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Bates Smart’s Brenton Smith Talks Hospitality-Sector Intelligence

Sustainability and meaningful experiences are key drivers in the hospitality sector today. We quiz Annual Global Hotels and Resorts Conference speaker Brenton Smith of Bates Smart about the proceedings in Vietnam and his latest hotel projects.

Mattiazzi’s Enduring Love Affair With Timber

We hear from one of the founding brothers of the timber furniture company Mattiazzi about how the brand keeps its products and company culture embody a truly sustainable practice – right now and into the future.

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Xavier De Kestelier of HASSELL: On A Design-Tech Odyssey

After reaching the final stages of NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge for Mars, Xavier De Kestelier, Principal and Head of Design Technology and Innovation at HASSELL, shares his thoughts on the latest computational and technological tools in the design studio.

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5 Minutes With… openUU

The Directors of the up-and-coming Hong Kong design studio tell Tamsin Bradshaw about the realities of juggling a restaurant and a design business – and how the two feed into each other.

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5 Minutes With… dwp CEO Brenton Mauriello

dwp is an international practice that has established a foothold in Asia. The Indesignlive team speaks with the practice’s CEO Brenton Mauriello, from his office in Thailand, about creating workplace culture and the changing perspectives of the region.

UNStudio’s Caroline Bos On Technology In Architecture

We caught up with UNStudio Founding Partner Caroline Bos and asked her about technology and the gender gap in architecture.