Harbour joins as newest IDEA 2021 sponsor

IDEA 2021 has a new sponsor in Australian furniture company, Harbour. The family-owned business will be sponsoring the Object Furniture and Lighting (Rising) category. Harbour creates furniture with unique design, incredible durability and a deep sense of culture derived from the harsh climates that Australians call home. In 1976, the Sydney-based Condos family set up shop as Tecno Furniture. […]

PJH Constructions inserts elegance into coastal Brisbane home

PJH Constructions has teamed up with ABI Interiors to deliver a crafty amalgamation of coastal and cottage in this Queensland home. In the blossoming surf town of Burleigh Heads, the Ohana Beach House offers a tranquil haven with stations of relaxation in every nook, ready to entertain. The dual level, open plan residence is a […]

Platform by Design Office layers white “fins” across the ceiling of Brisbane coffee shop

White “fins” cast “dynamic patterns” of natural light across the surfaces of this new Brisbane coffee shop by Platform by Design Office. Industry Beans in Newstead is the latest project from Platform – a strategy-led design service launched by Melbourne’s Design Office, which focuses on the commercial sector. The new cafe is the third brick […]

Tribe Studio Architects embraces the “eclectic and experimental” in Sydney home

Bright colours and polished timber dominate in Tribe Studio Architects’s reinterpretation of a classic Californian-style bungalow in Sydney’s inner west. Embracing the “eclectic and experimental”, the local studio sought to “channel the spirit” of the two-storey interwar house, which had undergone numerous renovations. “Originally built by the proprietor of a local lumber yard, the house […]

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