Studio
Minosa

Made with
Programa
Programa2023-11-03
Programa2023-11-03

We interviewed Director Darren Genner, who shared insights into how Studio Minosa leveraged our platform to optimise their design and documentation process for the award-winning "Terracotta Apartment" project in Alexandria, Sydney.

Programa emerged as the essential product that has allowed us to keep our design projects live, both within the studio and out on site, without relying on cumbersome spreadsheets or printed materials.

Darren GennerCo-founder
Explore our latest ‘Made with Programa’ as Darren Genner, Founder of Studio Minosa discusses the ‘Terracotta Apartment’, detailing the challenges, workflow, and the pivotal role Programa played from concept to completion.

How did Programa fit into your project workflow? Were any features essential?

Programa seamlessly integrated into our project workflow. The ability to share a live document has helped beyond explanation.

How did Programa affect collaboration within the team and communication with the client? Were there any unexpected benefits or challenges?

Programa improved collaboration by centralising project information. Communication with the client became more efficient, and unexpected benefits included real-time updates and enhanced transparency.

What feedback did you get on Programa? (From team members/clients) Did it's use evolve during the project?

Both our team members and clients provided positive feedback on Programa. Its use evolved as we became more comfortable with the platform, resulting in increased efficiency. The one common request was for the ability to print the pages that are provided by each trade such as provided by “joiner” “designer” “builder” “electrician” and so on. This feature would further transform our business.

Programa streamlined our project planning and management. We relied on its features for specifying materials and enhancing communication with our clients and the trades.

Darren GennerCo-founder

How critical was Programa to the project’s success? Will you use it in future projects?

Programa was critical to our project’s success by streamlining our operations. We definitely plan to use it in future projects to maintain this level of efficiency. Programa is now a essential tool in our studios workflow and we see it growing to be a even more essential tool as we move into he client dashboard and purchase order areas of the platform

Did Programa help innovate your design process? Did it bring new methods?

Programa didn’t revolutionise our design process, but it significantly enhanced our project management. It brought new methods for organization and communication that we found extremely valuable. Transparency and detail in product selection has been revolutionary.

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Programa has enhanced client communications by providing a transparent and accessible platform for sharing project details and progress.

Darren GennerCo-founder

How did Programa change your view on technology and design? Any advice for others?

Programa reinforced the importance of technology in design project management. Our advice to others is to embrace tools that enhance efficiency and collaboration while keeping the creative aspect at the forefront of the design process.

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In the fast-paced world of design projects, efficiency and collaboration are paramount. Studio Minosa, renowned for their innovative design solutions, found an essential ally in Programa. Let's delve into how Programa transformed their workflow and elevated their project management capabilities.

Seamless Integration: Programa seamlessly integrated into Studio Minosa's project workflow, providing a centralized platform for project information. The ability to share live documents proved invaluable, eliminating the need for cumbersome spreadsheets or printed materials.

Enhanced Collaboration: With Programa, collaboration within the team flourished as project information became easily accessible and centralized. Communication with clients was streamlined, leading to increased efficiency and transparency in project progress.

Positive Feedback: Both team members and clients provided glowing feedback on Programa. Its use evolved throughout the project, resulting in increased efficiency and a desire for additional features, such as the ability to print trade-specific pages.

Critical to Success: Programa proved critical to the success of Studio Minosa's project by streamlining operations and enhancing project management capabilities. Looking ahead, Programa is poised to remain an essential tool in their workflow, especially as they explore its client dashboard and purchase order functionalities.

Innovative Project Management: While Programa didn't revolutionize their design process, it significantly enhanced project management by introducing new methods for organization and communication. Transparency and detail in product selection were particularly revolutionary.

Embracing Technology: Programa reinforced the importance of technology in design project management for Studio Minosa. Their advice to others is clear: embrace tools like Programa that enhance efficiency and collaboration while keeping creativity at the forefront of the design process.

Studio Minosa's experience with Programa exemplifies how the right tools can transform design projects, improving collaboration, communication, and overall project success. As they continue to innovate and push boundaries in design, Programa remains an indispensable partner in their journey.