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Breakthrough linear drain – a blessing for designers & trades

Breakthrough linear drain – a blessing for designers & trades

Introducing Stormtech’s 120SCS, a multi-function linear drainage system with integrated shower screen support and unique dual-sided operation.

Ensuring the safety of Australia’s botanical treasures

Ensuring the safety of Australia’s botanical treasures

The National Herbarium of NSW houses over a million botanical specimens, some of which are more than two centuries old. Including numerous climate control features, such as Verosol blinds, the state-of-the-art facility is helping safeguard Australia’s natural heritage for future generations.

The Col James student accommodation is changing the face of ‘The Block’

The Col James student accommodation is changing the face of ‘The Block’

Featuring 519 rooms, the Col James Student Accommodation sits on land owned by the Aboriginal Housing Company.

Who’s On the Move? New appointments in design

Who’s On the Move? New appointments in design

The launch of Foreground Architecture, Richard Weinman joins Hayball, meet HDR’s new sustainability leader and more in this month’s On The Move, careers in design column.

Design, durability, and pulling power in retail design

Design, durability, and pulling power in retail design

In collaboration with Designer Rugs, this whitepaper explores how high-quality, well-designed rugs and carpeting are helping bring the shoppers back.

Olderfleet offers new lease on life for Melbourne heritage buildings

Olderfleet offers new lease on life for Melbourne heritage buildings

The Mirvac Olderfleet development has brought Melbourne’s ‘dress circle’ of Colllins Street buildings into the 21st century. The buildings now represent the cutting edge of sustainable design, complete with Verosol blinds.

Aesthetic balance in the most unexpected of places

Aesthetic balance in the most unexpected of places

As used in the carpark of a Brisbane office tower, Kaynemaile architectural mesh brings not just security but also elegance and beauty to an otherwise harsh environment.

Smart shade – why automated blinds are the future

Smart shade – why automated blinds are the future

It’s all automated: dishwashing, changing television channels, flying a plane, and driving a car. Now blinds and curtains are joining the age of automation… and Verosol is leading the way.

PTID re-announces itself to the interior design world

PTID re-announces itself to the interior design world

In the wake of both COVID-related disruptions and its own 25th anniversary, the interior design practice is letting the market know why its knowledge-led approach is the way of the future.

Soap dispensers that provide jobs for women and recycle ocean plastics

Soap dispensers that provide jobs for women and recycle ocean plastics

Two Good Co and Charter Hall have begun installing 3000 touch-free soap dispensers in offices around Australia. They’re made using recycled ocean waste by vulnerable women who are getting a fresh start and financial independence.

Lessons in thermal efficiency from a leading specialist 

Lessons in thermal efficiency from a leading specialist 

In collaboration with Verosol, the latest edition of the Indesign Edit explores the important role that functional fittings like blinds and shading fabrics play in four key architectural fit-outs.

Stepping up: Careers on the move in design

Stepping up: Careers on the move in design

New appointments, a return to the fold, and national growth – there’s plenty happening in the practice of architecture and design. Catch up with our On The Move column.

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