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the Secret Garden by Zaha Hadid and Paola Navone

Zaha Hadid and Paola Navone took thousands of design lovers on a journey to an enchanted secret garden. The Secret Garden located in Milan, during the Salone Del Mobile 2012 contained giant pods of woven hazelnut branches, glowing lights, and hidden treasures. Both Poala and Zaha created two different projects that blended effortlessly into one installation. It's installations and collaborations like this that keeps the...

Craig Spencer only uses Black…!!

It's not true Craig Spencer doesn't only use black. New Zealand born Sydney based interior designer Craig Spencer whom is renowned for his moody glamorous hues of black & smokey greys has stepped out from the dark side to reveal a brighter side to Craig Spencer design. Craig was given total flexibility to create absolutely anything after designing for his client at his previous home,...

just a little melt down

OMG how hot are these little numbers, independent design studio Lindstén Form based in Stockholm, Sweden have just offered up these little babies after a successful launch at the Milan furniture fair 2012. Johan Lindstén's is the head-designer his products possess an unique and distinguished design that create interest with its unexpected details. The shape and expression combined with function is essential to the his work. [caption...

it’s whats below the Gallery of Modern Art in Varna, Bulgaria

Bulgarian based Studio Mode were commissioned to create the Graffiti Cafe located underneath Gallery of Modern Art in Varna, Bulgaria. Just why it's called the graffiti cafe is beyond me but never the-less I love this project. The timber struts take on a paper like quality reminiscent of book folding art, however the struts not only serve as a key design element they also double as an...

Milan design trend report…. a Sydney event

So you didn't make it the Milan Salon del Mobile..... well don't fret join Australian House & Garden editor-in-chief Lisa Green and Fanuli directors Fabio, Sandro and Carlo Fanuli for an evening of canapes and wine whist hearing the latest on what went down in Milan 2012. Discover the trends and how they will translate in Australia. [caption id="attachment_2951" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Design Trend Report from the...

little footprint

Victorian based MAKE architecture studios' House Reduction project was all about reducing it's internal footprint. As an alternative to the large ‘box on back’ extension, this project looks at how smaller spaces and multifunctional rooms can provide a large family with the space they need. MAKE identify the move towards smaller, more flexible houses as an essential response to conserve resources and reduce carbon footprints. Screens...

Azuris Hamilton Island by Renato D’Ettorre Architects

Sydney based Renato D'Ettorre Architects have created a slice of heaven on picturesque Hamilton Island, the design of the house responds to it's spectacular location near the edge of the ocean with the site falling steeply away towards the water’s edge. The house is built around the eternal elements of sun, sea and air whilst the internal spaces wrap themselves around water and courtyards, capturing...

A little bit of faux

We all need to fake it from time to time and thanks to amazing digital reproduction faux wallpapers have come a long way. This little find comes from Western Australian business Scandinavian Wallpaper & Decor. They have some hot wall treatments that mimic stone, concrete, books and fabric.... so much fun! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Faux book wallpaper by Scandinavian Wallpaper & Décor"]

Piet Hein Eek Scrapwood Designs …. in it’s next life

Holland based Piet Hein Eek first started his Scrapwood Creations in the early 90's, that had the design industry first take notice of his work.Eek joined forces with fellow designer Nob Ruijgrok and established Scrapwood Designs which have earned them a place among Europe’s most prominent green designers. Their work is informed by a respect for materials and appreciation of craftsmanship. Eek believes that designers...

Winner for Best Work Place Design 2012 Paper Stone Scissors

Paper Stone Scissors by Russell & George has taken out the award for Best Work Place Design 2012. This project shows a different approach to workplace design it is a beautifully executed, the stand out for the judges was the clear concept that extends from the entry door handle right through to every aspect of the interior form..... very nice indeed.
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