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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.

What happens when two design-savvy, furniture aficionados decide to create a platform that brings together some of our finest local designers & manufacturers? The answer is Catapult Design.

"When we describe anything we do, we always give it a story. There's always a meaning behind something and why it's chosen, which is never trend based", says Ben Robertson, Director of Tecture.

With clever planning and hard work, these two childhood friends have created their very own successful multidisciplinary architecture & construction firm based on a constantly evolving business model.

This project tackles everything from bringing contemporary passive solar principles into a west-facing, 1920s brick house, to designing a minimalist kitchen for the clients who love to entertain.

Located in Peublo Edén, 'Retreat in Finca Aguy' has been transported over 200km to site and seamlessly integrated into the vast Uruguyan landscape.

Located in Hawthorne East, Lights in the Attic was created for cafe dwellers that find wonder in small social gatherings and solitude in hidden away nooks.

If you are on the lookout for some new art that inspires thought and feeling in the home read on for our top suggestions.

Inspired by traditional joinery and craftmanship, this collection is an abstract rendition of the forms created by woodworking joinery as a symbol of quality.

Kate & Haslett on the conceptual background to their designs, their inspirations & what it entails to keep their entire design and manufacturing process local.

Jessica Eva talks about the best pieces of Australian design for the homes 'good room' this week on The Eve Series.

Commercial construction management might not seem the most likely starting point for a Danish-inspired Brunswick-based bespoke furniture designer.

The Younger House in Dunalley, Tasmania is a striking home paying true testament to that fusion of like-minded thinking.

Sydney will host Life Instyle, the eagerly anticipated trade fair featuring local and sustainable designers and makers.

An essential ingredient daily routine and is most likely where you will start & end your day - we've put together our favourite local designer offerings.

A well-considered scheme will cater to the room’s day to day needs but also leave highlights & shadows on key features that reflect the room’s best qualities.

Nick McKimm takes us through the concept of the recently built Howitt Project and what he believes is fundamental to creating a successful business.

With a lust for unconventional, cross-disciplinary projects, Miriam Fanning states that the day she stops being inspired will be the day she stops practicing.

When Designer Rugs approached Dinosaur Designs to design a rug collection, the exciting challenge was translating their unique visual language into 2D form.

The Local Project's version of your 'back to school' wish list featuring the most cutting-edge local design office accessories.