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The Shift House celebrates Rural Connections

Designed by Melbourne-based Honeyman + Smith Architects, the Shift House is an addition to an existing farmhouse in Harkaway, Victoria that maintains a connection to the existing residence and surrounding landscape.

Asia Pacific Shows Its Strength at WAF and INSIDE 2015

In early November, over 2,000 architects and designers descended on Marina Bay Sands in Singapore for three days of discussion and debate at the World Architecture Festival and INSIDE World Festival of Ideas. The Asia Pacific region was well represented, reports Narelle Yabuka

Be ready with Nendo’s Emergency Preparedness Kit

Japan has faced numerous natural disasters in its recent history, including in 2011 when the Great East Japan Earthquake struck the country. Since this disaster people are now seeking a more versatile solution that is appropriate for a variety of situations, which has spurred the development of an emergency preparedness kit that includes the bare minimum necessary for a city-dweller to make it to a place of refuge during an earthquake or other disaster.

JANUS et Cie arrives in Sydney

JANUS et Cie, a luxury designer and supplier of indoor and outdoor furnishings, opened its flagship showroom in Sydney this month. 

Aesop launches Taxonomy of Design

Aesop recently unveiled a new microsite titled Taxonomy of Design – a digital archive of signature stores which pays tribute to the creative processes, materials and features that distinguish Aesop spaces, and to the designers and architects with whom the company collaborates

&Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

Situated on a private concession in the Okavango Delta, &Beyond Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge offers visitors magnificent architecturally designed lodgings adjacent to the wildlife-rich Moremi Game Reserve

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Only Smeg Provides Genuine Design Choice

There’s fashion and there’s design, which endures over time.


Special Assembly Linear Drain provides a sleek finish for pool surrounds

Stormtech’s 65AG100 and 38G90 Special Assembly products are narrow profile, high capacity drainage systems that allow for flexibility in landscape and pool design and construction, including wet edge or infinity pool situations. This patented manifold drainage system reduces the need for traditional wider grating.

Memobottle, flat packed water

The quirky yet striking memobottle family has grown with the launch of the new A6 size bottle; an even more compact and discreet way was travelling with water

Lee Ho Fook, Modern China in Old Melbourne

The second Lee Ho Fook restaurant transforms a pocket-sized interior off Flinders Lane into a refined space that takes inspiration from modern and old Chinese culture


Save space with Geberit

Space is a premium in today’s renovation and new build worlds. Do not compromise on look or function, but save space with an inwall toilet system by Geberit

Make Me Iconic

What defines iconic design? And what are the pros and cons of putting respected designers, products, brands and buildings on a pedestal? Sophie Davies explores our love affair with making things iconic.

Telling a story with Tales of Wood

Tales of Wood is over thirty years old, and tells a story of a marriage of classic design elegance and functionality

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