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At the top of our list for this year's Milan design week, Salone del Mobile, was the Local Milan exhibition featuring the work of 26 Australian designers.

Now the Director of her own studio, MAKE architecture, Mel speaks about gender and why she didn’t allow herself to let people make her feel as though she is less.

When filmmaker Julian Lucas stumbled upon local Melbourne designer Carpenter’s Daughter on Instagram his filmmaker's eye was immediately struck by the captivating visual aesthetic of the photographs.

A re-cap of The Local Project's Editor Rose Onans and photographer Dave Kulezsa travels in Milan for Salone del Mobile.

What can only be the start of a major movement in hospitality; the recently opened Paramount House Hotel by Breathe Architecture has redefined preconceived notions of hotel accommodation.

Luxury linen, bedding and homewares brand IN BED have opened their first flagship retail store in Paddington, Sydney.

We speak with Mark and Damien about how they built a strong partnership from friendship, the traits they believe foster a great working team, and their recent work with boutique developer Milieu.

Design maverick Franco Crea releases his first soft seating collection Mena and explains why the little things should never be overlooked.

We spent a day in Milan with designer Carole Whiting exploring the best of Design Week, from the lavish Palazzo Serbelloni to Rosanna Orlandi's contemporary design collection, and EuroCucina.

Nic & Taylor have a deep fascination with the story behind an item and their aspiration to share that with other people is what brings Dunlin Home to life.

Jean-Pierre, founder of award-winning Australian studio Biasol, lived in Italy for 8 years, so he knows the city like a local. We caught up during Salone de Mobile to discover Jean-Pierre's Milan.

It's an exciting moment when an Antipodean brand makes an impression on the world stage. For iconic New Zealand brand Fisher & Paykel, today marks the beginning of their first exhibit at EuroCucina.

Minnie Pwerle's work is known for her free and energetic use of line and colour, creating paintings that appear strikingly contemporary while also imbued with meaning and tradition.

Situated in vibrant grasslands and slanting mountains pouring into the coastal Illawarra region, Fergus Scott cleverly combines the idyllic location with the epitome of a family home.

Gabrielle & Andrew of Fomu Design fit perfectly in the current Australian design landscape with their eagerness to design functional and beautiful pieces fit for any home or space.

Passionate about design in all its forms, Richard Munao has his sights set on the future of the Australian design landscape and believes Australian designers are on the cusp of a global movement.

While technology has exponentially advanced since Mark began working with F&P 30 years ago, it is his focus on people & how they live & use their products, that is at the heart of his design process.

Designer Gavin Harris, Design Director at architecture & interior design practice Futurespace, is known for his creative use of colour & for designing spaces that are different, exciting & unexpected.

It's hard to believe this family home, located a stone's throw from Bondi beach, was built in just a little over twelve weeks.

On a gentle rise looking toward the distant Victorian coastline sits a timber-clad building, clearly contemporary yet so thoughtfully designed that it resonates in tune with its natural setting.

Milan will experience a taste of New Zealand in April this year when Fisher & Paykel showcase a curated collection of built-in kitchen appliances at the 2018 EuroCucina.