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Luchetti Krelle returns old world glamour to Bathers’ Pavilion

Luchetti Krelle embraced 1920s Spanish mission style in its overhaul of a much beloved Sydney icon. What makes the Bathers’, as it is locally known, so very special is the whole kit and caboodle – the view, the incredible food (French Canadian chef Serge Dansereau), the interior, the grown-up coastal sophistication and, yes, the series […]

Australian architects and designers post black square for racial equality

Australian architects and designers joined more than a million people around the world yesterday by posting a black square to Instagram to support those protesting for racial equality in light of the death of George Floyd. Gray Puksand, Woods Bagot, Bates Smart, Kate Challis, Ben Callery, Fender Katsalidis, Cumulus Studio, Matt Gibson Architecture + Design, […]

We’re giving you an extra week to get your IDEA 2020 entries in!

IDEA 2020 entries were due to close this Friday, but we’ve spoken to a bunch of architects and interior designers whose projects have been delayed by recent events or who just need a little extra time to get everything together. So we’ve decided to extend the entry period to Friday 12 June (to save you from an all-nighter).  Here […]

Interview: Lighting designer Christopher Boots

Chatting to Christopher Boots is disarming. It might be a gloomy Melbourne afternoon, late in the week, when the working from home inertia has most definitely set in, but Boots has a cheerfulness that is impossible to ignore, even if he forgets you had an interview scheduled and calls back 45 minutes later. The Melbourne […]

The A&D community + coronavirus, May 22

Designers will be challenged to integrate to post-COVID-19 restrictions says Jessica Ball