As the world opens back up for business, furniture powerhouse Zenith looks to transform commercial environments through three new brand partnerships.
Say ciao to Milan Design Week once again. In this multi-part series, Indesign welcomes some of the best in design to centre stage as we unfold the latest product launches of the last year.
The way we work has evolved, creating a demand for an interactive workplace that honours the individual needs of employees through mobile and easily adaptable spatial solutions.
The new space makes waves in one of the most popular cities in Southeast China by showcasing the best in corporate and commercial furniture.
For those yet to experience Indesign #83, our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue in full, here’s news that ought to please you.
From the acclaimed designer who abandoned an international engineering career to pursue his creative passion comes yet another exquisite collection for Zenith: Lois. We talk to Keith Melbourne about revisiting early work to create something new – and the contemporary appeal of understated luxury.
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.
Design firms from Asia present their take on 2020 in a design competition by Zenith Interiors.
With a history going back over 100 years, the building that houses the new Zenith Perth showroom is a deserving home for such a vital design brand.
An expansion of the popular Kissen collection, Zenith Design’s Kissen Conference Table is the customisable, large-scale solution for any office space.
Indesign magazine acting editor, Jan Henderson was host to the design team behind Formway, for Zenith Interiors’ first ever Live With conversation series.
Remix is leading the way in workplace health and well being by providing the end user with an experience like no other.
Ippolito Fleitz Group reimagines our connection with nature through a sophisticated system of biophilic room dividers.
Last week Zenith Interiors launched their latest showroom with a bang!
Founded in 2010, Beeline is the result of a sincere love of authenticity in furniture design, and with the Ridge collection, a love of the classic Australian corrugated iron roof.
Designed by Yellow Diva, the Staple Stool combines an elegant simplicity in its form with a graphic injection of colour, resulting in a functional seat with inspired stature.
Introducing the people’s chair – Jac – Zenith’s latest collection of lifestyle and workplace chairs, designed by Schamburg + Alvisse.
It’s a lofty goal, but New Zealand design studio Formway understands the impetus and responsibility that comes with designing furniture. We talk to Joint General Managers and Lead Designers Kent Parker and Paul Wilkinson.
At the heart of Bayou’s DNA – Swiss Design’s commercial modular seating system – is the idea of encouraging more human interaction and conversation. Designer Frag Woodall tells all.
Singaporean studio Produce was recognised with the Best of the Best accolade at the INDE.Awards 2019, partnered with Zenith. We unpack the innovative and progressive spirit that earned them this ultimate regional honour.
Formway’s chair collection is an unquestionable nod to design that supports activity and movement at the workplace. The latest design modifications help lend added appeal and versatility to the collection.
In just under three weeks, the winners of the INDE.Awards 2019 will be announced at a grand gala event in Melbourne. Here’s the full download ahead of the big night.
We all know that the traditional office space has evolved to accommodate a more fluid and intuitive solution to productivity. Our Indesign In Focus list is fit for the shift in working behaviours across the commercial industry.
The A-Collection by Brunner evokes minimalism and design harmony. What’s more, it makes for a stunning addition to a multitude of commercial spaces.
What makes a project stand out in a particular region? Why does regionalism in design count in today’s world of increasing urbanisation? We explore….
As the INDE.Awards continues to be a true reflection of design and architecture from the Asia Pacific region – it is our partners, through their support, that show what the industry has to offer.
Lapalma’s story began in the 1980s, and while it has embraced modernity, SEELA is proof the company’s love of classic design shapes is here to stay.
Being a truly international furniture powerhouse, Zenith’s recent showroom is all about taking the passion for design and innovation in New Zealand to the next level.
How to create a unified office space for two individual brands? WOWOWA explored this to bring structure and flair to a challenging warehouse tenancy.
More a library than a workplace, the new CSIRO building in Canberra, designed by BVN, is deeply satisfying in a host of ways.
As the year comes to a close, the editorial team reflects on this year’s INDE.Awards, selecting some projects that deserve another round in the spotlight.
Taylor & Hinds Architects designed krakani lumi, a standing camp in Mount William National Park, that helps to tell the significant story of country and the creation.
