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Rethinking the familiar: Casting with living materials at Albury Summer Place

Rethinking the familiar: Casting with living materials at Albury Summer Place

Studio Chris Fox has partnered with Bollinger+Grohmann engineers, the University of Sydney and Swinburne University of Technology to take over this year’s Albury Summer Pavilion. We preview Re/place, a temporary installation with an experimental approach to materials and circular economy.

A table that makes you want to touch down: Thomas Bentzen x Muuto

A table that makes you want to touch down: Thomas Bentzen x Muuto

Thomas Bentzen presents a friendly and warm character, thoughtful in his responses, intuitive and just a little nostalgic in his approach to furniture solutions for modern working modes. Alice Blackwood meets Bentzen at the Muuto stand, at Orgatec.

Architects who study together, stay together: The story behind studio gram

Architects who study together, stay together: The story behind studio gram

Set up by university friends, the Adelaide-based studio has grown to be a multifaceted, collaborative and artistic practice. We find out what makes them tick.

Aesthetically gritty, undeniably hip: The Strand Hotel with George Gorrow

Aesthetically gritty, undeniably hip: The Strand Hotel with George Gorrow

A collaborative design project has delivered an elegantly layered hotel in Sydney. Take a tour with Public Design Group and George Gorrow of Ksubi.

5 Australian design studios to watch: The Indesign round-up

5 Australian design studios to watch: The Indesign round-up

Leanne Amodeo rounds up our top 5 emerging designers and design studios – each producing projects that prove Australia really does have some of the best design talent in the world.

Candice Ng on the secrets to her success

Candice Ng on the secrets to her success

In conversation with Leanne Amodeo, Plus Architecture’s newest principal, Candice Ng, discusses the varying aspects of her work, role and juggling it all with motherhood.

Watch this video: Respect for material and care for the future

Watch this video: Respect for material and care for the future

With a focus on selective usage and natural regeneration, hardwood forests in the US are being managed sustainably. See how this combines with the knowledge of designers to make timber a sustainable and sophisticated choice.

“It’s a new sensibility”: Claudio Bellini on our modern work-life

“It’s a new sensibility”: Claudio Bellini on our modern work-life

The Elinor Low Back by Claudio Bellini for Pedrali encapsulates the modern sensibilities that define our modern work lives. Alice Blackwood speaks with Mr Bellini at Orgatec.

The cinematic yet soft design of Carole Whiting

The cinematic yet soft design of Carole Whiting

Carole Whiting is an artistic whirlwind of creativity, and the interiors she’s crafted have to be seen to be believed.

From the outside in: The story behind Extremis

From the outside in: The story behind Extremis

Extremis founder Dirk Wynants creates smart furniture pieces that speak to our very human needs, while also delivering solutions for the evolving workplace. Alice Blackwood speaks with him at Orgatec.

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