A house for Essex
Gorgeous, sumptuous, ridiculous and fun, there simply are not enough adjectives to grapple with Grayson Perry CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) and FAT’s (Fashion Architecture Taste’s) elaborate and whimsical and hedonistic treat.
Masters of multidiscipline: The Latitude Group
Latitude is a group of passionate, talented and design-orientated experts. Pioneering uncharted territory, this multidisciplinarian studio works with designers and architects to provide an offering that reaches far beyond the usual graphics and branding experience.
Working within limited footprints and restrictive spaces, small projects say much about the art of architecture and creative space making.
An interview with David Rockwell
David Rockwell is a powerhouse designer and is this year celebrating a 30-year milestone for his practice, the Rockwell Group. (inside) co-editor Jan Henderson talks with Rockwell to discover the man behind this design juggernaut.
Roji turns heads in Canberra
Nestled within the precinct of NewActon in Canberra is Roji, a hair salon with a difference. In Roji, Craig Tan Architects presents a design journey that engages the senses through the manipulation of light and perspective, thoughtful process and simple composition.
L’Hotel Gitan by SJB Interiors
For its grand L’Hotel Gitan project in Melbourne’s Prahran, SJB Interiors has earned itself a shortlisting in the Hospitality category at this year’s Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).
Design on the field at the Melbourne Cup Carnival
With a host of art and design heavyweights at the helm, including David Bromley and Mim Design, the display of marquees in the exclusive birdcage enclosure at this year’s Melbourne Cup Carnival is sure to be the most impressive yet.
Kookai fit-out gets the Hecker Guthrie treatment
With its considered design of Kookai’s flagship store on Melbourne’s Chapel Street, acclaimed practice Hecker Guthrie has earned itself a shortlisting for Designer of the Year in the 2015 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA).
Orange hush: House on Dalley Avenue
Defiantly European, Kieran McInerney Architect’s House on Dalley Avenue posits deeply embodied luxury as pivotal to renovation longevity.
A building’s former life provides added texture to an architect’s canvas, with a deeper cultural richness worth preserving. An article for MEZZANINE by Penny Craswell.