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3 new brands to transform your commercial spaces

3 new brands to transform your commercial spaces

As the world opens back up for business, furniture powerhouse Zenith looks to transform commercial environments through three new brand partnerships.

Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

Che bello! Relive the best of Milan Design Week 2021

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.

Zenith Design Studio’s Precinct Seating: Flexibility for the dynamic topography of a modern office

Zenith Design Studio’s Precinct Seating: Flexibility for the dynamic topography of a modern office

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.

Zenith conquers new frontiers with showroom in Shenzhen

Zenith conquers new frontiers with showroom in Shenzhen

The new space makes waves in one of the most popular cities in Southeast China by showcasing the best in corporate and commercial furniture.

Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue is now online

Our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue is now online

For those yet to experience Indesign #83, our ‘Workplace Progress’ issue in full, here’s news that ought to please you.

Keith Melbourne x Zenith: An evolution of contemporary luxury

Keith Melbourne x Zenith: An evolution of contemporary luxury

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.

Inside Indesign #83, the ‘Workplace Progress’ issue

Inside Indesign #83, the ‘Workplace Progress’ issue

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.

Reflecting on 2020 with the JAC Chair

Reflecting on 2020 with the JAC Chair

Design firms from Asia present their take on 2020 in a design competition by Zenith Interiors.

The brilliant new Zenith Perth showroom

The brilliant new Zenith Perth showroom

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.

Flexibility and Productivity with the Kissen Conference Table

Flexibility and Productivity with the Kissen Conference Table

An expansion of the popular Kissen collection, Zenith Design’s Kissen Conference Table is the customisable, large-scale solution for any office space.

Jan Henderson chats live with Formway

Jan Henderson chats live with Formway

Indesign magazine acting editor, Jan Henderson was host to the design team behind Formway, for Zenith Interiors’ first ever Live With conversation series.

Remix Tuned to Perform

Remix Tuned to Perform

Remix is leading the way in workplace health and well being by providing the end user with an experience like no other.

Bring the outside in, with Para Vert

Bring the outside in, with Para Vert

Ippolito Fleitz Group reimagines our connection with nature through a sophisticated system of biophilic room dividers.

Zenith Interiors celebrates its Melbourne Showroom Launch

Zenith Interiors celebrates its Melbourne Showroom Launch

Last week Zenith Interiors launched their latest showroom with a bang!

Ridge: furniture by the way of the Australian outback

Ridge: furniture by the way of the Australian outback

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.

Minimalism meets colour with the Staple Stool

Minimalism meets colour with the Staple Stool

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.

It’s time to meet Jac

It’s time to meet Jac

Introducing the people’s chair – Jac – Zenith’s latest collection of lifestyle and workplace chairs, designed by Schamburg + Alvisse.

Formway Design is making lives better, one product at a time

Formway Design is making lives better, one product at a time

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.

Conversation seating: Bayou for Swiss Design

Conversation seating: Bayou for Swiss Design

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.

Produce: Shaping a progressive practice

Produce: Shaping a progressive practice

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.

Responsive and collaborative: BeSide by Formway

Responsive and collaborative: BeSide by Formway

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.

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

Who will take home INDEs Gold?

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.

Indesign in focus: Furniture for the modern workplace

Indesign in focus: Furniture for the modern workplace

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.

Modern & restrained: Brunner’s A-Collection

Modern & restrained: Brunner’s A-Collection

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.

The language of regionalism

The language of regionalism

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….

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

Introducing your 2019 INDE.Awards partners

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.

SEELA: a fusion of ergonomic and aesthetics

SEELA: a fusion of ergonomic and aesthetics

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.

Zenith’s new showroom for Auckland’s next chapter

Zenith’s new showroom for Auckland’s next chapter

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.

Light Warrior, by WOWOWA

Light Warrior, by WOWOWA

How to create a unified office space for two individual brands? WOWOWA explored this to bring structure and flair to a challenging warehouse tenancy.

Synergy, CSIRO by BVN

Synergy, CSIRO by BVN

More a library than a workplace, the new CSIRO building in Canberra, designed by BVN, is deeply satisfying in a host of ways.

The edit: INDE 2018 project picks

The edit: INDE 2018 project picks

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.

