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Inside Hassell’s fit-out for HSBC Hong Kong

Inside Hassell’s fit-out for HSBC Hong Kong

Hassell’s multi-faceted workspace for HSBC Hong Kong that feels as much like home as it does a place for entertaining.

The curtain rises on Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Renewal Project

The curtain rises on Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf Renewal Project

The Sydney Theatre Company (STC) is a much loved and revered institution, not only in its hometown of Sydney and across Australia, but also around the globe. Now that it has a revitalised and renewed home at The Wharf in Walsh Bay is the icing on the cake for both the staff of the STC and the theatre going public.

4 impressive hybrid hotels in the Indo-Pacific

4 impressive hybrid hotels in the Indo-Pacific

In an ever-evolving industry, the term hybrid hotel is one that’s becoming increasingly common. We take a look at four of the region’s best to see what they’re offering.

Hub Australia and Hassell conceive the next gen of co-working

Hub Australia and Hassell conceive the next gen of co-working

Designed to entice people back to the office, flexible workplace provider Hub Australia have teamed up with Hassell to create Hub Flinders Street.

Workplace futures survey by Hassell asks not ‘what’ but ‘why’

Workplace futures survey by Hassell asks not ‘what’ but ‘why’

Insights from Hassell’s 2021 Workplace Futures Survey could add fidelity to the design brief, revealing the motives underlying what employees envision for the hybrid workplace.

RUOK? Burnout happens to the best of us, let’s talk about it

RUOK? Burnout happens to the best of us, let’s talk about it

How might we foster a more open, help-seeking culture and create meaningful change around occupational burnout and mental health in the design industry?

Well-played: Latest moves by ASPECT, Buchan, dwp and more

Well-played: Latest moves by ASPECT, Buchan, dwp and more

Lockdown or not, the design industry has never been one to stand still. Here’s our latest intel re: who’s on the move, and what said movements mean in terms of who’s who.

Hassell names 6 new principals in recent global promotions

Hassell names 6 new principals in recent global promotions

The recent promotion of 59 deserving team members across Hassell’s 9 studios has given rise to 6 new principals for the international design practice.

Tappeti marks 15 years of weaving future-forward art

Tappeti marks 15 years of weaving future-forward art

For 15 years Tappeti has been giving interior designers and architects a medium to complete their beautification of space.

9 fresh takes on Education and Urbanism in Indesign #84

9 fresh takes on Education and Urbanism in Indesign #84

Our latest issue looks beyond the classroom as simply an environment for teacher and student, to consider the relationship between education and urbanism.

How COVID-19 cured an outmoded working culture

How COVID-19 cured an outmoded working culture

The pandemic-driven disruption of how we work has been painful for both companies and employees. But it is also providing an opportunity for us to recalibrate how we want the future of work to look like.

Opening the blinds on Section J and Beyond

Opening the blinds on Section J and Beyond

Presented by Verosol

On the Move: A string of promotions announced by Hassell

On the Move: A string of promotions announced by Hassell

International design practice Hassell has announced several promotions into its Principal, Senior Associate and Associate groups this week.

Partners In Design

Partners In Design

When Nike engaged design practice Hassell for the interior fit out of its office space on Collins Street, Melbourne, both client and designer had eyes for only one supplier to furnish the project: Living Edge.

Hassell’s Café Lafayette puts theatre on a plate

Hassell’s Café Lafayette puts theatre on a plate

Identified by a neon glow behind a brick façade is the unassuming space of Café Lafayette, an eatery that captures the magic of a multi-sensory dining experience.

Out of Office: the New Working Culture

Out of Office: the New Working Culture

By Flokk

Virtual collaboration, in reality

Virtual collaboration, in reality

Having honed the practice of collaboration from home, four industry leads share key insights and best etiquette for design teams working remote.

Designing for a climate-changed future

Designing for a climate-changed future

The events of this past summer have led to Australia being viewed as the global canary in the coal mine. So how might we respond to this threat to our homes and communities: both to limit further damage, and to prepare for a climate-changed future?

Design on the Move as Dan Cox joins Hassell

Design on the Move as Dan Cox joins Hassell

This month Dan Cox joins Hassell as Principal and he brings with him not only expertise in the sectors of workplace, hospitality and retail design but his passion for his craft along with his engaging and vital personality.

Life after Lockdown: Steve Coster, MD of Hassell

Life after Lockdown: Steve Coster, MD of Hassell

Branko Miletic speaks to Steve Coster, MD of Hassell, on adapting to work following COVID-19.

