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Fundamentals of Acoustic Design & Airborne Noise Control

Fundamentals of Acoustic Design & Airborne Noise Control

In this whitepaper we take a look at how we perceive sound, and the various rating options we use to define acoustic performance.

Rethinking Design Innovation: Expanding your Design Capabilities to Deliver Exceptional Architectural Features

Rethinking Design Innovation: Expanding your Design Capabilities to Deliver Exceptional Architectural Features

In this whitepaper we look at how Industrial Designers can benefit the design and construction process and help architects design and construct unique, long-lasting features and products for commercial, residential, public art and landscape projects.

Dying to sit down: the importance of movement in ergonomic workplace design

Dying to sit down: the importance of movement in ergonomic workplace design

In this whitepaper, we look at the dangers of prolonged sitting and the health, productivity and cognitive benefits of incorporating more movement into the average workday.

Pathways to Compliance: Understanding Cladding and the Requirements of the National Construction Code

Pathways to Compliance: Understanding Cladding and the Requirements of the National Construction Code

In this whitepaper, we identify the compliance pathways provided by the National Construction Code (NCC) and some of the key requirements and testing procedures relevant to building facades and cladding.

A New Generation in Surfacing: How to Specify Sustainable Sintered Surfaces

A New Generation in Surfacing: How to Specify Sustainable Sintered Surfaces

In this whitepaper, we take a closer look at sintered stone and its various aesthetic and performance attributes.

Connecting People: A Guide to Creative Commercial Stair Design

Connecting People: A Guide to Creative Commercial Stair Design

Staircases serve an important purpose – to physically connect one level of a building to another – across split levels, across different floors, or between inside and outside environments. For many projects, this is where staircases stop.

Grounded Luxury: The role of rugs in hotel design

Grounded Luxury: The role of rugs in hotel design

The modern hotel experience is not what it used to be. Design, ergonomics and lived experiences inform all aspects of hotels, with everything from check-in to the pillows you sleep on driving a human-centric model of hospitality. With the help of Designer Rugs, we find out more.

Window Coverings: An Important Part of the Energy Efficiency Equation

Window Coverings: An Important Part of the Energy Efficiency Equation

As we look to improve the energy efficiency in commercial buildings, window coverings tend to be overlooked. This whitepaper outlines why this is a mistake

Strategic Design and Creating a Sense of Arrival

Strategic Design and Creating a Sense of Arrival

If spaces are designed to tell a story – and form, fittings, fixtures and furnishings are the building blocks of its narrative – then the point of entrance is akin to “Once upon a time…”, setting the tone of the journey yet to come.

How is technology being integrated in the bathroom?

How is technology being integrated in the bathroom?

Technology has well and truly made its way into nearly every facet of life. But what about the bathroom? In a free white paper, we investigate the state of bathroom technology in Australia and how it’s keeping pace with the 21st century. Download now!

How can design cater to the evolving nature of today’s working behaviours?

How can design cater to the evolving nature of today’s working behaviours?

Working behaviours around the world have evolved to spur collaboration while improving employee happiness, productivity and wellbeing through innovative design.

The business of luxury: considerations for specifying carpet in the commercial and retail sectors

The business of luxury: considerations for specifying carpet in the commercial and retail sectors

When specifying carpets for retail and commercial environments, it is imperative to consider critical factors like functionality, performance and style. This downloadable whitepaper explores your specifying options in detail.

The evolution of ‘modularity’: How commercial furniture systems are responding to new professional behaviours

The evolution of ‘modularity’: How commercial furniture systems are responding to new professional behaviours

According to Matt Newell of Business Interiors, “Too often, modularity is seen as a ‘piece of furniture’.” How is the commercial sector reimagining this?

How modularity is redefining today’s commercial environments and tomorrow’s healthy workforce

How modularity is redefining today’s commercial environments and tomorrow’s healthy workforce

In this free whitepaper we explore how modular furniture addresses the modern workplace, today’s workforce and your next client’s balance sheet.

The many possibilities of designing with timber

The many possibilities of designing with timber

From the decorative to the structural, Tasmanian timber is a versatile material that brings more than mere function in its application.

If you’re a design brand CMO, download this event marketing guide now!

If you’re a design brand CMO, download this event marketing guide now!

Make connections that ACTUALLY convert! Download the ultimate event marketing guide to ensure your brand can get the best ROI on your next event.

Adjusting for comfort: Ushering in a New Age for Australian ergonomics

Adjusting for comfort: Ushering in a New Age for Australian ergonomics

Does Australia’s approach to ergonomics need to be reassessed? According to the experts at Humanscale Ergonomic Consulting, our Ergonomics Standards is in dire need of critical overhaul.