Noise Noise Noise uses colour for Stylerunner’s first brick and mortar in Melbourne

Noise Noise Noise embraced colour to transition Stylerunner from an online-only presence into a brick and mortar store in the Melbourne suburb of Armadale. After eight years online, the activewear brand called on the Melbourne studio to create a new logo, identity and colour palette for its first physical location. “The go-to for womens activewear […]

Genton announced as lead designer for Glenroy Station project

Australian architecture firm Genton — known for its multi-award-winning Frankston Station — is leading the design of the Glenroy Station project, as recently announced by the Level Crossing Removal Project. “We immediately sensed a strong community culture in Glenroy and, through the significant investment and development involved in the project, we’re thrilled to be able […]

A 1970s Sydney office building transformed into A-grade tower and retail pavilion

The $200 million redevelopment of 388 George Street has been completed, transforming the original 1970s office tower into a state-of-the-art A-grade commercial tower with a prime-new retail pavilion and improved connectivity to the surrounding Sydney CBD. Located on the corner of George and King Streets, one of Sydney’s most prominent  intersections, 388 George Street is […]

Are you sitting comfortably?

While 2020’s pandemic has shone a light on the dangers of being overly sedentary, not enough attention has been paid to the health benefits of great ergonomic design, particularly in the chairs we use every day for work. Ergonomic design has been studied for thousands of years and yet the health impacts of bad design, […]

Edith Cowan University seeks lead architect for $695 million city campus

Edith Cowan University (ECU) has released two highly anticipated Expression of Interest invitations, seeking a Lead Architect and Lead Design Engineers for its $695 million ECU City Campus. The campus is the centrepiece of the recently announced Perth City Deal, which brings together the collaborative efforts of the Australian Government, Western Australian Government and City […]

“Design is scaleless” – COX’s Patrick Ness on bespoke design via Osteria Tedesca

In spearheading the bespoke interiors of Osteria Tedesca, COX director Patrick Ness proves you can teach an old practice a new tune. Ten years ago, Brigitte Hafner sat down and wrote a manifesto to one day cook somewhere that had heart, wine, music, nature, architecture, stories, theatre and joy. In a journey that took her […]

The truly great outdoors with Charles Wilson and King Living

Charles Wilson and King Living combined equals an array of wonderful solutions for outdoor lifestyles. The pure joy that we can glean from being outdoors is one of things that will be associated with 2020 for a long, long time. When normal activities are restricted and our time spent outside the confines of our own […]

Building Stronger Homes Roundtable series responds to bushfire planning oversights

The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and the Master Builders Association (MBA) are responding to the final report from the Royal Commission into National Disaster Arrangements with a series of roundtable discussions on building bushfire resilient homes.  The two industry groups have heeded key findings from the long-awaited final report from the Royal Commission into […]

IDEA 2020 Gala date announced 

The winners of IDEA 2020 will be announced at a Gala party to be held in Melbourne on 19 February 2021. A couple of months ago, we made the decision, along with the support of our incredible IDEA sponsors, to postpone our annual awards gala until the Australian architecture and interior design community could come […]