The RIG modular system by MA/U Studio.

Turn up the heat: products for the kitchen

2 Jul 2020, AAU Products

Overhead storage, modular cooktops and clever wine cabinets with multiple temperature zones.

My Top ceramic slabs from Parisi.

A selection of surfaces for the kitchen

2 Jul 2020, AAU Products

Japanese tiles, large-format panels, recycled denim laminate and more, selected by Houses magazine’s editors.

Green: Plants for Small Spaces, Indoors and Out by Jason Chongue (Hardie Grant Books, 2019).

Bookshelf: Glam interiors and the houses of Sean Godsell

2 Jul 2020, Editorial Desk AAU

Books to entertain and educate, on mid-century modernism, plants, glam interiors and Sean Godsell.

Frame Living System from Cosh Living.

Fresh finds: rugs, lamps and more

25 Jun 2020, AAU Products

A lamp inspired by river stones, a rug dyed a soft mountain pink, a bedroom collection evocative of the outdoors: exciting products selected by Houses magazine’s editors.

Bobby stools from Design By Them.

Fresh finds: stools, linen, shelving and more

18 Jun 2020, AAU Products

Furniture inspired by the coast, linens in rich, earthy tones, raw-look facades: these exciting products selected by Houses magazine’s editors bring nature to the home.

Stormtech 100TiXi20TML tile insert drain.

Stormtech single slot tile insert drain

9 Jun 2020, AAU Products

Stormtech’s 100TiXi20TML linear drainage system is a minimal, 100mm wide tile insert drain.

Poliform's Sydney showroom has been transformed.

Poliform brings new robes, kitchen and furniture straight from Milan

3 Jun 2020, AAU Products

Poliform’s Sydney flagship showroom in Alexandria has been transformed with new wardrobes, kitchens and furniture from the 2019 Salone del Mobile in Milan.

CSR Gyprock products were specified for the Exchange in Sydney’s Darling Square. Architect: Kengo Kuma and Associates.

2020 Gyprock Red Book released

2 Jun 2020, AAU Products

The 2020 Red Book has been extended to three books for enhanced navigation, functionality and efficiency

Faucet Strommen Logikit rough-in body.

Faucet Strommen introduces Logikit rough-in body

27 May 2020, AAU Products

Logikit from Faucet Strommen is a rough in body system that allows plumbing to taps to be completely operable for site testing before decorative components are fixed.

Smart Command basin mixer ecosystem.

Caroma Smart Command plumbing eco-system expanded

26 May 2020, AAU Products

Caroma has completed its smart bathroom plumbing eco-system with the introduction of the Intelligent Shower and Eco Valve.

Armadale House by Chris Connell Design – Chris Connell.

Entries open for Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Contest

15 May 2020, AAU Products

Entries are now open for the 2019-2020 Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Contest.

Vola Round series.

Vola’s Round series is completely contact-free

13 May 2020, AAU Products

The Round series from Vola focuses on contact free products, which are suitable for public and communal washrooms where purity and hygiene are central.

Meisa Batayneh Maani, founder of Maisam Architects and Engineers in Jordan, shared her views with the LafargeHolcim Foundation.

Architects across the world on COVID-19 and sustainability

7 May 2020, AAU Products

The LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction has surveyed leading professionals in the fields of architecture, planning, and construction, asking what effect the COVID-19 pandemic will have on the built environment.

Easycraft Easyveneer.

Warm timber panel feature with Easycraft Easyveneer

6 May 2020, AAU Products

Easycraft’s Easyveneer product offers a wide range of veneer options and profile spacings.

Taubmans Givit campaign.

Taubmans launches fund raising campaign for disaster affected communities

22 Apr 2020, AAU Products

Taubmans has partnered with and not-for-profit organization Givit to launched a national campaign to help communities devastated by recent disaster that are now facing the additional pressures of the COVID-19.

This house in Williamstown, Melbourne features the Scyon Walls range by James Hardie, including Matrix and Stria cladding.

James Hardie ambassador Joe Snell on home additions

9 Apr 2020, AAU Products

Studio Snell director Joe Snell, a James Hardie ambassador, says that Matrix panels, Axon Cladding, Linea Weatherboard and Stria Cladding can help create more floor space, when adding an extension to a house.

Ecoflor’s Micro Concrete emphasises long-term performance

Ecoflor’s Micro Concrete emphasises long-term performance

25 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Australian producer Ecoflor maintains a craftsperson-like commitment to a single product: micro concrete.

Domo celebrates 160 years of Ligne Roset with furniture sale

Domo celebrates 160 years of Ligne Roset with furniture sale

16 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Australian furniture suppliers Domo are celebrating the 160th anniversary of French furniture house Ligne Rosset with discounts across the entire line until 24 March.

Smeg introduces Australia’s first domestic blast chiller

Smeg introduces Australia’s first domestic blast chiller

16 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Traditionally only found in professional kitchens, Smeg’s innovation celebrates the best of form and function.

Pebble Collection by BIG Ideas by D Line.

