Healthy interiors at the Royal Children’s Hospital
With Bates Smart nominated in various categories at next week’s IDEA, ADR interviews award-winning architects Jeff Copolov and Mark Healey on an internationally acclaimed triumph in health care architecture, using big design concepts to nuture the smallest among us.
Greg Natale: Cool school, Italian style
Influential Australian interior designer Greg Natale sits down with Gillian Serisier, co-editor of (inside), to discuss past influences, present success and future projects.
Florence Broadhurst: prints charming
Australian icon Florence Broadhurst led a colourful life, leaving a legacy of equally bold prints to her name. To win a copy of ‘Florence Broadhurst: Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives’, simply answer the question at the end of this article!
Nishi makes an entrance
March Studio’s Rodney Eggleston reveals the meticulous design process behind Nishi’s striking interiors, in an interview for ADR’s Intergrain Timber Vision award series.
Lexus and Protectionist power through in Melbourne
Protectionist may have won the Melbourne Cup but the Lexus Design Pavilion took the spoils as the most exclusive marquee on-track during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
Driving design: Lexus Design Pavilion
Melbourne-based creative practice, Mim Design Studio, sustainable designer Joost Bakker, award-winning head chef of Attica, Ben Shewry, restaurateur Neil Perry and landscape designer, Jamie Durie collaborate for the Lexus Design Pavilion at Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014. The Birdcage at Flemington Racecourse is an exclusive event, requiring exceptional design. MIM Design and Joost talk to ADR.
Saying farewell to cookie cutter layouts and shonky developers, SJB is setting a new standard in multi-res with surprising results from developers and clients alike.
Decoration is king
With a shift to apartment living, a new aesthetic of style and substance is permeating our cities. And more than evolving a style, the new approach to apartment living is evolving taste, as Kathy McKinnon discovers.
In Beverly Hills, architect Linda Brettler strips away a Spanish Revival house’s polyglot renovations. More private moments of splendour are encountered in the bathrooms, where extensive tiling pays homage to Los Angeles’ erstwhile status as the centre of American pottery.
Curvy: Birchgrove House
Offsetting the slim geometry of a Birchgrove terrace with the vertical heft and elegance of a curving stairwell, TFAD has created a home for the ages.