Read the article Six advantages of VR from Hames Sharley
26 Sep 2017

Six advantages of VR

By Michael Cooper

Hames Sharley has known for some time that VR technology would become a real game-changer within our sector, but since we initially invested in the hardware we’ve been surprised by some of the advantages that augmented reality can offer our designers and clients.

Read the article  Would you bring your mom here..? Part 2 from Hames Sharley
08 Sep 2017

Would you bring your mom here..? Part 2

By David McCarroll

​In the concluding part of his essay, David McCarroll looks at some of the reasons that consumers make their choices and why this will always keep the retail centre relevant.

Read the article Would you bring your mom here…? Part 1 from Hames Sharley
13 Aug 2017

Would you bring your mom here…? Part 1

By David McCarroll

Catalogues didn’t kill the shopping centre. The rise of online retail hasn’t seen the end of bricks and mortar. In a two part observational piece, David McCarroll looks at the real problems facing retailers… complacency, and the struggle to remain relevant.

Read the article The Impact of a Driverless Society on Retail from Hames Sharley
16 Mar 2017

The Impact of a Driverless Society on Retail

By Harold Perks

It’s coming at us faster than a speeding Bugatti Veyron – the era of the autonomous car - and when this technology finally arrives the impact to retail will be immense…

Read the article Driving sales from Hames Sharley
16 Mar 2017

Driving sales

By Harold Perks

Imagine this: you walk into your local retail centre, aiming to pick-out an evening gown and shoes, grab a quick chef-prepared meal for lunch, and organise your grocery drop-off to your house. Then, out of the corner of your eye, you spot the plush lounge of a major auto brand…

Read the article Attack of the $350 Billion Retailer... from Hames Sharley
16 Mar 2017

Attack of the $350 Billion Retailer...

By Pete Kempshall with Dean van Niekerk

It’s coming… a giant of the retail industry, dwarfing its competitors as it strides into view, trampling traditional Australian shopping culture into the dust, and smashing any who stand in its way. But how on earth can you compete with a well-drilled organisation that has indomitable global brand recognition, a reliable reputation and, let’s face it, better prices?

By changing the rules…

Read the article When Apple’s chief designer meets a Christmas tree from Hames Sharley
09 Dec 2016

When Apple’s chief designer meets a Christmas tree

Stepping away from the Apple workshop for a moment, Jony Ive has created this year’s Christmas tree installation at famed London hotel – Claridge’s.

Jony, Apple’s Chief Design Officer, his colleague, industrial designer Marc Newson, and British set designer Michael Howells, have delivered a faux snow-covered forest to the hotel’s lobby and unornamented trees along its grand staircase.

Read the article Time to throw away the measuring tape from Hames Sharley
22 Aug 2016

Time to throw away the measuring tape

An app that allows you to automatically generate a floor plan using on your phone? The RoomScan Pro is back and better than ever.