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

In celebration of the 2021 IDEA Awards, ADR is taking a sneak peek into the people behind the design magic. Today we’ll learn more about the design duo from Kennedy Nolan. As a Designer of the Year finalist, Kennedy Nolan has seven projects shortlisted in a range of categories, most notably Residential Single. Winners are set to […]

Decus Interiors designs beach home around “impressive art collection”

The client’s love for contemporary collectible design and their impressive art collection are the centre of this Tamarama Beach house by Decus Interiors. Just south of Bondi Beach, the family home eschews the typical beachside aesthetic in favour of a “more eclectic and refined expression. “We believe homes should respond to the identity of their […]

Tzannes brings smart design to Sydney journalism school

To enhance the public purpose of the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas, Tzannes designed an interior that tells a story of time past and present. Completed last year, the JNIJI has been shortlisted for IDEA 2021, the winners of which are set to be announced in person in February 2022 at the IDEA […]

Rodanthe by Amarot is a classic Victorian with contemporary twists

Situated in Sydney’s Inner West, Rodanthe is designed to reflect the personality of its multi-generation inhabitants in bold and unexpected ways. Completed last year, Rodanthe by Australian spatial design and interior architecture studio Amarot has been shortlisted in the Colour category for IDEA 2021, with winners set to be announced next year in February. To […]

Competition: Win a Fritz Hansen Swan Chair by Arne Jacobsen

IDEA 2021 Community Services shortlist announced