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Your life is the biggest design project you will ever undertake!

In his Design Your Life podcast series, Vince Frost discusses how design principles can be applied to everyday life with a group of leading creative guests.

Listen in as designers, journalists, CEOs and founders reveal the key turning points in their lives and talk about the role design has played in shaping the success of their brands and careers. designyourlife.com.au

Vince Frost is the CEO and Executive Creative Director of Frost*collective, a strategic creative group dedicated to designing a better world through human-centered design. Its goal is to design experiences that enrich lives by combining specialist skills to tackle complex challenges and drive superior results.

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Your life is the biggest design project you will ever undertake!

In his Design Your Life podcast series, Vince Frost discusses how design principles can be applied to everyday life with a group of leading creative guests.

Listen in as designers, journalists, CEOs and founders reveal the key turning points in their lives and talk about the role design has played in shaping the success of their brands and careers. designyourlife.com.au

Vince Frost is the CEO and Executive Creative Director of Frost*collective, a strategic creative group dedicated to designing a better world through human-centered design. Its goal is to design experiences that enrich lives by combining specialist skills to tackle complex challenges and drive superior results.

    Designing Objects for Life with Henry Wilson & David Caon

    Designing Objects for Life with Henry Wilson & David Caon

    Next in our Architecture Series - From Lego to Skyscrapers, Vince speaks to industrial designers’ Henry Wilson and David Caon; friends turned co-founders of Laker Studio to design sustainable, functional objects for the home and workplace.

     

    But how do you balance everyday function and sustainability when our needs for life constantly change? In this episode, they uncover the duo’s early encounters with design, and why understanding how we live day-to-day has helped them design sustainable objects for life.

     

    From Wilson’s famous A-Joint joinery systems and his bespoke interiors for Aesop,to Caon’s time working with Marc Newson in Paris and his award-winning cabin interiors for the flagship Airbus A380 – the pair’s collaboration at Laker Studio has taken their practice to new depths.

     

    Find out how deep they go.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Designing Sculpted Spaces with Yasmine Ghoniem

    Designing Sculpted Spaces with Yasmine Ghoniem

    Vince Frost speaks to one of the most daring, most colourful and most awarded interior designers, Yasmine Ghoniem. 

     

    As one of Vogue Living’s top 50 creatives, her new interior design studio, YSG, is shaping some of Australia’s boldest residential and hospitality spaces. One year in, and it’s already won big at the 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards.

     

    In the latest Design Your Life - From Lego to Skyscrapers episode, Yasmine talks to Vince about using her Middle Eastern heritage, creative confidence and passion for performance to break traditional moulds, and how sculpting the experience of space has a lasting impact on the design of people’s lives.

     

    Expect the unexpected.

     

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Designing Kind Buildings with John Wardle Architects

    Designing Kind Buildings with John Wardle Architects

    In this episode of our Architecture Series - From Lego to Skyscrapers, Vince speaks to John Wardle, Meaghan Dwyer and James Loder - the Founder and Partners of the internationally renowned design firm, John Wardle Architects.

     

    Whether it's designing the gallery at Phoenix Central Park, private coastal homes, Bendigo Law Courts or shaping Australia’s places of learning, the incredibly diverse undertakings of projects from John Wardle Architects are transforming our private and public life for good.

     

    Together, they unpack why the curiosity to explore something new helped John start his practice, and how the evolution of technology, his diverse team and their empathy towards people have enabled the company to contribute to a better world of design, now and for the future.

     

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Designing the Future of Retail with Nicholas Criticos

    Designing the Future of Retail with Nicholas Criticos

    This week in our Architecture Series - From Lego to Skyscrapers, Vince speaks to the South African architect paving the future of retail, Nicolas Criticos.

    Nicolas is responsible for the store design creative direction of South Africa’s biggest department chain Woolworths. Nicholas was also the Creative Lead of the $200 million renovation of the David Jones flagship store in Sydney’s CBD.

    In conversation with long-time friend Vince, the two explore why effective design is crucial to create an emotional connection with customers, how bricks and mortar can thrive in the digital age, and what the future of retail design has in store.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Designing with Optimism with Melissa Bright

    Designing with Optimism with Melissa Bright

    Next in our Architecture Series - From Lego to Skyscrapers, Vince speaks to Studio Bright Director Melissa Bright. 

    For every residential, civic and educational project, Melissa and her team blend heritage with innovation. From the award-winning Ruckers Hill House to 8 Loftus Lane at Sydney’s new Quay Quarter, Studio Bright are helping shape our cities for generations to come. 

    In this episode, Mel explains how every space has a lasting impact on our future cities, and why designing with optimism can take architecture to new heights.  

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    • 1 hr 11 min
    Designing The Experience of Space with Kelvin Ho

    Designing The Experience of Space with Kelvin Ho

    As we continue in our Architecture Series, this week Vince catches up with Kelvin Ho, the Founding Director of Akin Atelier.

    Working at the intersection of architecture, art, interior design & branding, Ho and Akin Atelier have created thought-provoking spaces for the likes of Merivale, QANTAS, Google, Dion Lee, Saturdays NYC, AGNSW, Camilla and Marc, bassike and The Australian Ballet.

    In his conversation with Vince, he reveals how skate culture has inspired his aesthetic and why designing an emotional experience for the people who work, visit, dine, shop, dance and live in the spaces he creates matters in a way that it never has before.

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    • 1 hr 24 min

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