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SLAB dreams big for tomorrow’s Social Office to win Herman Miller’s design challenge

SLAB dreams big for tomorrow’s Social Office to win Herman Miller’s design challenge

SLAB wins Work, Redefined – The Design Challenge with a Kit Of Pods for the Social Office. This 3-D printed off-the-shelf product is both a solution and a strategy that puts people at the centre of the new socially-driven workplace.

Flexible, Creative, Diverse – the new Living Office

Flexible, Creative, Diverse – the new Living Office

In Living Edge’s new Sydney Living Office, work is sensitively blended into the beautiful furniture showcases. It’s a dynamic destination that serves as a specification hub, and the central headquarters for the Living Edge team.

Australia’s top design minds compete to envisage the future workplace

Australia’s top design minds compete to envisage the future workplace

It’s the million-dollar question: what does the future of work look like? Herman Miller has put it to Australia’s top design minds to conceptualise what that future might look like, in its inaugural ‘Work, Redefined’ design challenge.

75 years of Eames LCW, the chair that broke the mould

75 years of Eames LCW, the chair that broke the mould

The story behind the industry’s beloved chair is as iconic as Eames LCW itself. And so as we celebrate the diamond jubilee of one of Herman Miller’s most emblematic designs, we look back at Charles and Ray Eames’ experiment that saw an inventive response to a wartime need become one of the most influential objects of modern design.

Life saving design by Herman Miller

Life saving design by Herman Miller

Actions speak louder than words, as Herman Miller sets a new agenda for sustainability, advocating for the health of our oceans.

The world’s best work chair just got better

The world’s best work chair just got better

With the re-release of their most acclaimed performance chair, Herman Miller boosts Aeron’s sustainability credentials – and proves that perfection can, in fact, be improved upon.

Bringing iconic design back home

Bringing iconic design back home

Launched last month, Herman Miller’s new localisation programme hones in on the importance of supporting local, Australian manufacturing and sustainability in design.

All rise, the adjustable workstation of the future is here

All rise, the adjustable workstation of the future is here

Herman Miller’s sit-to-stand desk has been redesigned to respond to change in the post-pandemic workplace – be it a transition between different working styles, accommodating individual working habits or switching between body positions.

The Work Space at its best in the age of working from home

The Work Space at its best in the age of working from home

Alexander & Co. and Smart Design Studio’s joint win for The Work Space award is a testament to the fact that, in 2021, there’s no place (to work) like home.

And the well deserved 2021 INDE.Awards wins go to…

And the well deserved 2021 INDE.Awards wins go to…

The 2021 INDE.Awards winners have been announced, and each is a testament to the design excellence of the Indo-Pacific!

Future of work with Herman Miller: The new office is a desirable, adaptable and on-demand destination

Future of work with Herman Miller: The new office is a desirable, adaptable and on-demand destination

As organisations adapt the hybrid strategy in the bid to best prepare for the post-pandemic future, we look at how a focus on inclusivity and equality of experience influences the role of the office – and how businesses can create adaptable spaces that foster collaboration, connection and concentration.

Discover architecture’s best for 2021 at this year’s INDE.Awards

Discover architecture’s best for 2021 at this year’s INDE.Awards

You’re invited to our annual celebration of Indo-Pacific architecture and design! Find out more about this year’s INDE.Awards here.

On the move: shifts made in leadership teams across industry

On the move: shifts made in leadership teams across industry

As June bumps into July, in 2021, GroupGSA’s founding director moves on; meanwhile, Architectus, Bates Smart and more ordain newly appointed leaders.

Long live the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

Long live the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

A revered icon of mid century design and feat of unparalleled craftsmanship and comfort, the Eames Lounge and Ottoman, continues to impress with new and contemporary colourways.

Most exemplary ways of working we’ve seen this year

Most exemplary ways of working we’ve seen this year

The shortlist in The Work Space of this year’s INDE.Awards are definitely the places to be, not just for their function and amenity but for their sheer design brilliance.

The INDE.Awards 2021 shortlist has delivered the goods

The INDE.Awards 2021 shortlist has delivered the goods

Granting a moment of sweet relief from the months’ of anticipation building around this year’s INDE.Awards, the 2021 INDE.Awards shortlist has been announced.

No strangers to diversity in design: Herman Miller x Woods Bagot

No strangers to diversity in design: Herman Miller x Woods Bagot

What happened when Herman Miller tasked the designers at Woods Bagot to reinterpret the iconic Nelson Bubble Lamp to articulate themes of diversity in design…

Diversity in design: Herman Miller x Cox explore Australia’s Indigenous story

Diversity in design: Herman Miller x Cox explore Australia’s Indigenous story

Cox looks to Australia’s Indigenous story, as well as the design team’s own individual backgrounds to reinterpret the iconic Herman Miller Bubble Lamp around themes of diversity and inclusion.

