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Jeffrey Wilkes on refreshing the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

Jeffrey Wilkes on refreshing the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

We spoke with Jeffrey Wilkes of WILKESDESIGN about the John Portman-designed building, which has been infused with touches of local culture and colour.

Behind the Brand: Innerspace’s Luc O’Brien

Behind the Brand: Innerspace’s Luc O’Brien

Continuing our new series on the design enthusiasts who work in all sorts of different roles across the industry, we hear from Innerspace’s Creative Collaborator and State Manager NSW.

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Esteemed international practice OMA has completed AIR in Singapore, a genre-straddling project defined by openness and an emphasis on waste.

The dialectic of colonialism: Rethinking maps, remaking our cities

The dialectic of colonialism: Rethinking maps, remaking our cities

Dallas Rogers, Head of Urban Discipline at the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, comments on the history of map-making in our cities.

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

Adaptive reuse is all the rage across the design industry, and rightly so. Here, we present a selection of articles on this most effective approach to sustainability.

The art and design of hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne

The art and design of hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne

Art, design, architecture and hospitality all combine perfectly at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne by BAR Studio and Cottee Parker.

Gearing up to celebrate 60 years of supporting Australian design

Gearing up to celebrate 60 years of supporting Australian design

The Australian Design Centre (ADC) this year celebrates 60 years! A series of events are coming up to mark the occasion.

Denim divine at Nudie Jeans’ compact Brisbane store

Denim divine at Nudie Jeans’ compact Brisbane store

Leading the charge for sustainable design, X+O and Nudie Jeans are both making a statement in Brisbane and doing it with creativity and innovation.

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HENRYTIMI: “An education of the mind towards history”

HENRYTIMI: “An education of the mind towards history”

Milanese artisan Henry Timi celebrates natural materials through strikingly reduced geometric forms, creating a stripped-back vision of interior luxury.

A landmark competition win for Carmody Groarke and TVK in France

A landmark competition win for Carmody Groarke and TVK in France

London-based Carmody Groarke and Paris-based TVK have been announced as winners of a milestone competition for the new Bibliothèque nationale de France conservation centre.

Stylish accommodation refurbishment in the financial heart of Sydney

Stylish accommodation refurbishment in the financial heart of Sydney

Landing in the city’s financial district for the first time, The Sebel Sydney Martin Place has had its modern interiors completed by Stack Studio.

Play and respite in Fender Katsalidis’ Art Deco executive suites at The Darling

Play and respite in Fender Katsalidis’ Art Deco executive suites at The Darling

Overcoming pandemic hurdles to redefine guest experiences amidst Sydney’s bustling entertainment precinct, The Darling has undergone a two-year restoration that melds Art Deco interiors with the necessities of hotel living.

V-ZUG Studio Sydney, a retail gem in an old terrace, opens

V-ZUG Studio Sydney, a retail gem in an old terrace, opens

Swiss home appliance designer and manufacturer V-ZUG’s first Sydney studio is a unified expression of the brand’s boutique, sustainable and design-led identity.

Pillars of workplace design and campus master-planning in India

Pillars of workplace design and campus master-planning in India

Focusing on facade and green design, this pair of office blocks is designed to meet the most contemporary demands of workplace design.

Sydney Water’s rejuvenated headquarters is an urban watering hole designed by GroupGSA

Sydney Water’s rejuvenated headquarters is an urban watering hole designed by GroupGSA

Drawing on the concept of a watering hole as a gathering place in nature, GroupGSA has rejuvenated Sydney Water’s headquarters located in Parramatta.

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Beau Fulwood and Alison Peach on returning to a low-tech, first-principles concept of design as a strategy to combat climate change.