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Annie Reid


Australia’s first purpose-built LGBTIQ+ community hub

Here’s something to be proud of: the Victorian Pride Centre launched in July 2021 with a site-first design that celebrates diversity as well as its St Kilda locale.

This inspiring school building design puts lessons into place

m3architecture sprinkles ‘teachable moments’ throughout the architecture of Brisbane Girls Grammar School’s new Science Learning Centre.

Retail pop-up makes the most of the Trans-Tasman bubble

A unique Australian and New Zealand partnership has pulled off an innovative retail concept to demonstrate that affordable luxury is alive and thriving.

Levantine Hill winery is the fruit of good design chemistry

A long-standing relationship between Karl Fender, co-founder of Fender Katsalidis, and Elias Jreissati, chairman of Levantine Hill winery has produced its most personal challenge yet.

This co-working space in Sydney is quite unlike the others

As the co-working market continues to change shape, adapting to suit the evolving needs of hybrid work, Australia’s hair and beauty industry has sashayed onto the scene, at Salon Lane.

“We could all use a bit of healthy hedonism right now”

A filmmaker and a hotelier have joined forces to redefine the Australian wellness experience, with Sense of Self (SOS) Bathhouse and Spa, in Melbourne.

Japanese heritage within an Australian environment: LANDMARK by Lexus

Infusing Lexus’ Japanese values of warmth and hospitality with Australia’s rich native landscapes comes LANDMARK at Lexus 2019 by Koichi Takada Architects. This premier design project reimagines the hospitality and cuisine experience at the annual Melbourne Cup Carnival.

HAY’s Hee Welling on democratic design in the age of globalisation

In Australia to launch a new series of chairs for HAY, Hee Welling pauses to chat with us about evolution, democratic design and drawing classes.

Going down the rabbit hole: Flack Studio’s HQ

In tackling the design of his studio space, David Flack went down the proverbial ‘rabbit hole’, constructing a working model of his own inner workings. For his team and clientele, the studio is a deep dive into an immersive world of design – and all of Flack’s own making.

Lexus Design Pavilion 2018

Design as a catalyst at the Lexus Design Pavilion

Understanding the cachet of design in all its guises, car company Lexus continues to use design to express its ethos – all at the world’s most famous horse race. Annie Reid looks at this year’s Lexus Design Pavilion.

Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre. Photo by Shannon McGrath.

The Creativity of Caring: Tonya Hinde of Billard Leece Partnership

You might assume that creativity takes a back seat to science and hard facts in the design of health and aged-care spaces, but according to Tonya Hinde, it’s the most creative sector she’s worked in. Here’s why.

Millennial Pink Prevails at the Lexus Design Pavilion

Showcasing design in a spellbinding, ephemeral way, the Lexus Design Pavilion at the Melbourne Cup never fails to disappoint, as Annie Reid reports.

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