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Indesign Luminary: Diane Jones

Indesign Luminary: Diane Jones

Diane Jones has been executive director at PTW since 2014. A natural leader of people, she considers herself to be “just one of the team”, bringing to the role a coherent philosophy and sense of conviction built over many years of practice.

Indesign Luminary Mark Landini

Indesign Luminary Mark Landini

Mark Landini is not a man to mince his words. His relationship with retail design is one of practicality and inventiveness. Because there’s no room for ‘experiential’ and ‘fashionable’ design when you’re faced with fickle consumers and a booming e-retail economy.

The game changer: Rachel Neeson

The game changer: Rachel Neeson

Overcoming personal tragedy enabled Rachel Neeson to establish herself as one of Australia’s leading architects. We reflect on Neeson’s career having recently been announced as a 2019 INDE Luminary.

The late bloomer: Jon Goulder

The late bloomer: Jon Goulder

Jon Goulder has been a mainstay of the Australian design industry for 20 years, but it’s only now that he considers his career to be taking off. We look at the 2019 INDE Luminary nominees career trajectory.

Indesign Luminary: Jon Johannsen

Indesign Luminary: Jon Johannsen

Jon Johannsen’s career has been about buildings and their context. He is led by the conviction that liveable communities are diverse in their demographic engagement. This is his story.

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.

Indesign Luminary: Michael Banney, m3architecture

Indesign Luminary: Michael Banney, m3architecture

Michael Banney likes to talk and write architecture into existence. It’s an “inclusive habit” that allows him to step outside the architect’s mindset, but still inhabit the role. He talks to Indesign about what makes m3architecture so idiosyncratic.

The boy from Adelaide: Woods Bagot CEO Nik Karalis

The boy from Adelaide: Woods Bagot CEO Nik Karalis

London-based Woods Bagot CEO and Indesign Luminary Nik Karalis is still that curious boy from South Australia – always looking to qualify his understanding of design’s purpose and intent, and ultimately, search for its meaning in the most unlikely of places.

Indesign Luminary: Pip Drysdale

Indesign Luminary: Pip Drysdale

Australia has produced some fine ceramicists, but none has achieved the international prominence of Pip Drysdale, which makes her an Indesign Luminary alumni.

Indesign Luminary: Bruce Rickard

Indesign Luminary: Bruce Rickard

We dive into the Indesign archives and reflect on the life and work of Indesign Luminary Bruce Rickard (1929-2010).

Indesign Luminary: Mia Feasey

Indesign Luminary: Mia Feasey

Mia Feasey of Siren Design is living proof that guts and ambition can make distant dreams a reality. Here’s how the former girl-band front-woman came to lead her own international design firm.

Indesign Luminary: Johannes Kuhnen

Indesign Luminary: Johannes Kuhnen

The pioneering work of designer, Johannes Kuhnen, has had a considerable influence on craft-based design in Australia.