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All you need to know about Alexandria Precinct at Saturday Indesign

All you need to know about Alexandria Precinct at Saturday Indesign

Alexandria has grown to become one of Saturday Indesign’s largest precincts. On Saturday 21 May, we’ll immerse you in the best design the precinct has to offer.

The who’s who: Saturday Indesign’s exhibitor meetup

The who’s who: Saturday Indesign’s exhibitor meetup

With a month to go until Saturday Indesign 2022, our famous exhibitor meetup returned for a warm up before the real thing!

Explore new worlds of colour: Liano II Colour Basins Collection by Caroma

Explore new worlds of colour: Liano II Colour Basins Collection by Caroma

Mix and match stunning colour finishes and refined shapes and forms from Caroma’s Liano II Colour Basins Collection to add personality and individuality to any bathroom.

The wait is over! Saturday Indesign 2022 exhibitors announced

The wait is over! Saturday Indesign 2022 exhibitors announced

Saturday Indesign is back for 2022 with a lineup of exhibitors opening the doors to Sydney’s best showrooms

Design on Tap: Caroma’s Colour Kitchen Sink Mixers Collection

Design on Tap: Caroma’s Colour Kitchen Sink Mixers Collection

Caroma’s first extensive range of kitchen mixers is the perfect balance of Australian design and modern functionality.

Caroma on Collins is hosting a sustainability focused CPD day

Caroma on Collins is hosting a sustainability focused CPD day

On Friday, 18 June 2021, Caroma on Collins is opening its doors to local architecture and design professionals, one and all, to gather, learn and grow knowledge together, around the pertinent topic of sustainability.

Caroma, Axolotl to run International Colour Day Workshop

Caroma, Axolotl to run International Colour Day Workshop

This year’s International Colour Day instalment will see a virtual workshop headed by some of Australia’s foremost designers.

A Design Evolution

A Design Evolution

For 75 years, Caroma has been a leading supplier of quality bathroom fittings and furnishings. Now, with their latest Vogue collection, the next evolution in bathroom design is here

Design for Access and Mobility with Considerations for Aged Care

Design for Access and Mobility with Considerations for Aged Care

Presented by Caroma

Design for the next generation

Design for the next generation

There has never been a more pressing time for architecture and design to save us than now. In an era of catastrophic environmental lows, a generation of a new age of sustainability is emerging and is ready to disrupt our ‘new normal.’

What defines Australian bathroom design?

What defines Australian bathroom design?

Australian bathroom design has evolved over the years, taking cues from Europe, but largely being informed by a context that is unmistakeably Australian.

A family affair: A collection close to home

A family affair: A collection close to home

This two-part series delves into the collaborative creative process behind Caroma’s new collection, Elvire. In partnership with Evostyle, we speak to Luke Ommundson on how the new Elvire Collection brings a fresh new perspective for bathroom spaces.

From outhouse to inner sanctuary: The changing nature of bathroom design

From outhouse to inner sanctuary: The changing nature of bathroom design

The humble bathroom has transformed from outhouse status to become a valued extension of our living spaces – a safe haven of luxury and refined self-expression.

The emergent voices who are changing the pace in Australian design

The emergent voices who are changing the pace in Australian design

In a two part series, we explore the design chain and its process with the brilliant minds behind closed doors. In part 1, we speak to Phillip Gray of Port Stephens Joinery.

Behind the Scenes: Designing Innovation with Luke Di Michiel

Behind the Scenes: Designing Innovation with Luke Di Michiel

For nearly 80 years, Caroma has continuously redefined our relationship and understanding of the simple wet space. We chat to industrial designer, Luke Di Michiel on the Elvire Collection by Caroma.

2 days, 2 floors, 60 brands and less than 2 weeks to go

2 days, 2 floors, 60 brands and less than 2 weeks to go

FRONT.design is a two-day trade event that is your golden ticket to research the commercial design market, make new and meaningful connections and source innovative products and solutions… and do it all under one roof. Here are some useful tips and ideas on making your visit count.

Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct, from Warren and Mahoney

Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct, from Warren and Mahoney

Designed to super-charge co-working and collaboration, Auckland’s Innovation Precinct extends into building number three, a six-storey purpose-built environment.

Caulfield Library Refurbishment, from John Wardle Architects

Caulfield Library Refurbishment, from John Wardle Architects

What are students’ expectations of academic libraries? This is a question John Wardle Architects tackled when renovating and expanding Monash University’s Caulfield Library.

Ovolo The Valley, by Woods Bagot

Ovolo The Valley, by Woods Bagot

Designed by Woods Bagot, a Fortitude Valley hotel has been reinvented, offering curious guests a uniquely artful experience.

Perth Children’s Hospital, by JCY, Cox, Billard Leece Partnership and HKS

Perth Children’s Hospital, by JCY, Cox, Billard Leece Partnership and HKS

How, as adults, do you design a hospital from a child’s perspective? That was the challenge given to the team behind Perth Children’s Hospital: JCY Architects and Urban Designers, Cox Architecture and Billard Leece Partnership (BLP), with HKS Inc.

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation Dissections by Crone Architects

Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation Dissections by Crone Architects

An owner-occupier client with a program more diverse than most and a need for information sharing in a constantly evolving sector – led to an uplifting and pragmatic design outcome that supports healthcare professionals to ‘walk the walk.’

Ningaloo

Ningaloo

The magical Ningaloo Reef experience in North-West Australia now has added dimension with the opening of a classy visitors centre.

NAB Place

NAB Place

The National Australia Bank’s (NAB) Brisbane Headquarters, NAB Place, designed by global architecture firm, Woods Bagot, sets a new benchmark in collaborative workplace environments.

8bit Collins Street

8bit Collins Street

With a new designer diner in Melbourne’s Collins Street, Eid Goh of ArchitectsEAT and 8bit siblings Michelle and Alan Sam talk brand evolution, the significance of Super Mario and the sophisticated art of casual hospitality.

Cockburn ARC by DWP

Cockburn ARC by DWP

How can a single space simultaneously serve the needs of healthcare, education and community at all levels? In their most recent project for Cockburn ARC, dwp create the ultimate cross-sector blueprint for a hybrid health, fitness, education, community and culture centre for professional, intermediate and beginner users.

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

BEON Energy Solutions (Powercor CitiPower) by Siren Design

What are the principles and strategies behind designing for incidental staff collisions and chance encounters? Siren Design maps out its creative thinking and approach for Powercor CitiPower’s BEON Energy Solutions, Melbourne: a purpose built workplace which encourages its staff to ‘interact’ and ‘collide’.

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

What happens when private business goes public – in a commercial design sense, that is? Brisbane’s most recent commercial addition, 480 Queen Street by BVN, is designed to create a sense of community inclusiveness. It’s a new-think approach to the traditional public-versus-private model.

Ivanhoe Grammar by McBride Charles Ryan

Ivanhoe Grammar by McBride Charles Ryan

Can design provoke desired behaviour within a space? McBride Charles Ryan explores this possibility with colour, form and materiality in their most recent education project, Ivanhoe Grammar.

Bodhi & Ride by Hachem

Bodhi & Ride by Hachem

How are designers harmonising the physical and non-physical needs of their projects?

Gandel House at Emmy Monash Aged-Care by Bates Smart

Gandel House at Emmy Monash Aged-Care by Bates Smart

What is interior design’s responsibility in revolutionising aged-care environments? The new Emmy Monash Aged-Care facility in Melbourne’s Caufield has all the luxury commodities of a contemporary multi-residential complex. From thoughtfully considered finishes through to superior shared facilities, no expense has been spared on residents’ comfort and quality of life.

Introducing Caroma Cleanflush

Introducing Caroma Cleanflush

Leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of domestic and commercial bathroom ware, Caroma has unveiled its latest bathroom technology. The Caroma collection includes basins, taps and baths – but adding to its toilet suite series is a brand new innovative flushing system titled Cleanflush.