The NGV unveils The Rigg Design Prize 2022

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)’s triennial Rigg Design Prize is the highest accolade for contemporary design bestowed by an Australian public gallery.  Established in 1994, the prize profiles a different field of design practice every three years. Past prizes have recognised excellence in interior design and decoration, object and furniture design and jewellery design. […]

Sculpture By The Sea returns to Bondi

The world’s largest free to the public outdoor sculpture exhibition returns to Bondi.  Over 100 sculptures and artworks from Australian and international artists will be on display along two kilometres from Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk.  This beloved and photographed event, attracting 450,000 visitors over the 18 days kicking off the start of summer, will […]

At home with Moby Architecture and Interiors director Richard Teed

The director of Moby Architecture and Interiors takes inside on a tour of his country home in Creswick, a former gold mining town north-west of Melbourne. How long have you lived here? My partner Mari and I have lived in this home for two years now. We spent a lot of time in Creswick visiting family […]

Foreground Architecture ushers in a new chapter

Melbourne-based architecture practice FMSA Architecture has announced its rebrand as Foreground Architecture, marking a new chapter for the team. Founded in 1973, Foreground Architecture is celebrating almost 50 years with a new brand and new office in Carlton. Last Friday, Melbourne Lord Mayor Sally Capp welcomed the team of 37 to its new inner-city location […]

SJB and Land and Form win design competition for Parramatta River waterfront

A collaboration between SJB and Land and Form Studios has resulted in the winning competition entry for Billbergia’s 25-27 Leeds Street. As the first major development under the Rhodes East Master Plan, 25-27 Leeds Street will seek to create a biophilic and permeable precinct, expanding the long-term regeneration of the area from the former industrial […]

Tatiana Bilbao inaugurates NVG x MECCA Women in Design Commission

With a calm voice and her captivating accent, Tatiana Bilbao explained the inner workings of her new piece on Wednesday at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) in partnership with MECCA as part of the inaugural Women in Design Commission. “I truly don’t believe there is a possibility of gender equality if we don’t talk […]

A weekender on the coast – The Seat by Atlas Architects

Designed for a semi-retired couple who purchased the property on a whim, The Seat by Atlas Architects transitioned from a weekend retreat to a family home after the onset of the global pandemic. With stay-at-home orders and five kilometre radius limits, COVID-19 forced everyone to stay put. This was the case for The Seat. When […]

A place to be grounded – Merindah Park house by Richard Cole Architecture

Situated in Bellawongarah, a locality in the City of Shoalhaven in New South Wales, Merindah Park house takes cues from traditional building materials and forms. Designed as a place for family and friends to gather, Merindah Park house is an owner-built home splayed across the landscape with a central courtyard providing orientation and circulation. Built […]

The Royal Exhibition Building’s Dome Promenade to open its doors

Dome Promenade: an icon of Melbourne’s history is welcoming visitors for a unique opportunity to overlook Carlton Gardens and view the city’s skyline. With its history dating back to the 19th century, the Royal Exhibition Building was originally built for the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition. The Dome Promenade was a key attraction of the 1880 […]

Australian Design Review’s 30UNDER30 program announces judging panel

In July 2022, Australian Design Review announced its inaugural 30UNDER30 program. The program has been designed to celebrate the best and brightest interior and product designers and those who work within the industry who are under 30.  Not only will the finalists get the accolade of being a 30UNDER30 but they will also be part […]

Dr Jess Murphy: I’m on the lookout for tomorrow’s leaders, today

Australian Design Review’s 30UNDER30 has brought on board Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Champion of Change Convenor for Architecture Group Dr Jess Murphy. With over 25 years of experience in the corporate world, Murphy’s commitment to accelerating firm-wide organisational transformation has propelled her to the forefront of the inclusion movement. Taking on a leadership angle […]