Wednesday 17 October 2018
6.30 pm – 8.30 pm ()


Space Furniture
84 O’Riordan Street
Alexandria Sydney NSW
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Program Info

To stay relevant, the act of shopping is getting more sophisticated and nuanced. As online shopping becomes commonplace, how can designers create brick and mortar stores that attract customers and add value for their clients? In this highly respected speaker program presented by Artichoke magazine, we take a look at the future of retail design, from major shopping centres to fashion boutiques.



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Nicole Greenwell

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1888 Certified butchery by Tom Mark Henry. Photographer: Damian Bennett.


Jade Nottage

Director, Tom Mark Henry

Jade Nottage has a Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Hons) from the University of New South Wales. Her aesthetic is inspired by design details of modernist architecture and interiors of the 1950s and '60s. Jade values human connection and takes an artistic approach to design, seeking to ensure that Tom Mark Henry’s work makes a lasting impression and positive cultural impact.

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Kelvin Ho

Founding director, Akin Atelier

Kelvin Ho is the founding director of Akin Atelier, a global spatial communications practice operating out of Sydney, Australia.

A graduate of architecture at the University of Sydney, Ho founded Akin Atelier in 2005. Akin Atelier is a multidisciplinary practice whose clients and collaborators are truly global, and include QANTAS, Dion Lee, Saturdays NYC, Bassike, A.P.C., Camilla and Marc, Rag and Bone, The Australian Ballet, Amilla Fushi, and TRANSIT Group Japan. Akin Atelier’s body of over 200 works greatly varies in typology, spanning retail, hospitality, hotels, resorts, public space, set design, and private residential projects. Creatively driven by skate, art, film, and fashion, Ho’s style is characterized by a deep knowledge of client/brand, a dedicated focus on concept, and meticulous planning.

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Rebecca Burk

National Head of Retail Design Account Management, Scentre Group

Currently the national head of retail design account management at Scentre Group (the owner and operator of Westfield in Australia), Rebecca was previously the head of design and innovation at Coles. An architect whose early work was retail and small home extensions, Rebecca spent eighteen years in the USA working for firms in Chicago and Seattle prior to joining Starbucks in her role as director of architecture, global design.

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