At home with: Yasmine Ghoniem

Half of one of the most extraordinary young design practices, Amber Road, Yasmine Ghoniem takes us inside her beachside apartment. inside: How long have you lived here and what drew you to the property? Yasmine Ghoniem: We purchased the property in November of 2017. We spent six months renovating, then work commitments had me in […]

Sophie Safrin and Karen Daroff on what makes good design

As the two Australian winners of the 2018 Shaw Contract Design Awards prepare to depart for their winners trip to this year’s Art Basel Miami, two of the program’s Final judges, Karen Daroff of Daroff Design and Sophie Safrin of Hot Black weigh in on their definition of good design, observed trends and the future […]

A life in design: Sandy and Peter Geyer

Over the past 40 years Sandy and Peter Geyer have made a tremendous mark on the A&D industry. The recent winners of the 2018 IDEA Gold Medal, the couple notes that their legacy is helping people to realise that interior design isn’t just superficial application but rather a change in the way companies operate. Take […]

Turner hires Kristi Wayman as director of interiors

Turner has scaled up its interior design team with the appointment of Kristi Wayman as director of interiors and 12 new staff hires following a raft of new project wins. In her new role, Wayman is responsible for leading interior concept and development across the multi-residential, retail, hospitality, workplace, aged care and mixed-use sectors. Principal […]

In conversation with Architects EAT

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party on 23 November, ADR will be chatting to each of the six design firms shortlisted in the Designer of the Year category.  This week, we catch up with Albert Mo and Eid Goh, directors of Architects EAT, to talk about Australian design and what it would mean to […]

In conversation with Mardi Doherty

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR will be chatting to each of the six design firms shortlisted in the Designer of the Year category.  This week, we catch up with Mardi Doherty, director of Doherty Design to talk about Australian design and what it would mean to the practice to walk […]

In conversation with DesignOffice

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR will be chatting to each of the six design firms shortlisted in the Designer of the Year category.  This week, we catch up with Mark Simpson and Damien Mulvihill, founders of DesignOffice to talk about Australian design and what it would mean to the practice […]

Watch: in conversation with Luchetti Krelle

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR will be chatting to each of the six design firms shortlisted in the Designer of the Year category.  This week, we catch up with Stuart Krelle and Rachel Luchetti, founders of architecture and design practice Luchetti Krelle to talk about Australian design and what […]

Watch: Russell and George in conversation with ADR

In the lead up to the highly anticipated IDEA Gala party in November, ADR will be chatting to each of the six design firms shortlisted in the Designer of the Year category.  This week, we catch up with Ryan Russell and Byron George, founders of architecture and design practice Russell & George to talk about Australian design and what […]

At home with: Pascale Gomes-McNabb

Pascale Gomes-McNabb is a talented designer who excels with every project. Primarily known for her hospitality projects such as The Stokehouse, Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant, Bentley Restaurant and Bar, Monopole, Yellow, Cirrus (to name but a few) and lately Jackalope, working with Carr Design and Fabio Ongarato Design, her talent and expertise is much sought […]

SJB’s Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich set up own practice

SJB’s Kirsten Stanisich and Jonathan Richards have departed the interior design practice to establishing their own practice, Richards Stanisich. The practice and it’s 15-strong team will remain in its Surry Hills location on Crown Street, and the duo also remain committed to their process, which has been honed over 20 years. “Not a lot will […]