Meryl Hare named IDEA 2020 Gold Medallist

South African born, Sydney-based interior designer Meryl Hare has been named the IDEA 2020 Gold Medallist. The annual award, now in its 19th year, is given to a practicer who has “contributed their talent to enriching the design landscape of Australia” and was announced at the IDEA gala party in Melbourne on 19 February 2021. […]

Woods Marsh ‘discretely tucks’ surf club into landscape

Woods Marsh has taken inspiration from the “corrosive nature of Victoria’s sandstone coastline” in this surf lifesaving club in Ocean Grove. The centre, which opened in July 2019, is ‘positioned lightly’ in the landscape and divided across two levels so as to fit within the footprint of the original building. “Connected to site, landscape and […]

Architecture Commission returns as NGV announces winter season

Melbourne’s annual architecture competition will return in 2021 as part of the National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) winter season of exhibitions, which was unveiled yesterday. The shortlisted teams for this year’s competition are Aileen Sage Architects with Michaela Gleave, Common, MDF Architecture, Simulaa and Finding Infinity, and Taylor Knights and James Carey. The winner, which […]

IDEA 2021 is now open for entries

IDEA 2021 is now open for entries, celebrating the best Australian interior design projects and the studios and designers behind them. This year, entries will be open until 11 June, with discounted early bird rates available until 27 March. Enter IDEA 2021 now! Create an account (or log into an existing account) and start working on […]

Architects and designers celebrate at IDEA Gala 2020 party

IDEA 2020 will go ahead in Melbourne on February 19