WeWork Pacific’s design studio director Tom Crocker discusses how teams are now dictating where they work and why balancing a sense of connectedness with flexibility will deliver the richest and most attractive employee experience.
This year’s Melbourne Design Week is the biggest and most extensive program to date. We pick out some of the highlights, including three events Indesign is proud to be involved in.
Recorded during FRONT, this seminar brings together a band of experts to discuss the ways in which workplace strategy, and its consultants, can and should work more closely with clients and designers – all for a better outcome for the end user.
WeWork has become a massive commercial operation, tapping into the growing ‘freelancer’ workforce. As the company recently opens its latest offering in Bourke Street Melbourne (designed in-house), Alice Blackwood speaks to Balder Tol, the General Manager Australia, to hear what makes the start-up so successful.
Designed by TomMarkHenry, NYC co-working phenomenon WeWork sprouts a new location in Martin Place’s former Commonwealth Bank building, fondly nicknamed the ‘Money Box’.
The 60,000-sq-m space unfolds over eight floors and aims to encourage social interaction rather than a place to simply come and work in isolation. But outside of the obvious “collaboration stations” how are we designing spaces that actually make us want to get together?