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Lighting designs that lift you up and leave you breathless

Lighting designs that lift you up and leave you breathless

As one of Australia’s most specialised lighting designers, Jenni Gillard of Gillard Group has lit fish, artwork, Ovolo eggs, places of worship and more. She shares the maths, science and creativity behind her craft.

“Caring for Country is infinite, community is critical”: Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre

“Caring for Country is infinite, community is critical”: Hobsons Bay Wetlands Centre

The Hobsons Bay Wetland Centre is an Australian-first in biophilic and community co-design architecture, writes McGregor Coxall’s Nick Griffin.

The big questions answered, with Gray Puksand’s Lauren Oneile and Francesca Moccia

The big questions answered, with Gray Puksand’s Lauren Oneile and Francesca Moccia

In the post-COVID world of work, trust and wellness have become key. Gray Puksand’s senior associates, Lauren Oneile and Francesca Moccia, discuss the needs of people, the imperatives of workplace environments, and design’s role in the complex equation.

“2023 is all about preparing for the future”: Designers on the move

“2023 is all about preparing for the future”: Designers on the move

Is it really February already?! With 2023 already well on its way, it’s time for our first On The Move round-up of promotions and hires across the design industry. Who’s moved in 2023?

Carpet that helps to solve humanity’s most pressing problems

Carpet that helps to solve humanity’s most pressing problems

How is the horizontal plane rising up to meet complex needs within health, wellbeing and sustainability? We discuss colour, texture, environmental credentials and the influence of materiality on the wellbeing with four globally leading carpet manufacturers.

“I am questioning the boundaries of art and where it belongs”: Emma Coulter

“I am questioning the boundaries of art and where it belongs”: Emma Coulter

You may recognise Emma Coulter’s space- and surface-bending artworks at a glance. As one of Melbourne’s most dynamic artists, her work lives at the intersection of painting and site-specific art in a chromo-spatial manner.

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Regional design and the tactful art of rebuilding communities

Regional design and the tactful art of rebuilding communities

Takt is designing architecture that is sustainable, sensitive and desirable. This studio is leading the way as a beating architectural heart in the regions and is in sync not only with the landscape but with the local communities who call it their home.

Simone LeAmon’s and Ewan McEoin’s big ambitions for Australian design

Simone LeAmon’s and Ewan McEoin’s big ambitions for Australian design

As NGV’s top design curators, Simone LeAmon and Ewan McEoin have big dreams for the design sector. And they’re coming at it with energy and ambition.

Part warehouse, part office: The multifunctional workplace by Studio Roslyn

Part warehouse, part office: The multifunctional workplace by Studio Roslyn

In Vancouver, Canada, Alera Skin Care’s new headquarters brings together office, event space, showroom and warehouse. This is a workplace that cuts across the usual typological boundaries.

Crafting a portal on the threshold between art and the workplace

Crafting a portal on the threshold between art and the workplace

Nestled cosily inside the ANZ Docklands campus in Melbourne, Foolscap Studio has designed a separate little world to transport the visitor out of the office space. ANZ Centre Gallery is a calming space presenting a previously less visible collection of art.

These 4 ‘big ideas’ will shape architecture in 2023

These 4 ‘big ideas’ will shape architecture in 2023

Fresh from her trip to the World Architecture Festival in Lisbon, Fender Katsalidis’ Nicky Drobis outlines four big ideas that will shape architecture in 2023.

Two new categories for photographers and photography in the 2023 INDE.Awards! It will be a visual feast of design.

Two new categories for photographers and photography in the 2023 INDE.Awards! It will be a visual feast of design.

Photographers are to be celebrated and recognised at the 2023 INDE.Awards with two new categories specially tailored to those who live life through the lens.

It’s time to make your architectural and artistic mark

It’s time to make your architectural and artistic mark

Want to make your mark in regional Australia? With the Bridge Art Project, Echuca-Moama Art Gallery receiving funding, it’s time for the creative juices to flow and architecture to shine.

Cornering the inner city design scene with Boffi | DePadova

Cornering the inner city design scene with Boffi | DePadova

With a diverse product range stretching across kitchen, bathroom and furniture systems, the Italian masters have opened a new showroom in a hot pocket of Sydney design. Welcome to Boffi | DePadova, Surry Hills-style.

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Wine, books and spectacular hearths in the heart of the Southern Highlands

Wine, books and spectacular hearths in the heart of the Southern Highlands

Architect and textile artist Natalie Miller has an ongoing relationship with Bendooley Estate. At this rich, layered site, the elegant cellar door is only the latest addition with more accommodation and other facilities planned.

Telling the story of storytelling at White Rabbit Gallery

Telling the story of storytelling at White Rabbit Gallery

Taking the art of storytelling as his starting point, curator David Williams has drawn together works from Judith Neilson’s private collection for the latest exhibition at White Rabbit Gallery. Shuo Shu runs until May 14th.

Spaces you’ll never forget: This is the loopcreative ‘effect’

Spaces you’ll never forget: This is the loopcreative ‘effect’

Sydney based studio, loopcreative, prefers to fly just under the radar, but its hospitality destinations are decidedly extroverted. We give you the crash course on loopcreative’s epic portfolio of restaurants and bars.

Let there be (well designed) light!

Let there be (well designed) light!

Responding to a request to update the lighting for St Mary’s Church in Warwick, two hours south west of Brisbane, Gillard Group CEO Jenni Gillard put the church at the heart of the community.

Warning to all architects: Ignore design culture at your peril

Warning to all architects: Ignore design culture at your peril

Australian architect and Conrad Gargett principal Dale Swan laments the lack of design culture in some practices across the country. According to Dale, it’s often what leads promising young architects and designers to exit such studios.

Walk-in vineyard offers immersive dine-and-wine experience

Walk-in vineyard offers immersive dine-and-wine experience

Le Coq Wine & Bistro, Taikooli by RooMoo offers a twist on the usual restaurant and bar experience. Visitors to the Shanghai venue can explore the process of wine production through a reinterpreted spatial design.

“Change starts with us”: Autex Acoustics

“Change starts with us”: Autex Acoustics

This edition of The Indesign Edit explores the carbon neutral products, practices and philosophies of Autex Acoustics, visionaries in the field of sustainable acoustic solutions.

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