idealog: These are a few of my favourite things – Stephen Voyle

POSTED ON April 20th, 2017  - POSTED IN Team news
As part of Idealog’s Design Month, they are picking the brains of some of the most interesting individuals in the industry to find out their favourite design-related things, their not-so-secretive side hustles and what inspires them creatively. Here’s their Q&A with our managing director Stephen Voyle. ...

Idealog’s design issue

POSTED ON March 30th, 2017  - POSTED IN News
We are loving Idealog’s Design issue this week. It’s a weighty read, literally at around 150 pages, and figuratively with stories on all things design related from high-density living around the world, the link between office design and productivity featuring Context’s own Stephen Voyle, and a peek into the elusive Alt Group. There’s plenty on […]

Global retail trends

POSTED ON March 23rd, 2017  - POSTED IN Retail
Context Architects’ Head of Retail and Interiors Murray Jervis has been reflecting on the latest global trends in retail this month, and shares his insights with us for how they will play out in the New Zealand market.    The rise (and rise) of omni-channel retailing is well-documented.  Shoppers buy from any channel they want […]

Context launches Bodies Corporate for beginners book

POSTED ON March 10th, 2017  - POSTED IN Density residential, News
We’re big believers in the power of good design to make living at density desirable. Great design means attractive developments with well-designed outdoor spaces, privacy, acoustic protection between you and your neighbour. It means good natural light, insulation and decent storage. It also means getting clarity before you buy, or develop multi-unit housing on your […]

The Register: Global trends heading this way

POSTED ON March 10th, 2017  - POSTED IN Retail
10/03/2017, The Register Global trends heading this way by Murray Jervis, Context Architects Head of Retail & Interiors The rise of omnichannel retailing is well-documented. Shoppers buy from whatever channel they want with cheap, quick delivery for instant gratification. Larger retailers not offering this choice may struggle. Amazon Prime now offer delivery in one to […]

idealog: how an architectural firm is using VR to disrupt the creative process

POSTED ON February 24th, 2017  - POSTED IN News
An interview with our Managing Director (and chief technophile!) Stephen Voyle about how we’re using technology to transform the way we design buildings, and our clients experience of the design process. 24/02/2017,  idealog: Virtual reality has long been lauded for its consumer uses, but now it’s the creative industries’ turn to reap the rewards. Auckland-based Context […]