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 […]

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, […]

Q&ADR | Peter Miglis of Woods Bagot

This week we speak with Woods Bagot Principal Peter Miglis. ADR: What inspires you? Peter Miglis: Growing up, my father had a cabinet-making workshop and my uncle was an artist and potter. As a child I would often watch them make things. For me that was a real lesson as a child; I was inspired by […]

Q&ADR: Coy + Yiontis Architects

Every week in our Q&ADR column, ADR interviews an architect, designer, object maker or industry person about who they are beyond the work – their life, inspiration, challenges and aspirations. This week we meet Rosa Coy and George Yiontis, partners in life and work behind Melbourne practice Coy + Yiontis Architects. They tell us about formative years […]

Q&ADR: Rebecca Daff, Futurespace Melbourne

Q&ADR: Studio Dot’s Steele Olney