Designing Future Workplaces at MPavilion

22 Jan, 2019

The function and purpose of workplaces is changing – what was once simply a place to conduct one’s job now faces great demands. These environments are now expected to provide social connectivity; feature sustainable, peoplecentred design; and address millennial churn. A panel being held at MPavilion on Wednesday 23 January…

Entries open for the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards

18 Jan, 2019

Entries are now open for the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards, which invites Australian and New Zealand based design professionals and students including architects, interior architects, interior designers and interior decorators to submit work that celebrates exceptional and innovative use of colour across interior and exterior commercial, public and residential spaces….

MPavilion extends summer program to February

16 Jan, 2019

MPavilion today announced an extension of its current program of free events until Sunday 17 February 2019, with more talks, workshops, performances, installations and kid-friendly experiences to be held in the Queen Victoria Gardens, Southbank Arts Precinct. The extended season supported by principal partner ANZ sees MPavilion, an initiative of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, hosting…

Studio Furniture 2018

9 Dec, 2018

A table inlaid with a map of the stars at the moment man first stood on the moon. A sideboard that speaks of the dark history of European settlement and the hope of cross-cultural exchange. A drinks cabinet that echoes the misery of addiction… This is not furniture that happens…

Banksia Sustainability Awards winners announced

7 Dec, 2018

A comprehensive effort to protect, and in some cases re-establish, some of the world’s rare and endangered species, has won the top prize in the prestigious Banksia Sustainability Awards. The Lord Howe Island Board’s project, Protecting Paradise, won the 2018 Banksia Gold Award, which recognises the “best of the best”…

Sydney Festival 2019 full program announced

7 Dec, 2018

The annual cultural celebration Sydney Festival returns to transform the city from 9–27 January 2019, delivering the highest quality art and big ideas. January’s blockbuster program features 18 world premieres, five Australian premieres and eight Australian exclusives alongside a variety of new Australian co-commissions. Roslyn Packer Theatre becomes the home of two…

IDEA 2018 winners revealed

6 Dec, 2018

The winner’s of the 2018 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) were revealed at a gala event in Sydney. Held at the Centennial Homestead, over 500 guests gathered for the annual awards, which is Australia’s largest and most successful independent design awards program. Launched by inside magazine in 2003, IDEA celebrates…

Winners of inaugural Smart Cities Awards announced

6 Dec, 2018

A serial disruptor, a government visionary, an emerging leader and a world-leading council are among the winners of the inaugural Australian Smart Cities Awards. The awards, held as part of Australia’s first Smart Cities Week, recognise and reward leadership, celebrate best practice and stimulate action to advance the smart cities movement. Telstra…