‘Design is a collaborative effort’ – Jordan Design Studio on Graduate Institute of Innovation

Graduate Institute of Innovation by Jordan Design Studio is a coworking space designed for developing the skill set of the next generation of Australian scientists. Completed over the course of 24 weeks, this project met two briefs. Functionally, the client required a space with a reception, platform, booth seating and kitchenette. Visually, they were after a calm […]

A distinctly ‘Australian take’ on Ace Hotel – Kiln by Fiona Lynch Office

Representing Australian craftsmanship and bold colours, Kiln by Fiona Lynch Office (FLO) is also an exercise in sustainable multidisciplinary collaboration. Located in the new Ace Hotel Sydney’s rooftop restaurant and bar, Kiln is a unique space that evokes the Australian landscape through its aesthetics of filtered, vibrant hues. Speaking on her design approach, Lynch says […]

Melbourne Design Studios showcases a better way of building in net-zero energy home

Designed for a young family, Hütt 01: PassiveHouse by Melbourne Design Studios (MDS) is an inner-urban oasis on a tiny footprint. MDS is an interactive studio for high-end contemporary architecture and sustainable design. Recently, the studio was the recipient of the Sustainability award for IDEA 2022 for the project Hütt 01: PassiveHouse. The Sustainability category […]

Oborozuki by Giant Design brings Japanese flair Down Under

Giant Design’s recently completed project Oborozuki is a modern take on Japanese aesthetics at the heart of Sydney. ‘Oborozuki’ roughly translates to hazy moon, an allusion that provided ample inspiration for the interior direction. A year and a half in the making and with a budget of almost $5 million, Oborozuki was been a labour of […]

Escape entrenched in beauty – Lancemore Milawa by The Stella Collective

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