Life after Lockdown: Leanne Guy, Hassell’s health sector leader & principal

Life after Lockdown: Leanne Guy, Hassell’s health sector leader & principal

Life after Lockdown talks to Leanne Guy about the challenges and surprising positives aspects of this lockdown working arrangement

HURRY Last days for Peoples Choice voting for Best of the Decade categories in the 2020 INDE.Awards! Closing soon.

HURRY Last days for Peoples Choice voting for Best of the Decade categories in the 2020 INDE.Awards! Closing soon.

Now is the time to have your voice heard and make a difference by voting for your favourite projects in the People’s Choice award for, Best of the Decade I The Living Space and Best of the Decade I The Work Space. You have until 22 May to make a decision, cast your vote and participate in the 2020 INDE.Awards.

Which Projects Are Your Best of the Decade? Vote Now!

Which Projects Are Your Best of the Decade? Vote Now!

In this milestone year, the INDEs are looking back at the best homes and workspaces from the past decade. Now it’s time to have your say through People’s Choice voting!

A captivating arts centre with a revitalised soul

A captivating arts centre with a revitalised soul

Embed within the heart of Geelong’s energetic Ryrie Street, HASSELL dramatically reveals and reintroduces the new Geelong Arts Centre as the region’s trailblazing creative hub.

New space, new identity for Stylecraft Singapore

New space, new identity for Stylecraft Singapore

Stylecraft and HASSELL’s collaborative legacy of awe-inspiring showroom interiors has breached new frontiers with the new Stylecraft Singapore showroom.

Meet Our Saturday Indesign 2020 Ambassadors

Meet Our Saturday Indesign 2020 Ambassadors

These are the movers and shakers of the design industry and they’re here to make the most anticipated event on the calendar the best it can be. Introducing our Saturday Indesign Ambassadors…

Dynamic, agile and empowering spaces with CSM

Dynamic, agile and empowering spaces with CSM

The University of New South Wales is passionate about creating spaces that engage and inspire the student community. The new refurbishment of the Electrical Engineering Building looks to elevate the learning environment with superior products by CSM.

Institute’s 2019 Architecture Award winners revealed

Institute’s 2019 Architecture Award winners revealed

Diverse, responsive and innovative, 35 winners and 12 commendations have been revealed for the Institute’s 2019 Architecture Awards.

Register now for Saturday Indesign Singapore and don’t miss the action!

Register now for Saturday Indesign Singapore and don’t miss the action!

If you’re going to be in Singapore on 12 October, Saturday Indesign is where you need to be. Tap into the island’s top suppliers and thought leaders, and don’t miss the industry networking!

What happened on Day One at FRONT.design?

What happened on Day One at FRONT.design?

With day one almost wrapped, we bring you the blow-by-blow from the floors of FRONT.design at Barangaroo.

Meet Natalie Busch – HASSELL’s new principal

Meet Natalie Busch – HASSELL’s new principal

The newly appointed principal at HASSELL believes that designers have a social responsibility to create sustainable, healthy places for the next generation.

The FRONT.design Forum topics will inspire

The FRONT.design Forum topics will inspire

With a focus on thought leadership, idea-generation and knowledge sharing, FRONT Forum tackles the hot button issues. Book your seat for these 10 topical talks.

Designing our tomorrow

Designing our tomorrow

The new life sciences precinct at the University of Melbourne uses design excellence to facilitate the next advancements in learning and discovery.

Brutal beauty: Di Stasio Città by HASSELL

Brutal beauty: Di Stasio Città by HASSELL

To the architecture community, Di Stasio is an institution. And now a new venue, designed by HASSELL, brings restaurant, art gallery and homage to brutalism alive at Di Stasio Città.

Green Square Library and Plaza, from Stewart Hollenstein and Stewart Architecture

Green Square Library and Plaza, from Stewart Hollenstein and Stewart Architecture

Designed by Stewart Hollenstein, in association with Stewart Architecture, Green Square Library is a vital community space facilitating lifelong learning and helping people connect in an emerging community.

The latest people On the Move

The latest people On the Move

Movements and promotions abound in the industry – most notable being HASSELL’s appointment of seven new Principals across its ten global studios.

A retail renaissance

A retail renaissance

The Shopping Space category for the INDE.Awards focuses on retail projects that exemplify design and caters to changing consumer behaviours.

“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.

Is there life on mars? Here’s what HASSELL envisions

Is there life on mars? Here’s what HASSELL envisions

What would a home on Mars look like? There’s no need to speculate as HASSELL’s proposal for NASA’s 3D Printing Centennial Challenge creates a hyperrealistic vision.

