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Queen of Australian interior design Sue Carr awarded an AM

Queen of Australian interior design Sue Carr awarded an AM

Leading light of the Australian design community, Sue Carr has been awarded an AM in the 2021 Queens Birthday Honour List.

5 workplace design trends seen in the Australian Interior Design Awards 2021

5 workplace design trends seen in the Australian Interior Design Awards 2021

What can we learn from the workplace design projects named on the Australian Interior Design Awards 2021 shortlist?

Richard Healy predicts what won’t change about workplace

Richard Healy predicts what won’t change about workplace

There’s a lot we don’t know about the future of workplace. But even amidst the current uncertainty, Carr associate Richard Healy offers clarity on 6 key facets of workplace design.

Where would we be now, if it weren’t for Carr?

Where would we be now, if it weren’t for Carr?

Widely regarded as one of Australia’s most prolific interior designers, Carr celebrates its inimitable five decades of design practice, underpinned by dynamic restraint.

On the move: new leads, associates, positions and returns

On the move: new leads, associates, positions and returns

The teams at Architectus, ASPECT Studio, Carr, Mim Design and more each have news to share, involving new leadership, associates, positions and returns.

Carr creates a scene in Melbourne’s theatre district

Carr creates a scene in Melbourne’s theatre district

Curated by Carr, Lancemore Crossley St Hotel is a boutique hotel centred in the thick of Melbourne’s theatre scene — and with a flair for the dramatic, it fits right in.

This just in: Carr announces succession plan

This just in: Carr announces succession plan

Carr, the renowned Melbourne-based architecture and interior design studio, has announced a new leadership structure and a clear vision for the future.

Beyond Carbon Neutral

Beyond Carbon Neutral

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Making Olderfleet Young Again

Making Olderfleet Young Again

Blending the old with the new, Grimshaw’s latest project with Carr is a beacon of architectural expression that sits perfectly within the city skyline.

Meet your Super Design 2020 Ambassadors!

Meet your Super Design 2020 Ambassadors!

Super Design is an event unlike any other, so we needed a group of Ambassadors who have a penchant for the unexpected and an eye for the magic of design…

On the Move: June/July 2020

On the Move: June/July 2020

Who’s who and who’s on the move within the architecture and design industry? Bates Smart, Carr and ClarkeHopkinsClarke announce their latest senior appointments.

Carr: The power of embracing the digital age

Carr: The power of embracing the digital age

The Melbourne-based design and architecture studio, Carr launches their brand-new website with a clean, new voice to reintroduce the award-winning firm in the new decade.

Announcing the Cosentino x Gaggenau Saturday Indesign Milan trip winner!

Announcing the Cosentino x Gaggenau Saturday Indesign Milan trip winner!

In the middle of Melbourne’s winter, Saturday Indesign got designers and enthusiasts alike out in droves to see the latest releases from the best suppliers. One showroom partnership, in particular, had something special up for grabs – and now a winner has been chosen…

The latest people On the Move

The latest people On the Move

Movements and promotions abound in the industry – most notable being HASSELL’s appointment of seven new Principals across its ten global studios.

A retail renaissance

A retail renaissance

The Shopping Space category for the INDE.Awards focuses on retail projects that exemplify design and caters to changing consumer behaviours.

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

“Innovative and awe-inducing” – Announcing INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist

The results are out! We’re excited to introduce you to your INDE.Awards 2019 Official Shortlist. Read on to find out which entries made the final cut.

Red Energy Melbourne

Red Energy Melbourne

Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.

The next echelon of design hotel: Carr’s United Places

The next echelon of design hotel: Carr’s United Places

United Places Botanic Gardens pioneers a new level of luxury travel for Melbourne and its design lovers.

Indesign Top 5: Bar lighting design done right

Indesign Top 5: Bar lighting design done right

Bar lighting design is no small matter – the right ideas and execution can transform the local watering hole into the latest cocktail hotspot.

Open House Melbourne’s booked buildings: Our Top 10 picks

Open House Melbourne’s booked buildings: Our Top 10 picks

Open House Melbourne is just around the corner. Some of the best buildings to experience, however, require a booking and the demand is high. We’ve picked out the top 10 buildings to bookmark ahead of the click frenzy this Friday.

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

The red revolution: Red Energy by Carr Design leaves a distinct mark on the commercial landscape

Is there anything as dynamic as a revolution? Rapid, rambunctious, and radical, revolutions are often over as swiftly as they begin, leaving behind a swirl of rubble to be rebuilt and rearranged into something new. In short: revolutions are great, but they can only last so long.

Jackalope Hotel Mornington Peninsula by Carr

Jackalope Hotel Mornington Peninsula by Carr

Luxury used to mean the consumption of precious objects and items. Then it became the consumption of exclusive services. Now, it’s all about “transformative experiences” – this is luxury 3.0. And Carr is pioneering this outrageous new archetype with one of 2017’s most Instagrammed projects.

The Odyssey: Jackalope Hotel by Carr

The Odyssey: Jackalope Hotel by Carr

Luxury used to mean the consumption of precious objects and items. Then it became the consumption of exclusive services. Now, it’s all about “transformative experiences” – this is luxury 3.0. Carr is pioneering this outrageous new archetype with one of 2017’s most Instagrammed projects. But here’s what your social feed might not have told you about the Jackalope Hotel…

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr is the future of hospitality

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr is the future of hospitality

Carr Design Group combines corporate, residential and hospitality design principles for a diverse and flexible function space at the Collins Square Events Centre. Have they created the ultimate new design typology for next-gen hospitality? We think yes…

BCG Digital Ventures By Carr: “You Wanna Learn? Then It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable.”

BCG Digital Ventures By Carr: “You Wanna Learn? Then It’s Time To Get Uncomfortable.”

Change is uncomfortable – agonising even, but non-negotiable in modern professional culture. Here, design has a responsibility to create spaces that not only allow change to happen, but that make the otherwise thorny process of ‘self-education’ an engaging, positive one.

The Sticky Campus: Why Education Is Getting ‘Social’

The Sticky Campus: Why Education Is Getting ‘Social’

At a time when nearly everything is online – including lecture notes and research material that could previously only be found at the library – it’s more important than ever to create campuses at which students actually want to spend time. Such is the importance of this issue that a term has even been coined to define it: The Sticky Campus – a place where students choose to be rather than have to be.

University of Sydney Business School by Carr, Woods Bagot and Kann Finch

University of Sydney Business School by Carr, Woods Bagot and Kann Finch

How might the agile working model influence the design of education spaces? University of Sydney’s new state-of-the-art Business School presents an interesting experiment.

Deconstructing the Boys Club

Deconstructing the Boys Club

Indesign Luminary Sue Carr was recently named one of Australia’s most influential women. We chat to the entrepreneur, industry influencer and inspired architect about breaking down barriers in A+D.