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Alice Blackwood

Alice Blackwood

Alice Blackwood is an editor, journalist and communications strategist. She is currently Editor of Indesign magazine. With over 10 years experience in the Australian architecture, design and media industries, Alice is a passionate supporter of the local design community, focusing much of her reportage on profiling the faces and forces behind top projects, innovative products and industry initiatives.


Not that much has changed for Helen Kontouris after all

In putting together Indesign #83, our Workplace Progress issue, we spoke with Helen Kontouris to get her thoughts on the longer term impacts of COVID-19.

Patricia Urquiola reveals her thoughts on design’s direction

As we teeter on the edge of rapid and volatile change, we look to one of the global industry’s leading lights for insight and direction.

Architectus’ boutique new build in Sydney’s CBD

Not many commercial buildings in Sydney’s CBD can boast a 2020 completion date. But one boutique office building, situated at 275 George Street, forged through to cut the ribbon and stake its future in shifting sands.

Living in Quiet Luxury

A life of semi-lockdown has shown us that comfort and freedom at home is essential to our everyday comfort. Here’s how one of Sydney’s most discerning multi-residential developments has perfected that living equation.

My kitchen rules – the secret is in the sous vide

Empowered by beautiful, intelligent, simple-to-use appliances, the kitchen is revitalising our quality of (home) life. One brand in particular is leading the renaissance.

Living in the age of environmental enlightenment

In Melbourne, HIP V. HYPE teams up with V-ZUG to deliver four high-performance homes that puts quality of life front and centre.

Innovation without compromise – the story of V-ZUG

Swiss boutique appliance manufacturer, V-ZUG, shows us how innovation without compromise can work for both people and planet.

The future of buildings starts here

A ‘curtain sex hotel’ turned on its head, a living jungle of a house which rewrites the typology for carbon-positive living… this year’s The Building category sets a clear and decisive agenda for architecture in 2020 and beyond.

Bethan Gray on materialism

Bringing a decidedly hand-crafted and feminine approach to her work, we talk to industrial design Bethan Gray about the enjoyment that comes from working with skilled makers.

INDE.Awards 2020 celebrates the Best of the Decade

Share your legacy in 2020 with the INDE.Awards’ Best of the Decade – two new era-defining accolades that honour the lasting impact of architecture and design in the Indo-Pacific.

INDESIGN #79 out now! The ‘City Futures’ issue

Featuring a huge range of perspectives, opinions, projects and people, the ‘City Futures’ edition of the magazine unpacks the most pressing and timely conversations for the future of our cities.

Russell & George on its futuristic, multi-award winning Space & Time fit-out

The Work Space is one of the most tightly contested categories in the INDE.Awards. Which is why Russell & George’s self-designed North Melbourne studio was such a worthy winner in 2019.

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