IPA Member Profile: Katie Heane, Olive Green – Plant & Prop

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 30th, 2015|

Q 1. How, when and why did you start in the industry? I come from a back ground in Real Estate and the wedding industry. My love of interiors intensified in the 4 years I worked as a sales assistant in real estate on the Bellarine Peninsular and Williamstown. I worked alongside property stylist and saw a [...]

IPA President’s Message

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 30th, 2015|

I’d like to share my story of how I came to be involved with the Interior Plantscape Association (IPA).  I started Nerida’s Interior Plantscaping in Gippsland, Victoria, back in 1998 after having worked as a maintenance tech for a large Melbourne indoor plant hire company.  One of the first things I did was to seek out the [...]

Design Trends and Product Showcase

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 30th, 2015|

Join us for an inspiring evening for you and your team!! Incorporating a presentation and discussion along with our feature product showcase, this presentation, tailored for the Interior Plantscape industry will feature the latest trends from both local and overseas suppliers. The product range has been curated by the talented Rachael Blake of Garden Creative [...]

IPA President’s Message from Nerida Hills

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 30th, 2015|

I’d like to share my story of how I came to be involved with the Interior Plantscape Association (IPA).  I started Nerida’s Interior Plantscaping in Gippsland, Victoria, back in 1998 after having worked as a maintenance tech for a large Melbourne indoor plant hire company.  One of the first things I did was to seek out the [...]

Project Spotlight: Ambius & A1 Office Fitouts

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 2nd, 2015|

A1 Office Fitouts design, construct, project manage and maintain office spaces. They believe that offices should possess synergy with a business’s brand and culture to make the day to day logistics of doing business easier. In the competitive world of interior design and fit outs, A1 needs to stay ahead of the game and they [...]

Media Watch: September 2015

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 2nd, 2015|

A selection of online news, videos & blogs featuring interior plantscaping, biophilic design and urban greening projects recently: Indoor plants solve growing gas problem Study: Can office plants boost productivity and morale? The mid-afternoon slump explained Studies Prove that Desk Plants Can Improve Worker Concentration and Productivity People and planet benefit from ‘green’ buildings How [...]

IPA Workshops Melbourne: Design Trends & Products Showcase

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 2nd, 2015|

IPA are proud to announce an exciting new workshop in Melbourne: ‘Design Trends/Product Showcase workshop’, planned for October 15th. Facilitated by the talented & creative Rachael Blake, Interior Designer and owner of Garden Creative Interiors this workshop will showcase the latest trends in plants and containers for interior plantscapers and how to stay in front [...]

IPA Member Profile: Maryanne & Gary Volker, Evergreen Interiors, Mackay Qld.

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 1st, 2015|

Q1. How long have you been in the interior plantscaping industry / your background in a nutshell? Gary and I both came from rural (cane farming back grounds). With the downturn in the industry we looked to diversify. I began horticulture studies at TAFE when we stumbled across a small plant hire business that was [...]

Survey Results from IPA members June 2015: Top five plants trending now

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:57+10:00 September 1st, 2015|

Thank all of our members who participated in our recent survey. This is valuable information which we will be able to share with our wholesale growers, hopefully resulting in more availability of the plants that are in demand for you in the future! The results showed that the top five plants trending now or in [...]