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Breaking news: The Hub Final Clearance Sale

Breaking news: The Hub Final Clearance Sale

The team at Hub is set to make some significant changes to the Hub business. To kick it off, they are holding a Hub Final Clearance Sale.

Solid timber makes a comeback

Solid timber makes a comeback

Is it being fuelled by a retreat from technology, a focus on crafting, or the will to slow down and pause? Simple, robust, solid wood furniture seems to be making a comeback.

Mercedes Me Melbourne

Mercedes Me Melbourne

When is a showroom not a showroom? Whenever Mercedes-Benz launches a new Me Store. Mercedes Me Melbourne inhabits a shell by Woods Bagot, as part of the Rialto Towers street level refurbishment.

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.

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Embodying Conrad Architects’ approach to design, its new studio is a place to inspire the design aspirations and ambitions of those who work in and visit it.

From Here On

From Here On

Designed by Siren Design, From Here On provides the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the comfort of a luxury apartment in a highly functional and welcoming workplace environment.

Tribe Hotel Perth

Tribe Hotel Perth

Tribe Hotel Perth is an artfully curated guest-centric and refreshingly affordable design hotel alternative, with interiors designed by Travis Walton and architecture by Idle Architecture Studio.

5 Minutes With… Nathan Bachli of Hub Furniture

5 Minutes With… Nathan Bachli of Hub Furniture

In a Millennial workforce notorious for shifting careers, Nathan Bachli is a notable exception. Eleven years after joining Hub as a teenager, the company’s newest director is basically part of the furniture.

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

What are the principles and strategies behind designing for incidental staff collisions and chance encounters? Siren Design maps out its creative thinking and approach for Powercor CitiPower’s BEON Energy Solutions, Melbourne: a purpose built workplace which encourages its staff to ‘interact’ and ‘collide’.

University of Melbourne Arts West by ARM Architecture & Architectus

University of Melbourne Arts West by ARM Architecture & Architectus

What is ‘salon learning’ and how is design responding to this new educational format? Arts West, Melbourne Univeristy’s riotous new Arts Faculty by ARM Architecture and Architectus, reimagines on-campus learning via the philosophy of object-based learning.

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Integrated technology might be commonplace in the workplace, but in education spaces it’s still a fairly new phenomenon. At Western Sydney University, Woods Bagot’s vertical campus design raises the bar in more ways than one.

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

What happens when private business goes public – in a commercial design sense, that is? Brisbane’s most recent commercial addition, 480 Queen Street by BVN, is designed to create a sense of community inclusiveness. It’s a new-think approach to the traditional public-versus-private model.

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

In an era where technology and the ‘digerati’ rules all, we feel a strong need to make close online connections with the world at large. But how does this sense of connectivity and community translate to the physical workplace, and by extension, its design? In Jemena’s new Melbourne headquaters, seven floors and 800+ people have offered up a juicy challenge in exploring how design might create a sense of communal familiarity in a large-scale environment.

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.

Salone 2017 Gets Lit! Top 10 Lighting Finds In The Year Of Euroluce

Salone 2017 Gets Lit! Top 10 Lighting Finds In The Year Of Euroluce

We hit Milan’s hottest design precincts to bring you the top 10 lighting finds from this years Fiera Salone del Mobile!

Jaci Foti-Lowe launches Australia’s first Molteni &C | Dada flagship

Jaci Foti-Lowe launches Australia’s first Molteni &C | Dada flagship

Renowned Italian brands Molteni &C and Dada will set its brands apart from the rest, with the launch of its first Australia flagship, set for mid-2022.