Peter Ward’s book about Adelaide-based furniture designer Khai Liew is part pictorial study, part biography. Liew’s strict childhood in Kuala Lumpur where, even then, he showed …
We look at how the design hotel has developed and uncover some of the newest hotel projects underway by Australian designers.
Quirky details and a passion for sport set apart the Middle Park Hotel in Melbourne.
A new hotel concept, the Lost & Found is a temporary, free hotel room for sampling the work of creative Melburnians.
Tasmanian resort Saffire offers a holistic experience drawing on the natural beauty of its surrounds.
Ministry of Design reinvented Singapore shophouses as a chic, contemporary hotel referencing Singapore’s colonial heritage.
A retreat in the Bowen Mountains provides a home-style bush experience complete with Glenn Murcutt inspired architecture.
PMDL brings soft lake-side colours indoors at Sydney MGSM business school’s hotel.
Hybrid thinkers go beyond the boundaries of convention at the 2010 sixth Design Hotels Future Forum in Berlin.
From hotel desk ergonomics to placement of toiletries, hotels offer a compelling mix of emotional triggers for female guests.
The multisensory qualities of space offer design possibilities beyond the purely visual.
Interior for the new Uscari store is raw and industrial, a perfect complement to the style of this young Australian label.
Michael Young discusses the benefits of living in Hong Kong, the gateway to China.
Edra founder Massimo Morozzi and Australian designer Trent Jansen talk about humanistic design.
Pushing the boundaries of timber, Sydney-based Japanese designer Koichi Takada takes us through two of his latest restaurant designs.
Cafe Bourgeois by Minifie van Schaik Architects provides a retreat for Melbourne’s Docklands office workers.
A complex functional brief on a difficult corner site adjacent to the heritage St Vincent’s Hospital.
Emerging fashion gets a leg up at the Fleet Store, a temporary pop-up shop in Brisbane’s Wintergarden.
The interiors of this restaurant by Buro Architects move gradually from dramatic dark to light and airy.
The design of this Melbourne massage school blurs the boundary between graphics and interior design, with striking results.
The Alannah Hill Sydney store and Melbourne headquarters show how feminine beauty can still be achieved via rationalized design.
Design Nest’s new Student Learning Centre at the University of Queensland provides a casual, flexible, cave-like space.
Interiors of AJF Partnership is part of a paradigm shift toward creative workplaces, hopefully making us less stupid.
Malcolm Stamper of SAS International discusses how interior architectural design can be realized with metal.
What makes a design studio tick? We ask Melbourne-based product designer Kate Stokes, also known as Coco Flip.