Can design help tell the story of our Indigenous people?

Can design help tell the story of our Indigenous people?

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.

A welcome with a bang: Zenith Canberra’s new showroom

A welcome with a bang: Zenith Canberra’s new showroom

Zenith’s Canberra team celebrated in style for not one but two reasons – the end of the year and a beautiful new showroom.

Celebrating summer and a brand-new refurbishment… Brisbane-style

Celebrating summer and a brand-new refurbishment… Brisbane-style

Zenith’s Brisbane showroom was the perfect backdrop for a summery party.

The Australian design industry comes together to help the drought-affected farming community

The Australian design industry comes together to help the drought-affected farming community

With the Drought Relief Sale, Zenith raises a large sum to help farming communities affected by drought in the dry zone.

Breakout spaces that break the traditional paradigm: The University of Canberra

Breakout spaces that break the traditional paradigm: The University of Canberra

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.

Catering for the new age of hospitality design with Zenith

Catering for the new age of hospitality design with Zenith

As we set the table for a new era of hospitality design, Zenith presents innovative, unique solutions that balance style and performance.

Ningaloo

Ningaloo

The magical Ningaloo Reef experience in North-West Australia now has added dimension with the opening of a classy visitors centre.

Red Energy Melbourne

Red Energy Melbourne

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.

5 minutes with… Sean Dix!

5 minutes with… Sean Dix!

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.

Australia’s design community rallies to help farmers suffering from drought

Australia’s design community rallies to help farmers suffering from drought

Zenith produces a mega clearance initiative to assist Aussie Helpers – a charity ensuring wellbeing and survival for communities affected by rural drought.

The Wild, Wild West: Zenith celebrates Western Australia’s design community

The Wild, Wild West: Zenith celebrates Western Australia’s design community

With its showroom in West Perth, Zenith demonstrates a firm grasp of Western Australia’s emerging commercial sector and characteristic quirkiness.

5 minutes with … Benjamin Hubert of LAYER!

5 minutes with … Benjamin Hubert of LAYER!

With AXYL, his new range of furniture in collaboration with Allermuir, Benjamin Hubert reinforces the importance of substance, style and sustainability.

Sydney’s satellite celebration – the Zenith INDE.Awards Live Telecast

Sydney’s satellite celebration – the Zenith INDE.Awards Live Telecast

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 excellence of Asia Pacific’s design in 2018: ONE project stood out above the crowd

The excellence of Asia Pacific’s design in 2018: ONE project stood out above the crowd

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.

Five minutes with … Schamburg + Alvisse!

Five minutes with … Schamburg + Alvisse!

Following their recent win at the Good Design Awards (2018) for the EDO Streetscape, we catch up with the NZ powerhouse Schamburg + Alvisse.

The ancient back streets of Tokyo inspires the workplace of the future

The ancient back streets of Tokyo inspires the workplace of the future

As Schamburg + Alvisse launch its latest – EDO Streetscape – we investigate the unique design story behind the collection.

Design For The Way We WANT To Work: Presenting Candlefox HQ

Design For The Way We WANT To Work: Presenting Candlefox HQ

Candlefox HQ is shortlisted in the 2018 INDE.Awards. Here we investigate its inspiring design journey to achieve a truly inclusive workplace for all.

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

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.

RMIT New Academic Street

RMIT New Academic Street

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.

Suncorp

Suncorp

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.

Team Zenith is back on board for this year’s INDE.Awards

Team Zenith is back on board for this year’s INDE.Awards

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.

Meet Your First 2018 INDE Sponsors

Meet Your First 2018 INDE Sponsors

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!

Welcome To The Age Of Asia Pacific

Welcome To The Age Of Asia Pacific

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.

Do Designers Have A Responsibility To Manufacturers?

Do Designers Have A Responsibility To Manufacturers?

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.

Happy Third Birthday To Zenith In Hong Kong!

Happy Third Birthday To Zenith In Hong Kong!

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.

5 Minutes With … Keith Melbourne!

5 Minutes With … Keith Melbourne!

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.

Is Design Too Important To Leave To You, The Designers?

Is Design Too Important To Leave To You, The Designers?

Let’s ask the best design minds currently working in the most important sector … health.

