A coastal surgery with a residential tone

When Coastal Neurosurgery in Gosford, NSW turned to Ricci Bloch Architecture + Interiors to overhaul the design of its practice, ergonomic considerations were custom tailored into a contemporary aesthetic. There is a serene beauty to these rooms that hides an enormous amount of task-specific thought. From a client flow and internal referral perspective, the entire layout has […]

In pictures: Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2018 launch

2018’s Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) – Australia’s largest and most successful independent design awards program – launched yesterday at an event in South Melbourne. Now in its 16th year, IDEA was launched by inside magazine and celebrates the best of Australian interior and product design across 13 categories and five Special Awards. “Every year […]

The challenges for design in aged care

As Australia’s ageing population increases, Chantelle Balliro, head of Interior Design for CHT Interiors, and Joshua McAlister, associate director of CHT Architects, talk to inside about the changes and challenges for design in the sector. inside: CHT Interiors is very involved with designing aged care and seniors living accommodation. What changes have you seen over the […]

At home with: Vanessa Bird and Neil de la Coeur

Vanessa Bird and Neil de la Coeur spend their time living in their beautiful home and working together in their very successful practice, Bird de la Coeur Architects. As inside co-editor Jan Henderson knocks on the front door, the invitation is extended to step inside and explore their private world. inside: How long have you […]

Schiavello celebrates at Sydney Opera House

On a warm and windy evening, Schiavello hosted its Sydney end of year client Christmas Party at the Sydney Opera House. Photographer Oscar Coleman was there and shared some images with us.

Immersive design key to award-winning hospitality projects

“Guests need to be engaged and transported if they are to maintain long-term engagement with a brand. It’s simply no longer enough to create beautiful spaces.” Ronnen Goren, Co-Founder and Strategy Director of Fabio Ongarato Design. A slew of awards this year for Jackalope, a 46-room hotel designed around the theme of alchemy, has brought the […]

Designing workplace collaboration

When online ‘prop tech’ start-up PEXA brought its three separate offices and over 200 staff together into a new futuristic workplace in Collins Square, Melbourne they employed Futurespace to ensure collaboration was at the heart of the new space. PEXA was ranked as the fifth fastest growing tech start-up in the Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast […]

Scandi design: In convo with Anderssen & Voll

Established in the fall of 2009 by Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll, the design company that bears their names has flourished thanks to an approach that is receptive to cultural and market influences. We caught up with the pair to learn more about what makes them tick. ADR: What typifies Scandinavian design? Espen Voll: Democratic? […]