Latest issue of inside on newsstands now

The July issue of inside, now on newsstands, features incredible projects and profiles from all over the country. “This issue is a celebration of the trailblazers and industry shakers. The up-and-comers and the underestimated,” writes Elisa Scarton in this month’s Editor’s Letter. In this issue our gaze is firmly placed on the future of Australian interior […]

Australian architects and designers post black square for racial equality

Australian architects and designers joined more than a million people around the world yesterday by posting a black square to Instagram to support those protesting for racial equality in light of the death of George Floyd. Gray Puksand, Woods Bagot, Bates Smart, Kate Challis, Ben Callery, Fender Katsalidis, Cumulus Studio, Matt Gibson Architecture + Design, […]

The A&D community on the challenges of working from home

In putting together our new video series, Working from Home, we asked architects and interior designers to film short clips of their home offices and share some tips. While chatting about the series, a few challenges kept popping up – at home distractions, concerns about the economy, worries about productivity and staying connected to colleagues. […]

PTID designs new Zenith showroom as a play on traditional workspace

Zenith collaborates with award-winning design studio PTID to create their hybrid showroom, workspace and event forum in Melbourne. Visitors enter Zenith’s new flagship Melbourne concept space through a timber tunnel illuminated by recessed linear lighting. The tunnel opens wide to reveal a light, layered and textural open-plan space in which architectural features and Zenith’s workplace […]

Salone del Mobile 2020 cancelled

The Salone del Mobile 2020 was cancelled over the weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Milan furniture fair will now take place on 13-18 April 2021. Organisers announced in a statement that the decision was made “in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is spreading to almost every country in the world. “Although […]

“Maintain a mindset to continue the innovation of your team,” says Jeremy Bull

“Stay positive and protect your capital so that you can explode out of the gates when the market finds its new normal” is Alexander & CO. principal Jeremy Bull’s advice to practices dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. In the first of our Working from Home series, where we speak to Australian interior designers and architects […]

Tips for architects and designers working at home during COVID-19

Last week, we reached out to the architecture and interior design community to ask how we could help during the COVID-19 outbreak. At lot of people asked us for practical, industry-specific tips on working from home. For a lot of designers and architects, we know it’s uncharted territory and a scary one at that. Design […]

Friends & Associates explores matters of life & death in new exhibition

Dale Hardiman and Tom Skeehan of Friends & Associates are teaming up with the likes of Flack Studio, March Studio, Breathe Architecture and Mark Richardson to interpret life and death through object design. Part of Melbourne Design Week 2020, Life & Death asks 31 Australian designers, architects and artists to answer the question, ‘What happens […]

Living Edge opens new Melbourne showroom with gala party

The new Living Edge Melbourne Showroom in Richmond officially celebrated its opening with an exclusive party on Thursday 27 February.  Designed by Bates Smart, it encapsulates the immersive retail and commercial philosophy and distinctive visual identity of Living Edge.  On display is a curated collection of furniture and lighting by world-renowned brands, including Herman Miller, Walter Knoll, Vitra, Muuto, […]

Milan’s fuorisalone events also postponed until June

Organisers of the unofficial ‘fuorisalone’ events that accompany Milan’s Salone del Mobile are frantically rescheduling for later in the year. The decision to move the events, along with Milan’s Salone del Mobile, from its annual slot in April to 16 to 24 June was made after Italy declared a state of emergency yesterday. The country […]

Milan’s Salone del Mobile 2020 postponed due to coronavirus

Salone del Mobile 2020, due to take place between 21 and 26 April has been rescheduled for 16 to 21 June 2020 due to the spread of coronavirus. The outbreak of the disease, now known as COVID-19, which has still yet to be officially labelled a pandemic, has now affected one of the largest, longest […]