Imbued with a festive Italian theme, the convivial event drew curious crowds from the architecture and design industry, serenaded by a accordionist while checking out the Maximum product range on show.
Now in its 13th year, IDEA celebrates the best of Australian interior and product design across 11 categories and five special awards.
Woods Bagot appoints Ross Donaldson to executive chairman position
One of the world’s largest architecture practices, Woods Bagot, has appointed group managing director Ross Donaldson to the position of executive chairman.
Australia’s first 5 Green Star – Communities rating awarded to Curtin University
Western Australia is leading the way in sustainable, community-oriented design, with Curtin University’s proposed developments receiving industry recognition.
Super-sized Maximum tiles launch in Melbourne and Sydney
DesignByThem brings Australian design to New York
DesignByThem will be premiering their playful Australian-designed products to an American audience, at this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City.
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer makes everything old new again
An archeological mindset drove TZG’s redesign and development of Sydney’s Old Clare Hotel and Carlton United Brewery Administration Building.
Workspace commercial furniture solutions
Workspace Commercial Furniture Pty Ltd has been committed to Australian manufacturing for over 100 years, since establishing in 1911.
‘Skye by Crown’ spearheads Sydney’s ballooning property growth
Designs for the building by Koichi Takada Architects reveal an abundance of cylindrical forms, shaping the grand foyer and encasing the building in a vertical ‘veil’ rising over 60 metres high.
VIVID competition: applications now open for emerging designers
As part of Decor + Design, VIVID supports a new generation of designers, and has helped to kick start the careers of a number of Australia’s well-known designers.
DesignBUILD Interiors expands Australia’s largest design exhibit
With a strong focus on interior design and architecture, the new dedicated interiors space will help to establish DesignBUILD as the industry’s largest trade event in Australia.
Shortlisted teams for Australia’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale exhibition
The chosen creative teams and directors will be the key intellectual drivers of the upcoming Australian exhibition.
Iwasaki’s reflected paradise at the NGV
Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria, Takahiro Iwasaki’s three-dimensional model of the Itsukushima shrine is one of his most impressive and challenging pieces of work to date.
Winning designs for Canberra Convention Centre in doubt
Guida Moseley Brown and Massimiliano Fuksas’ futuristic designs for the new convention centre are in limbo as the costs of the ambitious project are weighed up.