Privately commissioned artworks have a long history in architecture and today we are seeing a fresh appetite for wall-work with a more personal touch.
Two recent productions by the Melbourne Theatre Company, Skylight and Double Indemnity, had set designs that were enhanced by the words of the writers and the performances of the actors, as inside co-editor Jan Henderson discovers.
Creating patterns with Missoni
Credited with breathing fresh life into the Missoni brand, Wanda Jelmini, niece to Missoni founders Rosita and Ottavio Missoni, talks to inside co-editor Gillian Serisier about brand longevity, perpetual reinvention and that certain something that makes Missoni a perennial design favourite.
IDEA Shortlist: Yellow Earth flagship store
TANDEM Design Studio have taken 15m of woven rope to create an undulating shopfront for the Yellow Earth flagship store in Melbourne. A project that has been shortlisted in the retail category for IDEA 2016.
Personal Works: commissioned artwork in architecture
IDEA Shortlist: TarraWarra Cellar Door
Kerstin Thompson Architects Cellar Door extension at the TarraWarra Estate is a shortlisted project in the 2016 IDEA Hospitality category.
Sky-high Glamour by David Hicks
Inside co-editor, Jan Henderson visits one of David Hicks’ recently completed projects, the St Kilda Road Penthouse, and finds glamour in the clouds.
The modern workplace
If mobile technology means we can work from anywhere, why bother going into an office? The modern workplace has evolved to provide the comfort of home and promote collegiate interaction as never before, as Susan Muldowney writes for inside.
IDEA Early Bird tickets close this week
For anyone looking to attend one of the biggest events on the interior design calendar, midnight this Friday is your last chance to purchase discounted early bird tickets.
IDEA Shortlist: Evolution 7
Hecker Guthrie’s latest project, shortlisted in the Workplace Under 1000 Square Metres category at this year’s IDEA, provides a fresh, breezy office space for the digital agency within.
Sean Dix’s lux amenities
Sean Dix’s latest fitout is seen by more people in a week than most projects will see in a lifetime. Asia correspondent Elizabeth Chu visits the IFC Mall to discover that public restrooms have just taken a giant leap into luxury.