Off-White designer Virgil Abloh dies

Fashion and textile designer Virgil Abloh has died after a two year battle with a “rare, aggressive form of cancer”. The announcement was made earlier today on the 41-year-old’s Instagram page, which also makes mention of the type of cancer – cardiac angiosarcoma, which occurs in right upper chamber (atrium) of the heart. The statement […]

Luchetti Krelle mixes ‘mod’ and retro futurism in Melbourne hotel

Designed in 2019 and constructed throughout 2020, Ovolo infuses retro-plush,with accents of chrome and colour with the signature finesse of Sydney studio Luchetti Krelle. “The original intent for a micro hotel of shared room-type accommodation quickly went out the window as we waved goodbye to backpackers,” says Luchetti Krelle principal Rachel Luchetti. Instead, Luchetti Krelle […]

Sans-Arc seeks raw imperfection in Adelaide cafe

Sans-Arc transforms an old tram shed in an industrial pocket of Adelaide’s inner west into a new café that celebrates the grower-to-plate ethos. Having grown up on farms in the country, the owners of Bloom wanted to showcase links to fresh produce, local farmers and growers. The newly opened café sits beside Karrawirra Parri/River Torrens, […]

Getting to know IDEA 2021 Designer of the Year finalist Fiona Lynch

In celebration of the 2021 IDEA Awards, ADR is taking a sneak peek into the people behind the design magic. Today interior designer Fiona Lynch is our leading lady. As a Designer of the Year finalist, Fiona Lynch has six projects shortlisted in five different categories. Winners are set to be announced at the 2021 IDEA gala in Sydney […]

Russell & George plays with light and darkness in Melbourne jewellery store

Getting to know IDEA 2021 Designer of the Year finalists Rachel Nolan and Patrick Kennedy