Specifying in design

With the frantic pace of today’s projects, details like selecting furniture are often left to the last minute, creating headaches for themselves and their clients. Interstudio’s Michele Kearney gives her practical tips to avoiding any specifying mistakes.  When I first started working in the industry, a supplier would call a design studio when they had […]

There’s only one week to go until IDEA 2020 opens

With only one week to go until IDEA 2020 opens, we’ve put together a handy guide on all the categories in this year’s awards, so you’ll know which one is the perfect fit for your project. Since its inception in 2003, IDEA has grown and expanded to include 14 categories spanning all facets of the […]

“Interiors tend to not reach their potential when they become obsessed with brand new,” says principal Mark Talbot

Architectus principal Mark Talbot says the industry shouldn’t focus on creating “photo-worthy fitouts that demonstrate prowess in taste and modern design”. Speaking to ADR following his move to Architectus’ interior architecture sector, Talbot has 28 years of experience across the architecture, interior architecture and industrial design disciplines, and says a designer’s focus should always be […]

The 17 overall project winners from 17 years of IDEA

With less than two weeks to go until IDEA 2020 launches, we look back at the projects that took top crown in each past edition of the awards. IDEA celebrates its 18th anniversary in 2020, making it one of the oldest interior design awards in the industry. So indulge us as we dig deep into […]

Dulux Colour Awards announces jury for 2020 prize

Muted desert hues enliven Studio Tate’s destination spa in Hotel Chadstone