Get to know the prominent and emerging contemporary architecture people and interior design people behind today’s most revered projects and practices.

June 6, 2023

“It was beautiful timing”: Sydney’s Curatorial+Co. moves to new gallery space

The art gallery and consultancy, founded in 2015, is moving to the city arts district on William Street in Woolloomooloo.

June 5, 2023

DesignOffice x The Commons: Seamless collaboration to create co-working spaces with character

The Commons has been providing co-working spaces since 2016 and, following collaboration with DesignOffice, has two fresh sites in prime Sydney locations. We spoke to The Commons founder, Cliff Ho, and DesignOffice co-director, Damien Mulvihill, about using local touches to balance function and connection.

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World class design, local delivery: Tom Dixon comes to Quay Quarter Tower

Celebrated British designer Tom Dixon recently landed in Australia to visit, amongst other stops, Sydney’s Quay Quarter Tower (QQT). Dixon’s design firm Design Research Studio was supported by Living Edge to create richly layered interiors at this award-winning building, proving how a global brand can deliver with a local touch.

June 2, 2023

In-depth Q&A on AI with Woods Bagot’s Jet Geaghan, part one

Artificial Intelligence is the topic of the day. Whether it fills you with excitement, dread or something in between, it’s a crucial time to tackle the issues at hand with nuance and depth. Woods Bagot associate and tech advocate, Jet Geaghan, helps us peel back the layers, in this two-part series.

May 30, 2023

“Collector of stories”: Tim Ross is designing another legacy on television

The first series of Designing a Legacy aired in 2020 and self-proclaimed design nerd, Tim Ross, is back with a two-part series on ABC. It’s a chance to bring important architectural issues to a national broadcasting audience.

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Super-charged, energised and unexpected: workplace design with Bradhly Le

The idea that the only way is forward isn’t new but it feels particularly current when it comes to the evolution of the commercial workplace. Here, Bradhly Le takes stock of the significant transformation this typography has been going through – and points to adaptable design as one of the essential vehicles for this dynamic shift.

May 29, 2023

Launching OKO OLO at Melbourne Design Week

With outstanding track records in design, Genevieve Hromas and Juliet Ramsay have been working on the found and the formed with OKO OLO.

May 25, 2023

Comment: Fender Katsalidis principal Jessica Lee on the three biggest trends in aged care design

In this comment piece written by Jessica Lee, talks us through the standout trends in designing for aged care.

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A powerful palette: Inspired Spaces and Milliken bring vibrant colour to the new HQ for Ultimate Security

A Milliken carpet sample provided inspiration for the colourful fit-out of the Ultimate Security head office in Sydney – and Inspired Spaces and Milliken closely collaborated to bring the vision to life.

May 22, 2023

Agent for change: SJB’s Adam Haddow in profile

Once the domain of the ‘starchitect’, architecture has become a much more inclusive and accessible practice, with people like SJB director Adam Haddow leading the way.

May 18, 2023

One year in Bundanon: A retrospective on The Bridge and Art Museum by Kerstin Thompson Architects, part two

Kerstin Thompson Architects’ work at Bundanon recently marked its one-year anniversary. With Thompson having recently been awarded the AIA Gold Medal, it’s a fitting time for a mini-retrospective, continued here in this second part.

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Personal Best: How customer insights delivered a design benchmark

A diverse team of designers developed V-ZUG’s ground-breaking Excellence line, and looked beyond their appliance peers to the automotive, lifestyle and fashion industries to achieve a new standard in individualisation.

May 17, 2023

Print Kitchen mixes it up at Melbourne Art Book Fair 

Presented below the spectacularly beautiful stained glass ceiling of the NGV Great Hall for the duration of the Melbourne Art Book Fair, Print Kitchen will play with the connection between printmaking and food-making.

May 15, 2023

“People want meaning in their work”: The architecture of employee ownership with Make and Meld

Employee ownership comes in many different forms and there is certainly no one size to fit all. It's a growing trend, especially in design firms overseas, so Timothy Alouani-Roby spoke to some of those blazing the trail in Australia.

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Designing with empathy: Creating inclusive bathrooms

The idea behind ubiquitous inclusivity is undoubtedly an appealing one, which is why universal and accessible design principles have been gaining so much traction in recent years. Here, two renowned design experts weigh in on utilising these principles to create accessible bathrooms – and share the design thinking underpinning the process.

May 15, 2023

Comment: Here’s how to create Brisbane’s ‘legacy’ games

In this comment piece, Brisbane-based urban designer and landscape architect Ben Newell, principal at Arcadia Landscape Architecture, suggests four ways to create a ’legacy’ games in Brisbane.

May 12, 2023

RMIT and HOW. come together for the Ian Howard Memorial Scholarship

With the establishment of the Ian Howard Memorial Scholarship, there is a singular opportunity to broaden horizons and experience the incredible design of Spain and Italy for one lucky student from RMIT Interior Design.

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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.