Greg Natale revisits a grand dame in Melbourne showroom and restaurant

The pairing of designer Greg Natale and design house James Said is a virtuosic exploration of Hollywood Regency that just gets better and better with the impeccable James Said showroom and Le Plonc restaurant and wine bar. Housed in an old theatre in the leafy suburb of Armadale in Melbourne, the space is vast, really […]

“Maintain a mindset to continue the innovation of your team,” says Jeremy Bull

“Stay positive and protect your capital so that you can explode out of the gates when the market finds its new normal” is Alexander & CO. principal Jeremy Bull’s advice to practices dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. In the first of our Working from Home series, where we speak to Australian interior designers and architects […]

Meet the IDEA 2020 Jury: Jeremy Bull and Rachel Luchetti

Sydney-based principal Jeremy Bull and director Rachel Luchetti will join Simone Haag, Brendan Wong and The Stella Collective’s Hana Hakim on the IDEA 2020 jury to judge the country’s best architecture and interior design projects. Now in its 18th year, IDEA is one of Australia’s oldest award programs, celebrating iconic design and the people and […]

Hannah Rozenberg on tackling gender bias in architecture

Two years after designing a tool to calculate potential gender bias in English-language architectural and design terms, London-based architectural designer Hannah Rozenberg says the industry has not done enough to address its “insidious bias. “In 2018, when I presented my project, women occupied only 10 per cent of the highest-ranking jobs at the world’s leading […]

IDEA early bird entries extended to 30 April

Yasmine Ghoniem’s new studio YSG rebels against old design tropes