Retail has become a hyper-dimensional experience. While a destination may draw you in for any number of reasons – social, educational, personal wellness – shopping remains the ultimate act.
You liked it, we listened! We bring to you just a small sample of the built environment’s best projects from the year gone by.
Woods Bagot’s Perth interiors division is led by a stellar team of women. The holistic leadership model has seen the studio’s exceptional portfolio of products flourish.
Greenland Centre is a landmark project in the heart of Sydney that has redefined the possibilities for residential skyscrapers.
With the help of Woods Bagot, the Goodman Group has moved to The Hayesbery, a new headquarters more fitting of its essence and sustainable commitments.
Buchan, Gray Puksand, McGreggor Coxall, Woods Bagot and more from across the design industry announce their latest appointments, changes and promotions.
In an ever-evolving industry, the term hybrid hotel is one that’s becoming increasingly common. We take a look at four of the region’s best to see what they’re offering.
Stylecraft’s new Adelaide showroom, designed by Woods Bagot, brings a welcoming lightness to the mezzanine of 11 Waymouth Street.
Behind-the-scenes takes front stage at the Science Gallery Melbourne, thanks to Smart Design Studio’s clever display of exhibition setups.
Sensory design has never been so important to the curation of retail and hospitality environments as it is today. Here are 6 design projects that got it right.
For 15 years Tappeti has been giving interior designers and architects a medium to complete their beautification of space.
Hames Sharley MD, Cailin Howard, and DWP’s Adelaide-based CEO, Michael Hegarty, how Adelaide’s planning has paid off in the 2021 Global Liveability Index.
What happened when Herman Miller tasked the designers at Woods Bagot to reinterpret the iconic Nelson Bubble Lamp to articulate themes of diversity in design…
A statement showroom in the middle of Melbourne’s CBD gave Sculptform the opportunity to truly showcase its handcrafted philosophy and design credibility.
What can we learn from the workplace design projects named on the Australian Interior Design Awards 2021 shortlist?
Woods Bagot serves up the nostalgia of ‘now’ at Melbourne’s new Next Hotel.
For those yet to experience Indesign #83, our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue in full, here’s news that ought to please you.
The following ten design projects represent the most inimitable offices we’ve seen of late, in which space goes above and beyond in its role as a facilitator of ABW.
Frame Publishers’ recent title, Where We Work, provides an exposé of design lessons from the modern office, distilled from an international spread of exemplary workplace design projects.
Inspired initially by the groundbreaking Google HQ, workplace culture has risen steadily as a priority on the agenda of businesses since the beginning of the internet age.
Woods Bagot has conquered its competition in the bid to design the adaptive reuse of Penrith’s former Council Chambers into a new commercial building set to revitalise the CBD.
Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue—on sale from 25 March 2021—examines the shifting goal posts of workplace design, and shares the most notable contemporary insights, perspectives and projects in the space today.
In a move that further positions the firm with a competitive edge and redefines the contemporary practice of architecture, Woods Bagot has appointed futurist Francesca Birks as Global Insights Leader.
Work is integral to our lives – it sustains and informs us and ensures connection with colleagues and the broader community, if not the globe, and The Work Space category in the 2021 INDE.Awards showcases the very best in workplace design.
The Woods Bagot-designed Adelaide showroom has been unveiled to the public, with plenty of industry personalities joining Stylecraft in celebration.
Concept designs by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Woods Bagot for a new Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre in Adelaide have been revealed.
Belated celebrations honour Woods Bagot’s win-win in the 2020 INDE.Awards The Work Space categories, courtesy of event partners Wilkhahn and Woven Image.
Available now for online readers, the 82nd issue of Indesign largely focuses on hospitable design, it’s trends and it’s importance.
From Sydney warehouse conversions, industrial-esque cafés in Melbourne and offices in New York lofts, these industrial interiors are leading the style revolution.
With venues in popular locations boasting high star-ratings these days a dime-a-dozen, there is a new criteria being coveted in the hospitality scene.
We find ourselves mid-step in a polarising post-pandemic workplace shift. While we can only anticipate what the future will bring, the INDE.Awards’ The Work Space Shortlist reveals where we currently stand.
With the potential to save the lives of thousands, Australia’s first proton therapy unit, designed by Woods Bagot, starts construction in Adelaide next month.
Welcome to the first edition of The Indesign Edit. In this issue, we focus on commercial projects and feature three of the best that workplace design has to offer.
Now is the time to have your voice heard and make a difference by voting for your favourite projects in the People’s Choice award for, Best of the Decade I The Living Space and Best of the Decade I The Work Space. You have until 22 May to make a decision, cast your vote and participate in the 2020 INDE.Awards.
