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5 minutes with HY William Chan – the recently awarded “Forbes 30 Under 30”

5 minutes with HY William Chan – the recently awarded “Forbes 30 Under 30”

Recognised for his game-changing disruption of the architecture and design industry, HY William Chan has earned a well-deserved place on Forbes magazine’s coveted “30 Under 30” list for architectural leadership and advocacy in 2019.

Meet Melinda Huuk, founder The Studio* Collaborative

Meet Melinda Huuk, founder The Studio* Collaborative

For Melinda Huuk of The Studio* Collaborative, good design is about more than just talent, it’s about strategy. Both a designer and entrepreneur, Huuk shares her insights into surviving past start-up phase.

The 15 characteristics of successful design businesses

The 15 characteristics of successful design businesses

What makes one studio stand out from another? Sure the design itself plays into it, but there are also other things to consider… like these 15 characteristics.

The life and mind of Lee Broom

The life and mind of Lee Broom

Furniture and lighting designer Lee Broom had an unexpected career path that eventually led him into the world of industrial design and business entrepreneurship.

Quantifying human-centered design: Cliff Ho from The Commons

Quantifying human-centered design: Cliff Ho from The Commons

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.

A cinematic approach to design: Meet Olaver Architecture

A cinematic approach to design: Meet Olaver Architecture

Studying film and cinema before undertaking architecture has set Olaver Architecture up for creating atmospheric spaces. Gontran Cherrier in Hawthorn is just one example of this approach.

Is music the next design frontier? Chris James Studio is testing the theory

Is music the next design frontier? Chris James Studio is testing the theory

Tapping into the power of the senses in his work, music in particular, while also deploying clever tactics to create intrigue and delight – Chris James’ inspiration is as diverse as his work. Meet the new generation of design talent that instils purpose beyond Pinterest.

Top 7 takeaways from Design Entrepreneurs at FRONT

Top 7 takeaways from Design Entrepreneurs at FRONT

Going out into solo practice and running a business is not something architects and designers get taught at uni. Creating a brains trust during the Design Entrepreneur seminar session at FRONT, these are the key takeaways for anyone looking to go out on their own.

Make strategy happen

Make strategy happen

Strategy. It takes time and effort but the payoff is well worth it. In a new instalment from Robert Peake, we find out the barriers to executing a clear and achievable strategy for your design business.

5 minutes with Wendy Geitz: Geyer’s new CEO

5 minutes with Wendy Geitz: Geyer’s new CEO

Indesign takes five with Wendy Geitz, Geyer’s first female CEO, to hear what’s on the agenda for steering the design practice, and get her thoughts on what exactly makes a great leader.

Running your own practice? Here are some growth strategies you should consider

Running your own practice? Here are some growth strategies you should consider

In a new series we’re launching here on Indesignlive, we’ll be regularly hearing from Robert Peake, the founder of Management for Design.