Herman Miller x SJB rediscover the value of inclusivity in design

Herman Miller x SJB rediscover the value of inclusivity in design

What happened when Herman Miller tasked the designers at SJB to reinterpret the iconic Nelson Bubble Lamp to articulate themes of diversity and inclusion…

Chiclet reintroduced: seriously simple, yet not too serious

Chiclet reintroduced: seriously simple, yet not too serious

Striking in its playful simplicity, eye-catching and charmingly self-assured – the renowned sofa system named after a chewing gum is making a comeback. And it’s more relevant than ever.

Bill Stumpf: the man who brought comfort to work

Bill Stumpf: the man who brought comfort to work

When one believes that a good design isn’t just a good business, but a moral obligation, they are bound to create revolutionary furnishings that have the power to truly better human experience. For Bill Stumpf, effective design was all about comfort.

The powers of Herman Miller and Knoll combine

The powers of Herman Miller and Knoll combine

Here’s what the acquisition means for both companies, stakeholders and the design community as a whole.

What sort of advancement, value and growth do we really need in the world?

What sort of advancement, value and growth do we really need in the world?

Consisting of four CPD accredited discussions, the inaugural INDE.Summit is to be held on 5 August 2021 and will cast a discerning light over the notion of civil ‘development’.

Get comfortable with Herman Miller’s versatile performance seating

Get comfortable with Herman Miller’s versatile performance seating

As we’re hopefully nearing the end of what might have been the most sedentary period of life for some, one thing has become abundantly clear to many. A comfortable, high-quality chair is a crucial part of any work set-up, whether in an office environment or a home setting.

Celebrating the INDE.Awards 2020, better late than never

Celebrating the INDE.Awards 2020, better late than never

Rainy Sydney played host to the INDE.Awards mixer event: an opportunity for the industry to come together and celebrate a 2020 programme unlike any other.

INDE.Awards entries extended to April 1st!

INDE.Awards entries extended to April 1st!

Get your photography ready and your project details in order, because you’ve got until April 1st to enter INDE.Awards 2021!

The World of the Workplace

The World of the Workplace

Work is integral to our lives – it sustains and informs us and ensures connection with colleagues and the broader community, if not the globe, and The Work Space category in the 2021 INDE.Awards showcases the very best in workplace design.

Celebrating Inclusivity and Equality with Herman Miller

Celebrating Inclusivity and Equality with Herman Miller

The ultimate premise of design is to create better environments, utilities and tools that help people thrive – whoever they are and wherever they live, work and play. The ingrained diversity of humankind means that to design for a varied, global audience successfully, inclusivity, diversity, and equality have to drive not only the design process, but also manufacturing practices, operational procedures, and leadership style of any design brand aspiring to build a better experience for all.

Future of the office: just one piece in the hub-and-spoke puzzle

Future of the office: just one piece in the hub-and-spoke puzzle

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.

Design Within Reach – Now Within Reach for Australia and NZ

Design Within Reach – Now Within Reach for Australia and NZ

Design that inspires and solves problems. This is the philosophy of Design Within Reach – and thanks to Herman Miller, the exceptionally crafted collections of this San Francisco founded design giant are now available in Australia and New Zealand.

The Indesign Edit On Education

The Indesign Edit On Education

Class is starting! In this issue we focus on three Education projects that incorporate great design, inspiring learning facilities and innovative products – bringing the fun back into the classroom.

Take a Seat with Herman Miller

Take a Seat with Herman Miller

For luxuriously comfortable, ergonomically designed chairs, Herman Miller has just the product to enhance our work and health.

The Workplace Transformation with Herman Miller

The Workplace Transformation with Herman Miller

With so much talk about the changing face of the workplace, it’s time to consider the actual changes that need to happen in the post-Covid world. Herman Miller leads the way in support and advice with products that will set the scene perfectly to ensure a safe and comfortable working environment in 2020.

Why INDE 2020 was our Best Yet!

Why INDE 2020 was our Best Yet!

2020 INDE’s brought our community together from across the globe to celebrate the excellence in architecture and design from across the Indo Pacific

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners are here!

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners are here!

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners have been announced. Discover the best in the Indo Pacific

Shaping the Future with Herman Miller

Shaping the Future with Herman Miller

Planning for today’s workplace and looking to the future, Herman Miller has the solutions for a supported office environment in these changing times.

Back to the Future with Herman Miller

Back to the Future with Herman Miller

Returning to work and to the office is at last on the agenda and also the topic of much discussion for workers and employers. How to navigate the new normal is the question on everyone’s lips and Herman Miller is here to help.

