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INDE.Awards 2018

A cellar door designed to make you shop: Domaine Chandon

A cellar door designed to make you shop: Domaine Chandon

“An exquisite reinvention of the cellar door experience,” was the jury citation on Foolscap Studio’s 2018 INDE.Award-winning Domain Chandon.

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.

Pattern Studio is in the groove

Pattern Studio is in the groove

Behind the high fantasy and lighthearted whimsy of Pattern Studio’s work lies a deep consideration for functionality and detailing. Just two years into business, this unique, layered approach has garnered the studio international acclaim with an Honourable Mention at the INDE.Awards 2018.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

The INDE.Awards And ADP: Connecting Asia With The World

The INDE.Awards And ADP: Connecting Asia With The World

INDE.Awards Industry Partner, Asia Designer Communication Platform (ADP), welcomes the INDE.Awards Shortlist to its membership network.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Appliances are increasingly adding value into Australia’s crucial residential development projects

Appliances are increasingly adding value into Australia’s crucial residential development projects

Australia is undergoing a residential development boom. Within this climate, architects and designers are increasingly turning to appliances to add value back into our most inspiring residential projects.

See the finalists for Launch Pad 2018

See the finalists for Launch Pad 2018

Take a look at the next generation of industrial design talent from the Asia Pacific region in Launch Pad 2018. With a diverse range of products, materials and technology – one thing they all have in common is design finesse.

<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.

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.

Indesign Luminary: Vo Trong Nghia

Indesign Luminary: Vo Trong Nghia

Ho Chi Minh City could be Asia’s next garden city. At the forefront of the movement is Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia, changing the perception of ‘green’ sustainable architecture, one project at a time.

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…

Meet Nick Harding of Ha Architecture

Meet Nick Harding of Ha Architecture

Melbourne-based architect Nick Harding has been nominated as a Prodigy for the 2018 INDE.Awards and deservedly so we think.

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.

Schiavello is Bringing Agile Working to the Table

Schiavello is Bringing Agile Working to the Table

Typically the domain of entire office spaces, the idea of ‘agile working’ is condensed into a single table with Schiavello’s new furniture collaboration.

Five minutes with … Sven Baacke, Head of Design at Gaggenau!

Five minutes with … Sven Baacke, Head of Design at Gaggenau!

Fresh from Eurocucina for Salone 2018, Gaggenau’s Vario Cooling 400 Series continues to inspire. We caught up with the head of design, Sven Baake.

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!

From the Publisher’s Desk

From the Publisher’s Desk

Another month has whisked by with plenty of action from all corners. Raj Nandan, Indesign Media Asia Pacific’s Publisher, recaps on the highlights throughout the month and what we’re looking ahead to in April.

Team Zenith is back on board for this year’s INDE.Awards

Team Zenith is back on board for this year’s INDE.Awards

Zenith returns to the INDE.Awards in 2018 as Platinum Partner. Taking the Asia Pacific’s best design to the global stage, we look forward to celebrating this region’s most excellent in creative practice.

What Makes A Design Prodigy In 2018?

What Makes A Design Prodigy In 2018?

What makes a prodigy? Let’s ask this year’s partner for the 2018 INDE.Award for The Prodigy: Cosentino.

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!

The art of ‘modern living’ in Asia Pacific, today!

The art of ‘modern living’ in Asia Pacific, today!

We’ve never been more high-tech, never been more ‘connected’. But, what does modern ‘living’ look like? Let’s ask Gaggenau, your 2018 partner for the Living Space at the INDE.Awards!

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. 

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.

Super colliders: PearsonLloyd

Super colliders: PearsonLloyd

When Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd founded their eponymous studio, PearsonLloyd, in 1997 they set out to bring the worlds of furniture design and industrial production closer together – an approach that has brought them success as one of the world’s most celebrated design studios.

Quality time: Woods Bagot’s own Melbourne studio

Quality time: Woods Bagot’s own Melbourne studio

When do the rules and theories of contemporary workplace design not apply? In the case of Woods Bagot’s new Melbourne headquarters, project lead Bruno Mendes threw the rule book out and picked up a cookbook instead.

Announcing your 2018 INDE.Awards jury

Announcing your 2018 INDE.Awards jury

Entries for the INDE.Awards 2018 are open and our jury is taking shape with leading figures from architecture and design in APAC and beyond. Year two of the INDE.Awards, which will be bestowed in Singapore on 29 June 2018, is set to be APAC’s most significant celebration of regional architecture and design.

Meet Your First 2018 INDE Sponsors

Meet Your First 2018 INDE Sponsors

Collaboration and partnerships are at the heart of all great design. Meet our first INDE.Awards sponsors for 2018. They’re helping you get close to greatness!

2017 was the Year of the INDE.Awards – A new voice for APAC

2017 was the Year of the INDE.Awards – A new voice for APAC

The inaugural year of the INDE.Awards did what no other design awards program has done: unite our APAC region. We recap the winners as we anticipate what 2018’s cycle will bring.

You Have What It Takes! INDE.Awards 2018

You Have What It Takes! INDE.Awards 2018

The design industry has a lot of awards programs. So it can seem easy to wave off their significance. But what there hasn’t been – until now – is an A&D awards program entirely dedicated to the Asia Pacific region. And you, dear reader, being an A&D practitioner in Asia Pacific, therefore have the opportunity […]

The INDE.Awards are back for 2018!

The INDE.Awards are back for 2018!

Change is always a constant. With this in mind, the second incarnation of the INDE.Awards is changing too. But only a little.

Designing For The Face-To-Face Interaction In A Digital World

Designing For The Face-To-Face Interaction In A Digital World

Can design bridge the gap between digital and human interaction? Here we speak with Dyson, a brand that understands the importance of social experience.

Objects Of Desire: What Is Asia Pacific’s Best Design Of 2018?

Objects Of Desire: What Is Asia Pacific’s Best Design Of 2018?

The INDE.Awards are fast approaching. And for 2018, we’re searching for the VERY BEST designed object in Asia Pacific. Will it be yours?

Meet Schiavello: Your 2018 Launch Pad Partner!

Meet Schiavello: Your 2018 Launch Pad Partner!

Want $10,000 to take your prototype through to production? No problem! Launch Pad 2018 is here and we want YOU!