Zenith’s Canberra team celebrated in style for not one but two reasons – the end of the year and a beautiful new showroom.
Zenith’s Brisbane showroom was the perfect backdrop for a summery party.
With the Drought Relief Sale, Zenith raises a large sum to help farming communities affected by drought in the dry zone.
University life is about so much more than attending classes. With such spaced out schedules, it’s no surprise so many students choose to spend their downtime on campus – studying, relaxing, socialising. These activities need dedicated spaces and dedicated furniture to encourage healthy student life.
As we set the table for a new era of hospitality design, Zenith presents innovative, unique solutions that balance style and performance.
The magical Ningaloo Reef experience in North-West Australia now has added dimension with the opening of a classy visitors centre.
Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.
On his recent tour of New Zealand, we caught up with Sean Dix on the aspects of contemporary design that continue to influence his inimitable practice.
Zenith produces a mega clearance initiative to assist Aussie Helpers – a charity ensuring wellbeing and survival for communities affected by rural drought.
With its showroom in West Perth, Zenith demonstrates a firm grasp of Western Australia’s emerging commercial sector and characteristic quirkiness.
With AXYL, his new range of furniture in collaboration with Allermuir, Benjamin Hubert reinforces the importance of substance, style and sustainability.
As the Official Platinum Partner of the INDE.Awards 2018, Zenith’s Sydney showroom played host to the official viewing party, with all the winners and celebrations streamed live from the Singapore awards show.
The top architects and designers from across the world – our INDE jury – has selected ONE project that exemplifies the best our region has to offer.
Following their recent win at the Good Design Awards (2018) for the EDO Streetscape, we catch up with the NZ powerhouse Schamburg + Alvisse.
As Schamburg + Alvisse launch its latest – EDO Streetscape – we investigate the unique design story behind the collection.
Candlefox HQ is shortlisted in the 2018 INDE.Awards. Here we investigate its inspiring design journey to achieve a truly inclusive workplace for all.
Is there anything as dynamic as a revolution? Rapid, rambunctious, and radical, revolutions are often over as swiftly as they begin, leaving behind a swirl of rubble to be rebuilt and rearranged into something new. In short: revolutions are great, but they can only last so long.
The redevelopment of RMIT’s so-called ‘grey ghosts’ signals a much-anticipated final instalment in the University’s long – decades in fact – campus transformation.
Sometimes the most highly evolved designs are incomplete. When conceptualising the new Suncorp headquarters in Sydney, the interiors team at Geyer worked to the idea of ‘designing to 80%’. The result is a radical take on the oft-used idea of workplace flexibility. While the building caters to the needs of its residents in the present, it comprehensively avoids dictating what these needs will be in the future.
Zenith returns to the INDE.Awards in 2018 as Platinum Partner. Taking the Asia Pacific’s best design to the global stage, we look forward to celebrating this region’s most excellent in creative practice.
Collaboration and partnerships are at the heart of all great design. Meet our first INDE.Awards sponsors for 2018. They’re helping you get close to greatness!
As the global economy shifts to become more interconnected than ever and new manufacturing hubs crop up around the world, Asia Pacific is leading the way.
The A+D world faces a precarious future: dwindling local expertise, unlikely local capacity, and a race we thought was heading toward the bottom but seems, instead, to be heading nowhere.
As Zenith celebrates their third anniversary in Hong Kong, we look to some of the brand’s landmark achievements in designing the Asia Pacific A+D world.
In the lead up to his launch of Pino for Zenith, we sat down with Keith Melbourne to get a behind the scenes glance of the designer at work.
Let’s ask the best design minds currently working in the most important sector … health.
Carr Design Group combines corporate, residential and hospitality design principles for a diverse and flexible function space at the Collins Square Events Centre. Have they created the ultimate new design typology for next-gen hospitality? We think yes…
The old-school ‘client showroom’ is in desperate need of a shake-up – but where to start? Designed by Futurespace, PwC’s new Melbourne headquaters is purpose-built to break down traditional barriers between staff and clients. The results are extraordinary.
With a design intent driven by empowering the end-user – be it individual or team – SOL-MIX aims to celebrate a new frontier for flexibility in the workplace.
