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How the pandemic worked in favour of co-working spaces

How the pandemic worked in favour of co-working spaces

With organisations and professionals rethinking work and the workplace, co-working spaces may just be the most appealing solution to the hybrid working model in a post-pandemic world.

How flexibility is driving transformative change at work

How flexibility is driving transformative change at work

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.

Is it possible to be stress-free in the profession of architecture?

Is it possible to be stress-free in the profession of architecture?

Architecture is reportedly a profession of stress. How can workplace culture alleviate the daily pressures that come with the job? Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia resets the priorities of his busy, award-winning firm.

How COVID-19 cured an outmoded working culture

How COVID-19 cured an outmoded working culture

The pandemic-driven disruption of how we work has been painful for both companies and employees. But it is also providing an opportunity for us to recalibrate how we want the future of work to look like.

When design brings workplace culture to life

When design brings workplace culture to life

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.

The many faces of wellness at work

The many faces of wellness at work

In recent years, wellness and workplace culture have skyrocketed to become all the rage for office fitouts and commercial design.

The Post-Virus Workplace

The Post-Virus Workplace

Has the Covid-19 shutdown changed the way we work forever? Paul McGillick takes a sceptical overview of current workplace futurology.

What is 2020 teaching us about the future of work?

What is 2020 teaching us about the future of work?

A comprehensive survey conducted by Iva Durakovic (UNSW), Lisa Munao, Head of Workplace Design and Innovation (Davenport Campbell) and Kathryn Marshall (Davenport Campbell) questioning Australians on workplaces changes since COVID-19 has given us a great deal of insight into what the workplace might look like moving forward.

Dialling In With PMDL: Culture is key

Dialling In With PMDL: Culture is key

Sue Davies breaks down PMDL success in adapting to COVID-19 and how their workplace culture was key to that.

What makes a stand-out workplace project? Gray Puksand unpacks some findings

What makes a stand-out workplace project? Gray Puksand unpacks some findings

What turns a team into a community? Following a whirlwind tour of Europe’s most successful workplaces, Heidi Smith of Gray Puksand, shares the team’s findings.

Home vs. work: What if as much design attention was given to our workplaces as is given to our homes?

Home vs. work: What if as much design attention was given to our workplaces as is given to our homes?

In a culture obsessed with ‘fast design trends for the home’, workplace design expert Angela Ferguson asks what if we gave as much thought to the design of our offices?

“Workplaces in the 21st century are high-performing sanctuaries”

“Workplaces in the 21st century are high-performing sanctuaries”

We live in a 24/7 world. What does this mean for the future of workplace design? Veteran workplace interior designer Angela Ferguson shares her observations.

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

This year CSM is celebrating a significant milestone with 65 years in the business of providing integrated office storage solutions for clients nationwide. We talked to CSM about their journey from humble beginnings working in steel to how they became pioneers in customisable storage design.

Curating workplace culture: Technē’s Steve McKeag

Curating workplace culture: Technē’s Steve McKeag

When a business grows, maintaining the perfect balance of workplace culture can be a hard task. At Melbourne-based practice Technē, long-time staffer Steve McKeag has recently taken up the mantle after being promoted to the role of Director of People and Culture.

5 Minutes with James Calder

5 Minutes with James Calder

A leading workplace consultant, James Calder, the founder of Calder Consultants, talks workplaces of the future with Indesignlive.

Drawing parallels to dystopia with Unispace’s Neil Usher

Drawing parallels to dystopia with Unispace’s Neil Usher

Neil Usher, an Executive Consultant at Unispace, considers the ramifications of the ultra-agile and super transparent workplaces we see today and how they are not too far from a dystopian world outlined in Dave Eggers 2013 novel The Circle.

Designing Culture As Well As Spaces With Fulton Trotter Architects

Designing Culture As Well As Spaces With Fulton Trotter Architects

Architects help drive workplace culture, but Queensland practice Fulton Trotter show how best practice begins at home.