FRONT.design loops you into the design ecosystem with the latest commercial products, new technologies and top-tier industry contacts.
August 9th, 2019
What is the ecosystem of today’s commercial design specification scene? Who are its key players? FRONT.design answers these questions and more through its unique two-day program which puts the emphasis on engagement and connection across every link in the specification chain.
Welcoming delegates from all facets of commercial design, FRONT.design helps you create avenues for long-lasting connections at all levels of the industry. The event will be fully-catered during its two-day run. You’ll be served morning tea, coffee, lunch, afternoon tea or cocktail hour, creating the perfect atmosphere for you to plan meetings and network with other delegates.
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Living at the heart of the commercial ecosystem is a thriving network of design suppliers, specialising in new product innovations and cutting-edge technologies. FRONT.design helps you widen your supplier network and source the very best for your projects. Starting with these five brands.
At FRONT.design, Interface will showcase its new global collection ‘Look Both Ways’ – celebrating a mix of carpet and LVT. Inspired by composite ground materials, the collection combines hard and soft flooring in one cohesive collection. It brings together playful patterns and urban textures blending seamlessly in a series of striking combinations. Concrete textures find translations on plush carpets and are also mimicked on smooth LVT in simple solid forms. Patterns marry deco carvings with the lightness and joy of confetti. Mineral-based colours are highlighted with subtle metallic flecks and varying infusions of vibrant colours. Visit the Interface stand for a glimpse of this brand-new collection.
Britton Timbers brings Accoya to FRONT.design, a long-life wood that works across a wide range of commercial applications. Accoya has been tested to last for 50 years above ground and can withstand rot and the harshest of external environments. The timber flooring was recently used in the Noosa Boardwalk project and received the renowned Regional Green Space Award from the Australian Institute of Horticulture. It was also used in the Barangaroo House for its exceptional durability and stability. In addition to Accoya, Britton Timbers will also be showcasing its Quarter Sawn American White Oak.
Also catch Britton Timbers’ CPD Presentation on Thursday or Friday, book here.
Look out for Elevar’s exciting new range of products at FRONT.design. Find out how the EON Workstation System, with its height-adjustable and flexible system, helps refresh office layouts and upgrades seating positions. Elevar will also present the Ergotron JÜV, a non-electric, adjustable work surface wall mount system, which is fully customisable with built-in power and data. Lastly, keep an eye out for the Elevar Booking, a system that addresses a variety of booking needs in one simple-to-use system. Ideal for meeting rooms, visitor registration and personal desk control, the Elevar Booking can help facilitate maximum efficiency in the office.
From warranties, manuals, plans, paint colours to key contact details, HouseLab ensures you can upload everything to a secure, branded online hub for handover. A handy online tool for everyone involved in the design, construction and home management process, HouseLab makes home building a positive experience. At FRONT.design HouseLab is giving attendees an opportunity to experience the process of digital handovers, defect management and home management through its highly responsive and versatile online tool.
Renowned for its innovative flooring solutions for commercial spaces, Milliken-Ontera will showcase its premium Beyond Chroma range at FRONT.design. Providing 60 colourways, Beyond Chroma captures the experiential effects of colour. The collection lends vibrancy to interior spaces within corporate, education and healthcare sectors. The Beyond Chroma collection is also part of the purpose-oriented pathway initiative for fundraising for the homeless. A percentage of revenue on every specification of Beyond Chroma will be donated to the Property Industry Foundation.
Book in for Milliken-Ontera’s Beyond Chroma Range (Behind the Development) presentation on Friday.
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