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Holly Cunneen

Holly Cunneen

Holly has spent her time in the media writing about architecture, design and our local industry. With a firm view that “design has a shared responsibility to the individual as much as it does the wider community,” her personal and professional trajectory sees her chart the interests, accomplishments, hypocrisies and crises of the architecture and design community.

Stories

New Volumes c/o Artedmous right at home with Cult

New Volumes can now be found in Cult showrooms across Australia, making for a textbook example of perfect synergy as both brands are steadfast supporters of local designers and makers.

Biasol

Biasol’s modern bubble tea café in Shenzhen

Tea drinking may be steeped in tradition but 蜜葉裡 Ambrosia in Shenzhen has been designed by Biasol for the modern, mindful tea drinker of today.

IKSOI Design Studio creates a cave-like café in India

In Ahmedabad, the Java+ café by IKSOI Design Studio creates a dark and moody atmosphere with a generous sense of space.

Would you like to sit indoors or out?

Ten new pieces from designers Tim Rundle and Tom Fereday for SP01 expand on previous, one-off designs to form two new collections for the indoors and out.

Christian Mussati outside WonderGlass Orwell House. Photo by James Harris.

The art of light with WonderGlass

In 2013 Christian Mussati co-founded WonderGlass with his father Maurizio. The Italian handblown glass lighting company has become known for its bespoke craftsmanship and collaborative efforts with some of the architecture, design and art industry’s most globally revered names.

An architect of light

The founder and CEO of Occhio, Axel Meise, has long been a pioneer of lighting design as a way to enhance one’s way of living. At Euroluce 2019, the German brand unveiled new additions to the much-loved Mito family lighting series.

A slice of Italy in Melbourne: Biasol’s Pentolina

An Italian pasta bar in Melbourne’s CBD by Biasol Design drew design inspiration from the likes of ancient Rome and the modern, culture hub that Melbourne itself has developed.

Art and design come together in Luxxbox’s GOMA Chair

Brisbane-based lighting and furniture studio Luxxbox has developed the GOMA chair, designed initially for the Gallery of Modern Art Restaurant, it’s the perfect chair for long lunches and deep conversation.

Lee Broom in his Park Life exhibition in Sydney

The life and mind of Lee Broom

Furniture and lighting designer Lee Broom had an unexpected career path that eventually led him into the world of industrial design and business entrepreneurship.

Salone del Mobile Milan 2019

Indesign is heading to Salone Del Mobile 2019 – Are you?

The 58th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano is less than one month away; we are packing our bags and finalising our schedules – will you be there?

The Architect's Bookshop

Who said print was dead? Not The Architect’s Bookshop

When one door closes another one opens. When the AIA bookshop closed in 2017 it gave architect Adam Haddow the idea to open his own. That idea is now manifest in the form of The Architect’s Bookshop.

Playing with Perspective

“Collaboration might be the most overused word of our time but maybe it’s just a grown-up way of saying let’s play together,” quipped Sarah-Jane Pyke at the most recent Perspectives speaker event.

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