Down a sandy road on the Mornington Peninsula, Ola Studio’s Franklin is a batten-clad beachside home that exudes tranquillity.
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.
An interstitial entry chamber with a definitive mood gives way to an expansive ‘garden room’ in Nic Brunsdon’s artful addition to this heritage cottage in East Fremantle, Perth.
What will the high-end car showrooms of the future look like? Australian architecture firm SJB’s luxurious new state-of-the-art space for BMW and MINI in Sydney’s Rushcutters Bay points the way.
Australian brands, suppliers, designers and manufacturers are outdoing themselves with their latest lighting offerings. Leanne Amodeo had the difficult task of choosing five of the best from the very, very best.