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How does architecture shape employment? The INDE.Awards’ Work Space reveals all

How does architecture shape employment? The INDE.Awards’ Work Space reveals all

What will The Work Space category of INDE.Awards reveal to us in 2022? Last year it shone a light on the changing standard of workspaces and commercial design. Here’s what past shortlisters and category partner, Herman Miller, have to share.

Greg Natale’s Cotton On campus makes work look like luxury

Greg Natale’s Cotton On campus makes work look like luxury

What would entice you back into the office? For the Cotton On campus in Geelong, Greg Natale solves the dilemma with a set of luxe and soulful facilities. Work never looked so good!

Gensler’s forecast for the new hybrid workplace

Gensler’s forecast for the new hybrid workplace

With the release of Gensler’s ‘RESILIENT: Design Strategies for the Human Experience’, Sarah Bader shares three indispensable pieces of advice.

Foolscap opens doors with ANZ Open House

Foolscap opens doors with ANZ Open House

ANZ pulls back the curtains on its former executive quarters and, with Foolscap Studio’s help, brings new creative vision to its working environments.

GroupGSA devises a subtle treasure hunt  for Microsoft Sydney

GroupGSA devises a subtle treasure hunt for Microsoft Sydney

Microsoft’s Sydney headquarters entices you to seek out the ‘golden eggs’ that reveal themselves over time.

Cantilevered meeting rooms are a centrepiece of this Chinese workplace

Cantilevered meeting rooms are a centrepiece of this Chinese workplace

The newly refurbished Yeahka office conceived by JSPA Design features a stripped away aesthetic that emphasises transparency – fit for a company that specialises in payment.

COMUNiTI distils the Davidson brand to perfection

COMUNiTI distils the Davidson brand to perfection

For an organisation that champions making positive change, it made perfect sense for Davidson to change their workspace to reflect their philosophy. COMUNiTI’s inspired approach to flooring using Milliken-Ontera saw the Davidson brand flawlessly translated into its new working environment.

Best projects of 2021 – the Indesignlive edit

Best projects of 2021 – the Indesignlive edit

You liked it, we listened! We bring to you just a small sample of the built environment’s best projects from the year gone by.

An office that captures the “bold, fun feel” of its client

An office that captures the “bold, fun feel” of its client

Drawing on Frank Body’s signature pale pink and youthful aesthetic, Melbourne-based studio Made For has delivered an office that balances professional, playful, comfortable and energetic.

Inside Hassell’s fit-out for HSBC Hong Kong

Inside Hassell’s fit-out for HSBC Hong Kong

Hassell’s multi-faceted workspace for HSBC Hong Kong that feels as much like home as it does a place for entertaining.

Tracing our steps and harnessing movement within the office

Tracing our steps and harnessing movement within the office

Ergotron’s TRACE monitor mounts aim to move with us, in order to maximise wellbeing and output.

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.

Finding furniture that fits amongst home and office

Finding furniture that fits amongst home and office

As working between home and the office becomes more commonplace, we now need to find furniture that supports us within both environments.

Can commercial tenancies facilitate workplace flexibility?

Can commercial tenancies facilitate workplace flexibility?

Looking beyond the standard rental agreements of the past, Space&CO. are opting to bring options to the table previously unseen for office tenants.

Save 20% on superb home office essentials with Blu Dot

Save 20% on superb home office essentials with Blu Dot

The time is now and the price is right, so sit back and relax. For the month of June, modern furniture and furnishings from Blu Dot are all 20% off.

Step into the virtual world to create the ideal office

Step into the virtual world to create the ideal office

Paving the way for the post-pandemic office is Wilkhahn. With their new study, ‘Human Centered Workplace,’ the global company provides powerful insights on the new era of work through a range of products designed to encourage growth and productivity in the evolving workplace.

When great design brings the home office to life

When great design brings the home office to life

In this new edition of The Indesign Edit, the founding and managing director of CULT, Richard Munao speaks about the importance of great design within the home-workplace as we take a look at the brand’s extraordinary offering of iconic furniture pieces.

