Ikea teams with University of Technology Sydney for Future Living Lab

Ikea has joined forces with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) to launch the IKEA x UTS Future Living Lab to generate new ideas and produce prototypes, exhibitions and events. Located at the UTS campus in Ultimo, Sydney, the lab will “push the boundaries of innovation, research and experimentation to develop new design approaches and smart technologies for the unique […]

“Design was a function, now it’s a strategic tool” HP’s design revolution

HP is placing design front and centre as it looks to pivot from a tech company into a lifestyle brand. HP is well known for its technical prowess. Founded by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in 1938, the tech company’s first product was an audio oscillator; an instrument used to measure audio frequencies. Since it’s […]

Shaw Contract’s manufacturing goes carbon neutral globally

Shaw Contract has recently announced that all of its commercial carpet manufacturing facilities worldwide are now carbon neutral. But what is carbon neutrality, and how will it contribute to the overall sustainability of the built environment? ADR caught up with Tim Conway, vice president of sustainability for Shaw’s commercial division to find out more about […]

Optical illusions and cinematic storytelling in Singapore’s Changi Airport

Singapore’s Changi Airport and Moment Factory have collaborated on two media feature walls designed to entertain passengers as they navigate the airport’s interior. Boasting optical illusions and cinematic storytelling, the media walls aim to transform the least-liked travel moments into a journey of discovery. When passing through security screening, travellers walk by an immersive media […]

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