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Front 2018

Strategising for Success in a nutshell

Strategising for Success in a nutshell

Recorded during FRONT, this seminar brings together a band of experts to discuss the ways in which workplace strategy, and its consultants, can and should work more closely with clients and designers – all for a better outcome for the end user.

What is the design ecosystem? We debated it at FRONT

What is the design ecosystem? We debated it at FRONT

In this FRONT seminar session, a medley of design and industry professionals talked about the shortening gap between and tighter-knit design ecosystem that is allowing for progressive built outcomes.

If it ain’t broke… 5 ways to work with existing buildings, as told at FRONT

If it ain’t broke… 5 ways to work with existing buildings, as told at FRONT

In the face of mounting pressure on designers to balance environmental and financial considerations, Todd Hammond of Hammond Studio chaired a session at the inaugural FRONT event on the true value of adaptive reuse.

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.

Putting learning and industry debate first: FRONT Forum in review

Putting learning and industry debate first: FRONT Forum in review

With plenty of excitement still buzzing after the very first FRONT event, we take a look at the learnings that were had across the two days and the tangible takeaways.

Steelcase presents SILQ at FRONT

Steelcase presents SILQ at FRONT

With a deluge of design innovations being showcased at FRONT, Steelcase’s new SILQ chair stood out among the crowd.

We came. We designed. We partied! The FRONT 2018 cocktail gala

We came. We designed. We partied! The FRONT 2018 cocktail gala

Once the inaugural FRONT all wrapped up – there was only one way to celebrate such a success… drinks! Take a look back at the region’s finest names in design letting their hair down to celebrate an event well done.

You CAN be more: A complete recap of the inaugural FRONT 2018

You CAN be more: A complete recap of the inaugural FRONT 2018

Having reinvented the tradeshow format, we take a look back at the very first FRONT event and what made it so unique.

Heavy-hitters in the commercial ecosystem applaud FRONT’s first day on pushing this industry up to new heights

Heavy-hitters in the commercial ecosystem applaud FRONT’s first day on pushing this industry up to new heights

After a year in incubation, day one of FRONT set a high benchmark for collaboration and innovation in the architecture and design space. Across a series of seminars, product exhibitions and networking, FRONT delivered on its promise: the best in product, the latest in knowledge, the most successful in forging connections.

Harbour 1976 and the legacy of local design on the world stage

Harbour 1976 and the legacy of local design on the world stage

Since 1976, the Condos family has handcrafted furniture in their Sydney workshop – and since 2008, the Harbour 1976 brand has been a showcase of its mastery of design.

What does it take to be a winner? Hear from 3 winning studios, only at FRONT

What does it take to be a winner? Hear from 3 winning studios, only at FRONT

What are the secrets to success? What gives designers the edge to take home INDE.Awards gold? THIS WEEK at the inaugural FRONT, meet three award-winning design teams as they explain just what gave them the edge.

It has landed! Indesign magazine #74 The ‘Design Relish’ Issue

It has landed! Indesign magazine #74 The ‘Design Relish’ Issue

Fresh off the press, the latest issue of Indesign magazine has landed just in time for the launch of FRONT. Which is timed perfectly to open up the conversation around our hospitality spaces.

We hold the secret that will get YOU ahead in the industry. Come to FRONT to fast track your professional development

We hold the secret that will get YOU ahead in the industry. Come to FRONT to fast track your professional development

Getting ahead in the industry is all about arming yourself with the latest insights, innovation and changes. Simply by attending FRONT you’re doing that for your professional development.

From the ground up: How Tappeti believes we can transform the design industry, one rug at a time

From the ground up: How Tappeti believes we can transform the design industry, one rug at a time

Luxury rug brand and FRONT exhibitor Tappeti prove that sometimes, finding outstanding design is simply a question of looking down.

The hospo blend: A conversation with Shannon Peach from Milieu Property

The hospo blend: A conversation with Shannon Peach from Milieu Property

Shannon Peach, co-director of Milieu, gives insight into the changing landscape of property development and its convergence with hospitality.

Top c-level executives to ASX-listed companies and Government will be at FRONT. Will you?

Top c-level executives to ASX-listed companies and Government will be at FRONT. Will you?

Getting an elusive introduction to the right person at a large corporation, multinational or Government office can be tricky. FRONT simplifies that process through unique matchmaking technology. And now that you’re in the door, we’ve got tips for you to consider when talking to these heavyweights.

“We’ve turned the model on its head”: Indesign CEO and Founder Raj Nandan on the boutique commercial design event you can’t afford to miss

“We’ve turned the model on its head”: Indesign CEO and Founder Raj Nandan on the boutique commercial design event you can’t afford to miss

Hear what makes FRONT the unmissable boutique commercial design event of the season from the man behind it all, Indesign CEO and Founder Raj Nandan.

