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“We’re committed to radical positive change”

“We’re committed to radical positive change”

Meet Itay Shimony, Cosentino’s new vice-president of Oceania, leading the company into a sustainable, people-first future.

Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

Say ciao to Milan Design Week once again. In this multi-part series, Indesign welcomes some of the best in design to centre stage as we unfold the latest product launches of the last year.

Álvaro González gives us an enlightening executive summary

Álvaro González gives us an enlightening executive summary

Cosentino’s newly appointed vice president for Asia Pacific shares his strategic moves in driving the global architectural surfaces company’s growth in the region.

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

Big moves were made in the month just passed, involving changes to the upper echelons of ASPECT Studios, Cosentino, dwp, Hames Sharley, McVeigh and SJB.

Cosentino takes on the skies in latest collaboration

Cosentino takes on the skies in latest collaboration

The largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, a 22-metre-waterfall designed by Waterforms International is a marvel of modern design.

The Indesign Edit on high-performing surfaces inspired by industrial aesthetics

The Indesign Edit on high-performing surfaces inspired by industrial aesthetics

Capturing the essence of five iconic cities, the new Silestone® Loft Collection takes you on a worldwide journey of inspired urban living.

This Cosentino x Savage design collab gives us cause to celebrate

This Cosentino x Savage design collab gives us cause to celebrate

From the serendipitous design collaboration that is Cosentino Dekton x Savage Design comes the Pam Table, a modular masterpiece that you have a chance to win!

The Pam Table by Cosentino Dekton x Savage Design

The Pam Table by Cosentino Dekton x Savage Design

From the serendipitous design collaboration that is Cosentino Dekton x Savage Design comes a modular masterpiece, the Pam Table.

Cosentino launches Dekton® Slim

Cosentino launches Dekton® Slim

With an ultra-fine profile, this brand-new surface range appears visibly thinner, making it ideal for use in a range of indoor and outdoor projects.

Announcing the Cosentino x Gaggenau Saturday Indesign Milan trip winner!

Announcing the Cosentino x Gaggenau Saturday Indesign Milan trip winner!

In the middle of Melbourne’s winter, Saturday Indesign got designers and enthusiasts alike out in droves to see the latest releases from the best suppliers. One showroom partnership, in particular, had something special up for grabs – and now a winner has been chosen…

Indesign In Focus: Stone & Ceramics

Indesign In Focus: Stone & Ceramics

Stone and ceramic are both classic additions within any space. Its diversity means that it can be used in any interior – modernist, industrial, minimalist, even vintage or classic. This week’s Indesign In Focus showcases stones and ceramics that make every interior elegant and sublime.

We countdown the unforgettable moments from Saturday Indesign 2019

We countdown the unforgettable moments from Saturday Indesign 2019

What does gnocchi, sparkling meteors and Employee of the Month Narelle have in common? Saturday Indesign 2019… What did you miss, or what do you want to relive? We count down some of the highlight moments from our day-long design festival.

INDE.Awards 2019 Gala: Towards progressive design thinking

INDE.Awards 2019 Gala: Towards progressive design thinking

A night to celebrate and honour the best in architecture and design in APAC. Here’s what went down at this premier design awards…

Who wins gold at the INDE.Awards 2019? Here are the winners

Who wins gold at the INDE.Awards 2019? Here are the winners

The day has arrived… the INDE.Awards 2019 Gala. The winners have been revealed in a glamorous affair at Melbourne Museum, here we showcase them all.

Be inspired and creative with Gaggenau x Cosentino

Be inspired and creative with Gaggenau x Cosentino

A spatial experience like no other, explore the Gaggenau showroom alongside Cosentino, with Dan Cox of Carr in a journey through the senses and get a chance to win a trip to Milan!

