As Elenberg Fraser embarks on workplace fit-outs for future workplaces, they ask: What will make us genuinely excited to come into the office every day? Callum Fraser shares the studio’s framework for design principles that feed into the “bizarro world of the future office”.
From the polycentric model and upside-down buildings to the allure of whimsy and celebration of utility. Three top designers tell us how workplace design is responding to the fluid reality of work.
The onset of the pandemic redefined the role of the office space and accelerated the dynamic transformation Australian workplaces had been going through. We sit down with Kirsten Brown, National Insights Manager for Australia and New Zealand at Herman Miller, to talk about why the office of tomorrow will have to work harder to prove effective and why designing a space with fundamental human needs in mind is the best way to future-proof it.