Strategy, technology and adaptive re-use: A taste of FRONT

Strategy, technology and adaptive re-use: A taste of FRONT

The first of its kind, FRONT is all about purpose-driven networking, while the seminar series, presented by Gaggenau, is all about keeping you ahead of the game in a highly changeable market.

These 7 brands work with the likes of Google, Apple, Tesla, and Microsoft – Now they want to work with YOU!

These 7 brands work with the likes of Google, Apple, Tesla, and Microsoft – Now they want to work with YOU!

These are the top brands, all with new and innovative product to showcase as FRONT exhibitors. And they have worked with the full gamut of desirable, elite companies worldwide, guess who’s next… you.

The ultimate lowdown on FRONT – who, what, where, how – and why you need to be there

The ultimate lowdown on FRONT – who, what, where, how – and why you need to be there

This is the complete guide for everything you need to know about the newest boutique commercial design event for architects, designers, property facilitators and end users.

Are you in the running for this design super draw? Register for FRONT now to win. 48 hours left!

Are you in the running for this design super draw? Register for FRONT now to win. 48 hours left!

You may have already come across the new boutique specifier event, FRONT. And if you haven’t already registered, we want to lay out the top 5 reasons you should get yourself down to Carriageworks 9 – 10 August.

Want an easier, more pleasurable and definitely more focused solution to networking? I’m glad you asked…

Want an easier, more pleasurable and definitely more focused solution to networking? I’m glad you asked…

Get ahead of the competition with FRONT’s exclusive, matching event platform. Preregister now to take advantage and get a 360-degree view on the brands, products and people you want to meet!

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.

If you work in the commercial sector, THIS is your wake-up call: FRONT is coming!

If you work in the commercial sector, THIS is your wake-up call: FRONT is coming!

Register now to attend FRONT: the most powerful event driving change in the commercial sector and connect with the leaders in the new commercial ecosystem.

FRONT Featured Speaker Karen Primmer on the evolution of work and workspaces

FRONT Featured Speaker Karen Primmer on the evolution of work and workspaces

With the inaugural FRONT event fast approaching, we chat with Calder Consultants’ Karen Primmer about how workspaces have evolved and where they’re headed next.

This is your one chance to get in FRONT in commercial design

This is your one chance to get in FRONT in commercial design

The 9-10 August, the world of commercial design and property is changing irrevocably. FRONT is your chance to be ahead of the revolution.

A specifier’s guide to the gig economy

A specifier’s guide to the gig economy

 With the age of the digital nomad and gig economy now in full swing, we explore how these cultural phenomena are driving specification.

5 Minutes with James Calder

5 Minutes with James Calder

A leading workplace consultant, James Calder, the founder of Calder Consultants, talks workplaces of the future with Indesignlive.

Looking at the big picture: the value of whole of life costing

Looking at the big picture: the value of whole of life costing

Here’s what whole of life costing can offer your next commercial project.

What’s on the horizon for Australian commercial property?

What’s on the horizon for Australian commercial property?

In the latest instalment of our deep-dive into the property industry, we round up essential reading for those keen to understand where Australian commercial property is headed next.

Meet the first ambassadors for FRONT 2018

Meet the first ambassadors for FRONT 2018

With FRONT shaping up to be an unmissable event for more than just designers, we meet the first round of ambassadors for the newest event to hit the market.

How Australia’s commercial property market is tracking – and where to next

How Australia’s commercial property market is tracking – and where to next

As the Australian design industry continues to boom, we take a closer look at what this means for the commercial property sector.

Upcoming design industry event set to break through the interdisciplinary divide

Upcoming design industry event set to break through the interdisciplinary divide

There has never been a better time to be in Australian construction. In 2017, the Australian Constructors Association’s Construction Outlook Survey reported that the total value of major project work across the country rose by 7.1 percent in the 2017-18, and will leap upward by another 6.8 percent in 2018.

FRONT takes shape with intimate preview events

FRONT takes shape with intimate preview events

After two intimate events in both Melbourne and Sydney, FRONT is gearing up as the next big specifier event for Australia.

From the Publisher’s Desk

From the Publisher’s Desk

Another month has whisked by with plenty of action from all corners. Raj Nandan, Indesign Media Asia Pacific’s Publisher, recaps on the highlights throughout the month and what we’re looking ahead to in April.

At the FRONT of the industry

At the FRONT of the industry

Bringing 20 years of insight from workplace and hospitality design, FRONT is set to shake up the industry in an all-new way.

FRONT: Where the Industry Will Come Together

FRONT: Where the Industry Will Come Together

Insight, collaboration and knowledge sharing. FRONT is shaping up to be a unique event that will provide a unique landscape for the industry to come together.