It was a relationship that changed Sydney. Yet when Harry Seidler met Gerardus Jozef (‘Dick’) Dusseldorp in 1957 neither man could have known just how dramatically the encounter would transform both their lives and their adopted city.
A high-profile yet ephemeral event organised by renowned international curators, Hans Ulrich Obrist & Klaus Biesenbach, 13 Rooms was an ambitious exhibition of ‘living sculptures’ on show in Sydney in April.
Lifecycle: When Harry met Dick
New York, New York: The best hotels in NYC
Amid New York’s booming hospitality scene, a new breed of hotel is emerging: from sleek and extroverted to hip and hyper-local, a slew of venues are embracing the quirks & personalities of their neighbourhoods.
Eames: Beautiful Details
Authored by three generations of the Eames family, and accompanied by letters, anecdotes and family photographs, this new book is a visual and candid tribute to the lives of 20th-century design luminaries, Charles and Ray Eames.
Pascale Gomes-McNabb’s top 5 ingredients for dining
Interior architect & restaurateur Pascale Gomes-McNabb – the designer behind Stokehouse Melbourne, Cumulus Inc. and the recently revamped Claude’s – shares her top five product picks for dining in style.
In profile: Trent Jansen
For Trent Jansen, design should embody the place, time and cultural attitudes from which it stems. His latest work for Broached Commissions continues research into the Australian design identity.
Three books in review
Maitiú Ward rounds up some of the latest architectural book titles from Australia and around the world.
Design Academy Eindhoven in Milan
The Design Academy Eindhoven presented a series of discussions, The Milan Breakfasts, as well as their Linking Process graduate exhibition at this year’s Milan Furniture Fair.