With a distinctive and sophisticated design style, Sydney-based design studio Arent&Pyke have made it their mission to "help and inspire people to live a beautiful life," as Rebecca Gross discovers.
Nature informs and inhabits every aspect of visual artist Joshua Yeldham’s work. It’s in his use of animal totems and in the echoes of the Aboriginal art and traditional Chinese landscapes that illuminate his paintings. It’s in his use of wood and cane and his tireless exploration of the world around him, so that every field, creek and river can be seen afresh.
Tom Skeehan’s career trajectory has taken off since being shortlisted in Launchpad 2012. Leanne Amodeo talks to the emerging designer about his inspirations, local manufacturers and what he thinks of the current state of Australian design.
“Less is more” is the philosophy of interior designer Alexandra Ponting and the team at AP Design House, and they practice what they preach in design, life and business. Rebecca Gross reports.
Ben Young calls himself a glass and concrete artist. Naomi Russo finds out how the label reflects the importance of materiality to his work.
With a ‘day job’ creating monumental architectural lighting and commissions for high profile clients like Hermés, it’s no wonder Fitzroy design luminary Christopher Boots craves a little darkness at home.
Lexus’ exhibition at Salone del Mobile for 2016 follows a theme of anticipation – revealing a bright, and enchanting design future.
Amidst the launch of the Lexus exhibition at Salone del Mobile 2016, Alice Blackwood catches up with Snarkitecture.
She has been described as a 'fairy godmother', and she says her designers are like family. If so, she's the undisputed matriarch of the clan. We marvel at the inimitable Rossana Orlandi.
Partners in business and life, Eva Dijkstra and Michael Lugmayr are the brains behind two unique Sydney-based design ventures. They began Design by Toko in 2001 in Rotterdam before they relocated to Sydney in 2007, and have since become firm fixtures in the design community. More recently, Eva and Michael began Print Gallery by Toko, an online store that services architects, interior designers, stylists and commercial showrooms with limited edition serigraphs, screen prints and lithographs. We take five to chat with Eva and Michael about their design inspirations.
Nicky Morgan is the founder of Australian lifestyle company, The Kindred Co. We chat to Nicky about her world travels, well-trained design eye and creativity.
Liz Watson is one half of Everingham + Watson, a design retailer offering a bespoke range of homewares and giftware imbued with a unique take on Australiana.
Orchard Piper's Luke McKie is a Victoria based property developer and Design Hunter®. We chat with the man about his loves, inspirations and challenges in the design world