30 days to go until entries for IDEA 2022 close

Today marks 30 days to go until entries for IDEA 2022 close. Get your entry in before Friday 10 June 2022 for your chance to win Australia’s oldest independent interior design and architecture award! With exactly a month to go until IDEA 2022 closes, we thought we’d answer a few of your FAQs about this […]

Fortis: free resources to build disaster resilient homes

With extreme weather events and climate-related catastrophes becoming ever more prevalent in Australia, the issue of building homes that are resilient to bushfire, floods, cyclones and more couldn’t be more topical. The Fortis house project is a timely response. As CEO and founder of the Bushfire Building Council of Australia (BBCA) Kate Cotter has spent […]

Carr combines ample space for work, rest and play in Gridded house

Located in Melbourne’s inner suburb of Hawthorn and designed by Carr, Gridded house is all about heritage details combined with modern living. Sitting in on one of Hawthorn’s charming and historically significant tree-lined crescents, the existing building has been carefully restored, while the street entrance was relocated to align with the house entrance. This was […]

Hassell reveals first workplace designed during the pandemic

International design practice Hassell has unveiled their first workplace conceptualised and built during the pandemic for a post-COVID workforce. Hassell was tasked with reimagining the Melbourne headquarters of financial IT company Computershare by flipping the company’s previous workplace model to re-engage its people in a post-COVID world. Prioritising social spaces and flexibility, Hassell enabled Computershare […]

Hames Sharley reactivates previously vacant space for Perth studio

Occupying a long-forgotten site above the busy retail strip of Hay Street, the Hames Sharley Perth studio has transformed an abandoned location into a vibrant studio. Located on top of a Target store, the 1100 square metre space was neglected for decades and long considered unsuitable for use. Hames Sharley was commissioned by the City […]

Supporting change as it happens with Herman Miller

The pandemic has accelerated workplace trends like never before and, as a result, created unique opportunities in how we design the environment in which we collaborate, study, and evolve. Herman Miller is ready to navigate this with insights, products and services designed to help architects and interior designers adapt with the changing workplace environment. Aligning […]

Tribe Studio Architects revitalises the original spirit of a Victorian bungalow

Located in Sydney’s inner west, Glebe House by Tribe Studio masterfully enhances the scope for contemporary family living by clearing away a series of ad hoc additions that sat at odds with the quality of the original dwelling. The elegant and upright, original cottage featured strong bones and was immaculately built, with a high degree […]

Check out the IDEA 2021 shelfies!

Earlier this year, the IDEA 2021 gala took place at The Royal Randwick in Sydney. More than 500 architects, designers and design lovers gathered to celebrate the category and overall design award-winners. To continue the celebration of design excellence, ADR and Axolotl have gathered a fun series of shelfies (trophy selfies) of some IDEA winners! […]

Esoteriko creates a rose-tinted retreat for Coco & Lola

The latest collaboration between Esoteriko and Australian brand Coco & Lola is a celebration of local fashion, beachside living and the luxury of in-person shopping – all in an unforgettable shade of custom pink. Esoteriko, the award-winning, emerging interior architecture studio based in Sydney and founded by Anna Trefely in 2017, was engaged by leading […]