Exploring art with DiMase
Wander along St Georges Road in the Merri Village precinct of Fitzroy North and a delightful visual experience awaits. Via a shop-front window exhibition of sculptures and creative objet, DiMase Architects is engaging with the residents of their neighbourhood, providing accessible art and promoting a vehicle for interaction.
There’s nothing slack about Breathe’s latest office fit out
Slack, the messaging app for teams, launched its Australian office in Melbourne’s heritage Carlton Brewery last week, designed by Breathe Architecture.
Sharp detail: Smart Design Studio
inside‘s co-editor Gillian Serisier chats to Smart Design Studio’s William Smart about his conscious decision to limit the firm’s size to 45 and to only work on projects that suit the practice’s capacity for creativity and style.
Fanuli launches Flexform Mood in Sydney
Last week, Fanuli Furniture launched the Flexform Mood range in their Sydney showroom – the first time the collection has been on display outside of Milan.
Brand extensions: designing retail spaces
Mezzanine explores the way local brands are engaging architects to create impactful in-store customer experiences to retain and gain market share amid an influx of international retail giants gradually making their way onto Australian shores.
Under the radar: Kerry Phelan Design Office
With the formation of her own practice with partner Stephen Javens, Kerry Phelan is producing work that pushes the boundaries and places Kerry Phelan Design Studio at the top of the design tree.
Modest intent: an interview with Simon Pendal
Perth-based architect Simon Pendal talks to Peter Salhani for Mezzanine about making architecture of atmospheric beauty that works with the harsh West Australian elements.
Gold Coast Airport redesign set for takeoff
The Gold Coast Airport (Coolangatta) is set for a $300 million redevelopment designed by Cox Architecture, following its approval by the Australian Federal Government last month.
Geyer appoints new Melbourne studio leader
Taylor brings 18 years of professional design experience to the Melbourne team, joining the specialised interiors firm at a time of growth in the Asia Pacific region.
Upending chairs: protecting intellectual property in Australia
The ‘replica’ furniture market has long been focused on European mid-century classics, however the concept is now expanding on Australian shores – leaving local designers searching for new ways to protect their intellectual property.