In Profile

November 25, 2021

Manuel Der Hagopian: Public housing advocate

Manuel Der Hagopian of G8A believes that public housing is necessary to maintain social balance and that good architecture which serves people is borne of a deep understanding of time and place.

June 29, 2021

FARMACY: FARM’s research and experience design arm

With FARMACY, FARM uses deep research, community conversation, and engagement with subject matter experts to chart a way through the complexities of creative projects today. 

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Tan Wei Xiang combats isolation with his creation for Discovered

Designer Tan Wei Xiang shares his creative journey in conceptualising his piece for Discovered, a platform created by Wallpaper* and American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) to support design’s next generation.

June 14, 2021

SHAU improves social well-being through architecture and urban design

Daliana Suryawinata and Florian Heinzelmann of SHAU are dogged idealists when it comes to the transformative power of architecture and urban design. Projects like their series of microlibraries show how social improvements can come one architectural experiment at a time.

June 8, 2021

COLOURS works with people to rethink public realms for positive impact

Design consultancy COLOURS tears down the architecture and public space silos to create meaningful places for people and the environment.

June 2, 2021

Patricia Urquiola sheds light on design’s direction

As we teeter on the edge of rapid and volatile change, we look to one of the global industry’s leading lights for insight and direction.

May 18, 2021

5 Minutes With… Álvaro González of Cosentino

Álvaro González, newly appointed Vice President of Cosentino Asia Pacific shares his strategic moves in driving the global architectural surfacing company’s growth in the region.

April 27, 2021

Serie Architects on creating architecture that’s sensitive to urban and cultural context

Serie Architects’ founding principal Christopher Lee has single-mindedly designed with utmost consideration of the city and the cultural and societal norms that come along with it. The resulting works are thoughtful contributions to the cities they inhabit.

February 16, 2021

Jean-Michel Gathy on the art and science of designing hotels

The principal designer of Denniston shares about the fundamentals of hotel design, his latest collaboration with Aman and the future of hospitality.

December 20, 2016

Ron Arad on the Secret to Curing Boredom

In this Cubes Indesign interview, Ron Arad discusses the trajectory of his multidisciplinary practice.

December 13, 2016

INDE.Awards 2017 : The Worry + Wealth of Global Design

Global. Regional. National. What does it all REALLY mean? In 2017 for our inaugural INDE.Awards, we’ve selected an incredibly diverse lineup of judges to bring you an international perspective on design in our region.

November 29, 2016

Architecture For Happiness And The Underprivileged

We find out how SIA-Getz Architecture Prize 2016 laureate Hoang Thuc Hao creates culturally- and environmentally-sensitive architectural works in close collaboration with rural societies in Vietnam.

November 18, 2016

The Master of Trades: Mario Mazzer

During his trip to town for Singapore Indesign 2016, Italian designer Mario Mazzer takes time off and tells us about his major influences, the role of design today and his latest collection for OM Furniture.