Beauty School Knock-Out

Designed by Techné Architecture + Interior Design, this new beauty school has a modern new feel. Beauty EDU gave the studio a brief to create “... a retail environment that was simple, clean and unlike anything else on the market.” Linda Raimondo is the Senior Interior Designer at Techné: “The reception area is ...

The Incinerator

Super Fit Fit-Outs

Always on the look out for beaut restaurant and café interiors, we like to include at least one per issue for you to have a look at. However, this time we felt compelled to share a few because they’re all great and we couldn’t choose … The Incinerator     …

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Waste not, want not: turning trash into treasure

A program that takes food scraps from Melbourne’s laneways and turns it into compost for our parks and gardens headlines a three-year plan to green the city and divert waste from landfill. The Degraves Street Recycling Facility, which uses food dehydrator to turn food waste into a compost- like soil …

Lower Lobby with Internally Illuminated Onyx Wall

Vivid Ideas of Art, Architecture and Light at Grosvenor Place

Harry Seidler & Associates’ principal architect Greg Holman and 32 Hundred Lighting Managing Director Iain Reed will host a highly visual Vivid Ideas discussion on Art Architecture Light to be staged in the dramatic and acclaimed lobby of Seidler’s iconic Grosvenor Place building as part of Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival …

Sydney office move 2013. Front area workbench.

WWF-Australia HQ gets Green Star rating for natural interior

WWF’s Australian headquarters, located in a former wool store in inner city Sydney, has been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia for its interior space. The office interior is designed to replicate elements found in nature, including its lighting and open-plan spaces, …

Residential Award, Whiting Architects for Kerferd, photography by Sharyn Cairns

2015 Australian Interior Design Award Winners

An immersive and experimental retail environment, two dynamic office fitouts that set a new standard for sustainable design, and a robust and highly crafted school are amongst the winners in the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards, the peak awards program for Australia’s design industry. Now in its twelfth year, the …

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Now is the time: 2016 National Architecture Conference creative team announced

The future is now, according to the team behind the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 National Architecture Conference, hosted in Adelaide 28-30 April 2016. Cameron Bruhn, Ben Hewett and Sam Spurr were announced as the 2016 Creative Directors by the Institute’s National President David Karotkin at the 2015 Conference, RISK. …