Hot desking… is it still hot?

Hot desking… is it still hot?

Studies reveal that while flexible and agile working modes are designed to empower the individual, they also contribute to low productivity and absenteeism. Can a happy medium between old and new typologies be achieved?

Shaping a better workplace: Arup by HASSELL

Shaping a better workplace: Arup by HASSELL

If Arup’s motto is “We shape a better world,” then its approach to its new workplaces, designed in collaboration with HASSELL, was to shape a better workplace.

HASSELL’s winning design for Chengdu Panda Land revealed

HASSELL’s winning design for Chengdu Panda Land revealed

HASSELL’s winning masterplan proposal for Chengdu Panda Land aims to dissolve the common idea of humans being dominant over nature.

The edit: INDE 2018 project picks

The edit: INDE 2018 project picks

As the year comes to a close, the editorial team reflects on this year’s INDE.Awards, selecting some projects that deserve another round in the spotlight.

Works like magic: The top workplace projects of 2018

Works like magic: The top workplace projects of 2018

Work is such a big part of life. And designers are constantly pushing forward with new agendas in the spaces we inhabit while at work. What workplace projects had you inspired throughout 2018? We count them down.

The ‘sticky campus’… reimagined: Queensland University of Technology

The ‘sticky campus’… reimagined: Queensland University of Technology

The Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Industries Precinct suggests that collaboration should come easy.

HASSELL’s Xavier de Kestelier speaks space-age tech

HASSELL’s Xavier de Kestelier speaks space-age tech

We chat with HASSELL’s Xavier de Kestelier who led the team to the final stages of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge for Mars. As principal and head of design technology and innovation, De Kestelier opens up on the latest digital technologies in the design studio.

The Institute’s 2018 National Architecture Awards shortlist revealed

The Institute’s 2018 National Architecture Awards shortlist revealed

Take a look at the outstanding work that made the cut in the Australian Institute of Architects’ national awards program.

A celebration of women in construction at the 2018 NAWIC Awards for Excellence

A celebration of women in construction at the 2018 NAWIC Awards for Excellence

A look at the 2018 NAWIC Awards for Excellence proves that there is plenty of innovation and inspirational leadership being done by women in construction.

Under investigation: AFP Forensics & Data Facility Centre by HASSELL

Under investigation: AFP Forensics & Data Facility Centre by HASSELL

The new AFP Forensics & Data Facility Centre designed by HASSELL facilitates a significant cultural and programmatic shift in the AFP’s forensic work.

Tropical colonial? HASSELL designs Dolcetto and Tea Lounge at the Regent

Tropical colonial? HASSELL designs Dolcetto and Tea Lounge at the Regent

HASSELL creates a duo of spaces that celebrate the art of enjoying afternoon tea with a unique take on the tropical colonial aesthetic at the Regent Singapore.

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.

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

The integration of art into commercial design and architecture projects can leave a visceral impact. We speak to an art consultant and an art dealer to get an insight on how designers can get the best results for their commercial projects.

Celebrating StylecraftHOME: Your new Melbourne design destination

Celebrating StylecraftHOME: Your new Melbourne design destination

StylecraftHOME launched in February 2017 in Sydney with the opening of its first dedicated showroom. Following a quick embrace from the design community, now it’s Melbourne’s turn.

StylecraftHOME Melbourne now open

StylecraftHOME Melbourne now open

We’ve been patiently awaiting the re-opening of Stylecraft’s iconic Flinders Lane showroom in Melbourne. Finally, the newspaper has come off the windows… it was well worth the wait.

Dance for Life 2018 went off!

Dance for Life 2018 went off!

Dance for Life is a rare opportunity for the architecture and design community to really let its hair down and party – all for a good cause. 2018’s dance celebration was no exception.

Bringing wellness to the workplace with The Working Capitol

Bringing wellness to the workplace with The Working Capitol

The Working Capitol’s INDE-nominated Robinson Road space is a bold sophomore effort that interweaves efficiency and wellbeing.

Designs revealed for Melbourne Metro Tunnel project

Designs revealed for Melbourne Metro Tunnel project

The five new station designs have been released for the Melbourne Metro Tunnel infrastructure project, designed by HASSELL, Weston Williamson and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners.

Singapore from an insider: Joel Sampson of HASSELL

Singapore from an insider: Joel Sampson of HASSELL

As an Aussie expat living in Singapore, we get a designer’s insights into what the tiny, humid island has on offer ahead of the 2018 INDE.Awards.

