Herman Miller launches Australian localisation program

In a bid to accelerate lead times and minimise its carbon footprint, Herman Miller has announced that it will bring aspects of its manufacturing process to Australia. The localisation programme kicked off in August 2021 with the next-generation of Ratio – the height-adjustable workstation that Herman Miller updated recently to better respond to the ever-changing […]

French Impressionism at the NGV

In an international exclusive, the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is presenting a major exhibition of more than 100 masterworks of French Impressionism in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA). Open now as part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition series, French Impressionism features works by Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Edgar […]

Fivex Art Prize: Billboard Art Reimagined

The Fivex Art Prize is Australia’s first digital billboard art award. Following the recent announcement of the Know My Name initiative, it is another project launched to showcase the works of Australian artists via the medium of screens and digital billboards. The difference is that for this Melbourne CBD-based event, the focus is on emerging […]

Introducing Tili Bensley-Nettheim, editor AR magazine and ADR Architectural

New practice partners at GGA

Nicole Dent and Esther Chew have been promoted to practice partners at the associate director level at the Adelaide-based Grieve Gillett Andersen (GGA). Together Dent and Chew join Paul Gillett and Dimitty Andersen at the helm of the architecture practice, with Steve Grieve recently stepping aside as director and member of the board. Dent joined the team in 2017, […]

‘Eliminating inequity for women in architecture is terribly complex’: a chat with SJB’s Monica Edwards

Ahead of an appearance at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November, Monica Edwards of SJB speaks to Australian Design Review editor Elisa Scarton about her experience as a woman in architecture and how gender equity can be achieved in the industry.  Architecture is often seen as a ‘man’s profession’. Do you think that perception is […]

Australian Design Review welcomes new editor: Elisa Scarton

Elisa Scarton joins the team at Niche as the online editor of Australian Design Review and the new editor of Niche’s flagship interior design publication, inside, taking over the reins from the next issue. Elisa brings a mix of experience with her, coming from a background in travel and lifestyle journalism, accompanied by excellent digital and editorial acumen. Most […]

2019 National Landscape Architecture Award winners revealed

To kick off this year’s International Landscape Architecture Festival, which runs from 10 – 13 October in Melbourne’s Federation Square, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the winners of its National Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA has recognised 32 winners across 14 categories, including 13 Awards of Excellence, highlighting landscape architects that […]

DesignBUILD rebuilt

In recognition of the changing needs and challenges of the building industry, DesignBUILD 2020 will look towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus.  Now entering its 34th  year, the annual industry event is Australia’s longest running trade show that brings together leading architects, commercial builders and property developers with manufacturers and suppliers operating within […]

Civilization: The Way We Live Now opens at NGV: Ian Potter Centre

Civilization: The Way We Live Now opens at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia today, an international photography exhibition featuring over 100 contemporary photographers from Australia and across the globe. The exhibition features over 200 original photographs from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Presented in collaboration with the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, […]