Stylecraft and the NGV announce the winner of the 2022 Australian Furniture Design Award

As part of Melbourne Design Week, the National Gallery of Victoria and Stylecraft has announced Ashley Eriksmoen as the winner of the Australian Furniture Design Award (AFDA). Founded by Stylecraft and first awarded in 2015, AFDA is a national competition open to all Australian designers and makers. The award recognised excellence in furniture design and […]

Fondazione Henraux announces 5th International Sculpture Prize

The International Sculpture Prize, for artists aged under 40, is geared towards emphasising the legacy of marble in terms of its history and production.

Cult’s Chairity Project returns with a twist

Marking the fourth edition of Cult’s esteemed Chairity project, the event invites leading Australian creatives to bravely reinterpret an iconic chair design. After a five-year hiatus, Cult is thrilled to re-introduce the Chairity project, partnering with one of the fastest-growing Danish design brands in the world, HAY. From 2014 to 2016, Cult invited creatives to […]

The Melbourne Design Fair to break new ground in contemporary design

Presented as part of Melbourne Design Week, the inaugural Melbourne Design Fair is a commercial showcase of limited edition, rare and one-of-a-kind collectible designs by Australian creatives. From 16 to 20 March, the fair will feature collectible contemporary design works across two platforms, with all works available for purchase. In the first platform – PRESENT […]

Salone del Mobile postponed to June 2022

The 60th edition of the Salone del Mobile has been postponed to the middle of 2022 in a move driven by Italy’s surging COVID-19 cases. The world’s best known furniture fair also known as Milan Design Week was originally slated for April, but has been pushed forward to 7-12 June 2022. Upon making the announcement […]

Capsule Hostel and Bookstore in China wins World Interior of the Year 2021

Atelier tao+c’s Capsule Hostel and Bookstore in Qinglongwu, China, has been named World Interior of the Year at the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors. The annual event, which runs alongside the World Architecture Festival, shines a spotlight on the people, projects and developments that are changing the face of global interiors. This year’s winner was […]

Hana Hakim designs limited edition gin for Archie Rose

Melbourne interior designer Hana Hakin has teamed up with Archie Rose for a limited edition gin that carries the distinctive voice of summer. “We designed the flavours and label around the first drink after a day at the beach,” The Stella Collective founder and design director tells ADR of the label. “Clean and crisp golden […]

The Design Coach launches scholarship for 2022

There are only a few weeks left to apply for The Design Coach 2022 Scholarship Program, which is open to Australian design professionals of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels. In its inaugural year, the scholarship provides the winner with access to 12 months of The Design Coach’s classes, courses and coaching with all the […]

Miriam Fanning designs limited edition vodka for Archie Rose

Melbourne interior designer Miriam Fanning has teamed up with Archie Rose for a limited edition vodka that evokes a personal response through shape, form and colour. “The artwork is a painting I created specifically for Archie Rose that visually shows vibrancy and excitement,” the Mim Design principal tells ADR of the label. “As such, my […]

American Standard Design Award 2022 announces calls for entries

LIXIL, the maker of pioneering water and housing products, has announced the launch of the American Standard Design Award (ASDA) for next year! Organised by the American Standard for students in the APAC region, the competition aims to bring the design community together to develop purposeful function inspired by the next generation of designers. At […]

Brendan Wong designs limited edition gin for Archie Rose

Sydney interior designer Brendan Wong has teamed up with Archie Rose for a limited edition gin that blurs the line between mathematical precision and art. “I’ve always been fascinated by string based sculpture, installations and art,” Wong tells ADR of the label design. “A single linear piece of string can be geometrically arranged to create […]