NGV launches studio visits with Australian designers and artists

The National Gallery of Victoria has launched a live in-studio series with Australian artists and designers, giving viewers an insight into their life and practice while in isolation. Artist and designers including Sydney artist Agatha Gothe-Snape, musician and artist Jon Campbell, iconic furniture designer Mary Featherston AM, and contemporary artist Yhonnie Scarce will invite viewers […]

Interview: Lighting designer Christopher Boots

Chatting to Christopher Boots is disarming. It might be a gloomy Melbourne afternoon, late in the week, when the working from home inertia has most definitely set in, but Boots has a cheerfulness that is impossible to ignore, even if he forgets you had an interview scheduled and calls back 45 minutes later. The Melbourne […]

Enter ADR and Herman Miller’s $30,000 Aeron chair contest

For our latest competition, we’re offering readers the chance to win one of 16 Aeron chairs from Herman Miller valued at $1850 each. This competition closes on 14 July 2020. The competition challenges entrants to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in their home office. You could be currently using an […]

Stylecraft teams up with Australian designers for new collection

Yasmine Ghoniem and Katy Svalbe on creating personalised interiors

When it comes to residential design, whether it be minimalist or maximalist, designers are creating unique personalised interiors as a reflection of the client, their needs and lifestyle choices. ADR looks back at Pacific Bondi with interior designer Yasmine Ghoniem, who designed the home with landscape architect Katy Svalbe when the duo were at Amber […]

King Living launches Australia’s first virtual showroom

In an Australian-first, King Living launched its virtual showroom today, making it easier for customers to explore and shop its full collection from the couch. The brand behind products like the Zaza sofa and Luna chair, which it designed together with Sydney furniture designer Charles Wilson, conceptualised the showroom in response to the coronavirus lockdown, […]

“Don’t be blinkered” in your COVID-19 leadership, says Articolo lighting designer Nicci Green

Look for the opportunities you weren’t open to or even aware of before because you were “blinkered” is Nicci Green’s advice to anyone running a business during the coronavirus pandemic. In another of our virtual fireside chat with Australian architects and designers about leadership in the time of COVID-19, the Melbourne-based lighting designer behind Articolo […]

King Living incorporates storage into new Hugo sofa

Australian furniture designer King Living combines comfort, flexibility and storage into its new modular Hugo sofa. Designed for all interiors from compact apartments to large flowing living spaces, the Hugo can be reconfigured into a formal setting for entertaining, a cosy sofa for relaxing or even a luxurious bed for two King Living’s signature engineer […]

Bringing the inside out with King Living

King Living introduces the Zaza sofa and Luna chair, two new outdoor pieces that can withstand the Australian sun without sacrificing the contemporary design of their indoor muses. Hot summers and beautiful furniture don’t go together. At least, that was the preconceived notion that King Living set out to defeat with its latest outdoor collection.  […]

Dowel Jones launches $1000 Design from Home competition

Melbourne design brand Dowel Jones is calling on Aussies to submit their designs for furniture, lighting or accessories to the Design from Home competition. Launched by the company’s brainchildren, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, Design from Home is open to anyone – student, architect, ceramicist, jeweller, stylist or design enthusiast – with a $1000 prize […]