Entries now open for the Australian Furniture Design Award 2020

Submissions are now open for all Australian designers and makers looking to enter new and original furniture designs in next year’s Australian Furniture Design Award.  The 2020 theme is ‘How can design shape life?’ and designers must consider the broader implications and opportunities of furniture design in their entries. They have until 22 November to submit a design concept and information about their professional […]

Benjamin Moore names 2020 Colour of the Year

North American paint brand Benjamin Moore & Co has revealed its Colour of the Year 2020 is a warm, rosy pink named First Light. It’s the company’s first time choosing a pink hue, which they describe as a fresh palette “blooming with potential” for a bright new decade. Every year, the colour specialists at Benjamin Moore try to […]

NAB pledges $2 billion to fund affordable housing across Australia

NAB has announced a $2 billion commitment over three years to address the shortage of affordable and specialist housing in Australia. Currently, more than 189,000 people are on public housing waiting lists across Australia. In New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, that wait can stretch to more than a decade. The funds announced […]

Boyd’s Walsh Street to host 100 Objects – Australian design at home exhibition Oct 12-26

Step inside Robin Boyd’s iconic Walsh Street residence to discover products from some of Australia’s most celebrated designers in the 100 Designs – Australian design at home exhibition, on in Melbourne from October 12-26.  The exhibition is part of celebrations marking 100 years since Robin Boyd’s birth, inviting visitors to roam through the extraordinary rooms and […]

RMIT interior design: 80 years young

In pictures: IDEA 2019 Shortlist Reveal