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2019 VIVID Design Awards winners announced

25 Jul, 2019

A playful drinks cabinet, a coffee table made out of locally collected coffee ground waste and a brass sculptural sconce were among the phenomenal emerging designs celebrated at today’s acclaimed Vibrant Visions in Design awards. Marking its 16th edition this year, VIVID, Australia’s longest running design competition is a revered…

Brisbanites to lunch and gift solar lights to PNG

24 Jul, 2019

Brisbane-based charity SolarBuddy is launching its first public campaign, the Brisbane Light Lunch. This is an opportunity to get Brisbanites together over lunch and assemble solar lights which will be gifted to children living in remote, off-grid communities in Papua New Guinea. For the next five weeks, Brisbane will come…

Eden Unearthed returns for 2019

19 Jul, 2019

Eden Unearthed, the largest privately funded exhibition of its kind in Australia, returns to Macquarie Parks’ Eden Gardens on Thursday 1 August. Now in its fourth year, the 40-installation strong showcase spanning over 2.5 acres prides itself on being philanthropic, unique and thought-provoking. Featured artworks range from sculptural pieces, textile…

HIP V. HYPE partners with sonnen to power Davison Collaborative

18 Jul, 2019

Leading sustainable design and development company, HIP V. HYPE has selected the sonnenBatterie as its smart energy storage solution to power its highly-anticipated Davison Collaborative project in Brunswick, Melbourne. Designed by Archier, this three-townhouse style co-development aims to be fossil fuel free and 100 per cent powered by electric green…

Radical Innovation competition announces 2019 finalists

18 Jul, 2019

Radical Innovation, a competition and year-round community that challenges designers, hoteliers, and students to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality, is pleased to announce the finalists for its 13th annual edition. The three finalists are: Infinite Explorer by SB Architects, San Francisco, Volumetric High-Rise Modular Hotel by Danny Forster…

Behind Oak REDefined: Fine furniture on an architectural scale

16 Jul, 2019

Oak REDefined is a collaboration with Australian architect and furniture designer Adam Markowitz and graphic artist Marcus Piper with the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), presented at Denfair 2019. The timber installation ranked among the most memorable at Denfair by mastering form and functionality; a distinctive space to recharge, relax…