Manufacturing a space for design

With manufacturing in Australia in decline, it is increasingly difficult for young designers to see their concepts through to completion. But an innovative new concept called Space Tank Studio is helping designers, artists and product developers turn their ideas into reality. We spoke to the man spearheading the project, Holger Dielenberg. Australian Design Review: Can […]

In Sirius Danger

With its future still hanging in the balance, Melissa Rymer takes a look back at the history and social significance of Sydney’s controversial Sirius building. Designed in 1978-1979 by architect Tao Gofers, the Sirius building is an apartment complex in the historic Rocks district of Sydney. It is notable for being the only high-rise development in […]

Q&ADR | Simone Oliver of Fender Katsalidis

This week for Q&ADR we speak to Simone Oliver–principal at Fender Katsalidis’ Sydney practice–about inspiration, goals and the magic of Uluru. Australian Design Review: What inspires you? Simone Oliver: That’s easy – Japan and everything in it. Think Tadao Ando, Rei Kawakubo, Yoji Yamoto, Issey Miyake, Yayoi Kusama, Geisha, bento boxes, precision knives, Shinkansen, teahouses, […]

Eat Drink Design Awards announced

Australasia’s best-designed hospitality venues have been named in the annual Eat Drink Design Awards, which celebrate design excellence and innovation within restaurants, bars, cafés, nightclubs, retail spaces and temporary venues from across Australia and New Zealand. This year, New South Wales dominated the awards with three venues named as winners in their respective categories as […]

Q&ADR | Peter Miglis of Woods Bagot

Innovative agile whiteboards

Luxxbox has developed a range of agile whiteboards all designed to offer a place to think, introducing the new ThoughtWalls.

Regional work dominates 2017 Institute Architecture Awards