Oliver Kratzer’s introduction to the March 2011 issue of Artichoke – his first as national president of the DIA.
News stories from Artichoke 34.
News from Artichoke 34.
Hassell’s Rob Backhouse reports on the interiors category of the 2010 World Architecture Festival in Barcelona.
The Design Institute of Australia WA’s annual forum provided an array of inspiring speakers.
Melbourne’s 2010 Fringe Furniture examined the concept “The city has a face …the country has a soul.”
Artichoke editor Penny Craswell lists her favourite products.
The first Asia Pacific Design Triennial, held in Brisbane in October 2010, used design to address a range of regional needs.
In a true democratization of space, BVN’s Sydney studio consists of one single open-plan floor.
Carr Design Group’s refit of Norton Rose’s reception in Melbourne takes rebranding to a new level.
A workstation celebrating flexibility, collaboration and the benefits of chance encounters.
Brazilian sculptor Ernesto Neto’s immersive sculpture exhibition has an olfactory dimension.
After ten years of selling handmade bags, Matt Thomson opens the Mattt studio and store where you get to see it being made.
Dean Gaylor and Christopher Boutsinis of Mance Design carry on the pioneering spirit established by founder Geoffrey Mance.
Complete with gilt lettering, a faux leather cover and a reproduction of one of the books of the Bible, The Book of Job: Studio Job is a work of art in itself.
Chosen as the best interior design students, these graduates show a deep creative imagination over a range of different types.
This book, edited by A. Lahoud, C. Rice and A. Burke, looks at the role of the architect in the aftermath of disaster.
This book looks at some of the best examples of wayfinding systems, many of which create an identity for a venue.
This book focuses on the architectural innovation behind a variety of office buildings.
The ultimate examples of office eminence, from craft rooms for messy brainstorming sessions to beanbag-filled games rooms.
Designing good workplaces, says Steve Koster, relies on embracing the conflicting needs of a modern workforce.
Clive Wilkinson’s interiors have helped to define a twenty-first-century style of workplace.
Amid changing approaches to workplace design, why don’t we want to feel corporate in the corporate office?
The Melbourne office of ISIS, developed with Kann Finch.
A Melbourne office tower by Bird de la Coeur melds weekday work with weekend style.
Cox Richardson’s Sydney studio encourages communal, messy creativity.
For a temporary Amsterdam office the material is the starting point instead of the space.
The new Brisbane headquarters for AECOM by BVN Donovan Hill brings together staff from across nine separate locations into a single cohesive space.
Workplace design from Artichoke 34.
London duo Sam Bompas and Harry Parr blur the lines between food, architecture and experimental art.
LEDs are changing the way we light the world. But making use of their potential may require new thinking on lighting design.
Now and When: Australian Urbanism, co-curated by John Gollings and Ivan Rijavec.
The Sydney Icarus boutique, by Lenny Wong, has an interior to match the hip New York fashion it sells.
This exhibition celebrating Australian design featured many items well-loved at home but unknown internationally – until now.
The Interieur Design Biennale proves that energy, creativity and close curation are the best assets to any design fair.
Two tiny guesthouses in Belgium in simple white and filled with exquisite objects by Belgian designers and artisans.
Australian fashion designer Narelle Dore lives in Antwerp, Belgium.
Contemporary, cutting edge and with a healthy sense of humour, the quality of Belgian design is impressive.
A historical flavour combines with a love of fine dining in Hecker Guthrie’s interiors for a new French brasserie in Melbourne.
Grant Cheyne and Neil Perry team up to create two Melbourne destinations: The Waiting Room and Spice Temple.
Interior designers Olivia Shih and Yoshihito Kashiwagi are Facet Studio, based in Sydney and Osaka.
An interview with architects Olivia Shih and Yoshihito Kashiwagi of Sydney/Osaka-based Facet Studio.
Fun, floaty and a little bit vintage, Fleur Wood’s signature approach to fashion served as the starting point for this store.