Next-gen co-working: HASSELL’s The Working Capitol

Next-gen co-working: HASSELL’s The Working Capitol

Has co-working been up-staged by the pervading popularity of an out-of-office culture? The answer is, not quite yet! In its latest design for The Working Capitol Robinson Road Singapore, HASSELL expertly subverts pop culture tropes to re-envisage co-working as a progressive yet playful model.

The designs are out for Adelaide Contemporary

The designs are out for Adelaide Contemporary

The highly coveted, international design competition called for a landmark cultural destination for the city of Adelaide – Adelaide Contemporary.

Hospitality bending retail: At home in a bar with HASSELL

Hospitality bending retail: At home in a bar with HASSELL

HASSELL’s recent Singapore project is evidence that, in the modern retail landscape, the proof is in the amazement.

HASSELL’s The Work Project: Coworking your way to your best self

HASSELL’s The Work Project: Coworking your way to your best self

Can a coworking space inspire you to be the best, most productive version of yourself? That’s the vision coworking operator The Work Project had for its new HASSELL-designed space.

Australian healthcare design: Just what the Doctor ordered

Australian healthcare design: Just what the Doctor ordered

The transformative potential of design is particularly evident in the context of healthcare design, where it is now being used to create vibrant, uplifting spaces that positively impact patient health and mental states.

The Working Capitol, Robinson Road Singapore by HASSELL

The Working Capitol, Robinson Road Singapore by HASSELL

Has co-working been up-staged by the pervading popularity of an out-of-office culture? The answer is, not quite yet! In their latest design for The Working Capitol Robinson Road Singapore, HASSELL expertly subverts pop culture tropes to re-envisage co-working as a progressive yet playful model that speaks the language of the Millennial workforce.

Ovolo Sydney, by Hassell

Ovolo Sydney, by Hassell

Is hospitality the future of agile working? If it is, the new multi-user focused Ovolo Hotel Sydney, designed by Hassell, is a wondrous glimpse into that future.

Why Design Needs A Narrative: The Power of Storytelling

Why Design Needs A Narrative: The Power of Storytelling

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?

Who Has Changed the World of Design … For YOU?

Who Has Changed the World of Design … For YOU?

Indesign’s Luminaries return in 2017 for our inaugural INDE.Awards. Here we meet the shortlist. 

Hotel or Office?

Hotel or Office?

What’s been missing in your hotel experience? Designing the new Sydney Ovolo Hotel, Hassell Architects applied lessons learned in designing workspaces to target the real needs of hotel guests.

How is Medibank Place Designed for Wellness?

How is Medibank Place Designed for Wellness?

Melbourne’s Medibank Place is an architectural delight that aims to provide an innovative workplace environment that promotes healthy living. With a large and spacious interior layout, the colourful interior fit out is a playful and collaborative environment for Medibank’s customers, staff and the Melbourne community.

Who won what at the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards

Who won what at the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards

The 2015 winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Architecture Awards were announced at Sydney Town Hall last night.

HASSELL wins signature $750M Sydney tower

HASSELL wins signature $750M Sydney tower

International design practice HASSELL has won the design competition for 60 Martin Place, one of the most significant development sites in Sydney.

THE CONTEMPORARY OFFICE AS A COMMUNITY

THE CONTEMPORARY OFFICE AS A COMMUNITY

A move from traditional offices has seen the rise of a new generation of work environments – collaborative, co-working domains offering ultimate flexibility.

MULTITUDES BY HASSELL

MULTITUDES BY HASSELL

Hassell celebrates 75 years with the launch of MULTITUDES, a “non-monograph” which explores contemporary topics around architecture while also presenting some of its most outstanding projects to date. Alice Blackwood reports.

Moana Chambers, Perth

Moana Chambers, Perth

The concept of upper floor activation was little known in Perth until a study commissioned by City of Perth in 2010 spawned some exciting outcomes. Carly Barrett reports.

Palm Island by HASSELL

Palm Island by HASSELL

The Palm Island project takes its inspiration from the unique geography of Chongqing where the Yangtze River and Jialing River converge into one.

Melbourne Food and Wine’s Pop Up

Melbourne Food and Wine’s Pop Up

Witness the erection of a unique pop up bistro, involving 3 shipping containers, over 1000 trees and 1,305 timber pallets in Melbourne

Introducing the Indesign Webinar Series

The Indesign Webinars are a series of free, open, collaborative conversations between key players in the industry researched and facilitated by Indesign Media.