Textures, Materials & Patterns

April 28, 2022

The Latest Trends in Hospitality Design 

As travel and socializing begin again the demand for unique, adaptable hospitality spaces are increasing. Each hospitality interior tells a story. It provides a backdrop for guests to feel safe, comfortable, and inspired to make memories. Good design is pivotal to the success of a space. Here we explore four key trends we are seeing…

April 6, 2022

Creating a Home from Home for Students

As students and staff return to in-person learning, there’s never been a better time for universities to make sure campuses are best supporting those who use them. Having become used to home comforts, students’ expectations of learning spaces have altered. We know they are now looking for warm, welcoming spaces that help to alleviate anxieties and provide comfort, while also sparking creativity and encouraging collaboration.

December 20, 2021

Pembroke Middle School

Architect/ Designer: Grieve Gillett Andersen Project: Pembroke Middle School, Adelaide, SA, Australia Segment: Education Products: Urban Retreat Collection – UR103 Ivy. World Woven Collection – Black Dobby, Heather Weave and Collins Cottage Hound Black. Net Effect Collection – B602 Pacific Project Size: 6,544m2   Situated in Adelaide’s historic suburb of Kensington, Pembroke Middle School is an innovative, multi-storey…

October 10, 2021

Our Newest Flooring – Designed for Open Spaces

COVID-19 has put wellbeing at the top of everyone’s priorities and this comes to the forefront now more than ever when it comes to workplace design. The pandemic is reshaping the future of the workplace, and while it is difficult to predict in our ever-changing environment, at least the comfort level of employees can begin…

June 17, 2021

Reimagining the Workplace for a Post-COVID World

As we’re all learning to navigate a new normal, laying the grounds for an office where employees feel comfortable starts and ends with safety. It’s about adapting the workplace to solve issues like distancing, wayfinding, acoustics, and sustainability – all while maintaining a sense of style. 

March 24, 2021

Why Ikigai is the Design Philosophy We All Need Right Now

Whether organising your way to happiness or embracing hygge, the Danish philosophy of cosy living, it always seems that just when you catch up to a design craze, insiders are already on to the next. So while the ascendance of ​Ikigai​ was intriguing, skepticism seemed wise. ​Ikigai​, which translates to “having a purpose” in English, is of Japanese origin, associated with the feeling of self-fulfillment earned by pursuing a meaningful life. Today, it’s being embraced by the creative community.

July 27, 2020

Measurable Actions for Positive Impact

A chat with Guy Heywood, Chief Operating Officer, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas In recent years, sustainability has seeped into everyday parlance, and the demand for socially and environmentally responsible travel experiences has soared. As a growing number of consumers would tell you, luxurious experiences that are bad for the planet and for people are…