Don’t miss out! Living Edge is offering an exclusive price for the iconic Eames Lounge and Ottoman

Don’t miss out! Living Edge is offering an exclusive price for the iconic Eames Lounge and Ottoman

Instantly recognizable and enduringly fresh, Living Edge is offering the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman at a special price of $8,500 for a limited time only.

“Breathtaking and exciting” – Announcing the Official Shortlist for the INDE.Awards 2020!

“Breathtaking and exciting” – Announcing the Official Shortlist for the INDE.Awards 2020!

At last the results are here! The Official Shortlist for the INDE.Awards 2020 had been announced.

The Indesign Edit On Working The Workplace

The Indesign Edit On Working The Workplace

Welcome to the first edition of The Indesign Edit. In this issue, we focus on commercial projects and feature three of the best that workplace design has to offer.

Herman Miller, Designing Work

Herman Miller, Designing Work

As a supporter of the INDE.Awards and partner of The Design Studio category, Herman Miller understands the importance of fostering and supporting designers in their quest for design perfection.

Herman Miller, INDE.Awards partner of The Design Studio

Herman Miller, INDE.Awards partner of The Design Studio

Forward thinking is essential for Herman Miller and it is fitting that as supporters of the INDE.Awards and partner of The Design Studio category the company ‘sees the big picture’ and the universal language of design that connects together the Indo-Pacific region and indeed the world.

Leaders of the pack, Living Edge, opens in Melbourne

Leaders of the pack, Living Edge, opens in Melbourne

Thursday 27th February was a big night in Melbourne for the architecture and design community, not least because Living Edge Melbourne threw open its doors to their long-awaited new showroom in Richmond.

Produce’s pursuit of discovery

Produce’s pursuit of discovery

For INDE.Awards 2019 The Studio winner Produce, design is inseparable from fabrication. It is not a studio built on an established category, rather it runs and thrives on the pursuit of discovery.

All together now: Barkly Street Collective by HIP V. HYPE

All together now: Barkly Street Collective by HIP V. HYPE

Co-working is well and truly part of the working vernacular. But this co-working space by HIP V. HYPE is founded on much more than just being a place for freelancers to come and work.

Living On  | As Green As Can Be: Woodside

Living On | As Green As Can Be: Woodside

Perth’s new Woodside Headquarters takes ‘leading by example’ to the next level – combining advanced sustainability operations with direct commercial imperatives.

INDE.Awards 2019 Gala: Towards progressive design thinking

INDE.Awards 2019 Gala: Towards progressive design thinking

A night to celebrate and honour the best in architecture and design in APAC. Here’s what went down at this premier design awards…

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

In just under three weeks, the winners of the INDE.Awards 2019 will be announced at a grand gala event in Melbourne. Here’s the full download ahead of the big night.

“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.

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

As the INDE.Awards continues to be a true reflection of design and architecture from the Asia Pacific region – it is our partners, through their support, that show what the industry has to offer.

Increase mobility and functionality with Atlas Office Landscape

Increase mobility and functionality with Atlas Office Landscape

Today’s modern workplaces are built on the need for flexibility. The Atlas Office Landscape takes that one step further with a sit-to-stand solution that combines height-adjustability and collaborative work into one solution

The chair for you, a chair for everyone

The chair for you, a chair for everyone

Designed and manufactured to respond to any user in any environment, Cosm by Herman Miller is an industry-first for many of its features.

A world of workstations: A tour of workstation design with Herman Miller

A world of workstations: A tour of workstation design with Herman Miller

Revolutionising the way we work, Herman Miller’s World of Workstations caters to different users and an array of functional possibilities.

Living Edge announces launch of The Learning Portfolio

Living Edge announces launch of The Learning Portfolio

Ahead of mass changes in education, Living Edge announce the launch of its proprietary education sector collection: The Learning Portfolio By Living Edge

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.

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.

The designer furniture classics to specify in an office

The designer furniture classics to specify in an office

In workplaces big and small, designer furniture has the ability to take things up a notch. From unique tables to classic easy chairs – we count down the top six to bring into your next workplace project.

Whose chair is it anyway? How replica furniture took over the world

Whose chair is it anyway? How replica furniture took over the world

In the multi-billion dollar business of replica furniture production, we ask the tough questions about what bootlegging is doing to our design industry.

Celebrating Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Awards winners

Celebrating Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Awards winners

Herman Miller’s annual Liveable Office Awards have fast become a highlight of the design calendar – and once again the winning entrants set new heights for workspace design. Let’s take a look…

Herman Miller buys a stake in Hay

Herman Miller buys a stake in Hay

It’s a new future for Herman Miller and Hay, with the former acquiring a 33 per cent interest in the acclaimed Danish brand.

