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Joost Bakker – “You don’t need a grand idea to change the world”

Joost Bakker – “You don’t need a grand idea to change the world”

Joost Bakker gives the fashion industry his green thumbs up with outdoor lifestyle brand, Kathmandu.

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.

Is open air architecture the future of social interstices?

Is open air architecture the future of social interstices?

From the streets of New York to the laneways of Melbourne, Stephen Crafti looks at how architects are reinventing the public realm to support collaboration and connectivity.

What not to miss during Melbourne Design Week 2021

What not to miss during Melbourne Design Week 2021

Melbourne Design Week 2021 comprises a provocative lineup of talks, exhibitions and more, centred around the topic ‘design the world you want’. Here’s our two cents on what events are not to be missed.

Joint forces: The collabs and latest releases as seen at Saturday Indesign

Joint forces: The collabs and latest releases as seen at Saturday Indesign

Collaboration is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s and supplier’s arsenal. And where better to release the full power of collaborative creative vision than Saturday in Design? Here we revisit 10 top collaborations from this year’s event.

Calling all creatives! We want you to collaborate on Saturday Indesign

Calling all creatives! We want you to collaborate on Saturday Indesign

Keen to flex your creative design prowess? We’re hunting for hungry design talent.

Penelope Forlano installation marks a century of women’s achievement

Penelope Forlano installation marks a century of women’s achievement

Designer and artist Penelope Forlano is marking 100 years of women’s contributions to art, society and government with an installation in the Parliament of Western Australia.

An architectural palimpsest: MUIR + OPENWORK’s NGV Architecture Commission unveiled

An architectural palimpsest: MUIR + OPENWORK’s NGV Architecture Commission unveiled

Honouring memory, place and the significance of Roy Ground’s NGV International, the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission by MUIR + OPENWORK has been revealed. Take a drone fly-through and experience it up close.

MAD Architects creates a tunnel of light in Japan

MAD Architects creates a tunnel of light in Japan

For the 2018 Echigo-Tsumari Triennale, MAD Architects has restored the Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel and created several permanent artistic spaces.

You, the designer, are a desirable audience

You, the designer, are a desirable audience

Putting design on a global stage, the Salone del Mobile isn’t just for showcasing the newest product. Increasingly it’s about the activities outside the fairgrounds, and as commerce moves in at the juncture of art and design, one crowd of people are clearly being targeted.

An architectural bamboo playground for Barangaroo

An architectural bamboo playground for Barangaroo

Sydney’s redevelopment success story gets its own architecture pavilion, designed by Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia.

<em>My Canvas</em> showcases global cross-disciplinary design

My Canvas showcases global cross-disciplinary design

Kvadrat Maharam has curated a collection of one-off installation pieces, made by a bevvy of international designers, for an installation as part of Melbourne Design Week.

Editor’s Pick: See, play and learn at Sydney Design Festival

Editor’s Pick: See, play and learn at Sydney Design Festival

Let’s face it. The world isn’t perfect. But fear not: this year’s Sydney Design Festival theme of Call To Action will explore ways design can contribute to its betterment.

Paolo Navone celebrates the ubiquitous tartan laundry bag

Paolo Navone celebrates the ubiquitous tartan laundry bag

Paolo Navone has created an installation at the Stockholm Furniture Fair featuring a riot of colours, patterns and textures – all surrounded by the all too familiar plastic tartan seen in cheap laundry bags.

The Playfulness of Everyday Objects

The Playfulness of Everyday Objects

Thousands of unexpected objects, arranged in creative and clever ways. The We Make Carpets installation is sure to inspire for the NGV Triennial.

Millennial Pink Prevails at the Lexus Design Pavilion

Millennial Pink Prevails at the Lexus Design Pavilion

Showcasing design in a spellbinding, ephemeral way, the Lexus Design Pavilion at the Melbourne Cup never fails to disappoint, as Annie Reid reports.

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond! Prismverse Shanghai By Hong Kong Design Studio XEX

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond! Prismverse Shanghai By Hong Kong Design Studio XEX

When US skincare brand Dr.Jart+ commissioned Hong Kong designers XEX to create an interactive installation in Shanghai, they never could have imagined it would be this remarkable and outrageous.

Five Mins With… Award-Winning Young Designer Nicole Larkin

Five Mins With… Award-Winning Young Designer Nicole Larkin

Nicole Larkin is a young Australian designer establishing a career in architecture and the arts and winning well-deserved awards and scholarships as she goes.

888 Collins Street is Getting Lit

888 Collins Street is Getting Lit

Designed by Ramus Illumination for the Woods Bagot project, the illuminated façade of this Melbourne residential development is putting on a good show – just like the local weather.