Armadillo & Co: from floor to foundation

inside speaks to the founders of ethical rug company Armadillo & Co about its inception, its ethos and its change in direction.  Sally Pottharst, from Zimbabwe, studied as an accountant before immigrating to Australia where she became a charted accountant and enjoyed a career with KPMG before shifting focus to her family’s floor covering company […]

‘Winning has been amazing for our business’: Luchetti Krelle on its 2018 IDEA success

Rachel Luchetti, director of Luchetti Krelle, speaks to ADR about the studio’s 2018 IDEA win and the transformative impact the accolade has had on the business.  ADR: What made Luchetti Krelle enter IDEA in 2018? Rachel Luchetti: We enter IDEA every year as we feel that it’s an awards program that celebrates the true nature of […]

Woods Bagot appoints Make’s Tracey Wiles as interior design leader

Woods Bagot Australia has snapped up former partner at Make Tracey Wiles to lead interior design in Australia and New Zealand.  Wiles has worked on a number of key hotel projects in the UK and Europe, major retail projects throughout Harrods’ flagship London store, private residences as part of Lord Foster’s personal team and, most […]

Meet the IDEA jury series: Tina Engelen

In the lead-up to IDEA 2019, ADR is running a series of Q&As and profiles with this year’s jury. In the second instalment, ADR speaks to Tina Engelen, designer and principal at Co-ap. ADR: What’s the biggest misconception that people have about life in a design practice? Tina Engelen: That designers possess creativity – we also […]

Meet the IDEA jury series: Dan Cox

At home with: Yasmine Ghoniem