modern dugout

Issue 45

A nook at home or industrial open plan, in the city or the bush – the modern office is a place of inspiration and flexibility.

Small Home, Big Life

Issue 48

The trend to live close to the city and its amenities, often in much smaller homes, has put the focus on re-thinking the available space. And that means some really clever ideas and detailed design skills.

21st Century Light

Issue 40

Whether building new or retrofitting, working out the lighting early will reap rewards down the track. And it’s LEDs that will take you there.

Open Kitchen

Issue 41

The kitchen has become the most versatile space in the home. Beyond producing food, it’s now a place to display art, do homework, lounge and party. We celebrate six of this year’s most covetable designs.

The Innovators

Issue 36

The evolution in building materials has recently picked up speed – here’s the lowdown on what these exciting new products do and how you can use them.

Office Talk

Issue 39

Eight offices have caught our eye in the last year – because of their low-budget style, clever reinvention of materials, energy efficiency or just because they look like fun places in which to work.

Get Appy

Issue 38

With the arrival of smart phones, home automation was always going to take off. But how can you be clever about using all this smart technology?

The Innovator

Issue 48

The Dutch architect, lecturer, photographer, man of many ideas, Alex de Rijke of dRMM Architects chats to us about his recent work and where he sees the future of design.

Unit x Unit

Issue 44

Prefab housing makes sense in a number of important ways – it’s relatively quick to build, has defined costs and makes efficient use of materials. These days it’s also raising the bar on the design front, as our annual selection shows.

Joint Purpose

Issue 46

The art of carpentry is being used in a myriad of ways these days. Here’s our pick of the year’s most inspiring examples.