02 Jun 23

Woods Bagot at Design Show Australia

Woods Bagot will have six speakers in this year’s program of Design Show Australia, talking on a range of subjects from closed-loop materials sourcing to the future of hospitality design.

Running from 15–17 June, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Design Show is the nation’s largest and most influential exhibition for interior design solutions and a trusted meeting place for industry experts.

See the lineup of stimulating discussions by our expert architecture and design leaders below.

Co-Designing With Country: Incorporating First Nations knowledge into interior design and architecture projects

Speaker: Bronwyn McColl, Principal

Date & time: June 15, 10:30am – 11:15am AEST

Stage: Design Talks

The panel led by First Nations architects, designers and consultants gather with non-indigenous collaborators to share their approach to design and sustainability which can positively impact all types of residential and commercial projects. A great insight into how designers of all backgrounds can feel more at ease in recognising where we are in the world and help their clients strive towards achieving their sustainability goals and reconciliation plans.

Bronwyn McColl, Jasmine Kerdel and Tahlia Landrigan with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative’s Simon Flagg and Rose De Jong.

Local Product & Material Sourcing: Achieving more sustainable and place appropriate outcomes

Speaker: Phoebe Settle, Associate

Date & time: June 16, 10:30am – 11:15am AEST

Stage: Design Talks

The panel will share their experience of best practice in finding and evaluating locally made and resourced products and materials from first nations and non indigenous suppliers, designers and makers.

University of Tasmania Forestry Building

Workplace: On the edge of a new era?

Speaker: Amanda Stanaway, Principal, Global Leader – Workplace Interiors

Date & time: June 16, 1:00pm – 1:45pm AEST

Stage: Design Talks

After a period of paralysis are we about to see bold decisions as corporates accept that the way we work has changed for good? Could the desk-less office be a part of the new generation of workplace? A kit of parts become the norm? What else is on the horizon? Our panel share their thoughts.

NAB Parramatta Square

Hospitality Design Confidence: What’s changed now that we can travel and experience life more freely?

Speaker: Sarah Alessi, Associate Principal

Date & time: June 16, 2:15pm – 3:00pm AEST

Stage: Design Talks

The expert panel shares their take on the positive leave behinds from the COVID experience and the new highlights that can be incorporated into future designs to enhance experience.

Hotel Continental Sorrento

Multi Residential Place Making: Supporting families, communities and the environment

Speaker: Ana Sa, Associate Principal

Date & time: June 16, 3:30pm – 4:15pm AEST

Stage: Design Talks

How are designers and developers tackling ongoing escalating costs and supply timeframes to continue to deliver outstanding apartments that support owners lifestyles efficiently? Our panel share their experience and thoughts.

Elwood House

Incorporating Colour: Enhance lifestyle and wellbeing through the use of colour

Speaker: Marcia Ascencio, Associate

Date & time: June 17, 1:00pm – 1:45pm AEST

Stage: Design Talks

Embrace the possibilities as colour induces positive moods and environments. What should we consider when it comes to colour?

Gilbert + Tobin Melbourne

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