Win BIG at Saturday Indesign with $20,000 worth of prizes

Win BIG at Saturday Indesign with $20,000 worth of prizes

Saturday Indesign is just around the corner, and you can win big with prizes from Cosentino & Gaggenau, Stylecraft, FLOC Studio, Arthur G and more at this one-day design extravaganza.

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

In just under three weeks, the winners of the INDE.Awards 2019 will be announced at a grand gala event in Melbourne. Here’s the full download ahead of the big night.

Get ready! Announcing our first exhibitors for Saturday Indesign

Get ready! Announcing our first exhibitors for Saturday Indesign

We are pumped to announce our first group of exhibitors (with more to come) for Saturday Indesign.

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

The results are out! We’re excited to introduce you to your INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist. Read on to find out which entries made the final cut.

Benjamin Hubert’s immersive installation

Benjamin Hubert’s immersive installation

Immersion in a surface material is possible! Benjamin Hubert of LAYER shows us how with Dekton and light in a poetic installation for Cosentino in Milan.

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

As the INDE.Awards continues to be a true reflection of design and architecture from the Asia Pacific region – it is our partners, through their support, that show what the industry has to offer.

Design’s next wunderkind. Who are they?

Design’s next wunderkind. Who are they?

They’re the innovators and the trend-setters, the brave-hearts of design who are breaking with tradition to spark new directions in creative practice. The torch is burning bright for these four design studios, nominated for The Prodigy in the INDE.Awards 2019.

Bangkok-based practice NITAPROW is a class act

Bangkok-based practice NITAPROW is a class act

2019 INDE.Awards The Prodigy nominees NITAPROW chart the their progress from students at prestigious US architecture schools to one of the Indo-Pacific’s key practices to watch.

Studio -gram pushes design boundaries

Studio -gram pushes design boundaries

There is a design studio in Adelaide that is quickly reshaping the entire design landscape of the city – meet studio -gram. And find out why the practice is one of our Prodigy nominees for the 2019 INDE.Awards

Exploring new design narratives with Studio Adjective

Exploring new design narratives with Studio Adjective

Hong-Kong based practice Studio Adjective sees design as a vehicle for storytelling. We look at the duo’s trajectory as they’re nominated as a Prodigy in the 2019 INDE.Awards.

Studio Esteta celebrates the beauty in difference

Studio Esteta celebrates the beauty in difference

In just three years, Melbourne practice Studio Esteta has established itself as a presence to watch on the Australian design stage. We go behind the scenes to learn what makes these 2019 INDE.Awards’ The Prodigy nominees tick.

Vote for your design heroes: The Luminaries and Prodigies of 2019

Vote for your design heroes: The Luminaries and Prodigies of 2019

People’s Choice voting is now open for The Luminary and The Prodigy. These eight incredible individuals are taking our region to new and exciting places. Have your say and vote for your top Prodigy and Luminary of the year.

Here’s a taste of what’s to come at Saturday Indesign 2019

Here’s a taste of what’s to come at Saturday Indesign 2019

Come behind the scenes with what went down at the exclusive Saturday Indesign event evenings – the who, the where and most importantly what to expect come June.

Exciting results as INDE.Awards entries come to a close

Exciting results as INDE.Awards entries come to a close

We’ve already been overwhelmed with the positive response to this year’s call for submission. Here we share the stats and tell you what happens next.

Tick tock! One week left to enter the 2019 INDE.Awards. DEADLINE: 8 February

Tick tock! One week left to enter the 2019 INDE.Awards. DEADLINE: 8 February

The excitement is mounting. The timer is getting closer and closer to D-Day. There’s only ONE WEEK LEFT to enter the 2019 INDE.Awards!

Colonial storytelling at John Anthony restaurant by Linehouse

Colonial storytelling at John Anthony restaurant by Linehouse

Bringing colonial design flavours in a thoroughly modern execution, John Anthony restaurant by Linehouse is a feast for the eyes.

