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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.
For over three decades, Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy of Dinosaur Designs are constantly celebrated as one of Australia’s most iconic design duo. In collaboration with Designer Rugs, they unveil the latest rug collection, ‘Olsen + Ormandy.’
From the rich warmth of a pixelated sunset or ethereal otherworldly shapes, to designs inspired by the act of turning a page of a book or even an ice cream – this year’s Evolve Awards were all about patient craft, adventurous spirit, thoughtful geometry and finding inspiration in the most surprising places.
Adding geometry within an interior helps to create a modern and balanced environment, one that also adds an interesting feature to the room. This weeks’ Indesign In Focus brings various geometric patterns, colours and products into any residential, commercial and hospitality décor.
You may have already come across the new boutique specifier event, FRONT. And if you haven’t already registered, we want to lay out the top 5 reasons you should get yourself down to Carriageworks 9 – 10 August.
As Design Director of Futurespace, Gavin Harris is one of Australia’s most in demand and renowned creative designer minds. We caught up with him following his Designer Rugs Mindscape collection, and his work on Sydney’s PwC Barangaroo office project…
Hotels today are not what they used to be. Far from the utilitarian functionality of the 60s and 70s, but having veered from the extravagance of the 90s, hotels today are more akin to home – albeit a luxurious one. Ultimate comfort, flexibility and a sense of familiarity, they seek to enrich the lives of […]
“You are here.” Perhaps no other sentence better describes the powerful impact of design. The sense of arrival – or, in other words, the first and lasting impression – plays upon our imaginations. It takes bricks and mortar and renders them ephemeral. Eternal. It’s the stuff of memory: of the great chemical rhapsody blending serotonin […]
With 43 per cent of millennials expected to leave their jobs within two years, commercial businesses are turning to design approaches and concepts that keep their employees motivated while enabling a balanced work and home life. From a design point of view, this can be done through the inclusion of residential design-inspired products, natural light, […]
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Architect Woods Bagot Photography Trevor Mein Furniture Living Edge – Mirra 2 Chair, Fabricus Lounge Chair, Eames Walnut Stool, Jaan Living Lounge, Eames Meeting Tables, Mirra Task Chairs Wilkhahn – Graph Chairs, Cantilever Chair Vitra – PhysixChair, Repos Lounge Chair Stylecraft – Catifa Dining Chair, Mayfair Meeting Chair, Blava Easy Lounge Chair, Gher Informal Meeting […]
Architect Futurespace Photography Nicole England Project Manager Savills Project Management Builder Mirvac Construction Services Engineer Simpson Kotzman Furniture Cult – Beetle Chair, 33A Stool, Bulbo Tables, Issy Lounge, Plum Chair, Seashell Chair, About A Table, Little Friend Table, DLM Table, Taco Table Anibou – Takushi Table, Bell Table Living Edge – Fibre Chair, Oslo Lounge, […]
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At a glamorous launch party held in Sydney’s Surry Hills, Designer Rugs unveiled “Neighbourhood” by Bleux, a collection of six hand-tufted rugs that reflect, charmingly, on the essence of community with a true sense of place. “This collection recognises our daily adventure – punctuated by a wave from a shop owner, a conversation on the […]