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Five revelations in hospitality and retail design

Five revelations in hospitality and retail design

Raise the topic of hospitality and retail and your mind instantly jumps to far-out fit-outs and awe-inspiring interiors. But before you even reach that finished product, there are many moving parts to negotiate first.

SJB brings Beaconsfield a step closer to being a 15 minute city

SJB brings Beaconsfield a step closer to being a 15 minute city

Tapping into the rise of the 15 minute city, SJB’s latest commercial project involves the adaptive reuse of an industrial building, in a suburb 5 kilometres south of Sydney’s CBD.

9 commercial spaces that celebrate colour in design

9 commercial spaces that celebrate colour in design

Representing the most creative, bold and colour-filled projects of the past year, the 2021 Dulux Colour Awards have been announced.

Design industry kicks off FY21/22 with some major moves

Design industry kicks off FY21/22 with some major moves

The beginning of a new financial year has come along with numerous new appointments and promotions made by the likes of Architectus, DesignInc, Gray Puksand and more.

11 certified carbon neutral Australian architecture firms

11 certified carbon neutral Australian architecture firms

How far have Australian architects come since pledging to become carbon neutral? We explore Australia’s leading certified carbon neutral architecture firms.

How Crown Group is bringing serenity to city living

How Crown Group is bringing serenity to city living

Paving the way for a new era of slow, biophilic multi-residential design are the two new developments by Crown Group in the inner-Sydney suburb of Waterloo.

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

Big moves were made in the month just passed, involving changes to the upper echelons of ASPECT Studios, Cosentino, dwp, Hames Sharley, McVeigh and SJB.

Herman Miller x SJB rediscover the value of inclusivity in design

Herman Miller x SJB rediscover the value of inclusivity in design

What happened when Herman Miller tasked the designers at SJB to reinterpret the iconic Nelson Bubble Lamp to articulate themes of diversity and inclusion…

Meet the talented emerging leaders of SJB’s Sydney studio

Meet the talented emerging leaders of SJB’s Sydney studio

Multiple recent promotions at SJB’s Sydney studio are a reflection of the continued evolution of the studio and its active pursuit to deliver socially transformative work.

SJB, DBJ and TZG teach us a lesson in design excellence

SJB, DBJ and TZG teach us a lesson in design excellence

Radical collaboration between three of Australia’s leading architecture studios and local council has realised Newcastle as an exemplar of design excellence objectives at work.

The Winning Process

The Winning Process

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Meet your Super Design 2020 Ambassadors!

Meet your Super Design 2020 Ambassadors!

Super Design is an event unlike any other, so we needed a group of Ambassadors who have a penchant for the unexpected and an eye for the magic of design…

An Arranged Marriage

An Arranged Marriage

Thrown together by circumstance, Kirsten Stanisich and Jonathan Richards formed a professional partnership that has seen them grow, flourish and forge a brand of their own.

Meet Our Saturday Indesign 2020 Ambassadors

Meet Our Saturday Indesign 2020 Ambassadors

These are the movers and shakers of the design industry and they’re here to make the most anticipated event on the calendar the best it can be. Introducing our Saturday Indesign Ambassadors…

On the Town!

On the Town!

From Futurespace’s famous client party to a restaurant opening and an intimate fine dining experience – here’s what’s been happening in the industry. Have you been out and about on the town?

Venice Biennale 2020 concept and creative directors revealed

Venice Biennale 2020 concept and creative directors revealed

Tristan Wong (SJB) and Jefa Greenaway (Greenaway Architects and Academic) have been announced as creative directors for the 2020 Venice Biennale, alongside a team of collaborators.

SJB writes a new chapter for UNSW Bookshop

SJB writes a new chapter for UNSW Bookshop

SJB transforms the UNSW Bookshop into a dynamic retail space that encourages people to spend time in a setting that fosters ideas and discussion.

Joint forces: The collabs and latest releases as seen at Saturday Indesign

Joint forces: The collabs and latest releases as seen at Saturday Indesign

Collaboration is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s and supplier’s arsenal. And where better to release the full power of collaborative creative vision than Saturday in Design? Here we revisit 10 top collaborations from this year’s event.

We countdown the unforgettable moments from Saturday Indesign 2019

We countdown the unforgettable moments from Saturday Indesign 2019

What does gnocchi, sparkling meteors and Employee of the Month Narelle have in common? Saturday Indesign 2019… What did you miss, or what do you want to relive? We count down some of the highlight moments from our day-long design festival.

Catch these impressive collaborative installations

Catch these impressive collaborative installations

Need some fuel for your creative fire? Catch out these incredible collaborative installations created just for Saturday Indesign.

Now you see it, now you don’t: The Fantauzzo by SJB

Now you see it, now you don’t: The Fantauzzo by SJB

SJB has designed The Fantauzzo hotel with a tonal, fractal façade that visually recedes into its natural and manmade surroundings.

Bold splashes of colour celebrated at the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards

Bold splashes of colour celebrated at the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards

The annual colour awards recognises outstanding projects that are unafraid to use colour in ever-more clever ways.

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

The results are out! We’re excited to introduce you to your INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist. Read on to find out which entries made the final cut.

Who has been On the Move in 2019?

Who has been On the Move in 2019?

We’re kicking off the first On the Move for 2019 and it’s a big one! Geyer, Architectus, P4, Smart Design Studio, SJB and GroupGSA – find out who has been promoted and who has moved roles.

