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Annie Reid


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.


No Place Like Home: Nomada

Nomada means ‘nomad’ in Spanish, so it’s a fair bet the inspiration for this new Spanish tapas restaurant in Fitzroy has something to do with travel and eclecticism.

Hospitality Design 2.0: A New wave in Normcore Dining

Fancy buying milk, eggs or fancy anchovies along with your coffee? It’s the new wave of hospitality at Staple café, designed by Samantha Eades

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More Moroso

Talking to a full house at NGV International last Thursday, Patrizia Moroso shared her ideas, inspirations, challenges and opportunities as artistic director for one of the world’s leading firms in contemporary furniture – Moroso.

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Glenn Murcutt: Architecture of Faith

Six years in planning, four years in construction and all up an epic 10 years in the making, but now the Australian Islamic Centre in Newport, Melbourne is now on show at NGV Australia, Glenn Murcutt: Architecture of Faith.

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