What ever will coerce people out of home and back to the CBD?

What ever will coerce people out of home and back to the CBD?

The pandemic saw unprecedented freedoms given to employees in an effort to keep the ball rolling. But as we move away from it, what does the ideal office look like in a post-pandemic world, and what will it take to bring employees back to the office in a full time capacity?

The worldwide study on the post-pandemic workplace

The worldwide study on the post-pandemic workplace

A comprehensive survey conducted by Steelcase has birthed the ‘Global Report: Changing Expectations and the Future of Work.’ We take a look at the results.

More connection, less contact with Orangebox

More connection, less contact with Orangebox

Workplace Design in Post-Pandemic Times.

Finding middle ground between open and private workspaces

Finding middle ground between open and private workspaces

Orangebox’s Coppice provides offices with a compact single space work booth that allows for the safety and privacy seen in a working from home environment.

Medieval Village, Modern Workplace

Medieval Village, Modern Workplace

Nordest Arquitectura have completed a brilliant office build, creating a modern space while retaining what was beautiful about the old one.

Cardno’s City-Like Office Celebrates Variety And Community

Cardno’s City-Like Office Celebrates Variety And Community

Resembling a modern mini-city, Cardno’s Brisbane office fosters the concept of community through a human-centric design by Cox Architects.

Have you designed the INDE.Awards’ best workspace of the decade? Mark its impact and enter now!

Have you designed the INDE.Awards’ best workspace of the decade? Mark its impact and enter now!

How have your workplace projects driven commercial design in the Indo-Pacific region? Tell us by entering the INDE.Awards 2020 special category: Best of the Decade | The Work Space, presented by Wilkhahn.

A new type of office that’s buzzing with cross-pollination

A new type of office that’s buzzing with cross-pollination

Designed by BVN in association with Jasmax, B:Hive Smales Farm is a vibrant workplace for businesses to thrive.

Tokyo’s sky forest

Tokyo’s sky forest

At Tokyo’s Kojimachi Terrace by Nendo, six of the 11 floors are prised open with landscaped terraces lined with warm timber.

Celebrating 30 years of Krost

Celebrating 30 years of Krost

Krost is the go to name for business furniture for good reason – their workstations, tables, chairs and all business accessories have a considered, thoughtful design and aesthetic, and in 2019, the company is celebrating its 30th birthday.

How Winc stays ahead in healthy, flexible workspaces

How Winc stays ahead in healthy, flexible workspaces

Winc is a workplace solutions company, standing as a market leader in office furnishings and supplies, and when it came time to refresh its own workplace the company knew it would require a special touch.

A calming, collaborative office for Cigna by Bean Buro

A calming, collaborative office for Cigna by Bean Buro

Design firm Bean Buro turned to abstract environmental artworks for inspiration for a project it has dubbed the ‘Green Office’.

Pedrali’s modern office showcase at Orgatec

Pedrali’s modern office showcase at Orgatec

The narrative of the modern office has been explored in new ways through Pedrali’s new products premiered at Orgatec 2018.

A New, Tactile And Colourful Dimension From Woven Image

A New, Tactile And Colourful Dimension From Woven Image

Introducing Dimensional Connections, a collection of wall panels and textiles that promote connectivity and comfort from interior finishes brand, Woven Image.

Office design influenced by nature

Office design influenced by nature

Employing some design influenced by nature can greatly improve the wellbeing, and aesthetics, of the modern office as these 5 ideas prove…

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

This year CSM is celebrating a significant milestone with 65 years in the business of providing integrated office storage solutions for clients nationwide. We talked to CSM about their journey from humble beginnings working in steel to how they became pioneers in customisable storage design.

Leading by example in the workplace: Conrad Architects’ own studio

Leading by example in the workplace: 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 A to Zgonic: designing for a healthy workplace

From A to Zgonic: designing for a healthy workplace

You’re an intelligent and efficient worker, so why should your task furniture be any different?

