Futures Collective

Futures Collective brings together the work of a range of award-winning designers determined to keep sustainability at the forefront of their practice.

The rise of the pergola, water gardens and Australiana: landscape design trends for 2020

April is World Landscape Architecture Month. We’re sheltering in place, but we can still celebrate by taking a look at upcoming landscape design trends with two of the country’s top designers. Carolyn Blackman has presented landscape design and gardening talkback radio on alternate Saturday mornings with Libby Gorr on ABC 774 for 22 years. She heads up […]

Aussie interior designers offer pro bono services to bushfire-affected communities

Local interior designer studios like Fiona Lynch, Simone Haag and Studio Griffiths have come together to lend their services pro bono to bushfire-affected communities, signing up for the Design Donated initiative. As of writing, more than 225 interior design studios across the country have signed up on the online platform started by Melbourne interior designer […]

Smarter than your average chair

‘Task’ and ‘chair’ – two simple words that when put together tell us all we need to know about the furniture they describe. A task chair is a simple piece of furniture designed with utility in mind, so that users can sit in it and think about nothing but whatever task they have to complete. […]

Step inside Manhattan’s first certified Passive House

The sustain pedal with Jan O’Connor