Designed to help us destress and be at our best, the projects shortlisted for The Wellness Space in the 2021 INDE.Awards are exemplars of design for wellbeing.
What happens when an architect and a businessman, with neighbouring offices in a dated urban strip, join forces to redevelop their heritage-listed locale?
Could your office headquarters double as a collective workspace? Kennedy Nolan’s vivid reimaging of 25 King Collective for Excelon Group brings modern functionality to an historic tenancy.
Designed by Woods Bagot, a Fortitude Valley hotel has been reinvented, offering curious guests a uniquely artful experience.
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.
The latest Satinjet shower from Methven marries the brand’s exceptional engineering with organic, progressive design.
Championing innovations in technology for the bathroom, Grohe and Reece Australia recently hosted guests in Melbourne for a night of design and delight.
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’.
How can ‘smart workplaces’ stay flexible when advancements in integrated technology move so quickly? Unispace’s new Melbourne studio exhibits a built-in fluid and mutable working style that transcends the clunkiness of faddish design trends and wire-driven technology.
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.
What is interior design’s responsibility in revolutionising aged-care environments? The new Emmy Monash Aged-Care facility in Melbourne’s Caufield has all the luxury commodities of a contemporary multi-residential complex. From thoughtfully considered finishes through to superior shared facilities, no expense has been spared on residents’ comfort and quality of life.
What does it take to redesign a tried and tested model? For centuries, the iconic Australian pub has shaped our country’s communities, quenching the thirsts of millions of Aussies and offering social solace at the end of a long, hard day. This side of the new century, our shifting lifestyles, played out in the concrete jungles of our capital cities, has bred a new brand of beer o’clock. But just how ‘refreshing’ is it?
How are designers problem solving the often opposing needs of the one-size-fits-all space? Harry The Hirer is a solid success story in puzzling together a series of complex needs.
The latest tapware collections from Laufen, and Kartell by Laufen.
Learn more about the Roca Meridian In-Tank and The Gap Rimless – two toilets utilising breakthrough technology to change bathrooms as we know it.
With just over a month to go in BIA (Bathroom Innovation Award) competition, Reece is making the final call for Australia’s professional and student design community to make their mark on the industry, with incredible career-defining prizes on offer for the winning entrants.
The Project is that moment when you enter a showroom and find yourself overwhelmed with surprise, excitement, joy and the urge to Instagram – right away! This year, at Melbourne Indesign we saw exhibitors approach The Project from all angles – the common element among all being collaborative engagement.