Early Bird entries for IDEA 2022 close this Sunday

This Sunday 1 May is the last day you can enter IDEA 2021 at the discounted early entry rate, where you can save $90 on your entry fees! Now in its 20th year, IDEA is Australia’s oldest independent interior designer and architecture award. The 2021 IDEA awards attracted more than 500 entries from across the country, making […]

Two weeks until IDEA 2022 early bird entries close

There are just two weeks left to save $90 on entry fees on IDEA 2022. Enter your project now to save. It’s IDEA’s 20th birthday! For two decades, IDEA has been the benchmark for Australian design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers across the country. Entries are open until 10 June, but […]

IDEA 2022 launch at Miele

The good ship IDEA 2022 is underway! And the wharf from which this year's awards program was launched? Miele’s glamorous showroom in South Melbourne.

IDEA 2022 is now open for entries

IDEA 2022 is now open for entries, celebrating the best Australian interior design projects and the studios and designers behind them. This year, entries will be open until 10 June, with discounted early bird rates available until 1 May. Enter IDEA 2022 now! Create an account (or log into an existing account) and start working on […]

Check out the winners and amazing pics from the IDEA gala!

Architects and interior designers from all over Australia cheered on extraordinary local design at Sydney’s The Royal Randwick for this year’s IDEA gala party. A couple of months ago, we made the decision to postpone our awards ceremony, which was originally scheduled for November 2021, until we could all come together safely and securely. After much planning and some less-than-welcome […]

Last chance to buy tickets for IDEA gala!

It’s official! The IDEA 2021 gala party is this Thursday, 24 February 2022. And it’s shaping up to be a sensational night full of dancing, celebration and good vibes. If you haven’t got your tickets yet, come party with us at Sydney’s Royal Randwick racecourse. We all could use an excuse to dress up and […]

One week until IDEA – buy your tickets now!

Have you got your tickets for the IDEA 2021 Gala yet? With just one week to go, here’s a peek at what’s in store! IDEA is Australia’s premier interior design and architecture awards. Since 2003, we’ve been celebrating the very best in Australian architecture and interior design with an evening of great food, wine, company and healthy competition between the […]

The Dezign Garage’s Juz Mantel back to host IDEA gala!

“At the moment, I’m panicking about saying, ‘Welcome to the Winx Stadium, Randwick Racecourse, Randwick’. It’s a bloody mouthful!” It’s a typically cheeky response from Justine Mantel. The Dezign Group founder and Sydney design maverick made her debut as IDEA host in Melbourne last year, taking the reins from longtime emcee Peter Colquhoun. Her hosting […]

IDEA gala to go ahead in Sydney. Tickets on sale now!

Kick off 2022 with the best in Australian architecture and design by grabbing tickets to the upcoming IDEA gala. The COVID-safe summer cocktail party we all need right about now, the IDEA gala will be held at Sydney’s Royal Randwick racecourse on Thursday 24 February 2022. All attendees must be double vaccinated and we plan […]

Seven Australian bathrooms with tiles that demand attention

Who doesn’t love a well-designed, elegant bathroom? It’s where we recuperate and reinvigorate. So with that in mind, ADR has rounded up seven bathroom interiors that let their tiles do all the talking. This selection is from our IDEA 2021 finalists and showcases how the bathroom can be both functional and beautiful when done with the utmost […]

A message from us about the upcoming IDEA gala

The winners of IDEA 2021 will be announced in person at Royal Randwick in Sydney on Thursday 24 February 2022. Naturally, there is a lot of uncertainty around the Omicron variant and the impact it may have on our gala party. We want to reassure you that we are going ahead and taking every step […]