When Nicola Lie asked Antonia Pesenti, co-founder of MAKE Creative and close friend, to give her boutique, Poepke, a redesign and refresh, Antonia was thrilled to be a part of the transformation.
The multi-residential building game has long been a developer-driven one. One where the notion of a building as a commodity reigns supreme, and design-thinking, sustainability and end-user needs are more like an afterthought than guiding principles.
After three long years in the making, Stylecraft’s Avion collection by Keith Melbourne received a very warm welcome from Sydney’s design community.
Good things take time, attention to detail, technical know-how, and manual skill. This is something that Italian furniture manufacturer, SIPA, has understood, and embraced, since opening their doors in 1974.
Much like the seasons, trends come and trends go – c’est la vie. Like all trends, those of colour tend to act as a sign of the times. An aesthetic portal, which can cast our memories back and imaginations forward in time, place, and age.
There’s no denying that Karen McCartney knows an outstanding piece of residential architecture when she sees one. And it’s not always the biggest, nor the newest.
From humble beginnings as a furnishing textiles salesman, David Clark has carved himself out a career in the residential design scene that is as lengthy as it is admirably diverse.
Australia’s property market is on the lips of many in the current political climate and two common points of contention are housing affordability and aging in place. Caroma has gathered professionals for an industry powwow open to the public.
If what we saw at the Think Brick Awards in Melbourne last Thursday is anything to go by, brilliant things can – and do – happen when architects and building designers “think brick”.