As the year draws to a close the last inside for 2016 is an extraordinary issue. We are bringing you not just one magazine, but two, with a broadsheet addition. We have decided to highlight IDEA (Interior Design Excellence Awards) and present a new iteration of what a magazine can be, pushing the boundaries of the norm and we hope that you enjoy this new presentation.
It is always with great pleasure that we announce the annual IDEA winners in the final magazine of the year and, continuing the tradition of excellence, the winners and highly commended projects, objects and practices are a formidable group. Australian design is bursting with innovation and extraordinary design that heralds our country’s designers and architects as among the very best in the world. The category winners and special award recipients are to be congratulated for their outstanding contribution to the design landscape of our country and we applaud them all. That said, the shortlisted projects were all exceptional and judging just keeps getting tougher!
The IDEA announcements are contained in one fine gold magazine to add to the collection in the library or on the coffee table, while extra reading is contained in the usual issue of inside where we present interviews and profiles, products and fabulous new projects as a separate entity that will be enjoyable reading over the summer months.
For this special issue we have included a broadsheet ‘paper’ with news and reviews, books and small projects that will add another dimension to your reading experience.
We thank you all for being a part of the inside family and value your contributions and participation that makes inside sing and IDEA the event of all events on the Australian design calendar. We’ll see you next year and hope that you all have a safe and happy Christmas and a relaxing new year.
Jan & Gillian