Futurespace Breaks Traditional Barriers At Savills’ New Sydney Workspace

Futurespace Breaks Traditional Barriers At Savills’ New Sydney Workspace

Designed by Futurespace, the design strategy for Savills new Sydney digs was influenced by ABW methods, allowing for the breakdown of both physical and communication barriers to enable a more coherent, collaborative, team-accessible workplace.

PTID’s Intelligent Agile Design Of Tabcorp’s New CBD Offices

PTID’s Intelligent Agile Design Of Tabcorp’s New CBD Offices

Interior Design and Management Solutions company PTID has designed the interior of the new Sydney office of gambling-led entertainment company Tabcorp in the city’s CBD. The final stage of the four-floor fitout is a full floor of open work environment cleverly utilising Agile methodologies to present a compelling and intelligent design.

The ‘Smart Office’ Transformation: Marsh&McLennan Companies By PTID

The ‘Smart Office’ Transformation: Marsh&McLennan Companies By PTID

The new Sydney workplace for Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) is a successful transition from traditional work environment to a Smart Office. The new workplace is the first new working style of its kind for the global company accommodating a variety of work and support areas, located across four floors in Tower 1 of the Barangaroo precinct.

Link Group’s New Melbourne Home by GroupGSA

Link Group’s New Melbourne Home by GroupGSA

Given the brief of merging Link Group’s newly acquired business Super Partners with its own unique business culture and style, GroupGSA has completed work on Link Group’s new $30 million, 10 floor office fit-out in Collins Square, Melbourne.

Why We Are Obsessed With Cabin by DesignByThem

Why We Are Obsessed With Cabin by DesignByThem

Cabin is the latest release by Sydney-based DesignByThem founders Sarah Gibson and Nicholas Karlovasitis – otherwise known by their cool new portmanteau: GibsonKarlo. The new collection of armchairs, lounges, ottomans and booth-style structures uses a series of upholstered log modules, exploring geometric forms to create playful and personable pieces for the office or home. We chat to Sarah and Nicholas about their intriguing design.

Office Got You Stressed? Not At Dropbox Sydney

Office Got You Stressed? Not At Dropbox Sydney

If Dropbox relieves the stress of people working together, then so too does the Dropbox Sydney office designed by Gensler. Based on the concept of ‘workplace as home’ it could almost be a new interpretation of ‘working from home.’

5 Mins With… WhiteID on Metrik for Wilkhahn

5 Mins With… WhiteID on Metrik for Wilkhahn

Can curiosity encourage movement in the workplace? Wilkhahn’s new Metrik chair plays with the typology of the cantilever to grab attention and invite engagement.

Dynamic Design for the Modern Office

Dynamic Design for the Modern Office

Ollin, from CBS is a dynamic monitor arm designed to react to the modern technological advances of office life.

Here’s Why You Need to Visit the New Krost Showroom

Here’s Why You Need to Visit the New Krost Showroom

Krost’s new Sydney home is pushing the boundaries of what we’ve come to expect from the humble design showroom.

Making Your Office Lively with Krost

Making Your Office Lively with Krost

Krost introduces a dynamic new range of colourful soft seating to brighten up the office space for 2016.

Creating social meeting points in the Office via the humble coffee table

Creating social meeting points in the Office via the humble coffee table

It is well known that coffee is always a business man/woman’s best friend. Part of that is the sense of a ‘break’ that comes with it. Low tables in offices are used time and time again to create that point to gather; a space for meeting or re-grouping between work.

Krost Office Furniture

Krost Office Furniture

Krost office furniture encourages comfort and functionality, while adding a modern aesthetic to the urban work environment.

TWO OF A KIND

TWO OF A KIND

Pedrali designs Zippo, a two-seated upholstered sofa that offers visual and acoustic privacy in any office and contract environment.

Glamour by Sinetica

Glamour by Sinetica

A meeting table with dynamic configuration and size options

Krost launch Design Resources Library

Krost launch Design Resources Library

A usable library of workstation shapes and seating with 2D and 3D models

Steelcase – Designing Active Learning Spaces

Steelcase – Designing Active Learning Spaces

Steelcase create products and research for active learning in education and the workplace