A professional resource for the design curious

Get the latest design news direct to your inbox!

Art

Editor’s pick – the best installations at Fuorisalone, Milan 2022

Editor’s pick – the best installations at Fuorisalone, Milan 2022

Our editor tours you through 7 of the best installations at the Fuorisalone in Milan. Each designed to spark inspiration, and some with a clear call to action.

The brainchild of Ben Quilty: Southern Highlands’ first gallery

The brainchild of Ben Quilty: Southern Highlands’ first gallery

The Ngununggula gallery provides a platform for local and Australian artists to convey their works in a gallery space that holds five exclusive exhibitions a year.

Curious Practice takes structured landscape one step further

Curious Practice takes structured landscape one step further

The Newcastle-based studio, Curious Practice is the latest firm to produce a provoking pavilion for the Powerhouse Architecture Commission. Named, Cadeau, it cleverly incorporates the surrounding environment into its design.

This art centre emerges like an egg from a cocoon

This art centre emerges like an egg from a cocoon

Inspired by nature, the Nest Art Center in Shenzhen is the latest architectural icon for the fourth largest city in China.

Got a good idea for a vase? Dale Hardiman and Mark Dineen will make it happen

Got a good idea for a vase? Dale Hardiman and Mark Dineen will make it happen

Once again Dale Hardiman and Mark Dineen are pushing the boundaries on product design and thinking big – in fact world-wide large!

Artist Lucas Zanotto’s exhibition is sure to lift your MOODS

Artist Lucas Zanotto’s exhibition is sure to lift your MOODS

From CGI animation and blackbox projections to AR installations and life-size sculptures, Lucas Zanotto’s first solo exhibition brings kinetic characters to life.

Brighten up the New Year with a first look at the best upcoming programs in art and design

Brighten up the New Year with a first look at the best upcoming programs in art and design

We’re kicking off 2022 with a little reminder that there are some incredible events on the horizon. Take a look at the program from Melbourne Design Week 2022 and check out what’s on at the 23rd Sydney Biennale.

Sibling enhances accessibility for Arts Project Australia

Sibling enhances accessibility for Arts Project Australia

Prioritising artists and their diverse abilities, Sibling Architecture has created an adaptable and calming entrance with a clear sense of identity for Arts Project Australia (APA).

When art and design collide: Dianna Snape’s <em>Lines and Tangles</em> at StylecraftHOME Melbourne

When art and design collide: Dianna Snape’s Lines and Tangles at StylecraftHOME Melbourne

The rich red tones of Tanzania come to life in Dianna Snape’s Lines and Tangles, adding intrigue to the walls of the StylecraftHOME Melbourne showroom.

Architecture meets art in Alexander Knox’s façade

Architecture meets art in Alexander Knox’s façade

An organic, three-dimensional façade at 300 George Street, Brisbane, uses its metallic surface to emulate the effect of sunlight rippling on water, which is a larger than life artwork by Alexander Knox.

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

Art at work: An insider’s guide to art in commercial design

The integration of art into commercial design and architecture projects can leave a visceral impact. We speak to an art consultant and an art dealer to get an insight on how designers can get the best results for their commercial projects.

“That Epic Project Everyone’s Talking About”: Zeitz MOCAA (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa)

“That Epic Project Everyone’s Talking About”: Zeitz MOCAA (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa)

How a decommissioned grain silo became Africa’s largest museum of contemporary art. Elana Castle interviews project architect Stepan Martinovsky from Heatherwick Studio about the radical transformation.