The Government of South Australia through Arts South Australia and Malcolm Reading Consultants have now launched the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition. The competition calls for a global search for a design team to create unique art destination within Australia. Combining a contemporary art gallery with a public sculpture park and meeting place, Adelaide Contemporary […]
British luxury bath brand Victoria + Albert is calling for entries in an international design competition. The bathroom design competition seeks a proposal that responds to a boutique hotel feel, executed in a compact space. The winning design will be brought to life at the Salone del Mobile Design Fair in Milan in 2018. Entries are […]
Design crosses multiple disciplines and plays an important role in strategic business capabilities. It enables innovation and creative growth for businesses and the community alike. As such, the design sector is a significant contributor to the Victorian economy. In Victoria, more than 85,000 people are directly employed in design related roles, with the sector generating […]
To recognise outstanding kitchen design, Smeg Australia has launched the Smeg Tour Competition for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Winners of the competition will take a coveted spot on the tour, including return flights to Venice for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. Taking place for only the second time, entries into this unique experience are […]
Two hundred and fifty-three Australian projects have been shortlisted across 15 categories and two special categories in the 2017 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). The high calibre awards program is now in its 15th year and has continued to grow in scale with 2017 seeing a record number of entries. A sold out event at […]
Following its inaugural prize for international architectural excellence last year, The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced it is taking entries for the second edition of the RIBA International Prize, to be awarded in 2018. The prestigious prize for the world’s best new building will be awarded to a project that exemplifies design […]
Celebrating the very best of Victoria’s green, open and public spaces, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ (AILA) Victoria Landscape Architecture Awards 2017 have been announced. The annual awards recognise the leadership and innovation that landscape architects bring to projects to enhance Victoria’s liveability, economic development and global profile. AILA Victoria awards jury committee chair […]
The VIVID 2017 Award winners were announced last week, at an award ceremony held at Decor + Design and AIFF exhibition in Melbourne. Selected from a shortlisted 44 products, the winners include James Walsh and Ash Allen’s Igneous light, an elegant bike rack by Adrian Olassau and a task light which pays homage to ancient boat building techniques.