IDEA 2021 Community Services shortlist announced

In 2021, we introduced a new category to the IDEA awards program – Community Services. The new category acknowledges the positive impact interior design and architecture have had on our community or not-for-profit sectors.  Designed to highlight the work architects and interior designers do for those who don’t traditionally have access to design expertise, it […]

The 18 Overall Winners from 18 years of IDEA

All this week and last, we’ve been sharing the shortlisted projects for IDEA 2021, but there are a few categories that don’t have shortlists. Case in point – the IDEA Overall Winner. Overall Winner is awarded to the submission the jury believes to be the most outstanding design among the individual category winners for that […]

The IDEA 2021 Emerging Designers of the Year and Designers of the Year revealed

Today is the day! The last of the IDEA 2021 shortlisted projects are set to be revealed, and we could not be more more excited about our Designers of the Year and Emerging Designers of the Year. All the finalists are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find […]

IDEA 2021 Residential Multi and Interior Curation shortlists revealed

The final week of the IDEA 2021 shortlist reveal begins with our other two Residential categories: Residential – Interior Curation and Residential Multi. All shortlisted projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. On Friday, we shared the finalists in […]

IDEA 2021 Colour, Hospitality and International shortlists announced

The first week of the IDEA 2021 shortlist reveal ends with the Colour, Hospitality and International categories. All shortlisted projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. We announced almost all the shortlisted categories this week and will be continuing […]

IDEA 2021 Retail, Workplace and Sustainability shortlists revealed

The IDEA 2021 shortlist reveal continues today with the Retail, Workplace and Sustainability categories. All shortlisted projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. We’ll be announcing all the shortlisted categories this week and next. Yesterday we shared the shortlisted […]

IDEA 2021 Object – Furniture and Lighting shortlists unveiled

The IDEA 2021 Object – Furniture and Lighting categories have been announced today with 11 rising projects and 16 professional ones shortlisted. All shortlisted projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. We’ll be announcing all the shortlisted categories this […]

IDEA 2021 Institutional, Public Space and Event shortlists revealed

The IDEA 2021 Institutional, Public Space and Event shortlists are in! All shortlisted projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. We’ll be announcing all the shortlisted categories this week and next. Yesterday we shared the shortlisted projects in our […]

IDEA 2021 Residential Single shortlist announced

The IDEA 2021 Residential Single shortlist has been unveiled, with 74 projects selected across Australia. All shortlisted Residential Single projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the IDEA website where you can find more images and information about each project. We’ll be announcing all the shortlisted categories this week and next. Next up […]

Restore, Flourish and Wonder are the 2022 colour palettes from Dulux

Dulux has chosen three tonal palettes as an “emotive reflection of what humanity needs in this era of uncertainty” for its 2022 forecast. As we develop into a society with deeper reliance on our homes, the team at the global paint company predicts its 2022 palette with more acuity than ever before. It falls upon […]

Sometimes the comfort zone is “not healthy” – Léo Terrando on going solo

With more than two decades of design experience in Australia and France, Léo Terrando didn’t make the decision to go solo lightly. The former SJB director tells ADR it may have been a spur of the moment decision – made in the middle of Melbourne’s fifth COVID-19 lockdown – but it’s one he doesn’t regret. […]