FTD Circular Wins The Gold Award

Gold Award (Sydney Design Awards) For Circular Economy To Forward Thinking Design (FTD Circular)


The award-winning team from Forward Thinking Design has partnered with project management firm Ilimaf and the asset management software company Hardcat Pty Ltd to develop a process, services and digital tools that enable organisations to take a circular economy approach to fit-out design, construction and de-fit.

The components of this innovation are:

  • The services (training, consultancy, de-fit diversion delivery)
  • Tools (Fit-out C.E Supplier Directory and FTD Circular/Hardcat Lebosi digital platform)
  • Knowledge leadership (speaking and published resources)

The Team

Project Brief

Read about the Better Future Awards FTD project brief, project innovation/need, design challenge and future impact.


About FTD – Empowering Fit-Out Circular Economy

FTD Circular adopts a circular economy approach to fit-out design, construction and de-fit. This requires circularity, informed specification, and procurement. Our process, digital tools and the database gives you the power to design and fit for circularity.

You can’t manage what you can’t measure. We provide Hardcat mobile hardware, digital tools (with the right data fields) and the support you need to accurately capture all of your assets. Across finishes, furniture, fixtures, equipment, and plant we’ll set you up correctly from the start to yield the financial, environmental, social, legal and insurance reporting outcomes you need at the end.


Hardcat congratulates FTD on winning the Gold Award For Circular Economy our partner in empowering the fit-out circular economy.


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