In the name of fashion – Henne by Brahman Perera

Tasked with designing Australian fashion label Henne’s first ever bricks-and-mortar store in Melbourne, Brahman Perera sought inspiration from art and the artisan craftsman, both local and far-flung. It’s a scene from another time, the sort of experience that Melbourne does so well – or did so well, before COVID – the rise of fast fashion […]

NaughtOne Launches Compelling Rebrand, Strengthening the Brand’s Core Message

Globally recognised brand, NaughtOne rebrands introducing a realm of infinite possibilities. The origin of the name of NaughtOne stems from binary code as two numbers are needed to unlock the bounds of possibility – zero (“naught”) and one.  NaughtOne was established to highlight a concept of offering simple yet specific ingredients that leads to a […]

Getting to know IDEA 2022 Designer of the Year finalist Luchetti Krelle

In celebration of IDEA 2022, ADR is taking a sneak peek into the people behind the design magic. Today we’ll learn more about the design duo from Luchetti Krelle. As a Designer of the Year finalist, Luchetti Krelle has four projects shortlisted in this year’s program, all featuring in the Hospitality category. Winners will be announced at the 2022 IDEA […]

Birds and bees and bakeries – The Bakery by Anna Carin Design Studio

Layering old and new, Anna Carin Design Studio transforms this former Newtown bakery into a family home that’s as sensuous and seductive as the song that inspired it. A building can feel like a poem, or a favourite song, according to Anna-Carin McNamara. The founder and director of Anna Carin Design Studio details how her […]

Ahead of the Zenn Design Showroom launch

Excitement lies ahead with the launch of the Melbourne showroom of local brand Zenn Design.  The showroom was designed in collaboration with Cassandra Walker Design aiming to fulfil an immersive, interactive and engaging space for clients and collaborators to explore.  Clients will be able to browse the Australian made customisable furniture, upholstery and window furnishings […]

The NGV unveils The Rigg Design Prize 2022

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)’s triennial Rigg Design Prize is the highest accolade for contemporary design bestowed by an Australian public gallery.  Established in 1994, the prize profiles a different field of design practice every three years. Past prizes have recognised excellence in interior design and decoration, object and furniture design and jewellery design. […]

Getting to know IDEA 2022 Designer of the Year finalist Simone Haag

In celebration of IDEA 2022, ADR is taking a sneak peek into the people behind the design magic. Today, Simone Haag is our leading lady. As a Designer of the Year finalist, Haag has three projects shortlisted in Residential – Interior Curation and Colour respectively, and one more in Workplace Under 1000sqm. Winners are set to be announced […]

Design Show Australia coming to Sydney

Australia’s largest exhibition for interior design, architecture and fit-out, Design Show Australia is taking over ICC Sydney from Thursday 20 until Saturday 22 October. Presented by ArchiPro, Design Show Australia features hundreds of products from leading Australian brands and businesses over three days. The annual exhibition is a hallmark event in the design industry calendar […]

Australians are opting for safer neutral styles for their home

Australians are choosing styles such as Traditional, Coastal and Scandinavian when it comes to home renovation. Data from the Beaumont Tiles What’s My Style quiz had more than 20,000 locals get involved.  The data outlines that more than half of the respondents lead towards the three lighter more neutral designs out of the top ten […]

Getting to know IDEA 2022 Designer of the Year finalist Bates Smart

In celebration of 2022 IDEA, ADR is taking a sneak peek into the people behind the design magic, with Bates Smart director Brenton Smith now taking centre stage. As a Designer of the Year finalist, Bates Smart has one project shortlisted in Residential Multi and Hospitality, with two more in Workplace Over 1000sqm. Winners are set to […]

Five Foot One Design’s retail design at the Opera House

Working on a new retail space at the Sydney Opera House was a privilege and a challenge for Five Foot One Design. The client-focused Australian interior design agency is the author of the new retail space set within the walls of the iconic Sydney Opera House. The retail space, finalised on 1 December 2021, has […]