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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.

For almost two decades Sustainable House Day has welcomed members of the public and design industry alike to explore some of the most environmentally considered homes Australia wide.

Interior architect Anna-Carin Mcnamara, the founder and Director of ANNA.CARIN design (ACD), sat down with The Local Project to explore her unique design narrative.

Paul Conrad, Director of architectural and interior design practice Conrad Architects, reminds us why we must acknowledge the past before we can design for the future.

We sit down with Brad Wray, co-founder and director of Branch Studio Architects to discuss how the space reflects their experience running the studio and their attitude to work-life balance.

We speak with Heath Baldwin and Hayden Bagnall about their Broad Residence and how the project expresses an interest in evocative, sculptural forms.

Designer Rugs think of themselves not as a rug company, but as a design company that makes rugs, an approach that has led them to develop a unique design legacy.

277 Australian projects have been shortlisted for the 2018 IDEA Awards across 13 categories and two special awards, including Designer of the Year.

It’s not every day the brief for a renovation of a heritage CBD apartment includes not only adding more natural light but a rock-climbing wall as well.

Most of us are aware of the environmental implications our building industry is having on the planet. Sophie Sisko explores the construction materials to explore for a more sustainable build.

DENFAIR Sydney was an inspiring opportunity for the design community to experience a taste of the larger Melbourne fair, with design lovers and industry professionals attending last weekend.

NTF Architecture take a holistic approach to their work, emphasising the integration of architecture, interiors, and landscaping, and focusing not only on design but also on the building process.

A cosmopolitan and contemporary barn house amongst tall majestic trees, hoop trees and pillar rock in the rural areas of Byron Bay is the epitome and quintessence behind what a family home should be.

Fisher & Paykel’s mission is ‘to be the world’s most human centred appliance brand’, a principle that seemed perfectly encapsulated in the Future Design Workshop.

Master of invention, Henry Sgourakis, tells us why diversity and adaptability are keys to success when working across multiple disciplines.

The Local Project talks with Kate McMahon and Rob Nerlich of mcmahon and nerlich about their holistic approach to architecture, their long working relationship and their Blue Ivy interior project.

Doherty Design transform a heritage former church into a contemporary family home. Taking inspiration from the church's original purpose as a space of tranquility, the home becomes a peaceful retreat.

The ability to create considered and impactful spaces for people to inhabit is the exceptional gift that architects and designers share with the community.

Tom Ferguson is an architect and a photographer. His most recent project in his ongoing work with Jac+ Jack captures details of the stores' interiors.

This stunning modern residential home by Archiblox is located in the dense bushland of Bonnie Doon in Rural Victoria.

It is extremely rare today to find anything made by hand using centuries-old techniques. Designer Rugs handknot rugs help preserve this traditional art.

Amongst the busy hustle and bustle of Middle Park, Melbourne, sits an elaborate Victorian terrace house known as the Bridport Residence. A true urban escape.

With Australian and New Zealand designers pushing their work into all corners of the globe, ‘design destination’ Cult saw the benefit of uniting ‘Australian creativity’.

The Terrarium House is a truly unique home, whose design responding to many constraints, reinterpreting them as architectural features and blurring the distinction between indoor and outdoor.

For a solo designer, running their business can be difficult and isolating. The Design Coach is responding by creating a community and educating designers through Masterclasses workshops and coaching.

Enter stage right: a housing affordability crisis, climate change, and disconnected community networks. Enter stage left: Breathe Architecture.

For the residents, this building is radically different to normal apartment living. Emphasising communal spaces, Nightingale 1.0 has fostered a community who genuinely who care about each other.

King Living will launch new designs from their collaboration with designers Charles Wilson and Tom Fereday at Denfair in Melbourne this month.

Sustainability is a concern for any designer working with timber, so when the AHEC challenged 8 of Australia's highly regarded designers to reimagine one of their designs, they rose to the occasion.

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