Global design fairs usually occupy dull exhibition halls, where besuited visitors trudge down rows of same-same stands. SO. BORING. This is why every year at Sydney Indesign, we turned things up a notch at The Venue: one location with one enormous lineup! And it was truly stellar…
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 to a pop-up when the six weeks is over? Designed by ArchiBlox, House of Häagen-Dazs, Melbourne, questions the role of design within ‘throwaway’ culture.
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.
While it’s often filled with young city dwellers, Richmond is no new kid on the design block. There was a whole lot happening here during MID – a truly rich design experience.
No longer bound by 4 set sides, the humble carpet tile has been revolutionised with the introduction of the Shapes collection from Signature Floorconcepts.
Your votes are in and we can finally announce the winners of our People’s Choice Award!
Indesign’s dynamic Galleria hub offered lofty heritage-listed industrial architecture at the Locomotive Workshops at Eveleigh’s Australian Technology Park in Sydney’s inner-west. Sophie Davies reports.
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.