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr Design Group

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr Design Group

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…

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

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.

A New Frontier For Modularity : ‘Mix’ It Up With Zenith Design Studio

A New Frontier For Modularity : ‘Mix’ It Up With Zenith Design Studio

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.

Zenith Design Studio Has Just Won The War For Talent

Zenith Design Studio Has Just Won The War For Talent

Can design really make a difference to the international problem of attracting, retaining and building talent?

Part #4: Live Satellite Feed Into Asia, The Zenith Singapore INDE.Awards Viewing Party

Part #4: Live Satellite Feed Into Asia, The Zenith Singapore INDE.Awards Viewing Party

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!

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

Who Won At The Inaugural INDE.Awards?

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…

Zenith Unites The Region

Zenith Unites The Region

As the Official Platinum Partner of the 2017 INDE.Awards, Zenith is bringing the entire Asia Pacific region together!

Formway Design: Delivering Meaningful Global Solutions from New Zealand

Formway Design: Delivering Meaningful Global Solutions from New Zealand

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.

Unispace Headquarters Melbourne, by Unispace

Unispace Headquarters Melbourne, by Unispace

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.

Deloitte Perth, by Geyer

Deloitte Perth, by Geyer

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.

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

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.

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

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.

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

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.

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

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.

5 Minutes With… Schamburg + Alvisse

5 Minutes With… Schamburg + Alvisse

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.

Designed to CARE: Putting People Back into A+D

Designed to CARE: Putting People Back into A+D

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!

Doctor! Doctor! … Give me the news.

Doctor! Doctor! … Give me the news.

An in-depth look at what A+D has learned from medical history and the relationship between people and the spaces they occupy.

The Unlikely, Inspiring and Curative Power of Design

The Unlikely, Inspiring and Curative Power of Design

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 Remarkable History of Asia Pacific Design

The Remarkable History of Asia Pacific Design

The saga of our region’s A+D community is hopeful, sometimes tragic, but entirely remarkable and unique. What will you choose to recognise?

Presenting the INDE.Awards Platinum Sponsor

Presenting the INDE.Awards Platinum Sponsor

Join us in welcoming Zenith Interiors as the Official Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 INDE.Awards!

Six Times Design Partied Hard In 2016!

Six Times Design Partied Hard In 2016!

Who had the best Industry bash this year? We list our top industry’s events from Jan to now.

Asia Pacific and The Office: How to Crack the Market

Asia Pacific and The Office: How to Crack the Market

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?

Zenith Interiors: Now in Singapore!

Zenith Interiors: Now in Singapore!

For the last 60 years, Zenith has been evolving, learning and growing.

Time-Poor No More

Time-Poor No More

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.

Top 5 Lessons Learned: Zenith + UTS Collaborate

Top 5 Lessons Learned: Zenith + UTS Collaborate

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.

A Secret History of Workplace Design: The Death of the Cubicle + The Rise of Acoustics

A Secret History of Workplace Design: The Death of the Cubicle + The Rise of Acoustics

How does A+D respond to the most invisible yet most pervasive problem in workspaces today? Let’s turn the volume down a touch.

BuzziSpace + Zenith Interiors: The Science of Sound

BuzziSpace + Zenith Interiors: The Science of Sound

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.

What Does 60 Years in Design Look Like? – IDL

What Does 60 Years in Design Look Like? – IDL

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.

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home

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.

Top three things you need to know about Zenith Interiors

Top three things you need to know about Zenith Interiors

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 Launches Agile – IDL

Zenith Launches Agile – IDL

Zenith Interiors launched a collection of exciting new products in unstructured office settings to demonstrate agility in the workplace.

Orbis: Work Lifestyle

Orbis: Work Lifestyle

Enhance your work lifestyle with the Orbis height adjustable work desk from Zenith.

How to Get Nimble with Zenith Interiors

How to Get Nimble with Zenith Interiors

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.

3000 BY SCHAMBURG + ALVISSE

3000 BY SCHAMBURG + ALVISSE

The 3000 collection is an admiring nod to Zenith’s favourite creative city on the planet – Melbourne.

Zenith Dinner Series NSW

Zenith Dinner Series NSW

Zenith’s Sydney showroom was a little less about furniture and all about good food last week