Sydney Indesign is the only event of its kind within the region, bringing together the world’s leading furniture, lighting, textile and flooring brands in a lively three-day experience to remember. Here are just 10 reasons to attend this year’s event.
July 22nd, 2015
300+ of the world’s leading design brands
Get ready for a design encounter of epic proportions with the likes of Abey Australia, Agape, Arthur G, At Work With Camira, Buzzispace, Coco Republic, Consetino, Dal Brands, Design By Them, Design Republic, Gibbon Group, Hub Furniture, Janus et Cie, Ke-Zu, Lamicolour Pfleidierer, Living Edge, Luxxbox, PGH Bricks & Pavers Sancal, Savage Design, Shaw Contract Group, Signature Floorconcepts, Smeg, Spence & Lyda, Studio Dossier, Stormtech, Sumbrella, Viabizzuno, Zip Industries and many more. Pre-register.
30 top Sydney flagship showrooms
Sydney’s most elite design suppliers are rolling out the red carpet and welcoming you into their premier showrooms for a unique experience that blends brand, product and space. Pre-register.
Discover 70+ design brands at Galleria
Immerse yourself in world-class design at Galleria, a unique open-plan showcase featuring a curated mix of 70+ designers and brands from Australia and the world. Pre-register.
Sensational installations with The Project
In 2015 suppliers and retailers team up with creative teams to explore the theme of Ritual with interactive installations and exciting, sensory-rich activities. Taking place in showroom, The Project promises to be the highlight of your day! Pre-register.
“If all the larger companies go to flexible workspace formats and practices then we really need to think about the nature of the space we provide for their workers” – David Rolls, Group Executive, Commercial Development Mirvac
Join David Rolls and over 20 industry thought-leaders including Gavin Harris – Futurespace, James Calder – Calder Macmorran and Nick Tobias – Tobias Partners, as they debate the future of the workplace in our WorkLife Seminar Series. Pre-register.
“Art, like architecture and design, needs to be accessible in order to survive”
Find out what happens when art, architecture and design come together in everyday living environments with Habitus Editor, Nicky Lobo, and speakers including Hannah Tribe – Tribe Studio Architects, Meryl Hare – Hare & Klein, Luigi Rosselli – Luigi Rosselli Architects and Gene Sherman – SCAF. Pre-register.
“Designers are either merchants or pastors – merchants want to make money and pastors protect ethics…”
“But I don’t think these are necessarily mutually exclusive – I often wonder how the rest of the industry feels about it” – DQ Editor Sophia Watson leads a RoundTable Discussion on balancing business with creativity, design leadership styles and cross-industry influences on today’s design businesses. Pre-register.
Fresh emerging Australian design
Meet Launch Pad’s next wave of emerging designers with production-ready products just waiting to be discovered. Our Launch Pad program is geared towards exposing new talent, rewarding fresh ideas and helping your design career grow.
“There are very few platforms that nurture wonderful young Australian designers in such a practical, career-defining way” – Adam Goodrum Pre-register.
New design made in Australia
Indulge your passion for beautiful Australian made product at Sydney Indesign. There’ll be plenty of incredible Australian designs on show, with key suppliers and independent designers sharing the story behind the skill and quality involved in designing for our local market. Pre-register.
Purchase / Specify at Sydney Indesign
Use Sydney Indesign to discover, purchase and specify new product during the event. We’re giving you the exclusive opportunity to purchase and specify the latest designs from the industry’s leading brands at exclusive discounted rates during Sydney Indesign. Pre-register.
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