D Line’s Pebble collection awarded best of the year

13 Mar 2020, AAU Products

The Pebble collection of bathroom ware design in collaboration with Bjarke Ingles Group was awarded Best of the Year by Interior Design magazine.

Living Edge's Melbourne flagship showroom by Bates Smart.

Living Edge opens new Melbourne flagship showroom

10 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Bates Smart has transformed a 1980s building in Richmond into a contemporary furniture and lighting showroom for Living Edge.

Bondor, together with the University of Melbourne, Pipemakers Australia, and M Modular, will work to boost the local recycling of plastic waste.

Bondor Metecno wins funding to boost plastic recycling in construction

5 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Wall and ceiling panel manufacturer Bondor has received a Cooperative Research Centre Projects $2.7 million grant.

T2's new corporate office features Ecosoft carpet tiles.

Ecosoft helps T2 create new sustainable HQ

17 Feb 2020, AAU Products

For Australian tea merchant T2’s new corporate office space, the company chose Ecosoft carpet tiles in an effort to reduce its environmental footprint.

A cafe serving bench in ‘Mt Carrara.’

Meganite a seamless, durable surface option

13 Feb 2020, AAU Products

ForestOne are bringing a seamless, durable and technically dazzling surface solution to the Australian market in the form of the Meganite Acrylic Solid Surface range.

Durra Panels were used to create this house in Point Lonsdale.

Wheat straw panels make for a sustainable, affordable build

23 Jan 2020, AAU Products

A building panel made from wheat straw grown in the Bendigo region could offer a tidily sustainable solution at a time when questions of embodied carbon and supply chain sustainability are at the fore.

Sacha Hourcade and Natacha Poutoux of Natacha&Sacha.

Maison&Objet celebrates its homegrown French talent

20 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Each fair, Maison&Objet shines a light on a new generation of designers from a specific country. For the January 2020 fair, M&O took a look at its homegrown French talent.

Bolonia collection from Isimar

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day two

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day two, outdoor furniture and confident shapes reined supreme.

Assemble sofa from Valerie Objects

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day three

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day three, soft curves and enveloping forms were just some of the trends on show.

Silhouette indoor and outdoor rugs from Nanimarquina

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day one

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collate her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. Here are her picks from day one, with bright colours and geometry a recurrent theme of the day.

Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen.

Grilling with Escea’s Fireplace Kitchen

29 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen, provides all the goods needed for the ultimate smoky meat lover’s feast.

Prospero Rasulo: ‘Creating harmony’ through design

Prospero Rasulo: ‘Creating harmony’ through design

27 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Italian artist and designer Prospero Rasulo says that sidelining the idea of a particular “market” is one approach to designing objects that enhance everyday life.

Michael Anastassiades with the Mobile Chandelier 9 for Flos. Photograph: Hélène Binet.

Maison&Objet Designer of the Year 2020: Michael Anastassiades

22 Nov 2019, Marcus Piper

Recently named Maison&Objet’s Designer of the Year 2020, Michael Anastassiades balances elements of experimentation and timelessness to create elegant luminaires.

Groundfloor on-premises parcel management systems.

Groundfloor on-premises parcel management systems

18 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Groundfloor parcel management systems consists of a parcel locker and software solution that helps manage deliveries to a variety of high density residential and commercial environments.

Dyson Airblade 9kJ.

Dyson evolves Airblade line with energy efficient design

14 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Dyson has expanded its line of standard-setting Airblade hand dryers with the Dyson Airblade 9kJ, that is fast, hygienic and responsible in its energy use.

Produzione Privata Acquatinta pendant.

Produzione Privata lighting collection

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Produzione Privata was founded by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi in 1991 as continuation of Memphis movement.

String Galvanized.

Iconic Swedish shelving system goes outdoor

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Swedish brand String Furniture has introduced a galvanized outdoor shelving system to its iconic range.

Jørn Utzon’s revolutionary concept for the Sydney Opera House would ultimately give him international recognition.

Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon celebrated in latest Vola film

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Vola has unveiled the second of a series of short films focused on architecture and design.

ExoTec Vero.

James Hardie’s ExoTec Vero a hardy cladding solution

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Australian fiber cement building products manufacturer James Hardie has expanded its robust ExoTec range with the aesthetically pleasing ExoTec Vero.

Hadden Daley was named winner of the Evolve award as well as the People’s Choice award for his Pixel design.

Evolve carpet design awards 2019: winners revealed

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Designer Rugs has announced the winners of its Evolve awards program, which gives interior design professionals the opportunity to design a rug to feature in the company’s Evolve Collection.

Geberit Supertube is suitable for high-rise offices, hotels and multi-residential buildings.

Saving space with Geberit’s svelte Supertube drainage system

29 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Geberit has opened of the door to a number of design opportunities with Supertube, an advanced building drainage system.

NX Iko with HydroSense.

Phoenix NX Iko and Orli with HydroSense technology

22 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Phoenix Tapware has added two new collections to its NX range, both featuring new HydroSense, a unique spay technology.