Say goodbye to Buddha statues and bamboo screens, the new wave of Asian-inspired gardens are far more nuanced.
A chance encounter between homeowner and architect during the commute from Sydney’s Northern Beaches to the city paved the way for a contemporary and clever tiered indoor–outdoor living space that pays tribute to the home’s coastal setting.
Whether you take your cappuccino with almond milk or soy, great cafe design ideas are something we can all get behind. Here are the best of the bunch that reflect their local scene to a tee.
Art Deco, done just right. Here designers and architects share their modern take on the design elements that shaped the Roaring Twenties and beyond, and reveal how others can follow suit.
What makes a great apartment? Furniture, we’d argue, plays a big part. Here the leaders in interior, product and industrial design share their canons for apartment furniture design.
As architects attempt to solve complex questions around how our buildings can be more efficient, they increasingly look to natural design elements and the earth’s ecosystems, which have been quietly reinventing themselves since time immemorial.
How can buildings both protect us from our surroundings as well as foster a connection to them? Rooted in their respective environs, these natural landscape design ideas show the way.
Designing for natural light and a focus on bright and airy Scandinavian interiors was a game changer in the renovation of a wanting Victorian era terrace house in Port Melbourne.
Forget cherry blossom motifs, Asia’s cultural principles are influencing modern bathroom designs in far deeper ways. More than ever, designers are looking to the Eastern values of simplicity, balance and connection to nature to create calming retreats in our homes, just when we need it most.