Arent&Pyke contemporizes Sydney Federation home with terrazzo

Responding to Polly Harbison’s architecture, the creative team of Arent&Pyke –Juliette Arent, Sarah-Jane Pyke and Genevieve Hromas – has designed an interior that is harmonious, enhancing and entirely considered. Ostensibly an addition to a Federation brick and sandstone home, Harbison’s architecture uses details to make congruous the shift from old to new, while apertures and […]

“Within the design world, politics has become a dirty word”, but it’s not – David Flack

The Australian public, and designers in particular, shouldn’t be afraid of being political, says IDEA 2020 Designer of the Year David Flack. “There is a fear within a lot of Australians, but particularly in the design world, of politics,” says Flack. “Politics has become a dirty word, but the thing is, it’s not dirty. Actually, […]

Ryan Genesin named a judge for IDEA 2021

The Adelaide-based director of Genesin Studio has been announced as the second IDEA judge for 2021. Early bird entries for IDEA 2021 are now open. Genesin will be joined on this year’s panel of industry experts by Hassell principal and workplace designer Domino Risch, along with five other judges, which we’ll be announcing soon. An […]

Agents of Architecture brings a slice of Gippsland to Melbourne restaurant

Agents of Architecture has designed a Melbourne restaurant “steeped in the richness of Gippsland, it’s farmers and producers”.  Following a few COVID-19 delays, Farmer’s Daughters opened recently within the multi-million dollar 80 Collins Street development, and is headed by Alejandro Saravia of Pastuso’s fame. Four years in the making, the restaurant’s menu is the Peruvian chef’s […]

At home with COX design director Joe Agius

Make Architects transforms chocolate factory into boutique office