Not just a pretty space, the home of William Smart and his Smart Design Studio is a self-sufficient creative powerhouse that’s earned the awards its won.
Moving ‘uptown’ from five floors to a single open studio, Denton Corker Marshall has eschewed the popularist office palette of soft pastels and soothing timbers. “It’s a fairly stripped back fit-out, but it’s honest and conveys the way we work, as much as how we design,” says DCM’s founding director and architect, Barrie Marshall.
An old warehouse space is transformed by BoardGrove Architects into a modern office – including a three-peach colour scheme.
Idea generation, creativity and mental stamina: this is the currency of the modern-day knowledge worker. What sort of environment is required for the people who innovate through ideation?
In tackling the design of his studio space, David Flack went down the proverbial ‘rabbit hole’, constructing a working model of his own inner workings. For his team and clientele, the studio is a deep dive into an immersive world of design – and all of Flack’s own making.
Williams Burton Leopardi’s new studio in the Darling Building in heart of Adelaide’s CBD is a thoughtful study in materiality, colour and spatiality.
An architect’s own studio is always a project close to the heart. For Melbourne practice K2LD – it was all about creating a space that allows the staff to flourish.
Secret rooms, killer art and a formidable piece of architecture – Raft Studio’s dramatically dynamic workspace by Edition Office makes a fitting home-base for the avant-garde graphic design squad.
Ad agencies have come a long way since the days depicted on Mad Men. Buzzing, energetic and always looking for the next big idea, it only follows that the workplace design for them should help spark inspiration. J. Walter Thompson’s (JWT) new Bangkok office by Orbit Design does exactly that.
Studio 103 is relatively fresh to the Australian design landscape, but it’s a growing business with ambitious vision. Here’s how this new design arm has single-handedly built itself a home and established a global reputation in the process.
A thoroughly tech-savvy studio space with lots of opportunity for socialising is right on brand for this ultra-connected architectural practice.