&Tradition releases Flowerpot Portable Table Lamp by Verner Panton from Cult + your chance to win one!

To celebrate the release of the new portable &Tradition Flowerpot Portable Table Lamp by Verner Panton, ADR has teamed up with Cult for a very special giveaway. In 1968, Danish designer Verner Panton penned a vividly coloured lamp that embodied the experimental attitude of its creator. Now, more than five decades later, fellow design brand […]

Jac Design Competition winners revealed by Zenith

The Jac Design Competition saw Zenith invite design firms from Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Shenzhen to use all of their innovation and creativity in reinterpreting Schamburg + Alvisse‘s JAC chair, as a way of reflecting on the many impacts of 2020 and all that the year entailed. The winners for the individual regions have […]

Fivex Art Prize joint winners revealed

The winners of the inaugural Fivex Art Prize – Australia’s first award focused on billboard art – have now been revealed. Out of a prestigious group of six shortlisted artists, Catherine Clover and Daniel Kotsimbos, who are both Melbourne-based, will share the $30,000 prize, taking home $15,000 each. The results were announced by Lord Mayor Sally Capp, […]

ADR and Herman Miller $30,000 Aeron chair competition winners revealed

James Walsh wins Australian Furniture Design Award with rammed earth bench

Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh took home this year’s Australian Furniture Design Award with a rammed earth and recycled glass filings bench that “reinvents ancient material tradition”. The terracotta toned piece, called Anthropic Bench, combines earth and glass to produce “a seductive, sustainable and hard wearing composite.” Walsh spent a month experimenting with […]

Last chance to enter ADR and Herman Miller’s Aeron chair competition

There is not much time left to enter ADR and Herman Miller‘s $30,000 competition to win one of 16 Aeron chairs, valued at $1860 each. The contest is now closed. We’re challenging you to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in your home office. To enter, all you have to do is answer this […]

Infrastructure NSW launches competition to design new pavilion in Barangaroo South

Infrastructure NSW is inviting registered Australian architects to participate in a design competition for the new Pavilion, to be located at Watermans Cove, Barangaroo South. Architects can download the competition documents to prepare and enter their designs for the new harbourfront project. The Pier Pavilion will be located at Watermans Cove in Barangaroo South and […]

Enter ADR and Herman Miller’s $30,000 Aeron chair contest

For our latest competition, we’re offering readers the chance to win one of 16 Aeron chairs from Herman Miller valued at $1850 each. The contest is now closed. The competition challenges entrants to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in their home office. You could be currently using an office chair […]

Dowel Jones launches $1000 Design from Home competition

Melbourne design brand Dowel Jones is calling on Aussies to submit their designs for furniture, lighting or accessories to the Design from Home competition. Launched by the company’s brainchildren, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, Design from Home is open to anyone – student, architect, ceramicist, jeweller, stylist or design enthusiast – with a $1000 prize […]

Design comp to transform Roman ruin into contemporary art museum

Italy has been one of the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak. This Re-Use Italy competition is one way architects and designers worldwide can give back by lending their design talents to transforming a Roman ruin into a contemporary museum. The Reuse competition is now in its second edition. It inaugural edition called on […]