• Riding high: elevated cycling track considered for Melbourne CBD

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    The Andrews Government’s chief infrastructure adviser is considering a $100 million plan for an elevated bicycle track in Melbourne’s CBD, following a plan floated by Infrastructure Victoria.

  • Designing DEN: Q&A with Alexi Robinson


    Drawing on experience working in Hong Kong as well as in London, Alexi brings a wealth of design smarts to her role as creative director of DENFAIR. The interior designer gives her insight on our local design culture and the process of creating impactful temporary installations.

  • Designs for Melbourne’s five new train stations released

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    Indicative designs for Melbourne’s five new underground train stations, developed by Grimshaw Architects, have been released as part of the city’s $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel plan.

  • Bring your designs to life with Makers Lane at DENFAIR


    Ever had a custom design idea you wanted made but haven’t found the right person to help bring it to fruition? At DENFAIR 2016, Makers Lane will be hosting a stand that can help bring your idea to life – with a board on which you can sketch your design, and the winning concepts to be built by a Makers Lane maker.

  • JPW chosen as Chau Chak Wing Museum architect


    The award-winning firm has been chosen by the University of Sydney to design their new museum, which will redevelop the historic Macleay and Edgeworth David buildings, and house the University’s art collections.

  • Get real: fighting against design fakes


    “Copied designs do immeasurable financial damage to independent design brands and makers,” says Terri Winter, from top3 by design. In the UK, copied designs are now illegal – with fines of up to £50,000 and 10 years jail – and these dramatic changes provide an example for Australia to follow, with the Authentic Design Alliance leading the way for law changes.

  • 2016 National Design Awards: Moshe Safdie wins Lifetime Achievement Award

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    The award, presented to an individual who has “made a profound and long-term contribution to the contemporary practice of design,” has been given to Israeli-born architect, Moshe Safdie.

  • Hecker Guthrie rearrange the Johnston art Collection


    “We want to use the objects to create a mystique, a story, as well as to show how Johnston’s antiques can exist in a contemporary way,” says Paul Hecker, of Hecker Guthrie’s collaboration with the Johnston Collection for their latest exhibition-house tour.

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