Who said print was dead? Not The Architect’s Bookshop

Who said print was dead? Not The Architect’s Bookshop

When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.

Richards Stanisich on their recent move from SJB Interiors Sydney

Richards Stanisich on their recent move from SJB Interiors Sydney

We chat with Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich following the announcement of the launch of their new design studio – Richards Stanisich.

Kingsleys

Kingsleys

When Australian Venue Co approached SJB to renovate Kingsleys – a much-loved, highly regarded Woolloomooloo institution – they asked the practice’s Sydney-based team to design a new interior that personifies Hollywood ruggedness.

The masculine charm of Kingsleys

The masculine charm of Kingsleys

If your business was a person, who would it be? Kingsleys in Sydney had already workshopped its brand strategy and came to SJB with an intriguing brief: to personify Liam Neeson. Looking beyond the Hollywood glamour, SJB has translated this quirky concept into a fit-out that speaks to both its locality and Liam using an interior palette filled with character quirks.

We’re bringing it back! On the move

We’re bringing it back! On the move

Get the goss on the comings and goings within the design industry. Who has been promoted, who has moved to a new studio and where are practices setting up new offices?

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

The integration of art into commercial design and architecture projects can leave a visceral impact. We speak to an art consultant and an art dealer to get an insight on how designers can get the best results for their commercial projects.

Kirsten Stanisich of SJB on 12-Micron

Kirsten Stanisich of SJB on 12-Micron

SJB’s Director of Interior Design and iconic Australian creative, Kirsten Stanisich, dissects her process and thinking for design in Barangaroo. 12-Micron is one of the most instagrammed restaurants of the past six months.

Meet the first ambassadors for FRONT 2018

Meet the first ambassadors for FRONT 2018

With FRONT shaping up to be an unmissable event for more than just designers, we meet the first round of ambassadors for the newest event to hit the market.

The designs are out for Adelaide Contemporary

The designs are out for Adelaide Contemporary

The highly coveted, international design competition called for a landmark cultural destination for the city of Adelaide – Adelaide Contemporary.

Game changers: Five women setting their own design course

Game changers: Five women setting their own design course

In honour of International Women’s Day, Indesign takes a look at just a small handful of women who can easily be described as game changers.

A world of customisation with Designer Rugs

A world of customisation with Designer Rugs

Whether it’s a change in the colour palette, a specific size or unexpected angles – designers can create the perfect accompaniment to a commercial project with Designer Rugs.

Announcing The Return Of Boilingpoint ̊  Magazine!

Announcing The Return Of Boilingpoint ̊ Magazine!

Since 2002, Boilingpoint Magazine by Zip Water has celebrated the global architecture and design community. In 2017, it returns again to investigate today’s A+D.

Fiona Coakley Takes The Helm As Director of SJB Melbourne

Fiona Coakley Takes The Helm As Director of SJB Melbourne

SJB is delighted to announce the appointment of Fiona Coakley as director of SJB Architects’ Melbourne studio.

Did You See The Best Installation At Sydney Indesign 2017?

Did You See The Best Installation At Sydney Indesign 2017?

SID 2017’s Project People’s Choice Award Winner, Zip Water & SJB, should tide us over til next year.

Chifley Plaza Sydney by SJB

Chifley Plaza Sydney by SJB

The shopping mall is making a comeback – but not in the way you might expect. SJB reimagines the retail experience at Sydney’s iconic Chifley Plaza through a clever pairing of Manhattan Art Deco nostalgia and a design strategy that appeals to our hearts and our feet.

Bringing The Drama Back To Retail: Chifley Plaza Sydney by SJB

Bringing The Drama Back To Retail: Chifley Plaza Sydney by SJB

The shopping mall is making a comeback – but not in the way you might expect. SJB reimagines the retail experience at Sydney’s iconic Chifley Plaza through a clever pairing of Manhattan Art Deco nostalgia and a design strategy that appeals to our hearts and our feet.

Raise Your Glass For Zip Water @ SID17!

Raise Your Glass For Zip Water @ SID17!

Zip Water made a big splash at SID this year with an extraordinary stand that embodied the brand and showcased its products beautifully.

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…

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.

Future-Proofing Is All About Solid Adaptive Re-Use

Future-Proofing Is All About Solid Adaptive Re-Use

A century-old woolstore is redeveloped for another 100 years of use, ready for the new industries that emerge and develop in Pyrmont.

From the Floor, Up: Walking on Luxury

From the Floor, Up: Walking on Luxury

Australia’s prime architects and developers know that the best finishing touch on a project is a finished floor – and only the best-quality and most sustainable materials will do!

Does One Size Ever Really Fit All?

Does One Size Ever Really Fit All?

Sometimes interior designers are a little like corporate psychiatrists. Or at least, this was the case when SJB took on Harry the Hirer’s new Melbourne showroom.

Tough Peninsula

Tough Peninsula

Unapologetic and bold, this new project by SJB responds to the natural drama and sophistication of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

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.

Who won what at the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards

Who won what at the 2015 NSW Architecture Awards

The 2015 winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Architecture Awards were announced at Sydney Town Hall last night.

SJB – The Sum of its Parts

SJB – The Sum of its Parts

A strong family culture and unique business practice have been at the centre of SJB’s success for 35 years. Ola Bednarczuk speaks to Director Michael Bialek.