A cut above the rest: award-winning kitchens

A number of Australian kitchen designers and architects have been announced as finalists in a global competition run by Sub-Zero and Wolf. Picked from a field of more than 1,500 entrants, five of the 25 finalists in the Kitchen Design Contest (KDC) were local, displaying the standard at which Australian design currently sits.

HASSELL and Weston Williamson design Melbourne’s Metro Tunnel stations

Designs for Melbourne’s five new train stations as part of the Metro Tunnel project have been revealed. The renders show designs that focus on natural light and enhancing the pedestrian experience.

Google’s Nest arrives in Australia

Nest and its products became known to the world around six years ago, and its security and safety product range, which includes the Nest Cam Indoor, Nest Cam Outdoor and Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, will now be available on Australian shores.

Six acres of new public space planned for Southbank

inside 97 out now!

As winter envelops us with her cool days and colder nights, it’s just the time to get comfortable and settle back to enjoy inside 97, the third iteration for 2017. In this issue we talk to a variety of designers and architects, who have carved out successful careers, such as Ashley Sutton the uncrowned king of […]

Open House Melbourne: top things to book

Bookings for Open House Melbourne’s ticketed tours open this Monday, July 17, so ADR has compiled a list of some of the must-see homes and buildings from this year’s ticketed selection.

Melbourne to get HAY Accessories pop-up

Danish design brand HAY pops-up in Melbourne for a limited time only with a HAY Accessories Market at the northern end of the city, which will be open from 15 July – 15 September. The HAY Accessories Market is a concept installation first launched at Milan Design Week in 2014. Since then, it has popped-up […]

2017 NGV Architecture Commission revealed

Entitled Garden Wall, and designed by Retallack Thompson and Other Architects, the elegantly-designed structure comprises over 260 white walls clad in transparent woven mesh, which offer visitors the opportunity to rediscover NGV’s Grollo Equiset garden.

Early-stage designs released for Hotel MONA (HOMO)

The founder of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), David Walsh, today unveiled plans for the new hotel to be constructed on the site of the well-known Tasmanian museum. The early hotel designs for the HOtel at MOna (HOMO) show a diagonally-angled cantilevered structure, jutting out over the surrounding Derwent River. The hotel […]

Elliat Rich’s ‘sculptural vanity’ wins top furniture design award

Movement through Australia’s expansive interior provided the inspiration behind Elliat Rich’s winning entry into this year’s Australian Furniture Design Awards. The Alice Springs-based designer took top honours with her piece titled Place. The highly original work can be described as a sculptural vanity – a kind of old-fashioned object evoking feminine ritual. The unit, which […]