The power of collaboration in product design

Meet three designers who work separately yet together. It’s a smart move to pool knowledge and resources when you’re making your way in the world of product design and Michael Gittings, Jonathan Ben-Tovim and Makiko Ryujin are leading the way through their talent and collaboration. These days collaboration in design is approached as a meaningful […]

Rodney Eggleston and Anne-Laure Cavigneaux of March Studio

March Studio, a multidisciplinary architecture practice, has been a leader in design since it was established in 2007. It has amassed a critical portfolio of completed projects that are truly individual, embrace new ideas and directions and inevitably set trends. In the latest issue of inside directors Rodney Eggleston and Anne- Laure Cavigneaux discuss their […]

Why Adele Bates wants to do everything

Starting her own business in 2012, Adele Bates has established her practice relatively quickly. Refusing to be pigeonholed to any particular aesthetic, she shows a consistency of materiality evident in her projects – from the plush layers of Stokes Street to the stark stone expanses of Q le Baker. “How the light makes you feel […]

Hassell promotes Emily Moss to principal

As Hassell promotes senior associate of interior design Emily Moss to the role of principal, ADR speaks to the eight-year Hassell veteran about her favourite spaces in Australia and where she draws inspiration from.  Can you tell us a little about your background and how you first became interested/involved in architecture? I grew up with a […]

Vivid Design Awards are back for 2018

The Vivid Design Awards are back for 2018 and the program is this year celebrating 15 years of unearthing and celebrating the next wave of Australian designers.  The awards received an unprecedented number of entries this year, from which 41 finalists were selected across categories including Furniture Design, Lighting Design, Object Design and Concept Design. […]

Designer Adam Cornish on a return to accessible design and sustainability

Melbourne-based designer Adam Cornish is a busy man. He has recently teamed up with Cult for its Australian design brand Nau and has designed his first collection with Tait called Seam. ADR chats to Cornish about designing democratically, the responsibility of the design industry to think sustainably and how Australian design is being noticed on […]

In profile: Iain Halliday

With more than 30 years in the interior design industry, Iain Halliday has not only shaped the aesthetic of Australian interior design, but has continually challenged fashion and taste. His is 
an aesthetic to die for – layered, rich, opulent and stunningly clear of clutter, despite the great plethora of objects and art his projects […]

In conversation with Zwei Architects

Zwei (Interiors & Architecture) is a practice established by two women who are making their mark in the design world, raising families, giving back to their profession and doing it all with style and panache. Running a busy practice is challenging enough, but add to the mix, family, children, mentoring up and coming designers and […]

From cubicles to collaboration: the evolution of workplace design

Over the course of the last century, our workplaces have transformed beyond recognition. What were once spaces designed purely for function, the offices of today focus on leading-edge technology, collaboration and community, says Bob Stewart, head of Zenith’s research and development. US engineer Frederick Taylor is credited as being one of the first people to […]

Inside Shaw Contract’s Shanghai Mill tour

Over 4 days in March 2018, commercial flooring brand, Shaw Contract, invited a group of clients to experience the bustling city of Shanghai, China and take an exclusive tour of its Nantong Mill. The state of the art Nantong facility represents a long-term investment in the Asia- Pacific region for Shaw, featuring new machinery with […]