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Cult 20 percent off offer – an extraordinary opportunity for a very limited time

For more than two decades Cult has been one of Australia’s favourite sources when it comes to accessing the furniture, products and lighting of the world’s greatest designers. Long acting as a conduit to the most celebrated designers from Europe and beyond, for the last six years the brand has also been rightly acclaimed for […]

10 days left to enter IDEA 2020

Entries for IDEA 2020 close in 10 days, start your entry today so you don’t miss the deadline! We’ve answered your FAQs about this year’s competition. Here’s a reminder of what they are: When do entries close? Friday 5 June 2020. Will the deadlines change due to coronavirus? No. We need to get all the entries in […]

Copenhagen named 2023 World Capital of Architecture

Copenhagen will be named the UNESCO World Capital of Architecture in 2023, in addition to hosting the UIA World Congress of Architects in the same year.  The title was established in 2019 as a joint initiative by UNESCO and Union of the International Architects (UIA), and is assigned to coincide with the UIA’s World Congress […]

The A&D community + coronavirus, May 22

In this week’s A+D + coronavirus update, we share news of postponed design events, infection-free playgrounds and social distancing office spaces of the future. Venice Biennale postponed to May 2021 This year’s international architecture show has been moved to 2021, and the next art exhibition will also be delayed a year, to 2022. Read on […]

Designers will be challenged to integrate to post-COVID-19 restrictions says Jessica Ball

Designers will be challenged to “respond to” and “come up with” strategies that address and alleviate concerns about public safety and physical comfort post-COVID-19 according to interior architect Jessica Ball. “The challenge will be creating that sense of distancing and encouraging people to spread out in an integrated and beautiful way.” Speaking to ADR, Ball […]

“It gave me the confidence to keep doing what I’m doing,” say IDEA winners

With the deadline for IDEA 2020 fast approaching, we spoke to last year’s victors to find out how winning has helped them win business, feel validated by their Australian architecture and interior design peers and enjoy the “icing on the cake” after a completing a project. IDEA 2020 is open for entries until 5 June – enter […]

Stylecraft teams up with Australian designers for new collection

Sculptural lighting, Bauhaus-inspired seating and oak cabinets are among the latest collaboration between Australian designers and Stylecraft. The furniture and lighting company has teamed up with Ross Gardan, SKEEHAN, Neatt Design, acp atelier, Helen Kotouris, Keith Melbourne and James Howe to create the collection. Among Gardam’s contribution is the Ceto sculptural lighting collection with chandeliers, […]