Publications

LXN Architecture

ar – magazine

AR – For co-directors Josh Crossin and Sarah Lindsay, LXN Architecture isn’t the duo’s first foray into opening their own practice. Here, they tell AR about having a “second crack” at establishing a studio and doing it “properly”. While Josh Crossin and Sarah Lindsay were both born and raised in Tasmania, the pair had quite different backgrounds. […]

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Elisa

inside – magazine

inside – Elisa Scarton joins the team at Niche as the online editor of Australian Design Review and the new editor of Niche’s flagship interior design publication, inside, taking over the reins from the next issue. Elisa brings a mix of experience with her, coming from a background in travel and lifestyle journalism, accompanied by excellent digital and editorial acumen. Most […]

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Get the Look with Easycraft

Design inspiration is everywhere, from social media to Pinterest boards, art magazines and more. Captivate with one of a kind interiors – from modern interpretations to pure classic and quirky decorative options. We’ve curated a collection of the most exciting trends upcoming in 2020, visual definitions of personality and individuality. GRACE – A calm and […]

Throwing a little light onto the matter

Ergonomics is about so much more than the way you sit at your computer or the installation of sit/stand desks throughout your workplace. Did you know a major and often underappreciated influence on employee well-being is the impact of light? It also is a significant factor in energy use and, therefore, the costs of running […]

Magic carpets: the art of designing bespoke flooring

With a life-long career dedicated to designing carpets, there’s not much Deb Ryan, design manager at Modieus, doesn’t know about producing quality, bespoke solutions. ADR chats to Ryan about her background, design process and inspiration. ADR: How did you get your start in the design industry? Deb Ryan: I started out at 17 when I […]

Why project-based ERP leads to success

Why does a practice need project-based ERP? Well, if there’s one overwhelming truism about architecture and design practices, it’s that invariably they were established by people whose expertise is not business. Architects, designers and engineers study to follow their passion, which is design. When it comes to setting up in practice, there is a whole […]

Beware of non-conforming soffit insulation

Building regulators and practitioners are reminded to beware of the presence of non-conforming soffit insulation in the market as some manufacturers and merchants try to liquidate obsolete stock post the introduction of NCC2019 in May this year. The National Construction Code references compliance with Australian Standard AS 5637.1, as a requirement for soffit insulation installed […]

ILVE Custom Colour Range

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and with ILVE’s custom colour range you can truly make it your own. Embracing the latest in colour technology from RAL colour, a universal colour swatch system utilised by architects and designers throughout the world, ILVE is now offering the customisation of individual colours for […]

ATDC supplies curved security door for Deakin University

In upgrading its existing Burwood campus library, Deakin University sought the assistance of the Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC), which installed a curved security door at the after-hour canteen. ATDC’s S08 curved security door was specified by Ian McEwan Designs of Surrey Hills, Victoria and the project managers for the job were North Melbourne-based Harris […]

Curved security door for Deakin University

The Australian Trellis Door Company (ATDC) recently participated in the upgrade project to the existing library at Deakin University (Burwood Campus) where it installed its curved security door to the after-hour canteen. ATDC’s S08 curved security door was specified by Ian McEwan Designs of Surrey Hills, Victoria and the project managers for the job were […]

Fable Open Shelving by Didier

Didier has added an open shelving unit to the extensive Fable family, which is available through Design Nation. Launched in June at Denfair, the Fable shelving units are crafted from solid select oak with difficult manufacturing details disguised within a simplified aesthetic and return to the original principles. Open shelving units are great for creating […]

HAY About A Chair

In recognition of this iconic collection, leading furniture retailer Cult Design is offering a special four for three promotion on selected full price About A Chair models for a limited time only! HAY’s long-term collaboration with Hee Welling has resulted in a number of design icons. One of the most notable projects is the internationally […]