Supporting Australia’s emerging talent with Harbour Outdoor

From its very foundations, Harbour Outdoor has been invested in nurturing up-and-coming talent within the Australian and international design industry. As the next generation of the family business takes the helm, this tradition shows no signs of slowing. Nicholas and Harrison Condos are incredibly proud of their father, Jim. Chief creative officer and chief executive officer […]

Fieldwork Architects captures the ‘heritage of place’ in Elwood Home

As one of the four townhouses sitting along the Elster canal in Melbourne’s suburb of Elwood, the residence elegantly references the myriad of tones and textures found right outside its door. Built on the traditional lands of the Yaluk-ut Weelam Clan, Elwood Home celebrates its connection of indoors with the outdoors and strengthens the Australian […]

Getting to know designer-maker Samuel Burns from Sabu Studio

Inspired by honest materials intertwined by a refined sensibility of contemporary craftsmanship, Melbourne-based designer-maker Samuel Burns is an emerging creative to watch. Establishing Sabu Studios in 2020, Burns has produced subtle and unobtrusive designs that delight and intrigue. Earlier last month at the IDEA 2021 gala in Sydney, Burns was also announced the recipient for […]

Seven Australian furniture and lighting designs that mix form and function

“We always honour the original designer’s intent” – Cultivated on restoring HAY’s About a Lounge chair 

Australian furniture company Cult has been restoring some of its most iconic pieces – the Wishbone, Ox, Series 7 and Swan chairs – for years.  In fact, it has been actively encouraging designers – and the general public – to bring any original piece bought from Cult into a showroom to be repaired and restored […]

Kristine Yeats reflects “white sandy beaches” in Hayman Island resort with Harbour 

Sustainability, durability and understated luxury are at the heart of Kristine Yeats’ design for the Hayman Island Beach House, which was rebuilt following Cyclone Debbie in 2017. Located on Queensland’s Hayman Island, the project is part of the InterContinental resort and can be booked as three individual suites or one 3-bedroom home.  “Reflective of the […]

Herman Miller encapsulates adaptability and versatility in new OE1 collection

Australian workplaces are adapting to life post global pandemic and Herman Miller is right there beside them with its new collection OE1.  “The market is responding and learning that whether working from home, in the office, or collaborating via a hybrid arrangement, adaptability and versatility are essential,” explains the global furniture company.  “OE1 is designed […]

A personal space for everyone with the Verse Collection by Zenith Design Studio

As we make the move back to shared spaces, it’s the privacy of the home that should be translated into workspaces. Zenith Design Studio has introduced the Verse Collection to create that personal space for everyone. The natural need for privacy and personal space within shared environments has been overlooked in the increase of open, […]

“It’s our obligation to manage the Earth’s resources” – Herman Miller on sustainability

Stewardship of the environment has long been a core value for Herman Miller. The company market manager for NSW, Queensland and New Zealand Gigi Davidge explains how in this special feature.  Valuing the environment has always been in the Herman Miller DNA. Our founder declared, “We will be a good corporate neighbour by being a good steward of […]

Last chance to win one $6420 Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair

There’s less than a week left to enter ADR’s Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair competition, which closes for entries at midnight AEST on 19 November. We’re giving away one of these iconic chairs with the winner able to choose their own fabric from the Capture, Diablo, Fame, Rime or Tonus upholstery collection. Find out more and […]