Oliver Kratzer’s introduction to Artichoke 37.
Design events from around Australia.
News from the design industry.
The latest design products.
A discussion on the value of design in commercial interiors at the Commercial Interiors Round Table in Melbourne.
Michael McCann, Sam Davy and Angela Ferguson on strategies for building your design business.
Queensland’s Smart State Design Fellow for 2011 speaks about her practice Lloyd Grey.
Design events from December 2011 – February 2012.
A fun and enlightening book that shows you each tiny step that goes into what’s on your plate.
This book explores the human body as art.
The book considers how we subconsciously perceive colours and how those perceptions can influence what we buy and feel.
This Melburnian restaurant boasts inky black interiors by Elenberg Fraser inspired by the Yarra River flood plain.
With crisp architecture that is at once spare, masculine and luxurious, Esquire is Brisbane’s newest hot spot.
Artisan-made, bespoke features make the interior of this Sydney nightspot by Dreamtime Australia Design unique.
Lou Weis, of the Broached Commissions, describes a project that draws on Australian history for a series of design objects.
Former head of furniture at the ANU School of Art Rodney Hayward summarizes the recent Australian Chair Survey exhibition.
An exhibition representing the most challenging and creative part of the design process.
The 2011 Fringe Furniture program centred on the theme of Bruce Springsteen’s Dancing in the Dark.
Collec+ors consists of six furniture pieces designed by Khai Liew in collaboration with six artisan colleagues.
Eight designers who have contributed substantially to Australia’s design fabric.
GPT Group’s workplace interiors by Woods Bagot set out to reuse as much of the old fitout as possible.
Natalie Slessor expounds the importance of understanding psychology and human behaviour in creating workplace interiors.
Hola Projects used salvaged materials from a previous fitout to create a workplace in warm tones with real character.
With interiors by Geyer, the Cochlear headquarters in Sydney is a fitting building for an innovative Australian organization.
What makes a design studio tick? We ask Sonja Duric, director of Artillery in Melbourne.
Artichoke editor Penny Craswell considers Australia’s burgeoning furniture design scene.
We collect some of the best new furniture designed in Australia, from both established and emerging designers.
The 2011 festival took the theme Design That Moves. Emerging writers engaged with the program through Write On Design.
Upcycling, a return to nostalgic forms, process and materials, the slow movement in food, gardening and transport.
Philip Vivian charts the various typologies of the workplace and asks, ‘What’s next?’
The Plus Architecture team’s design for its own offices.