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We speak to designer Sarah Ellison about her new collection Golden. Handcrafted in rattan, Golden is inspired by the effortless simplicity of 1970s coastal Australian interiors.

The 2018 MSDx by the Melbourne School of Design is a chance to witness exciting design concepts for the built environment.

Acclaimed local designer Franco Crea brings his trademark style of contemporary elegance to The Local Marketplace with his recently-released Mena collection.

The Nightingale Model makes its first foray beyond Melbourne with the development of Nightingale Fremantle by EHDO Architecture and Fini Sustainability.

Tom Robertson Architects designed the Holly Penthouse as a ‘home in the sky’ for a family of four, combining elegance and luxury with an inviting atmosphere of warmth and comfort.

We speak with creative director Thomas Coward about his approach to the collection, the ambiguous, sculptural qualities of the pieces and how New Volumes pushes the boundaries of a single material.

We speak with Tirar founder, interior designer Felice Carlino, about what drew him to create the range and his passion for local design and manufacturing.

BENT Architecture, builds with the intention of bringing the urban and natural environments together to provide multifacetedly positive experiences to those to interact with these spaces.

We speak with TRIAS Studio about designing this small home that is indelibly linked to the complementary identities of its inhabitants.

Designer Nicholas Gurney’s latest project combines aesthetic simplicity with intelligent functionality. We speak with him about his approach to creating compact, efficient design.

We speak with Edition Office architects Kim Bridgland and Aaron Roberts during the construction of their much-anticipated Hawthorn House.

We speak with architect Liz Walsh about creating a striking contemporary space with a pared-back material palette in the miniscule 26m2 studio.

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to Australia’s fastest growing design platform - introducing The Local Project Marketplace.

This urban infill project explores a new terrace typology for contemporary urban living. We speak with architect Domenic Alvero about designing for the extremely narrow site.

We speak with local Melbourne designer Ross Gardam about expanding into a new Brunswick studio, his approach to design and the productive year that led to the move.

VAN TUIL is a small design studio, on a small island, at the edge of the world. The studio was established in Tasmania by local furniture designer Scott van Tuil in 2015.

Seamlessly blending the charisma of the Californian Bungalow with a modern, mon-ochromatic architectural conversion, this remarkable residence was designed by the team from BuildHer Collective.

The contemporary extension and renovation of a traditional Queenslander has an integral connection to the natural and architectural landscape, with deep roots in the past.

After 27 years building luxury architectural homes in Melbourne, Canny are combining pre-designed plans and customised architectural design for a more cost-effective solution.

Kitchen customisation reaches new heights with the release of Fisher & Paykel’s new Column refrigeration range, created in collaboration with leading architects and designers.

Covet Ever Art Wood® aluminium battens are creating new possibilities for architects, as seen in projects like this elegant underground garage.

We speak with Hills Thalis architect Laura Harding about how the design approached the challenge of its rugged coastal site to create a sheltered home from which to experience the changing landscape.

The Concrete Conceal House by Tecture integrates architecture and interiors, celebrating minimalism in its geometry and palette, and family in its spatiality and detail.

The Prahran Residence by Lucy Bock transforms a Melbourne Edwardian house into a light-filled ‘forever home’ for a young couple, creating a calming, timeless interior.

Last year, Victorian city Geelong was named as a UNESCO City of Design. To mark the first year of this international recognition, the National Wool Museum will host two immersive design exhibitions.

We sat down with one half of the dynamic duo behind Concrete Nation, Kate Lett, to find out how Concrete Nation is building an exciting new future for design on the Gold Coast.

Daniel Boddam has transformed a humble Californian bungalow into a striking and luxurious tropical retreat in the prestigious Sydney suburb of Mosman.

The new custom-designed showroom is located in Rushcutters Bay, in the heart of the Sydney architecture and design community, created as a space in which clients can explore and discuss their needs.

Designed for Bear Agushi (director of boutique building company AGUSHI) and his family, the timeless home uses of a refined palette of raw materials, with a considered approach to light and space.

Doherty Design Studio combine Japanese and rural Australian influences to create a contemporary holiday home that finds beauty in small scale and simplicity, prioritising quality of finish.

Australian design duo bernabeifreeman have created a new collection with Designer Rugs. Inspired by the landscape, the designs are geometric with a strong materiality and use of colour.

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