In this milestone year, the INDEs are looking back at the best homes and workspaces from the past decade. Now it’s time to have your say through People’s Choice voting!
Woods Bagot CEO, Nik Karalis talks about how he’s adjusted to the COVID-19 lockdown.
Commonwealth Bank has long been an innovator in workplace strategy. Now, with the Axle building in Sydney’s South Eveleigh, it offers a template for the future of ‘work’ working in Australia.
The new Sculptform showroom by Woods Bagot is an artful celebration of craft and immersive, tactile spaces. Located in central Melbourne, this showroom is a journey into the heart and soul of the Sculptform brand.
Australia proves to excel on the global stage with 60 projects shortlisted at the World Architecture Festival 2019.
The micro hotel trend, which has taken the hotel industry globally by storm, is all set to make a thunderous debut in Adelaide.
With day one almost wrapped, we bring you the blow-by-blow from the floors of FRONT.design at Barangaroo.
Here’s a hotel that puts you at the centre of its live theatre. Ovolo The Valley appeals to the independent, spirited traveller seeking a little more customised curation from their hotel stay
Designed by Woods Bagot, Short Lane is a mixed-use apartment building that supports the creation of diverse and activated neighbourhood areas. It’s also an oasis providing people with the relief of green spaces in their apartments. No wonder, the project won the acclaimed INDE Gold in the Multi-Residential category partnered with Bosch.
FRONT is shaping up to be an action-packed event filled with tangible innovations, leading-edge businesses and brands, new learning and networking opportunities as well as actionable knowledge. Meet the Ambassadors heading up FRONT 2019.
Designed by Woods Bagot, a Fortitude Valley hotel has been reinvented, offering curious guests a uniquely artful experience.
Brittany Pearce is a workplace interior designer at Woods Bagot and a Saturday Indesign 2019 Ambassador. We find out about how she is influenced by history and real-time experiences.
New roles, new departments and new studios – there has been plenty of movement in the industry from Architectus, DesignInc, Woods Bagot and more.
Registrations for Saturday Indesign are now open! As we get closer to the day – Saturday 22 June – we’re working with this incredibly talented and diverse group to make sure it’s the most engaging it can possibly be. Meet our 2019 Saturday Indesign Ambassadors.
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.
Worldwide, multi-residential buildings are designed in response to the growing population while answering the needs of a site and inspire through design. We look back at The Multi-Residential Category at the INDE.Awards for inspiration.
There is a product that when it’s added to a workplace, it brings higher levels of productivity all while helping to save the planet from plastic.
Built has seven offices across Australia, but its latest project in Melbourne was close to home – being the company’s own head office.
Leaders in workplace design mingle with a leading communications designer. It’s a truly mixed bag of interesting and insightful interviews that kept you reading this year. Spoiler: It’s 80 per cent female!
In the next 10 years we’ll see 14 million new hotel rooms built – a large proportion of them being in Asia, says the Oxford Economics Outlook report. Woods Bagot is already gearing up to meet the market demand head-on with Et Al, a collaborative platform intended to transform luxury hotel service and experience.
As the end of 2018 draws near, many practices have announced new leadership and promotions. What a time to cap off the year with a well-earned pat on the back.
As a workplace interior design expert with over 20 years of experience, Amanda Stanaway has some critical insights into the changing nature of our working lives and how design can be used as a powerful tool.
In the wake of its first completed project, we catch up with Hammond Studio’s Todd Hammond to talk building a business, the client-designer relationship, and why adaptive reuse is the way forward.
Take a look at the outstanding work that made the cut in the Australian Institute of Architects’ national awards program.
Get up to speed on who has moved, or been promoted, and which practices are expanding.
A thoroughly tech-savvy studio space with lots of opportunity for socialising is right on brand for this ultra-connected architectural practice.
Luxury rug brand and FRONT exhibitor Tappeti prove that sometimes, finding outstanding design is simply a question of looking down.
Vertical cities in the sky, deconstructed boxes and ample greening – six widely varying designs with similar themes have been revealed in the Southbank by Beulah competition.
Inner city Melbourne has many beautiful locales and highly sought after suburbs in which people want to live, but few are so pretty as the beachside suburb of Elwood. An established suburb, Elwood has become a hub for those who appreciate parklands and the beach while still wanting to immerse themselves in the social interaction to be found at nearby cafes, restaurants and speciality shops. And the Elwood House is the perfect example of this suburb’s popularity.
Entries for the 2018 Staron Design Awards are now open! Designers, architects, developers and students alike, it’s time to get to work!
British architect John McAslan has discussed Sydney’s upcoming Central Station upgrade at a C+A Talk in Sydney this week.
