New Zealand’s Flag Consideration Panel has released a list of proposed flag designs in a bid to replace its current flag. Four designs from the shortlist will be subjected to a national referendum in mid-September.
The Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) has now unveiled its shortlist online. The shortlist issue of (inside) magazine is on sale in newsagents and through Google Play and Zinio. Congratulations to all the shortlisted practices and designers.
Barangaroo officially opens
Last weekend saw the highly anticipated official opening of Barangaroo, Sydney’s 6 billion dollar waterfront redevelopment.
George St 2020 – reimagine Sydney’s main street
The inaugural Urban Innovations competition invites young professionals in the property and design industry to contribute their vision for the improvement of urban areas.
New Zealand crowdsources new flag design
Victoria + Albert launches International Design Awards
A chance for the Australian design professionals and students to design a concept bath space that captures the spirit of the Victoria + Albert brand, using any of the products in the range.
MPavilion announces program
MPavilion has revealed the first instalment of its jam-packed four-month program.
Tait pops up in Brisbane
Tait’s Brisbane pop up store will feature Adam Goodrum’s Volley collection, Alastair Keating’s Good One collection, Justin Hutchinson’s popular pair Jak and Jil, Gordon Tait’s Breeze sofa and much more.
Design competitions to look out for
ADR contributor Anjali Behl looks at some of the most popular design competitions in Australia that acknowledge and reward the talent of local students and emerging designers.
Shigeru Ban designs emergency shelters for Nepal
Acclaimed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has announced a 3-stage plan to build emergency shelters in Nepal following its series of devastating earthquakes earlier this year.
1-OK CLUB launches at the National Gallery of Victoria
A product of Melbourne-based designers Dale Hardiman and Andre Hnatojko, the 1 OK-Club aims to encourage and facilitate the work of designers at varying stages of their career.
A world of experience at MAISON&OBJET
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of MAISON&OBJET, its September exhibition will unveil a revitalised offering streamlined to satisfy the retailer and designer alike.
30 years of Classic with Smeg
Smeg’s Classic range, designed by Guido Canali, has evolved over the past 30 years, but fundamental design elements such as the simple control knob and slim bar handle have remained key to its aesthetic appeal.
Towering above the rest
Fresh from its win at the 2015 Houses Awards last week within the House Alteration and Addition over 200 m2 category, we look at Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects, described by the practice as a ‘village’.