Industry News

The Australian building regulation and work health safety compliance

Mar 29, 2017

Building regulation compliance is important in the practice of construction to ensure safety among building occupants, the people around the work site, as well as the builders themselves. Ensuring optimum building performance is the integral goal of every construction project. And in order to obtain this, standards are imposed on designers under the Work Health & Safety legislation.

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Designing interior environments: A solution to urbanised living

Mar 24, 2017

The demand for efficient and modernised interior environments is a rising challenge for the Australian construction industry. More and more nations across the globe are on the steady course towards total urbanisation. Australia isn’t far behind with a reported 89.4% urban population. The lofty percentage increases by an annual rate of urbanisation at 1.47% as reported in 2015.

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Top 7 interior design trends for 2017

Mar 22, 2017

If you’re an interiors aficionado, you’re probably across the latest trends. Green is having a moment as Pantone’s 2017 Colour of the Year, while you may have noticed big brands also making waves, such as Ikea’s new, stylish homewares range, and Myer’s exclusive homewares partnership with UK giant, John Lewis. So, we’ve asked two Australian designers, Samantha Eades from Samantha Eades Design and Neometro’s Lochlan Sinclair, Design Manager to weigh in with their own top trends, so you can source style like a superstar.

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Changing Spaces

Mar 21, 2017

Trends in our homes tend to evolve slowly as new materials and, in particular, new technology, change the way architects and designers move forward.

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International Festival of Landscape Architecture: The 3rd City

Mar 18, 2017

The AILA have announced the program for the 2017 International Festival of Landscape Architecture from the 12 – 15 October Sydney, Australia.

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Global Design Director of Populous announced as keynote for DesignBUILD 2017

Mar 17, 2017

DesignBUILD is offering a rare opportunity to visit the new $1.5 billion International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney), gain behind the scene access and hear from the contemporary venue’s key designers.

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Philip Watts Design by Spiggy

Mar 16, 2017

Spiggy introduce Philip Watts Design to the Australian market, a unique collection of sculptural handles hand-made from the purest aluminium, bronze and brass, all completely made to order and with the added facility to create genuinely bespoke items from conceptual ideas. Philip Watts Design is a UK based company that has been producing sculptural architectural […]

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DaVinci Custom Fireplaces by Lopi

Mar 14, 2017

Are these the most innovative and unique fireplaces ever made? Now available in Australia, DaVinci Custom Fireplaces are made-to-order gas fireplaces.

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Sustainable development trends are improving the built environment

Mar 10, 2017

Sustainable development efforts worldwide have achieved some success in many sectors, including the built environment.

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5 of Sydney’s freshest architect-designed cafes

Mar 8, 2017

Have a hankering for hospitality? There are plenty of cafés in Sydney with inspired designs by talented creative teams, who each transform their client’s vision to deliver interior flair and sales success. We survey the landscape to deliver our own favourite designs that enhance the customer experience.

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