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What It’s Like Inside The Mind Of Smart Design Studio

Founded in 1997 by William Smart, Smart Design Studio (SDS) draws on a philosophy of deeply embedded function. This self-reflective visual essay connects the dots, the nuance and the relationships across a selection of the studio’s projects.

What Is The New European Bauhaus?

A new European Bauhaus is making waves and tackling sustainability in an all-new way, and Sunflower by Koichi Takada Architects presents this new model in fine form.

Remodelling A Studio And Residence

For more than 15 years, Bourke Street, Surry Hills was home to the Smart Design Studio team, but also William Smart with his residence above the office. The same approach has been applied to an all-new home and work space, taking key learnings from the old. This is Version Two.

Improving Lives and Landscapes in Melbourne

It’s a win/win in Collingwood where Six Degrees have designed a new venue for STREAT, providing a youth training academy and revitalising a near-derelict property and industrial streetscape.

How Not to Overdose in Nostalgia, by Biasol

There’s nothing wrong with celebrating the golden eras of design, but there’s a fine line before taking it too far. No.19 café by Biasol in Melbourne shows us case-in-point how to lift design cues from our past all the while keeping things contemporary.

Smart Choices by Smart People

Across all industries – fashion, furniture, interior and architecture – Australian Design deserves a round of applause: we’re seeing artistic beings exhibit their creative flair against long-lasting success.

Australian Design is Doing Fine

It’s not just passion, it’s not just skill, and it’s not just knowing the right people. Staying alive – and relevant – in the design industry is an intricate balance of all three. And for nearly 20 years, Farage has had the winning combination.