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INDE 2018

Designing bricks-and-mortar retail in the digital age: Hecker Guthrie’s showroom for Schiavello

Designing bricks-and-mortar retail in the digital age: Hecker Guthrie’s showroom for Schiavello

Retail is in a state of flux. Schiavello’s Melbourne showroom, designed by Hecker Guthrie, brings a biophilic response with an architectural sensibility. We take a step inside the 2018 INDE.Awards shortlisted project.

Can design help tell the story of our Indigenous people?

Can design help tell the story of our Indigenous people?

Taylor & Hinds Architects designed krakani lumi, a standing camp in Mount William National Park, that helps to tell the significant story of country and the creation.

The rise of rattan: Bird and Bitter by Linehouse

The rise of rattan: Bird and Bitter by Linehouse

One venue for daytime and another for the night. Linehouse has designed a pair of F&B spaces in Shanghai’s former French Concession with an emphasis on relaxed simplicity. And plenty of rattan!

Khai Liew’s masterful approach to craftsmanship

Khai Liew’s masterful approach to craftsmanship

Khai Liew’s masterful body of work is informed by his background as a conservator and dealer and framed by a practice characterised by collaboration.

What does it take to be a winner? Hear from 3 winning studios, only at FRONT

What does it take to be a winner? Hear from 3 winning studios, only at FRONT

What are the secrets to success? What gives designers the edge to take home INDE.Awards gold? THIS WEEK at the inaugural FRONT, meet three award-winning design teams as they explain just what gave them the edge.

Relive the INDE.Awards Gala 2018!

Relive the INDE.Awards Gala 2018!

The official INDE.Awards 2018 Gala event video has been released! Relive the regional industry’s night of nights in Singapore, or catch up on what you missed.

Top education design for a smarter future

Top education design for a smarter future

Education design cannot be overlooked when we think about the future of our built environments. From architecturally inspired schools, to the break down of physical barriers to learning – the way we design our education facilities says a lot about what we care about in society.

Design community in action: From the Founder’s desk in May & June

Design community in action: From the Founder’s desk in May & June

With a jam-packed May turning into an even bigger June, it has been a busy two months with outstanding industry happenings. Raj Nandan, Indesign Media’s founder and publisher, thinks the A&D community should give itself a firm pat on the back.

Jury insights into the INDE.Awards 2018

Jury insights into the INDE.Awards 2018

Three of our regional judges reflect on the quality of the INDE.Awards 2018 submissions, and the significance of architecture and design produced in Asia Pacific.

Sydney’s satellite celebration – the Zenith INDE.Awards Live Telecast

Sydney’s satellite celebration – the Zenith INDE.Awards Live Telecast

As the Official Platinum Partner of the INDE.Awards 2018, Zenith’s Sydney showroom played host to the official viewing party, with all the winners and celebrations streamed live from the Singapore awards show.

INDE.Awards 2018 Gala: The night that brought APAC A&D together

INDE.Awards 2018 Gala: The night that brought APAC A&D together

‘Community’ was the dominant theme at the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala in Singapore. It was a celebration of outstanding design, architecture, material and culture as well as an opportunity to knit together a stronger fabric for our regional industry.

The excellence of Asia Pacific’s design in 2018: ONE project stood out above the crowd

The excellence of Asia Pacific’s design in 2018: ONE project stood out above the crowd

The top architects and designers from across the world – our INDE jury – has selected ONE project that exemplifies the best our region has to offer.

Approaching ‘future architecture’: The best buildings of Asia Pacific in 2018

Approaching ‘future architecture’: The best buildings of Asia Pacific in 2018

The Building award is granted to a project that facilitates architecture of the future and its ability to respond to place-specific, cultural needs.

There is a new leading light in contemporary design. You might recognise our newest Luminary

There is a new leading light in contemporary design. You might recognise our newest Luminary

Mia Feasey is many things: designer, businesspersn, mentor, icon. And now, she joins our industry’s most influential as the latest Luminary inductee.

Announcing a new age for retail design: the region’s best shopping experiences

Announcing a new age for retail design: the region’s best shopping experiences

Communicating brand values in an authentic manner is getting harder and harder. But what makes for excellent retail space design? Check out the best below!

Where is the best office in the region? Well … here it is!

Where is the best office in the region? Well … here it is!

Asia Pacific boasts some of the world’s leading commercial environments. But is there one that truly stands out as an exemplar? The INDE.Awards says YES!

