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AR – In the latest in an occasional series
 detailing growing sectors for architectural practices, AR looks at the opportunities afforded by the establishment of the NDIS. A new housing market specifically for people with disability was established in Australia in July 2016. With the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), we are now, finally, […]

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inside – magazine

inside – In the first of a four-part series in inside, co-editor Gillian Serisier takes a look at the interior designers, design media and the furniture designers and makers who have all played a role in positioning Australian furniture on the global stage.  The turn of the century has very much seen Australian furniture come into its own. Where […]

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Punching the clock: working out the cost of professional time in an architectural business

We hear it over and over from our architectural business clients, and it’s a common scene for most of us who’ve worked solo, or during our training – staying up well into the night (or, let’s be honest, the next morning) bleary-eyed, working on our designs, tweaking this, perfecting that, polishing the other. Because we […]

Archi: next level flexibility

Krost recently introduced the redefining Archi chair to their signature collection. Featuring an innovative interplay between material and technology, Archi’s sleek frame is complemented by the high-performance mesh upholstery in service of comfort making it ideal for workstations, desks and tables. Archi’s most innovative function is its 360-degree independent height, width, pivot and depth adjustment […]

Introducing the new King Living Lighting Collection

Adding a truly sophisticated ambience to your home, King Living’s Australian designed lighting collection is crafted to create an elegant defined silhouette that’s a perfect fit for the modern home. With the release of four optical beauties the Balla, Eye and Pallino lamps. Designed to define and enhance a space the beautiful range continues King […]

Talent 500 Table from Actiu

The Talent 500 table from Actiu is designed by Marcelo Alegre from Alegre Designs.  Alegre’s aim is to reinvent daily articles and this is precisely what he has done with the Talent 500 Table. The table is a collective, mobile, foldable, stackable and raiseable table system that offers great versatility to multi-use spaces.  It also […]

Carl Hansen & Son gives Bodil Kjær’s architectural furniture series a new lease on life

In 1959, Danish architect and professor Bodil Kjær designed an extensive range of furniture for both indoor and outdoor use. The clean and precise series was developed in dialogue with its surrounding architecture. Called Indoor-Outdoor, the series now joins Carl Hansen & Son’s collection of classic designer furniture. Throughout her diverse career, Bodil Kjær has […]

Architectural perforated

Since 1956 Locker Group has been an industry-leading provider of perforated metal. The company has developed a specialised range of metal products to meet the needs of architects designing facades, balustrade and weather screens, as well as interiors and specialised features. Its perforated metal sheets are a cornerstone of the architectural range, adding a visual […]

Cila chair by Arper

In its design of the Cila chair collection, Lievore Altherr drew inspiration from layers of cloth with soft, fluid curves and smooth lines creating a strong, simple presence. The backrest envelops the user, ideal for education, workplace or hospitality environments. Cila’s distinctive shell is available in a contemporary palette of five colours with optional seat cushion, […]

Design Nation: a look into leading brands

As Design Nation, formerly Cafe Culture + Insitu, continues to celebrate its 20-year history, we look into its curated collection of both local and international brands and the leading designers behind some of these memorable pieces. Each and every piece in the Design Nation portfolio offers a special connection. Whether that be personal, story-based, or […]

Man of Steel: ILVE’s SuperINOX Cooktop

ILVE is constantly pushing boundaries when it comes to design with traditional styles often being reinvented with a modern twist to create the ultimate home kitchen. The latest cooktop from ILVE, SuperINOX was designed to revive the way homeowners look at stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, where steel can be both modern and stylish […]

H&M selects ATDC’s world-class security shutters

Global retailer H&M has recently installed world-class security shutters to secure their new storefront at Adelaide’s Rundle Mall. H&M is one of the world’s foremost fashion groups and employs more than 161,000 staff in more than 4400 stores in 65 countries. The Australian Trellis Doors Co. (ATDC) installed its stylish retractable security shutters (in a […]