design a carbon conscious project

We’re on a tight deadline to improve our carbon-crunching consumerist habits. Furniture by Design with The Footprint Company has developed a Carbon Calculator that helps us choose products that reduce our projects’ carbon footprints.

How the pandemic worked in favour of co-working spaces

How the pandemic worked in favour of co-working spaces

With organisations and professionals rethinking work and the workplace, co-working spaces may just be the most appealing solution to the hybrid working model in a post-pandemic world.

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Research by Gray Puksand found that a sensitive, community-focussed approach was key to ensuring alternative flexible education schools best support students, Mark Freeman reports.

Enabling Transformations: Agility and the Workplace

Enabling Transformations: Agility and the Workplace

As society emerges from the COVID-19 lockdowns into a new paradigm, many of us are not returning to the same offices and the same workstyles. In this whitepaper we take a look at how this disruption is now becoming an opportunity for new, nimble, adaptable approaches to the workplace.

Five revelations in hospitality and retail design

Five revelations in hospitality and retail design

Raise the topic of hospitality and retail and your mind instantly jumps to far-out fit-outs and awe-inspiring interiors. But before you even reach that finished product, there are many moving parts to negotiate first.

Just how ‘well’ is your science lab?

Just how ‘well’ is your science lab?

For the scientists working around the clock to respond to pandemics such as COVID-19 and other highly infectious diseases, the influence of laboratory design on their wellbeing, and ultimately outcomes, cannot be underestimated. Graeme Spencer, HDR’s education, science and advanced technology national director, reports.

Sibling Architecture poses a ‘New Agency’ model to solve Australia’s housing crisis

Sibling Architecture poses a ‘New Agency’ model to solve Australia’s housing crisis

In part two of our series covering Sibling Architecture’s New Agency research, IndesignLive looks at the final section and a proposed solution to Australia’s housing challenges.

Video: Australia’s return to local, sustainable manufacturing

Video: Australia’s return to local, sustainable manufacturing

Lagging procurement times and difficulty sourcing materials from overseas has driven a return to local manufacturing. Our colleagues at Habitus looked into this return to local and sustainable practices.

Girt – talking design and everything else

Girt – talking design and everything else

GIRT, the new podcast from Monique Woodward and Nic Brundson, explores architecture through a reinvigorated lens. Hear from the hosts about their favourite moments from the series.

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