Here’s why we’re leading wellbeing in design: Asia Pacific’s best wellness spaces

Here’s why we’re leading wellbeing in design: Asia Pacific’s best wellness spaces

Wellness continues to be a central driver in contemporary design. Here are the region’s best wellness spaces according to the INDE jury this year.

This multi-residential project is Asia Pacific’s best in 2018: And here’s why!

This multi-residential project is Asia Pacific’s best in 2018: And here’s why!

Multi-residential design responds to our growing population and dwindling real estate stock. Approaching this difficult reality, here are the best examples.

Who is our design industry’s greatest Influencer? I’m glad you asked…

Who is our design industry’s greatest Influencer? I’m glad you asked…

Here are the top design professionals pushing for positive change in our combined industries. According to our INDE jury, they’re the next big thing!

Can you guess what was voted as the best living space in 2018?

Can you guess what was voted as the best living space in 2018?

From 400 entries down to one, here is the best living space in Asia Pacific according to an international jury of design and architecture greats.

The future of education in our region looks strong for this award-winning project

The future of education in our region looks strong for this award-winning project

From 400+ entries for the INDE.Awards, selecting the best educational environment in Asia Pacific was no easy feat! Here we present to you 2018 ‘s winner!

Tomorrow’s Greats: Presenting the top emerging talent of Asia Pacific

Tomorrow’s Greats: Presenting the top emerging talent of Asia Pacific

Launch Pad nurtures the next generation of design talent in our region. Meet the up-and-comers that inspired us this year.

It’s made of material waste but it’s been declared the best design object of 2018

It’s made of material waste but it’s been declared the best design object of 2018

What makes a design object an instant icon? So asked our INDE.Awards jury, and they’ve found one that stands above the rest. It’s not what you think!

Just how does design contribute to our social lives? We investigate the best social space

Just how does design contribute to our social lives? We investigate the best social space

Architecture and design plays an important part in our social interactions, but just how much does it affect our social behaviours?

The top design minds of Asia Pacific think these designers are the next big thing!

The top design minds of Asia Pacific think these designers are the next big thing!

The allure of a prodigy within the architecture and design industry is influential. So here are the top prodigies we’re keeping our eye on.

Who came out on top? Presenting your INDE.Awards Winners for 2018

Who came out on top? Presenting your INDE.Awards Winners for 2018

The wait is over! Couldn’t make it to INDE.Awards Gala on 22 June in Singapore? Don’t fret! Here are your official 2018 winners …

This design studio has been recognised as the best in the region by our industry’s leaders

This design studio has been recognised as the best in the region by our industry’s leaders

Meet Asia Pacific’s leading design studios, as recognised by the top experts of the region’s architecture and design. These visionary teams inspire us all!

Artefacts of design: Dinosaur Designs

Artefacts of design: Dinosaur Designs

How do you encapsulate the pinnacle projects and products of design from the Asia Pacific region? Its design squared.

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.

Five minutes with … Schamburg + Alvisse!

Five minutes with … Schamburg + Alvisse!

Following their recent win at the Good Design Awards (2018) for the EDO Streetscape, we catch up with the NZ powerhouse Schamburg + Alvisse.

Two weeks to go! Get your INDE.Awards Gala ticket now!

Two weeks to go! Get your INDE.Awards Gala ticket now!

It’s not long till Asia Pacific’s night of nights for architecture and design. Do you have your ticket for the INDE.Awards Gala in Singapore?

The ancient back streets of Tokyo inspires the workplace of the future

The ancient back streets of Tokyo inspires the workplace of the future

As Schamburg + Alvisse launch its latest – EDO Streetscape – we investigate the unique design story behind the collection.

Design For The Way We WANT To Work: Presenting Candlefox HQ

Design For The Way We WANT To Work: Presenting Candlefox HQ

Candlefox HQ is shortlisted in the 2018 INDE.Awards. Here we investigate its inspiring design journey to achieve a truly inclusive workplace for all.

Five minutes with … Gaggenau’s Robert Warner on the future of the living space

Five minutes with … Gaggenau’s Robert Warner on the future of the living space

What’s behind the new revolution in residential design? We sit down with Robert Warner of Gaggenau to find out how the brand is pushing new forms of design excellence for this dynamic sector.

Is the consumption and preparation of food our world’s greatest connector?

Is the consumption and preparation of food our world’s greatest connector?

The art of ‘fusion’ has best been illustrated in the world of cooking. But blending flavour profiles from different cultures is no longer just about food.

Good design should be measured by how much it influences

Good design should be measured by how much it influences

Even within today’s ever-evolving, rapidly changing design industry, there are individuals, products, and companies that set themselves apart as clear frontrunners.

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.

