“Now is the time to disrupt and reimagine everything.”
As they operate at the edge of contemporary design, the pair acknowledges a recent paradigm shift in what we expect from our physical spaces. “Everything is different,” Andy says.
“We’re innovating and challenging the rest of the industry to think more like us, and they’re definitely starting to now,” says Patrick Kendrick, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Belcanto.
“I’m a motivational speaker, executive coach and habit change expert,” says entrepreneur, consultant and self-proclaimed “serial job-crafter”, Duncan Young.
“I find it quite empowering to be a part of something bigger than myself; a small cog in a larger machine,” says Chiara Shim, Architectural Graduate at Warren and Mahoney.
“Our whole business purpose is to inspire better spaces for life,” says Jacobsen’s newly minted CEO, Renee Jacobsen.
“When I started out 12 years ago, one of the hardest things was accessing information and ensuring that your product was getting used correctly,” says David Eccleshall, Architectural Manager of Roofing Industries.
“Our designers are not just architects; they’re also film designers, game designers, lore and storytelling designers,” says Architect Director of Wilder World and metaverse designer, Mariana Cabugueira.
Ian describes the LOHA team as being “productively restless with curious, wandering minds and a range of fascinations, which are both a reflection and extension of contemporary culture.
“I often work with elemental materials such as steel, concrete, wood and glass in their raw states,” says Tom Kundig, Principal / Owner / Founder of bi-coastal US design firm, Olson Kundig.
“99% of each board we make is waste product; our input materials have no natural home and can’t be recycled through traditional recycling measures,” says saveBOARD Co-Founder and CEO, Paul Charteris.
“So much of the environmental and decarbonisation space is filled with messages like ‘you should’, but willpower can only take you so far".
“Our team shares a common goal of becoming New Zealand’s waterproofing market leaders because of our superior products and our stand out service, not because of our size,” says Allco Waterproofing CEO, Dean Harper.