The rise of rattan: Bird and Bitter by Linehouse

The rise of rattan: Bird and Bitter by Linehouse

One venue for daytime and another for the night. Linehouse has designed a pair of F&B spaces in Shanghai’s former French Concession with an emphasis on relaxed simplicity. And plenty of rattan!

INDE.Awards 2018 Gala: The night that brought APAC A&D together

INDE.Awards 2018 Gala: The night that brought APAC A&D together

‘Community’ was the dominant theme at the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala in Singapore. It was a celebration of outstanding design, architecture, material and culture as well as an opportunity to knit together a stronger fabric for our regional industry.

The top design minds of Asia Pacific think these designers are the next big thing!

The top design minds of Asia Pacific think these designers are the next big thing!

The allure of a prodigy within the architecture and design industry is influential. So here are the top prodigies we’re keeping our eye on.

Who came out on top? Presenting your INDE.Awards Winners for 2018

Who came out on top? Presenting your INDE.Awards Winners for 2018

The wait is over! Couldn’t make it to INDE.Awards Gala on 22 June in Singapore? Don’t fret! Here are your official 2018 winners …

Indesign Prodigy: Olivia Lee

Indesign Prodigy: Olivia Lee

Her plant-filled studio is known as The Wonder Facility and there’s plenty that’s wonderful about designer Olivia Lee’s work. She’s one of our respected INDE.Awards 2018 Prodigies.

A new age of touch-sensitive design: smooth like suede, rich like velvet

A new age of touch-sensitive design: smooth like suede, rich like velvet

A revolutionary matt texture never seen before in quartz surfaces has just been launched thanks to Silestone and Cosentino. Read all about it here!

A look back: INDE.Awards 2017 winners and themes

A look back: INDE.Awards 2017 winners and themes

Your INDE.Awards Official Shortlist for 2018 is about to be announced. We cast our eyes back to the successful entries of 2017. What new directions will 2018 bring?

Announcing… Your official INDE.Awards 2018 shortlist

Announcing… Your official INDE.Awards 2018 shortlist

Over 400 incredibly diverse projects, people, products and ideas from all over Asia Pacific were submitted for the 2018 INDE.Awards and our esteemed jury have made their selections. And here are the nominees…

Meet Nick Harding of Ha Architecture

Meet Nick Harding of Ha Architecture

Melbourne-based architect Nick Harding has been nominated as a Prodigy for the 2018 INDE.Awards and deservedly so we think.

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Embodying Conrad Architects’ approach to design, its new studio is a place to inspire the design aspirations and ambitions of those who work in and visit it.

What Makes A Design Prodigy In 2018?

What Makes A Design Prodigy In 2018?

What makes a prodigy? Let’s ask this year’s partner for the 2018 INDE.Award for The Prodigy: Cosentino.

Beauty and Functionality from Dekton in Four New Surface Colours

Beauty and Functionality from Dekton in Four New Surface Colours

Dekton by Cosentino, the innovative and ultra-compact surface solution, has expanded its colour range with the launch of four new unique and vibrant tones, ideal for any surface design.

Last Night With Adele Bates

Last Night With Adele Bates

After 5 years running her eponymous multi-disciplinary design practice, Adele Bates takes a moment to relax, reflect and most importantly – celebrate!

N-Boost and the Silestone Quartz Revolution

N-Boost and the Silestone Quartz Revolution

Cosentino, the world’s leading company for innovative surfaces the world over, is revolutionising the field of quartz surfaces with an innovative new technology called Silestone N-Boost.

SID17: What Went Down At The Venue?

SID17: What Went Down At The Venue?

Global design fairs usually occupy dull exhibition halls, where besuited visitors trudge down rows of same-same stands. SO. BORING. This is why every year at Sydney Indesign, we turned things up a notch at The Venue: one location with one enormous lineup! And it was truly stellar…

Beauty Eternal With The New Silestone Collection

Beauty Eternal With The New Silestone Collection

Eternal is the dazzling new collection of Silestone colours, devoted to showcasing the most exotic marble in the world.