Can design really make a difference to the international problem of attracting, retaining and building talent?
As the Official Platinum Partner of the 2017 INDE.Awards, Zenith brought the entire Asia Pacific region together with an INDE.Awards Viewing Party live from their stunning Singapore showroom!
On Friday 30th June, we announced winners of the very first INDE.Awards program. Couldn’t make it? Don’t stress! Here are your offIcial 2017 winners…
As the Official Platinum Partner of the 2017 INDE.Awards, Zenith is bringing the entire Asia Pacific region together!
Distance is no barrier to global impact for New Zealand-based studio Formway Design. An international perspective and the creativity fostered by a remote location bring a unique point of view on workplace furniture to the world.
How can ‘smart workplaces’ stay flexible when advancements in integrated technology move so quickly? Unispace’s new Melbourne studio exhibits a built-in fluid and mutable working style that transcends the clunkiness of faddish design trends and wire-driven technology.
How does the world’s most influential auditing firm self-audit? Designed by Geyer, the new Deloitte Head Quarters in Perth is a stellar case study for self-analysis and designing for the (sometimes opposing) needs of many in a single space.
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.
What happens when private business goes public – in a commercial design sense, that is? Brisbane’s most recent commercial addition, 480 Queen Street by BVN, is designed to create a sense of community inclusiveness. It’s a new-think approach to the traditional public-versus-private model.
Workplaces are no longer just singular production hubs, but company showrooms used by and with clients. Designed by Davenport Campbell, the new KPMG headquaters in Barangaroo transforms the brave new world of agile working into a workplace to call home.
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.
Sustainable furniture pioneers Marc Schamburg and Michael Alvisse were in Singapore recently to hold a series of presentations and conversations with interior designers. We caught up with them at Zenith’s Singapore showroom to hear their latest news.
As the health sector across Asia Pacific undergoes new challenges, we look to our A+D community to design solutions for tomorrow. Zenith Interiors have done just that!
An in-depth look at what A+D has learned from medical history and the relationship between people and the spaces they occupy.
The status of Australia’s healthcare sector is reaching crisis point. As the rate of critical illnesses in this country is higher than ever, what can A+D do to create a healthier tomorrow?
The saga of our region’s A+D community is hopeful, sometimes tragic, but entirely remarkable and unique. What will you choose to recognise?
Join us in welcoming Zenith Interiors as the Official Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 INDE.Awards!
Who had the best Industry bash this year? We list our top industry’s events from Jan to now.
The Asia Pacific region continues to develop at an alarmingly fast rate. What might this new chapter in economic history mean for the A+D community?
For the last 60 years, Zenith has been evolving, learning and growing.
Lead-time is the biggest hurdle confronting the Asia Pacific A+D community. With their characteristic eye to increased productivity, agility and efficiency, Zenith Interiors have found the solution.
Zenith Interiors and Gardner Wetherill Associates show us how to hit the books – the Agile way. Here’s the top five lessons we learned from their collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney.
How does A+D respond to the most invisible yet most pervasive problem in workspaces today? Let’s turn the volume down a touch.
For Belgian company BuzziSpace, silence and style go hand-in-hand. Along with Zenith Interiors, BuzziSpace is committed to rethinking the management of noise in our workspaces – leading the charge of acoustic engineering in product design.
We take a 60-year trip down memory lane, looking at the development of one of Australia’s most significant manufacturer and supplier of commercial furniture … Zenith Interiors.
Domestication in the workplace continues to take the Australian corporate community by storm. Joining the revolution, the Wes Lounge from Zenith Interiors is bringing comfort and personality back to the workplace.
For an Australian company that has been around since the early 1950s, you’d think you’d know all there is to know about them. But here’s three things you might be surprised to learn what the Zenith brand is all about…
Zenith Interiors launched a collection of exciting new products in unstructured office settings to demonstrate agility in the workplace.
Enhance your work lifestyle with the Orbis height adjustable work desk from Zenith.
Clever supply houses like Zenith Interiors are actively working to understand the concept of agile working, and are working with local and international designers alike to provide best-practice solutions for the evolving concept.
The 3000 collection is an admiring nod to Zenith’s favourite creative city on the planet – Melbourne.