Eva Sue named a judge for IDEA 2022

Perth-based principal and interior designer leader at Woods Bagot, Eva Sue has been named a judge for IDEA 2022. IDEA is now open for entries until 10 June. Enter now! Now in its 20th year, IDEA is one of Australia’s oldest independent architecture and interior design awards programs with winners selected annually by a panel […]

30 days to go until entries for IDEA 2022 close

Today marks 30 days to go until entries for IDEA 2022 close. Get your entry in before Friday 10 June 2022 for your chance to win Australia’s oldest independent interior design and architecture award! With exactly a month to go until IDEA 2022 closes, we thought we’d answer a few of your FAQs about this […]

Carr combines ample space for work, rest and play in Gridded house

Located in Melbourne’s inner suburb of Hawthorn and designed by Carr, Gridded house is all about heritage details combined with modern living. Sitting in on one of Hawthorn’s charming and historically significant tree-lined crescents, the existing building has been carefully restored, while the street entrance was relocated to align with the house entrance. This was […]

Esoteriko creates a rose-tinted retreat for Coco & Lola

The latest collaboration between Esoteriko and Australian brand Coco & Lola is a celebration of local fashion, beachside living and the luxury of in-person shopping – all in an unforgettable shade of custom pink. Esoteriko, the award-winning, emerging interior architecture studio based in Sydney and founded by Anna Trefely in 2017, was engaged by leading […]

Anthology Studio serves French decadence to Collingwood

Sitting pretty on one of Melbourne’s trendiest strips, Smith St Bistrot by Anthology Studio is full of bespoke detailing and European articulation. The venue is helmed by chef-restaurateur Scott Pickett, who is also responsible for some of Melbourne’s most popular and stylish eateries, such as Chancery Lane, Longsong and Matilda. Dripping in romantic Parisian decor, […]

Early Bird entries for IDEA 2022 close this Sunday

This Sunday 1 May is the last day you can enter IDEA 2021 at the discounted early entry rate, where you can save $90 on your entry fees! Now in its 20th year, IDEA is Australia’s oldest independent interior designer and architecture award. The 2021 IDEA awards attracted more than 500 entries from across the country, making […]

Six projects that showcase a strong sense of personality and purpose

For today’s lookbook, it’s all about personality! ADR has gathered six retail, residential, commercial and hospitality projects that employ colour, materials, and spatial configurations to present the overall character of what the space provides to its inhabitants – whether that be rest, conversation, or food! This selection is a mix of our IDEA 2021 finalists, […]

WOWOWA celebrates the ‘extraordinary ordinary’ in family home

Nestled within Melbourne’s northern suburb of Preston, WOWOWA has created a family home reminiscent of a delicious lolly bag of fruity treats complete with baby blue ribbon. Bringing to mind a thick berry smoothie enjoyed by a cool blue outdoor pool, Presto is a joyous celebration of colour as a powerful storyteller. Described as a […]

Ricci Bloch delivers eyewear and optometrist project in Sydney

Situated in the trendy Sydney neighbourhood of Balmain, The Eye Piece by Ricci Bloch occupies a small 38 square metre space where efficiency reigns supreme. The Eye Piece Balmain is the eyewear brand’s third retail offering and features high ceilings and superbly organised product planning to take advantage of the limited groundwork. The Sydney-based studio […]

Two weeks until IDEA 2022 early bird entries close

There are just two weeks left to save $90 on entry fees on IDEA 2022. Enter your project now to save. It’s IDEA’s 20th birthday! For two decades, IDEA has been the benchmark for Australian design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers across the country. Entries are open until 10 June, but […]

IDEA 2022 launch at Miele

The good ship IDEA 2022 is underway! And the wharf from which this year's awards program was launched? Miele’s glamorous showroom in South Melbourne.