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

On Friday 30th June, we announced winners of the very first INDE.Awards program. Couldn’t make it? Don’t stress! Here are your offIcial 2017 winners…

Meet The Prodigies Of A+D

Meet The Prodigies Of A+D

The Prodigy, sponsored by Cosentino, is the INDE.Award honouring the emerging creative who sparks trends and thinks differently; whose work pushes the boundary of design.

Why We Need To Invest In Tomorrow’s A+D Leaders

Why We Need To Invest In Tomorrow’s A+D Leaders

We all know the benefits of investing – whether that be in office space or R+D – but don’t underestimate the power of investing in today’s young prodigies

Strike a Pose: A Supermodel Turns to A+D

Strike a Pose: A Supermodel Turns to A+D

Just like the brands nominated for our 2017 INDE Prodigy Award, she’s been a superstar since the infancy of her career. She is also the new face of Silestone by Cosentino.

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

Workplaces are no longer just singular production hubs, but company showrooms used by and with clients. Designed by Davenport Campbell, the new KPMG headquaters in Barangaroo transforms the brave new world of agile working into a workplace to call home.

Harry The Hirer, Melbourne, by SJB Interiors

Harry The Hirer, Melbourne, by SJB Interiors

How are designers problem solving the often opposing needs of the one-size-fits-all space? Harry The Hirer is a solid success story in puzzling together a series of complex needs.

Movers-and-Shakers: Prodigies of A+D

Movers-and-Shakers: Prodigies of A+D

Our industry is filled with inspiring, innovative and truly ground-breaking creative practitioners. We, simply, wish to congratulate some.

How a Tennis Superstar is Revolutionising A+D

How a Tennis Superstar is Revolutionising A+D

Re-thinking materiality is central to innovation. How has Rafa Nadal redefined the limits of surfaces in contemporary design? You’ll be surprised.

Sensa by Cosentino

Sensa by Cosentino

Cosentino has launched eight new exotic granite finishes into the Sensa range as they increase warranty to 15 years.

The Growing Range of Natural Surfaces from Dekton

The Growing Range of Natural Surfaces from Dekton

Cosentino has expanded the range of its XGloss line of Dekton surface finishes with a trio of new natural colours inspired by the earth.

The high tech finishes of Dekton XGloss

The high tech finishes of Dekton XGloss

The five colours in the Dekton XGloss range, represent a new technological breakthrough in finishes, being a line of polished high-tech ultra-compact surfaces characterised by their dazzling crystal shine.

Cosentino and the Rafa Nadal Academy

Cosentino and the Rafa Nadal Academy

Cosentino Australia and ambassador Rafael Nadal teamed up for an exclusive event at Crown Melbourne to celebrate the upcoming opening of the Cosentino sponsored Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar.

SHIFTING THE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATION

SHIFTING THE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATION

The Project is that moment when you enter a showroom and find yourself overwhelmed with surprise, excitement, joy and the urge to Instagram – right away! This year, at Melbourne Indesign we saw exhibitors approach The Project from all angles – the common element among all being collaborative engagement.

PACO COSENTINO

PACO COSENTINO

On the occasion of Cosentino’s two year anniversary in Australia, CEO Paco Cosentino came to celebrate the company’s success and visit the new Alexandria showroom. Indesignlive sits down with him to hear his thoughts on the expansion to the Australian market.

Silestone® Suede by Cosentino

Silestone® Suede by Cosentino

Silestone® Suede is the most advanced matte texture in the world of quartz surfaces

It’s A Wrap! Saturday Indesign Singapore 2019

It’s A Wrap! Saturday Indesign Singapore 2019

SGID 2019 immersed the community in design’s big issues in an exciting, fun-filled day. If you missed it, don’t worry, we’ll get you up to speed on the products and discussion topics you need to know. But you’ll have to wait till next time for the community connection!