Thoughtful design and impeccable resolution define Powell and Glenn’s Inner City Villa

Through the design prowess of Powell and Glenn a recently completed home in the inner suburbs of Melbourne is everything one could want or need in a home. Skilfully designed by principal Ed Glenn, this alteration and addition sets a new benchmark in style and substance. Over the decades Powell and Glenn has carved out […]

Virgil Abloh’s IKEA collection hits store on 7 November

Millennials and millennials-at-heart will be able to stock up on multi-functional textiles and furnishings that “satisfy their practical needs and emotional aspirations” when the long-awaited collaboration between IKEA and fashion designer Virgil Abloh arrives on our shores in little more than a week’s time.  The ambitious ethos outlined by the Swedish furniture company is in line […]

Flack Studio launches rotating gallery of interior design in Melbourne

Melbourne’s Flack Studio will be the first to showcase its style on the 26th floor of a Melbourne office block in a unique project that will see a complete refresh of art, furniture and plant life every six to 12 months. Property group Time & Place took a different approach in redesigning their head office on 35 Collins […]

Four weeks to go until IDEA – buy your tickets now!

Have you got your tickets for the IDEA 2019 Gala yet? With just four weeks to go, here’s a peek at what’s in store! IDEA is Australia’s premier interior design and architecture awards. For 16 years, we’ve been celebrating the very best in Australian architecture and interior design with an evening of great food, wine, company and healthy competition […]

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 […]

Chris Connell’s design for MPavillion Stool unveiled

In celebration of the career of 2019 MPavillion architect Glen Murcutt, the Naomi Milgrom foundation has unveiled the design for this year’s special edition MPavillion Stool. The work of renowned Melbourne designer Chris Connell, the stool references the materiality and subtle roof curvature of Glen Murcutt’s design for this year’s MPavillion. Steel fabricated oval tubes […]

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 […]

Fitout humanises industrial space

Creating a warm and convivial atmosphere in a space designed for the production of gourmet sausages presented an interesting challenge for Sydney architect Adele McNab. The fitout of an existing warehouse space required the creation of additional production and storage space as well as a new product showroom and kitchen. “The kitchen is at the […]

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 […]

Biennale of Sydney announces two new directors

The Biennale of Sydney, the largest exhibition of contemporary art in Australia, has announced two new members have joined its board of directors: Johanna Featherstone and Rachel Verghis. Chaired by Kate Mills, the board of 13 members also includes Josephine Cashman, Geoffrey Cassidy, Danielle Earp, Anne Flanagan, Paris Neilson, James Roth, Morry Schwartz AM, Naseema Sparks […]