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

16 lucky Australians are taking home an Aeron chair in our $30,000 ADR and Herman Miller competition. Earlier in the year, we challenged you to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in your home office. To enter, all you had to do is answer this question in 50 words or less – How […]

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

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 […]

JCA Living Lab named World Interior of the Year at INSIDE Festival of Interiors

The regenerated Japanese colonial house in Taipei city beat 90 finalists, earning J.C Architecture the festival’s top honours on Friday. Part of the World Architecture Festival, the INSIDE Festival of Interiors was held in Amsterdam this year. Like its architectural sister, the competition required the designers to present their projects live to a panel of […]

Dutch public library wins building of the year at World Architecture Festival

Civic architects, Braaksma & Roos Architectenbureau and Inside Outside / Petra Blaisse’s LocHal Public Library took out the top prize at Friday’s awards ceremony. The panel of almost 150 architects, designers and academics praised the building for its versatility. Originally a locomotive and wagon factory from the 1930s, the LocHal is in Tilburg and has […]

Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design take out top prize at Victorian Premier’s Design Award

Melbourne practice Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design’s extension to Victoria’s Parliament House took out both the architecture category and Design of the Year award at the Victorian Premier Awards last week. A panel of 27 independent judges chose the Parliament of Victoria’s new Members in the Melbourne for the top award from a field of more […]