Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.
The unique work of this Melbourne-based design studio is profoundly anchored in the relationships with local craftspeople that Coco Flip has carefully nourished over the years. Honey, one of their lighting collections, is a captivating celebration of these connections as it brings together some of Victoria’s most accomplished artisans.
The Founder and Chairman of Riverlee, and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Clement Lee, talks to us about the difference between a house and a home, the importance of usability – and what makes a kitchen comfortable.
Sue Carr, an acclaimed pioneer of interior design in Australia and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, talks about what attracted her to design, what her own home means to her, and why the table of the future will be designed to do so much more.
Combining the traditional Victorian architecture of the street-facing facade with the raw angularity of the minimalist back, this unique dwelling juxtaposes two completely opposing aesthetics.
Streamlined silhouettes, superb technological capabilities, supreme quality and ease of use born out of true insight – these are some of the most prominent and irrefutable marks of luxury in a modern kitchen.
Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Neil Burley, discusses the parallels between various design disciplines, the importance of not losing sight of what’s under the surface, and what he considers the biggest change in kitchen design in the last 30 years.
Accomplished interior designer and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, Miriam Fanning, talks to us about the increasing focus on life-enhancing design, the appeal of collecting – and creating – art, and why trends are something to be avoided.
Damian Hannah, a kitchen design expert and Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest judge, talks about growing up in a prolific design family, the importance of bringing fun into the kitchen space – and why larger freezers are making a comeback.
We sit down with James Howe, the designer behind J5 Credenza, to talk about his pursuit of beautiful order, the appeal of intentionality – and the surprising influence of the photographic medium on his recent work.
There is something pure, potent and uncomplicated about stainless steel – much like the water that runs through VOLA’s modern stainless steel tapware.
In an industry defining move, Laminex – Australia’s leading surfaces brand – branches out to offer an exclusive collection of versatile, beautifully designed and attainable wall linings that can transform any space.