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News from the editor’s desk

News from the editor’s desk

Entries for the INDE.Awards close this Thursday, 31 March. Our Indesign editorial lead, Alice Blackwood, gives you the big deadlines and regales you with highlights of the past fortnight in design.

Top program picks for Melbourne Design Week

Top program picks for Melbourne Design Week

With a program so huge where do I even start? You may well ask! And we’ve curated a comprehensive list of the our top highlights ahead of Melbourne Design Week. Don’t delay – read now!

Biophilia comes to the fore in this Gray Puksand fit-out

Biophilia comes to the fore in this Gray Puksand fit-out

For this Melbourne-based workplace, Gray Puksand has created an environment that exudes calm and balance. Soft, gentle Milliken flooring helps to craft the ambience and flow of the spaces.

The final shakes and shuffles of 2021 across the architecture and design industry

The final shakes and shuffles of 2021 across the architecture and design industry

As the year wraps up, we announce some of the final moves, shakes and shuffles across the industry.

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Designing for inclusivity: Key learnings for designing alternative flexible education schools

Research by Gray Puksand found that a sensitive, community-focussed approach was key to ensuring alternative flexible education schools best support students, Mark Freeman reports.

Listen – Robert Puksand on turning 30 years young

Listen – Robert Puksand on turning 30 years young

Tune in to this podcast with Indesign editor Alice Blackwood and Gray Puksand’s founding partner, Robert Puksand.

On the move: the latest industry promotions and appointments

On the move: the latest industry promotions and appointments

Buchan, Gray Puksand, McGreggor Coxall, Woods Bagot and more from across the design industry announce their latest appointments, changes and promotions.

Design industry kicks off FY21/22 with some major moves

Design industry kicks off FY21/22 with some major moves

The beginning of a new financial year has come along with numerous new appointments and promotions made by the likes of Architectus, DesignInc, Gray Puksand and more.

Greening Parcel Deliveries for the Built Environment

Greening Parcel Deliveries for the Built Environment

Presented by Groundfloor

When design brings workplace culture to life

When design brings workplace culture to life

Inspired initially by the groundbreaking Google HQ, workplace culture has risen steadily as a priority on the agenda of businesses since the beginning of the internet age.

Gray Puksand initiates change from the inside-out

Gray Puksand initiates change from the inside-out

“We are focused on proactively initiating change that will shape the future built environment, starting with our own thought leaders and design visionaries.” Robert Puksand.

Botanicca 3 is a reflection of place

Botanicca 3 is a reflection of place

Gray Puksand’s Botanicca 3 project takes inspiration from the surrounding landscape with a palette and form that speak of place in a most hospitable fashion.

Well, Designed: Health and Wellbeing in Post-Pandemic Times

Well, Designed: Health and Wellbeing in Post-Pandemic Times

By Porta

The many faces of wellness at work

The many faces of wellness at work

In recent years, wellness and workplace culture have skyrocketed to become all the rage for office fitouts and commercial design.

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Greenway Views, designed by Gray Puksand for LDK Healthcare and Cromwell Property, rewrites the book on design for aged care – and it strikes a chord.

RISE: A wellness space upping the game for end-of-trip facilities

RISE: A wellness space upping the game for end-of-trip facilities

101 Collins expands and enhances its end-of-trip facility, ONE, with the wellness and fitness studio RISE, designed by Gray Puksand.

On The Move

On The Move

We cover the latest moves, promotions and celebrations across the architecture and design industry, including Buchan, Gray Puksand, Fender Katsalidis and more.

On The Move

On The Move

We cover the latest moves, promotions and celebrations across the architecture and design industry, including Bates Smart, Gray Puksand, The Design Institute of Australia, Assemble and more.

On the Move

On the Move

We cover the latest moves, promotions and celebrations across the architecture and design industry, including Plus Architecture, Gray Puksand, Unispace, PTW and more.

Retail roll call: David Jones and Country Road Group HQ

Retail roll call: David Jones and Country Road Group HQ

Six major Australian labels, two buildings, one unified workplace… how does it work? Heidi Smith of Gray Puksand gives us the scoop on David Jones’ and Country Road Group’s stylish new Melbourne headquarters.

