Premier’s Sustainability Awards entries open

The Premier’s Sustainability Awards is a program highlighting Victorians who are leading the way to a sustainable future. Entries for 2022 are now open.

Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize entries open

Artists and designers Australia-wide are now being invited to enter the Northern Beaches Environmental Art and Design Prize 2022.

Piccinini’s Skywhales to fly over Melbourne

'Skywhales: Every Heart Sings' marks the inaugural Melbourne flight of Patricia Piccinini’s hot-air balloon family, which will take to the skies in the early hours of Saturday 19 March.

“I think it’s time to experiment” – 2021 DIA Graduate of the Year Isabelle Kleijn

Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Graduate of the Year Isabelle Kleijn is a dynamic young designer ready to tackle and reinvigorate the Australian design industry. Last month, Kleijn took home the overall Madeline Lester prize at this year’s DIA Graduate of the Year Awards (GOTYA). From 173 nominations and 27 state winners, seven designers were […]

Josh and Matt Design collaborates with Gumtree to drop upcycled home collection

Ahead of National Recycling Week, Gumtree has unveiled a limited collection of upcycled home decor and accessories in partnership with emerging Melbourne artist, Josh and Matt Design. Gumtree Collections is a new elevated offering from Gumtree, which aims to highlight how the circular economy can support the transformation of unwanted items into premium ones, saving […]

ADR’s $6420 Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair competition closing soon

We’re teaming with Cult for the giveaway, with its in-house design team on hand to help the winner personally choose their favourite fabric from the Capture, Diablo, Fame, Rime or Tonus upholstery collection. Designed by Danish architect and furniture designer Arne Jacobsen, the Swan Chair is one of history’s most iconic pieces and was first […]

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

Tili Bensley-Nettheim joins Niche as the editor of AR magazine and ADR Architectural, teaming up with Elisa Scarton, editor of inside magazine and ADR Interiors. Tili will also be an integral part of the content team for Niche’s newest initiative, the Business of Architecture and Design conference, which had a very successful debut last November […]