Updates

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…

Dan Palmer guiding shared garden spaces at East Brunswick Village

16 Jul, 2019

Internationally respected permaculture designer and Very Edible Gardens (VEG) co-founder Dan Palmer is the consultant guiding the creation of the shared garden spaces throughout East Brunswick Village (EBV). The property development has enlisted the expertise of Melbourne’s most talented designers, builders and creatives to help realise the vision behind the project’s commitment to create a…

Melbourne Conversations – Design a Future Street

15 Jul, 2019

Take part in an interactive workshop to explore how emerging trends might impact the city, and build shared visions for the future of Melbourne’s streets. This process of designing speculative futures for Melbourne’s streets will help you understand how to shape where you live today. City of Melbourne libraries will…

The Teapot Project exhibition

13 Jul, 2019

The Teapot Project is a collaboration between object designer-maker Kenny Yong-soo Son (Studiokyss) and prominent silversmith Hendrik Forster (Forster Studios). The duo’s evaluation of the social and historical meaning behind the humble teapot gives rise to exploration of their different cultural, generational and educational backgrounds – culminating in a shared…

Energy Efficiency Expo 2019

12 Jul, 2019

Energy Efficiency Expo is a new trade exhibition and conference addressing energy productivity and affordability, held in partnership with the peak industry body, the Energy Efficiency Council. This free-to-attend event provides government, businesses and industries with exclusive access to the latest low-carbon technologies and energy cost-reducing sustainable solutions to take…

Glenn Murcutt MPavilion 2019 design revealed

12 Jul, 2019

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today released the design for MPavilion 2019, the sixth MPavilion in an ongoing series, by Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, Glenn Murcutt AO. The refined, white minimal design reflects Murcutt’s significant contribution to climate-responsive architecture. Celebrating the fiftieth year of Murcutt’s globally influential design practice, MPavilion 2019 will be a milestone…

Good Design Awards 2019 winners announced

11 Jul, 2019

The winners of Australia’s peak design industry awards – the highest honour for design innovation – were announced on 11 July 2019 at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony. The coveted top award, the Good Design Award of the Year was awarded to the revolutionary Inventia Rastrum 3D Bioprinter that is helping to cure cancer, with the…