Beyond the surface
Solid surface applications seem to be limited only by the creativity of the designer or architect, giving designers of all disciplines a new way to approach traditional material concerns.
Back to work with the slickest privacy pods and screens
Amid the bustle of the office, there are still times when peace and quiet is called for – especially as we ease back into work in 2016. Luckily, all it takes is some clever thinking around privacy and screening to create a mini hub for creativity and concentration.
Lab De Stu named rising talent by Maison&Objet
Maison&Objet have presented Melbourne design collective Lab De Stu with the Rising Talent Award, with the group set to exhibit at the Singapore fair in March 2016.
Into the weave
Sharnie Shield looks at modern approaches to traditional weaving practices, creating an exciting new array of visual dynamics in the art and design world.
Daniel Emma: south of everywhere
Designing every object in a room is something of a dream for most designers. For Daniel To and Emma Aiston this recently became a reality for Room, part of the 2015 Rigg Design Prize finalist exhibition at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria.
Concrete House by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design
Tasteful, controlled, and just a little bit arty, Concrete House serves as a remarkable reflection of the client’s requirements and lifestyle, while exuding Matt Gibson Architecture + Design’s trademark style.
East St Kilda House by DSID
Melbourne based design firm DSID has brought the interior of an East St Kilda home to its full potential through a design which balances practicality with high-end boutique style.
Healy King Apartments by Tribe Studio
Positing the home as a portrait, Tribe Studio’s self-described “highly considered, yet madcap casual” renovation of a 1930s apartment, tasks design with shaping the accoutrement of life, as (inside) co-editor Gillian Serisier discovers.
A new HAY store opens in Surry Hills
Quirky Danish furniture house HAY will open a flagship store in Sydney next week, establishing a bricks and mortar frontage for its particular brand of contemporary Scandinavian design.
Australia’s first Architecture and Design forecast
In February 2016, Niche Media will publish the first ever Global Architecture and Design Forecast for Australia. From an extraordinary research base looking at social, economic, population and planning data, the Forecast will delve deep and point the way to how we plan, design, build and supply in the coming years.