Entries now open for the Australian Furniture Design Award 2020

Submissions are now open for all Australian designers and makers looking to enter new and original furniture designs in next year’s Australian Furniture Design Award.  The 2020 theme is ‘How can design shape life?’ and designers must consider the broader implications and opportunities of furniture design in their entries. They have until 22 November to submit a design concept and information about their professional […]

Chris Connell’s design for MPavillion Stool unveiled

In celebration of the career of 2019 MPavillion architect Glen Murcutt, the Naomi Milgrom foundation has unveiled the design for this year’s special edition MPavillion Stool. The work of renowned Melbourne designer Chris Connell, the stool references the materiality and subtle roof curvature of Glen Murcutt’s design for this year’s MPavillion. Steel fabricated oval tubes […]

Benjamin Moore names 2020 Colour of the Year

North American paint brand Benjamin Moore & Co has revealed its Colour of the Year 2020 is a warm, rosy pink named First Light. It’s the company’s first time choosing a pink hue, which they describe as a fresh palette “blooming with potential” for a bright new decade. Every year, the colour specialists at Benjamin Moore try to […]

NAB pledges $2 billion to fund affordable housing across Australia

NAB has announced a $2 billion commitment over three years to address the shortage of affordable and specialist housing in Australia. Currently, more than 189,000 people are on public housing waiting lists across Australia. In New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, that wait can stretch to more than a decade. The funds announced […]

Boyd’s Walsh Street to host 100 Objects – Australian design at home exhibition Oct 12-26

RMIT interior design: 80 years young