Medibank’s Sydney HQ is refreshingly modern

Medibank’s Sydney HQ is refreshingly modern

Instilling a workplace with heart and soul, Medibank’s Sydney office, designed by Gray Puksand, puts the user experience front and centre.

An artful balance of wellness and functionality at Chifley Lifestyle

An artful balance of wellness and functionality at Chifley Lifestyle

Renowned architecture and design firm Gray Puksand demonstrates the importance of a healthy work-life balance with a sophisticated and elegant end of trip facility – Chifley Lifestyle.

Medibank HQ Sydney brings local flavour and a productive work environment

Medibank HQ Sydney brings local flavour and a productive work environment

A strong emphasis on employee wellbeing and an engaging work culture inspires the new Sydney CBD Medibank office. It is a holistic space that addresses both the specific needs of the company and their workers.

Rising expectations: The rise of vertical schools

Rising expectations: The rise of vertical schools

Vertical education. It’s a fact, but is it also a fad? Paul McGillick looks at how education is reaching for the skies.

David Jones and Country Road Group, by Gray Puksand

David Jones and Country Road Group, by Gray Puksand

Six major Australian labels, two buildings, one unified workplace. Graydelviered David Jones and Country Road Group a stylish new Melbourne headquarters.

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

The results are out! We’re excited to introduce you to your INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist. Read on to find out which entries made the final cut.

What makes a stand-out workplace project? Gray Puksand unpacks some findings

What makes a stand-out workplace project? Gray Puksand unpacks some findings

What turns a team into a community? Following a whirlwind tour of Europe’s most successful workplaces, Heidi Smith of Gray Puksand, shares the team’s findings.

Design to change office culture: Gray Puksand’s NCR HQ

Design to change office culture: Gray Puksand’s NCR HQ

When a historic global tech company embarked on an office refit, they knew it would have a knock-on effect. What they didn’t realise was how deeply it would change the office culture entirely.

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

The desire to be an agile designer is strong in today’s busy design community, but what does this mean exactly?

Agile working up-close: Gray Puksand’s new HQ

Agile working up-close: Gray Puksand’s new HQ

Find out how Gray Puksand’s recently revamped Melbourne studio is geared up for its progressive and agile workforce. Sandra Tan investigates agile working first-hand as she takes up residence in a variety of architecture practices for a series of stories.

The rise of end-of-trip facilities: 3 projects on our radar

The rise of end-of-trip facilities: 3 projects on our radar

From luxurious executive bathrooms to humble bike lockers, the explosion in end-of-trip facilities is hard to ignore. More than a way to offer employees a little bit extra when they arrive, end-of-trip design is a rapidly evolving school of thought that’s changing the way we live and work.

5 minutes with… Dale O’Brien of Gray Puksand

5 minutes with… Dale O’Brien of Gray Puksand

It’s official: Melbourne is about to become Australia’s undisputed fashion capital (sorry-not-sorry Sydney). Find out how as we get to know Dale, one of Gray Puksand’s new Senior Associates leading a project set to rock our sartorial scene.

Designing For Organisational Change With Gray Puksand’s Heidi Smith

Designing For Organisational Change With Gray Puksand’s Heidi Smith

You can lead your client’s to water, but can you make them drink? Graypuksand’s Heidi Smith details how designers are now not only designing spaces, but lasting, sustainable organisational change.

Five Minutes With… Girl Power @ Gray Puksand!

Five Minutes With… Girl Power @ Gray Puksand!

Two of Gray Puksand’s brand spanking new team members – Maria Correia, Director of Interior Design Brisbane, and Anna Breheny, Director of Interior Design Sydney – speak on the importance of women in leadership and our brave Aussie design culture.

Gray Puksand Celebrates 25 Years

Gray Puksand Celebrates 25 Years

Gray Puksand recently celebrated Party 2016 in their 25th Year at Vue de Monde, Melbourne with clients and supporters from the Australian property and design industry.

Game Changer

Game Changer

Australia Post’s new Melbourne HQ weaves together long-term and transient staff from four locations using an agile environment that takes seriously employees’ requests for wellbeing and fun.