People

Get to know the prominent and emerging contemporary architecture people and interior design people behind today’s most revered projects and practices.

July 12, 2024

Atmosphere and composition: Meet photographer, Thurston Empson

In our series, The Photographers, we present those whose professional life involves photographing all manner of commercial and residential architecture and design. Today, meet Thurston Empson.

July 11, 2024

A Melbourne Design Week conversation: New Epping’s journey to celebrate Country

During Melbourne Design Week, Riverlee highlighted its collaboration with Wurundjeri Elders to integrate traditional knowledge into the New Epping masterplan.

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“It’s a bit like writing a little song or a Japanese haiku:” Patrick Jouin on design, collaboration, and a partnership for the ages

Pedrali and Patrick Jouin celebrate more than ten years of collaboration with new evolutions to their iconic designs

July 3, 2024

Head, heart and the big picture: Meet Luminary, Shimul Javeri Kadri

Shimul Javeri Kadri is an architect and a woman of stature. As a Luminary in the 2024 INDE.Awards, she is accorded the accolades she so richly deserves that sees her as a force for great design, for women and sustainable living.

July 3, 2024

Closing soon! Sustainability Awards with juror, Georgios Anagnostou

We spoke to the Studio Johnston Director and juror as entries for the 2024 Sustainability Awards are extended to 10th July.

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Poetry, essentialism and freedom in kitchen design: Sven Baacke introduces Gaggenau’s new cooktop

Gaggenau’s new Essential Induction is set to transform how we design and use our kitchens. Here, the brand’s Head of Design lets us in on the creative process behind the groundbreaking innovation – and reaching the poetic intersection of form and function.

June 24, 2024

Welcome back to the INDE.Awards jury, Peta Heffernan

Peta Heffernan joins the INDE.Awards jury once again in 2024. As co-founding Director of LIMINAL Studio, she brings experience and expertise right across architecture and design.

June 19, 2024

“Do it for good, make it work and think big”: Designing life with Luminary, Vince Frost

As a Luminary this year, we pay tribute to Vince Frost, a leader in the world of design where words, images, fonts and creative skill intersect to delight and inspire us.

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Distilling modernity: In conversation with Giulio Cappellini

In an exclusive interview with one of the most iconic figures on the international design scene, Cappellini’s charismatic art director talks about design that transcends time and geographical context, embraces diversity – and captures the elusive essence of our times.

June 18, 2024

Monumentality with a certain softness: Moreau Kusunoki and Genton on Powerhouse Parramatta

We met the architectural design team behind Powerhouse Parramatta as they gave a talk on the milestone project at Western Sydney University.

June 17, 2024

Design out front, business at the back: Behind the Brand with Zahava Elenberg

Continuing our series spotlighting aficionados across the design industry, we spoke with Zahava Elenberg of Move-in and formerly Elenberg Fraser.

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Weaving hidden First Nations stories into the built environment

An exciting new collaboration involving Autex Acoustics, Willie Weston and Lisa Waup colourfully brings First Nations design to high-performance acoustics.

June 17, 2024

A Tasmanian talent – Natasha Mulhall, photographer

As part of our series running alongside the INDE.Awards, The Photographers, we profile Natasha Mulhall.

June 12, 2024

Congratulations to Meryl Hare OAM

Meryl Hare is a true Luminary who has just been named in the King's Honours list for 2024.

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Your Moment INDESIGN

For this exclusive Indesign Edit, we invited eight of our most valued industry colleagues – and design heroes – to join us at the Farage concept store, where we captured them in their element.

June 11, 2024

Comment: Reimagining the Lifestyle Hotel

In this comment piece, James Huntly – founder and creative director of AboundStudio – considers the meaning of really 'sleeping with the brand.'

June 5, 2024

Comment: FK on designing hotels for the modern age and redefining their place within communities

Angela Biddle, Principal and interior designer at multi-disciplinary international design firm FK, comments on how hotel design is evolving.

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Creating a legacy of design

Join us for a Herman Miller series that looks at how architects and designers use their most iconic designs to create beautiful and functional office spaces.