Mark Tuckey at designEX 2014

29 May, 2014

This strong and sturdy table is made up in 60mm american ash. The timber is predominantly recycled Australian or, like this one, sustainably sourced new timber. Mark Tuckey believe that timber furniture production from sustainable plantations and recycling is the best way of producing low or no footprint in the…

Urban Commons at designEX 2014

29 May, 2014

Urban Commons facilitate shared experiences around food that empower us all to realise healthier more people-oriented places that we aspire to live in. Their flagship suite of products consists of three modular units: a primary planter called Plot, a concrete planter, ballast, and joiner called Pot and a seating element…

Temperature Design at the greenroom, designEX 2014.

29 May, 2014

This Australian made and upholstered armchair by Temperature Design has a seat shell moulded from recycled industrial resin and uses GECA certified foam and timber, 100% recycled lining board and water based glues. A full list of designers and their products presented in the greenroom can be viewed here….

green Talks Lighting

20 May, 2014

Green magazine recently held its fifth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of lighting. Brightgreen’s director David O’Driscoll gave an overview of the technical considerations of the Colour Rendering Index. Bernie Tan-Hayes from Point Of View discussed the process of designing light into a selection of projects….

AWS Designer Notes – Architect Alexander Symes

20 May, 2014

Alexander Symes Architect in association with g+v architecture utilises the Vantage Aluminium range of systems to maximise natural ventilation throughout the home. Aluminium windows and doors were strategically designed and placed to ensure a passive solar home. For further information on AWS products click here.      


9 May, 2014

We featured Plyroom in Upfront in issue 37. Here’s a cute video showing how it works. Built for life.  

It’s The Little things

29 Apr, 2014

It’s the Little Things is the third animation in the award winning Secret Life of Things series. It tells the stories of everyday objects, and how they can inadvertently be misused and neglected, as well as shining a light on ways in which we can all help to reduce the…

green Talks Paint

9 Apr, 2014

Green magazine recently held its fourth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of paint. Melbourne architect David Vernon provided an insight into projects, both locally and internationally, where the use of colour had served as inspiration in his own work. Haymes Paints Southbank showroom provided the perfect…

Modscape timelapse installation

23 Mar, 2014

Here is a timelapse of Modscape’s latest project installation — a modular classroom wing for Australian Catholic University. Consisting of 23 modules, the project took 14 weeks to construct and only 4 nights to install.  

The Greenroom at DesignEX

1 Jun, 2013

Green Magazine presents ‘the greenroom’ at DesignEX, where we invited you to wander amongst our favourite products and learn about their life-cycles and what makes them not only beautiful, but also sustainable. Here are some of the talented artists.