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SID17: What Went Down At The Venue?

SID17: What Went Down At The Venue?

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…

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

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’.

Unispace Headquarters Melbourne, by Unispace

Unispace Headquarters Melbourne, by Unispace

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.

House of Häagen-Dazs by Archiblox

House of Häagen-Dazs by Archiblox

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.

Harry The Hirer, Melbourne, by SJB Interiors

Harry The Hirer, Melbourne, by SJB Interiors

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.

Design Take Over: Richmond

Design Take Over: Richmond

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.

Re-Shaping floor design

Re-Shaping floor design

No longer bound by 4 set sides, the humble carpet tile has been revolutionised with the introduction of the Shapes collection from Signature Floorconcepts.

The people have spoken: The winners of The Project 2015

The people have spoken: The winners of The Project 2015

Your votes are in and we can finally announce the winners of our People’s Choice Award!

Galleria – Indesign’s vibrant, interactive hub

Galleria – Indesign’s vibrant, interactive hub

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.

SHIFTING THE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATION

SHIFTING THE SHOWROOM EXPERIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATION

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.