<em>The</em> month of design: This April from the Publisher’s desk

The month of design: This April from the Publisher’s desk

April is undeniably a month with design as the centre point, but there are many other topics, such as the future of our cities, which have come under debate. The biggest news of all though was a blockbuster INDE.Awards shortlist. From the publisher’s desk this April.

Announcing the winners of Herman Miller Asia’s Liveable Office Award 2017-2018

Announcing the winners of Herman Miller Asia’s Liveable Office Award 2017-2018

After over one hundred entries and fierce deliberation, the latest Herman Miller Liveable Office Award winners have now been crowned, with the winning designers setting new benchmarks in workplace design

NAB Place

NAB Place

The National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Brisbane Headquarters, NAB Place, designed by global architecture firm, Woods Bagot, sets a new benchmark in collaborative workplace environments.

Suncorp

Suncorp

Sometimes the most highly evolved designs are incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, the interiors team at Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80%’. The result is a radical take on the oft-used idea of workplace flexibility. While the building caters to the needs of its residents in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating what these needs will be in the future.

Vote Now in Herman Miller People’s Choice Award 2018!

Vote Now in Herman Miller People’s Choice Award 2018!

Vote for your favourite fitout in Liveable Office Awards 2017 – 2018 People’s Choice Award Poll now!

The New Frontier of Collaborative Seating

The New Frontier of Collaborative Seating

Herman Miller Asia Pacific has launched an all-new design system perfectly suited to the changing landscape of collaboration in the commercial environment – Sabha Collaborative Seating™.

Cycling Through Melbourne With Herman Miller + Richard Weinman

Cycling Through Melbourne With Herman Miller + Richard Weinman

Join us as we cycle around the world’s ‘Most Liveable’ city with Richard Weinman of Warren and Mahoney and Herman Miller X Rapha!

Have You Done Killer Workplace Design? Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Award is Now Open

Have You Done Killer Workplace Design? Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Award is Now Open

Does your workspace deftly capture the identity of your company? Does it foster engagement and agile work behaviours? It may be eligible for entry into Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Award 2017 – 2018.

Roll Up! Entries are now Open for Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Award 2017 – 2018

Roll Up! Entries are now Open for Herman Miller’s Liveable Office Award 2017 – 2018

An annual highlight on the design calendar, the Herman Miller Liveable Office Awards are open for another year, and with it your chance to secure a USD $5,000 cash prize and a trip to New York City!

5 Minutes With … Oliver Baxter!

5 Minutes With … Oliver Baxter!

Just returning home after 30 days travelling to workplaces throughout the Asia Pacific region, Oliver Baxter shares his insights on the global status of collaboration and the future of the working world.

Unveiled in Milan… the Colour World of Scholten & Baijings

Unveiled in Milan… the Colour World of Scholten & Baijings

Herman Miller, Maharam and Scholten & Baijings present brand new textiles and furniture in a colourful exhibition on the occasion of Salone 2017.

Mixing Up the Workplace: Meeting the Demands of the Intergenerational Office

Mixing Up the Workplace: Meeting the Demands of the Intergenerational Office

Four generations coexisting in the same space isn’t an experience just reserved for the annual family reunion: the office is another arena where the age range can span upwards of 50 years.

The Aeron Chair – Should You Remaster An Icon?

The Aeron Chair – Should You Remaster An Icon?

Remastering icons is certainly nothing new; think the Volkswagen Beetle, the Apple computer, the digital re-re-release of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey – the list goes on. However, what’s most important here is that none of these classics were ‘recreated’ – but rather ‘remastered’.

Designers Beat the ‘Boring Meeting Syndrome’

Designers Beat the ‘Boring Meeting Syndrome’

At Herman Miller’s Reach festival we witnessed the far reaches of innovation reach fruition, while also discovering the true depths of our collective disengagement.

REACH Melbourne, The Highlights

REACH Melbourne, The Highlights

Meet some of the leading lights speaking about workspace design at the design festival, and check out some of the industry’s coolest new products and services, which you will be able to explore at the event.

The Jack Wang Story

The Jack Wang Story

POSH’s Head of Design and Development talks to Tamsin Bradshaw about his extraordinary artistic talents and calligraphic training.

THE LIVEABLE OFFICE AWARD: JAPAN FOCUS

THE LIVEABLE OFFICE AWARD: JAPAN FOCUS

Japanese designers shone at Herman Miller’s 2016 workspace awards. Tamsin Bradshaw reports on the winning designs.

Liveable Office Award 2016

Liveable Office Award 2016

Herman Miller’s annual award highlights workspace design that is setting new standards around the region. Here is a round up of this year’s winners.

Augment by Herman Miller: Intelligent Control, Individual Choice

Augment by Herman Miller: Intelligent Control, Individual Choice

Herman Miller’s height adjustable modular system brings a new level of individual choice to shared work environments.