Carrier and Postmus Architects designs dragonfly-friendly home in Perth

Located adjacent Perth’s Jualbup Lake, Red Zephyr Blue (RZB) house was crafted by Carrier and Postmus Architects for an avid music lover and a talented artist. Responding to the brief for an eco-house with no air-conditioning, Justin Carrier and Steve Postmus designed a passive cooling system that uses vents in the roof and troughs filled […]

Getting to know Sydney interior designer and stylist Claire Delmar

STUDIO CD‘s Claire Delmar shares the details about her latest project in Collingwood and provides a peek into her journey from style director to interior designer and stylist. The self-described food-obsessed Sydneysider is a jack of all trades, applying her inimitable style to residential and commercial interiors, food, cookbooks, concept stores, merchandising and advertising campaigns. […]

The Stella Collective channels rock goddess in Melbourne restaurant Hazel

Against the backdrop of one of Melbourne’s oldest buildings, The Stella Collective’s Hazel channels the feminine rock goddess of a bygone era. In the stairwell of one of Melbourne’s oldest buildings, a provocative image of a dark-haired beauty hangs as muse for The Stella Collective’s latest restaurant fitout. “She is very much telling the story […]

Five Australian houses architects have built for themselves

Architects have designed these five houses for themselves, applying their exacting design standards to their own home sweet homes, whether that be a converted warehouse in Melbourne or a weatherboard cottage from the 1920s. Bondi Beach apartment by Adele McNab Caught up in a Miami Vice fantasy, Adele McNab couldn’t resist this apartment, stripping the space back […]

Getting to know Brisbane-based interior designer Alicia Holgar

James Walsh wins Australian Furniture Design Award with rammed earth bench