“Move fast and break things.” It’s a mantra that has defined Silicon Valley and the Zuckerberg-age of technology development. But can the same methodology be applied to workplace design? Unispace thinks so, at least in part.
Cliff Ho, CEO and co-founder of co-working group The Commons, pens a think piece that looks at the world of design thinking and how designers can use their talents for better design outcomes.
Eloquent and intensely creative, Nectar Efkarpidis talks about the experience and process required to make unconventional and non-linear design projects. Ice cream included.
Head designer of Airbnb Alex Schleifer talks designing for trust and the ingenuity of Airbnb hosts.
Coming straight out of the latest issue of Indesign is a story that sets the tone for the magazine, and it’s all about the shifts in workplaces. Futurespace’s Angela Ferguson and international design icon Tim Kobe open our world up to new possibility.
With the New Year well and truly upon us, we’ve put together the top 5 ways we want to see design thinking evolve in the coming 12 months.
Sure, making grand architectural statements is great, but for Nest Architecture’s Emilio Fuscaldo the transformative power of design lies in small gestures that come from asking revealing questions.
What is the value of transparency in the process of design? Does the market care? Do our clients? Is it important in defining what our industry can do, or is it just about recognition from our peers?
Architect and director of Woods Bagot’s global design studio, Domenic Alvaro
is one of the industry’s most original thinkers. Working across every imaginable sector
the world over, Alvaro’s design philosophy is simple: agitate traditional typologies.
The power of storytelling is integral to all creative pursuits and never, in our identity crisis post-digital age, has the need for storytelling been more central to the world of A+D. But how exactly can the concept of the design narrative be used effectively, and why is it so important?