Finalists unveiled for Lexus Design Awards 2020

A breathing felt cloud and a portable body cleaner are two of the six finalists announced in this year’s Lexus Design Awards. Now in their 8th year, the awards are a platform for young creators to show off and develop their talents. The six finalists will receive mentorship and funding of up to $37,000 in […]

Specifying in design

With the frantic pace of today’s projects, details like selecting furniture are often left to the last minute, creating headaches for themselves and their clients. Interstudio’s Michele Kearney gives her practical tips to avoiding any specifying mistakes.  When I first started working in the industry, a supplier would call a design studio when they had […]

Dulux Colour Awards announces jury for 2020 prize

With entries closing at the end of this month, the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards have announced its lineup of judges. To award the best use of colour will be Jean-Pierre Biasol, Jonathan Richards from Richards Stanisich, Kathryn Robson from Robson Rak and Foolscap Studio’s Adele Winteridge. From across the Tasman, Auckland-based interior design studio, Material […]

Miele launches “never-before-seen technology” in new Generation 7000 range

German brand Miele has brought its Generation 7000 Built-in appliances to Australia, promising users revolutionary technology and enhanced connectivity. The range includes a selection of ovens, speed ovens, built-in coffee machines and Miele’s most powerful steam appliances, including its steam-combination, straight steam and steam-microwave combination ovens. The company unveiled its designs at the 2019 Internationale […]

Dale Hardiman to explore life and death at Melbourne Design Week 2020

The afterlife of everyday objects will be one of the highlights of this year’s Melbourne Design Week courtesy of local designer Dale Hardiman and his collective, Friends & Associates. A 2019 IDEA Highly Commended finalist, Hardiman’s show will encourage a broader conversation about the ecology of objects, their consequences and the implications of materials, supply […]

Meet the lighting designer illuminating projects for Kengo Kuma and Oscar Neimeyer

In an exclusive interview with ADR as part of his first visit to Australia, Italian lighting designer Mario Nanni explains how a self-taught electrician came to design for some of the world’s biggest architects. Nanni founded Viabizzuno in Northern Italy with no formal training in lighting design. He has since brought light to the grotto […]

Yellow Diva celebrates 10 year anniversary of iconic WB bar stool

Drawing inspiration from the traditional wooden butchers’ block, Yellow Diva’s iconic WB bar stool was an instant hit with architects and designers when it first arrived on the scene in 2009. In the decade since its inception, Yellow Diva have released a range of products based on the design that now includes a variety of […]

Miele launches latest freestanding cooker with some help from Shannon Bennett

At an intimate dinner for media, super brand Miele launched its latest Freestanding Cooker. The sleek new product was the star attraction of the evening along with Miele’s ambassador Shannon Bennett who provided the outstanding menu and explained just why this product is the next ‘must-have’ kitchen necessity. As the invited guests dined on pickled […]

Tom Fereday pushes the boundaries with ETO furniture range

King Living introduces the ETO range by Tom Fereday – a sophisticated collection that stretches the imagination of furniture design. Hot on the heels of the award-winning ETO desk come the ETO dining table and coffee tables – a natural progression that creates a slender and elegant range for working, dining and living. ETO dining […]