Making space for the social network: Designing for new ‘social’ stakeholders

Making space for the social network: Designing for new ‘social’ stakeholders

As technology becomes more and more important to our daily lives, one brand is making sure that technology is hand-in-hand with community.

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.

Going green: How the design industry is embracing a return to its roots

Going green: How the design industry is embracing a return to its roots

The old saying goes that “sticks and stones can break bones”. But is there really any reason to be afraid of nature? From a ‘forest kindergarten’ to natural finishes, nature is making its way back into our interiors.

A new age of touch-sensitive design: smooth like suede, rich like velvet

A new age of touch-sensitive design: smooth like suede, rich like velvet

A revolutionary matt texture never seen before in quartz surfaces has just been launched thanks to Silestone and Cosentino. Read all about it here!

Announcing… Your official INDE.Awards 2018 shortlist

Announcing… Your official INDE.Awards 2018 shortlist

Over 400 incredibly diverse projects, people, products and ideas from all over Asia Pacific were submitted for the 2018 INDE.Awards and our esteemed jury have made their selections. And here are the nominees…

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

Is there anything as dynamic as a revolution? Rapid, rambunctious, and radical, revolutions are often over as swiftly as they begin, leaving behind a swirl of rubble to be rebuilt and rearranged into something new. In short: revolutions are great, but they can only last so long.

Creating a ‘brand experience’: bringing design thinking to service AND products

Creating a ‘brand experience’: bringing design thinking to service AND products

As new technologies emerge and new forms of the built environment gain traction, one brand is using inspired design thinking to reimagine how it operates.

Introducing Wilkhahn, Your 2018 Luminary INDE.Award Partner

Introducing Wilkhahn, Your 2018 Luminary INDE.Award Partner

Wilkhahn returns as the 2018 Official Partner of the Luminary Award. Find out how the brand is building a better future for the design industry of Asia Pacific.

Win a trip to Germany thanks to Wilkhahn and The Luminary Award 2018!

Win a trip to Germany thanks to Wilkhahn and The Luminary Award 2018!

Returning as the Official Partner of the INDE.Award Luminary 2018, Wilkhahn is giving you the chance to win a trip to Germany for Orgatec. Enter now!

Make history with us at the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala – In Singapore!

Make history with us at the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala – In Singapore!

Tickets for the INDE.Awards 2018 Gala are now on sale. Don’t miss out on the region’s night of nights on 22 June, right here in Singapore. Book now!

How ‘wellness’ became a global industry – and why our wellness spaces are here to stay

How ‘wellness’ became a global industry – and why our wellness spaces are here to stay

Mafi joins the 2018 INDE.Awards as the Official Partner of the ‘Wellness Space’ Award, continuing the brand’s commitment to the pursuit of wellness through design in all its forms.

Learning from tomorrow’s education spaces : Living Edge supports the future of education in our region

Learning from tomorrow’s education spaces : Living Edge supports the future of education in our region

As the Official Partner for the 2018 INDE.Awards, Living Edge continues to support our region’s design prowess in the educational sector.

Workplaces, they are a-changing: And CBS is bringing the workplace revolution to Asia Pacific

Workplaces, they are a-changing: And CBS is bringing the workplace revolution to Asia Pacific

We’re definitely at the forefront of workplace transformation, but throughout Asia Pacific the workplace revolution is coming full force. We chat to CBS about the changing face of work in our region.

Linehouse: Playing with narrative

Linehouse: Playing with narrative

Our 2018 INDE.Awards Prodigies are a bold cohort of boundary-pushing A&D figures. Among them is Linehouse – a Shanghai studio bent on shifting perceptions. Will they get your people’s choice vote for Prodigy of the year?

What’s the deal with multi-residential design in Asia Pacific?

What’s the deal with multi-residential design in Asia Pacific?

As urban density continues to rise, and as population growth steadily grows, many of us are looking toward multi-residential buildings for the answer. Here’s why we love them!

This is it… Today is your last chance to enter the INDE’s!

This is it… Today is your last chance to enter the INDE’s!

We’re in full countdown mode at Indesign HQ, there are only hours left to enter the 2018 INDE.Awards. 

Red Alert! Only days left to get your INDE entry in

Red Alert! Only days left to get your INDE entry in

It’s the final call – the countdown has begun. Entries for the 2018 INDE Awards are closing in one week.

Design of all scales: INDE 2018 Prodigy and Luminary

Design of all scales: INDE 2018 Prodigy and Luminary

From the up-and-coming young guns to well established talent – here are your 2018 Prodigy and Luminary nominations.