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Burwood Brickworks gives more than it takes

In a new era of climate consciousness, what does it mean to be sustainable? Burwood Brickworks puts forward a proposal for development and design that gives more than it takes, environmentally and socially.

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Grounded Luxury: The role of rugs in hotel design

The modern hotel experience is not what it used to be. Design, ergonomics and lived experiences inform all aspects of hotels, with everything from check-in to the pillows you sleep on driving a human-centric model of hospitality. With the help of Designer Rugs, we find out more.

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Modern solutions for a dynamic workplace

For over half a century, Accent Furniture has constantly transformed the everyday workplace into a space of comfort, versatility and purpose.

James Calder and ERA-co: Advancing humanity through place

Renowned workplace strategist James Calder is the Global Director of recently-launched consultancy ERA-co and part of the team putting people at the centre of our future workplaces and cities.

The world’s most sustainable shopping centre? First look at Burwood Brickworks

With a design that centres community and a building that gives more than it takes, Melbourne’s soon-to-open Burwood Brickworks looks to be forging a new path for retail.

Get A Sneak-Peek Into RMIT’s New Academic Street Led By Lyons Architecture

The newly refurbished campus connects Melbourne’s CBD to the university, transforms the student experience and is arguably one of the most majorly epic projects we’ve seen this year.

How To ‘Design-In’ Local Charm With Untied By Technē Architecture + Interior Design

For a new rooftop bar in Sydney’s Barangaroo, Technē Architecture + Interior Design draw on Australian design tropes to inject the new precinct with some local flavour.

Who Is Collaborating @ SID17?

For almost a decade, The Project has been an integral part of Indesign: The Event – and it’s coming back this year to showcase the air of our industry’s top creatives at Sydney Indesign. By transforming our showrooms into interactive and immersive spaces, they will provide snapshot moments of laughter, wonder and surprise.

Wes Collection by Tom Fereday for Zenith Interiors.

Top three things you need to know about Zenith Interiors

For an Australian company that has been around since the early 1950s, you’d think you’d know all there is to know about them. But here’s three things you might be surprised to learn what the Zenith brand is all about…

WHO IS WALTER KNOLL, AND WHY SHOULD YOU CARE?

Now at the ripe, bold age of 150, Walter Knoll is one of few design houses left who really understand what true design really is. And here’s why…

The Godfather of design… Giulio Cappellini.

Famed Milanese architect, Giulio Cappellini has been defining the industry since 1979 with an energetic spirit and refreshing goals. Through the years his work transformed into that of a designer’s, offering a personal approach to contemporary design. He has successfully established both his brand and his name and has worked as the art director for other key design brands. His most important project, the “company”, transformed Cappellini into one of the biggest trend-setters worldwide. His lectures at the Milan Architecture University always generate great interest around the world. Giulio Cappellini remains as the art director of the Italian design firm Cappellini based in Milan, which since 2004 has been part of the larger Poltrona Frau Group design family.

HOW MIGHT FURNITURE COMMUNICATE THE CONCEPT OF A SPACE?

Designed around the idea to “bring a bit of cafe culture to work everyday” the new Go Graphics commercial fitout, designed by local firm Design Theory, creates a new identity in an old industrial setting in South Fremantle, WA and an expression of activity based working, which enables staff and visitors to migrate through the space throughout the day.

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