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MCX Interior lets water guide its fluid design for Hogan Lovells’ Beijing office

MCX Interior lets water guide its fluid design for Hogan Lovells’ Beijing office

Inspired by water, the new Hogan Lovells office in Beijing supports fluid ways of working, while bringing people together in an inviting space. Designed by MCX Interior, the workspace sets a new standard in China’s capital city.

What’s workplace design got to do with office dynamics?

What’s workplace design got to do with office dynamics?

Hybrid working puts the pressure back on the individual to expertly communicate and perform within a team of dispersed personnel. How can workplace design help to enhance office dynamics?

Our ‘Changing Interior of Workplace’ Webinar is on next week!

Our ‘Changing Interior of Workplace’ Webinar is on next week!

Our Webinar on the future of the workplace post COVID-19 is open for registration!

The Place of togetherness and intuitive creativity

The Place of togetherness and intuitive creativity

Balanced and a natural problem-solver, Place is a new type of lounge – one that is smart, intuitive and brings people together. Australian designer, Ross Gardam invites you to experience a refreshed way of working with the Place collection.

5 minutes with Woods Bagot’s Amanda Stanaway on workplace cultures

5 minutes with Woods Bagot’s Amanda Stanaway on workplace cultures

As a workplace interior design expert with over 20 years of experience, Amanda Stanaway has some critical insights into the changing nature of our working lives and how design can be used as a powerful tool.

Back to the future Hall Chadwick Brisbane by COMUNiTI

Back to the future Hall Chadwick Brisbane by COMUNiTI

A progressive urban workplace’s imaginative design reflects its rural heritage, encourages movement and unifies its team: Hall Chadwick’s exciting new premises by COMUNiTI.

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Marix-Evans on the future of Australian workspaces

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Marix-Evans on the future of Australian workspaces

As the inaugural FRONT event approaches, we join SHAPE Australia CEO Peter-Marix Evans for a discussion about the changing face of Australian workspaces.

What does it really mean to “design for diversity”?

What does it really mean to “design for diversity”?

How can designers look beyond their own experiences to meet the needs of a broad spectrum of end users?

High EQ: Mirvac’s EY Centre

High EQ: Mirvac’s EY Centre

Can you design emotional intelligence into a workplace? The trail-blazing EY Centre in Sydney gives it a red hot go, with a human-focused approach to both the development and design of the building. EY Centre’s appeal proved irresistible for Mirvac which, half-way through the development process, decided to locate its headquarters across six floors of the building.

Designed for people, inspired by place: NAB Brisbane by Woods Bagot

Designed for people, inspired by place: NAB Brisbane by Woods Bagot

With staff fully assimilated to the rhythms of agile working, how do we begin to offer further flexibility? In its Brisbane headquarters, NAB looks to seamlessly align staff with space, giving them the room – quite literally – to physically and mentally ‘flex’. Designers Wood Bagot strove to bring physical space and human behaviour into perfect sync.

Future-proofed: Geyer designs new home for Suncorp

Future-proofed: Geyer designs new home for Suncorp

Sometimes the most evolved designs are those left incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80 per cent’. The result is a radical take on workplace flexibility. While the building caters to its occupants in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating their needs going into the future.

Can you create an empathic office with bio-responsive design?

Can you create an empathic office with bio-responsive design?

Are bio-responsive offices the next step forward in workplace design? Two proposals by Carlo Ratti Associati and UNStudio suggest our workspaces could and should evolve in such a direction.

The future is now: Exploring work and the workplace at WORKTECH18 Sydney

The future is now: Exploring work and the workplace at WORKTECH18 Sydney

Taking place in Sydney, WORKTECH will tackle all the big questions around the workplace and how design is set to play a major role.

Stairway To (Workplace) Heaven: Dentsu Aegis Network Beijing

Stairway To (Workplace) Heaven: Dentsu Aegis Network Beijing

Designed by Woods Bagot, Dentsu Aegis Network’s new Beijing workplace has a central staircase that supports the company’s philosophy of connectivity and collaboration.

Spirit Lifting Design: Pernod Ricard’s New Office

Spirit Lifting Design: Pernod Ricard’s New Office

Wine and spirits company Pernod Ricard enlisted the help of The Bold Collective to reinvigorate its space and transition from a disjointed office in North Ryde, to a spacious 2500-square-metre space in Barangaroo.

Could Colour Be Critical In The Future Of The Agile Workplace?

Could Colour Be Critical In The Future Of The Agile Workplace?

Playster’s new Montreal headquarters by local ACDF Architecture is an exploration of how colour can be used strategically in the agile workplace.