London-based Woods Bagot CEO and Indesign Luminary Nik Karalis is still that curious boy from South Australia – always looking to qualify his understanding of design’s purpose and intent, and ultimately, search for its meaning in the most unlikely of places.
After a seven month, international process, a winning design has been announced for the Adelaide Contemporary gallery.
With staff fully assimilated to the rhythms of agile working, how do we begin to offer further flexibility? In its Brisbane headquarters, NAB looks to seamlessly align staff with space, giving them the room – quite literally – to physically and mentally ‘flex’. Designers Wood Bagot strove to bring physical space and human behaviour into perfect sync.
The highly coveted, international design competition called for a landmark cultural destination for the city of Adelaide – Adelaide Contemporary.
Typically the domain of entire office spaces, the idea of ‘agile working’ is condensed into a single table with Schiavello’s new furniture collaboration.
From luxurious executive bathrooms to humble bike lockers, the explosion in end-of-trip facilities is hard to ignore. More than a way to offer employees a little bit extra when they arrive, end-of-trip design is a rapidly evolving school of thought that’s changing the way we live and work.
Woods Bagot takes a people-centred approach to Plenary’s new Melbourne office, using place-making strategies more often seen in urban and landscape projects.
Woods Bagot takes a people-centred approach to Plenary’s new Melbourne office, using place-making strategies more often seen in urban and landscape projects.
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.
The transformative potential of design is particularly evident in the context of healthcare design, where it is now being used to create vibrant, uplifting spaces that positively impact patient health and mental states.
When do the rules and theories of contemporary workplace design not apply? In the case of Woods Bagot’s new Melbourne headquarters, project lead Bruno Mendes threw the rule book out and picked up a cookbook instead.
Designed by Woods Bagot, Dentsu Aegis Network’s new Beijing workplace has a central staircase that supports the company’s philosophy of connectivity and collaboration.
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.
Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.
With so many talented individuals and practices crowding our country’s A+D sector, how does one break through and gain global recognition? Well, it’s a matter of getting a helping hand!
One highly considered design feature expresses ADCO’s approach to craftsmanship and materials and fosters company culture.
In a world where technology and the ‘digiratti’ rule all, we all seem to have a strong need for making close online communities with the world at large – but how is this translating to the physical workplace, and by extension, their design? As with the new Jemena Melbourne HQ by Woods Bagot, is it possible to create a sense of familiarity in a space with five levels and 800+ people?
Architect and director of Woods Bagot’s global design studio, Domenic Alvaro
is one of the industry’s most original thinkers. Working across every imaginable sector
the world over, Alvaro’s design philosophy is simple: agitate traditional typologies.
The Staron® Design Awards are back in 2017, for the ninth year running! The program is open to any designer, architect, developer, or student – so it’s time to get cracking!
Integrated technology might be commonplace in the workplace, but in education spaces it’s still a fairly new phenomenon. At Western Sydney University, Woods Bagot’s vertical campus design raises the bar in more ways than one.
When do the rules and theories of contemporary workplace design not apply? In the case of Woods Bagot’s new Melbourne headquaters, project lead Bruno Mendes threw the rule book out and picked up a cookbook instead.
In an era where technology and the ‘digerati’ rules all, we feel a strong need to make close online connections with the world at large. But how does this sense of connectivity and community translate to the physical workplace, and by extension, its design? In Jemena’s new Melbourne headquaters, seven floors and 800+ people have offered up a juicy challenge in exploring how design might create a sense of communal familiarity in a large-scale environment.
How might the agile working model influence the design of education spaces? University of Sydney’s new state-of-the-art Business School presents an interesting experiment.
In preparation for the future and with a nod to the past, the Woods Bagot Perth Studio is an agile workplace with state-of-the-art technology and a distinctive hotel-like aesthetic.
Integrated technology might be common in the workplace, but in education spaces it’s still a fairly new phenomenon. At Western Sydney University, Woods Bagot’s vertical campus design raises the bar in more ways than one.
After a brief hiatus from the spotlight, Dance For Life returned to Sydney for an epic designer showdown!
Indesign’s Luminaries return in 2017 for our inaugural INDE.Awards. Here we meet the shortlist.
From countless entries to a handful of finalists to one final winner, Haworth has crowned a team from Woods Bagot Melbourne the winners of the Celebrating Great Design contest.
How do you borrow from the past to fashion a new, forward thinking future workspace? Woods Bagot’s reimagining of Sydney’s iconic ‘money box’ building rises to the challenge.
A soon to be opend, five-star residence and hotel in Brisbane that is both rich and welcoming.
Last night at Woods Bagot’s Melbourne studio, exhibitors and partners of Melbourne Indesign 2016 came together for a night of conversation and education.
With the help of Woods Bagot, DLA Piper’s offices are keeping pace with changes in the legal sector.