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Indesign Media collaborating with new prop-tech startup HouseLab

Indesign Media has expanded its engagement with the Architecture and Design community by working closely with and in support of HouseLab, a digital disruptor in the residential construction space.

To coincide with the support and collaboration of Indesign Media, HouseLab has also re-launched today, moving from an intensive beta test period to a fully operational platform that allows both professionals and home owners to easily manage their residential builds and maintain their homes, pre and post handover. It’s a tool that removes the need for printed materials during the handover period, reduces administrative headaches, and makes managing a home easy and simple. It also provides a rich source of information for home owners to assist in making the right purchases, and inspires design direction for industry professionals exploring new product developments.

From left to right: Mr. Rajesh Nandan, CEO and founder of Indesign Media Asia Pacific - HouseLab co-founders Chris Rennie and Marcus Piper.

Mr Rajesh Nandan, CEO and founder of Indesign Media Asia Pacific, says, “We’re excited to be part of transforming the way homes are managed and improving business efficiencies for our community of suppliers, architects, interior designers, property developers and real estate agents”.

With an extensive understanding of this sector Mr Nandan adds, “We’re always looking at how we add value to our design community and digital innovations that have the opportunity to reshape the landscape. While HouseLab is in its infancy, its ability to attract industry leaders and change the way people communicate throughout the design process is enormously exciting.

We’ve only begun to scratch the surface of what’s possible and in the coming months and years we fully expect HouseLab to become a major force in the residential construction industry both here and abroad… watch this space”.

Mr Chris Rennie, director and co-founder of HouseLab comments, “Marcus (HouseLab co-founder) and I have always admired the passion and impact that Rajesh and the entire Indesign Media team have had. They’ve been leaders for over two decades – from world-leading print products, far reaching digital platforms and innovative event platforms. When we were looking for partners, our main priority was to find people who could see the potential opportunities, while also being a good cultural fit and having the ability to ignite the idea that was started late last year”.

Mr Rennie adds, “Raj’s achievements across the industry and the Asia Pacific region are wide reaching and a powerful testament to his vision and tenacity. So we’re thrilled to be working together, and with his collective experience we’re confident we will realise our ambition of transforming the way people can manage their most important investment.”

At its core, HouseLab is for everyone involved in the design, construction and home management process. All project and home-related information can be uploaded to a secure, personalised online hub. Warranties, manuals, plans, permits, paint colours, key contact details – everything is kept safe, ready to access whenever needed. An aim is to also reduce the needless waste of paper on documents that just gather dust.

For personal users there is a free option with a simple sign up process, or a $100 (plus GST) per project charge for professional users.

The HouseLab team would like to thank our foundation partners: American Hardwood Export Council, Artedomus, Axolotl, Breathe Architecture, Fido Projects, Hydrowood, Interstudio, Joint Modular, KE-ZU, Living Edge, Made by Pen, Miele, Mint Lighting, Modscape, Nightingale, ProvanBuilt, Porter Davis, Rogerseller, Top3 by Design and Build in Common.

For further information and how to get involved contact:

Chris Rennie – Director | Co-founder HouseLab

chris@houselab.com.au or +61 417 116 771