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Humberto Campana and Fernando Campana

The Campana Brothers Humberto Campana and Fernando Campana are noted Brazilian designers. In 1983, the two brothers teamed up to develop furniture made by ordinary materials including waste products such as cardboard, rope, fabric and wood scraps, plastic tubes & aluminum wire. The originality of their artistic work caused controversy and brought massive critical attention. By the early 90's they had already gained considerable international...

will the real iSelect please stand up?

We all know iSelect's out of the box ads complete with hilarious office antics set in a rather dull office environment. Well I wonder if the iSelect ads would have the same pull if they were filmed in their new hip Melbourne HQ designed by the talented V Arc design studio complete with epoxy floors, touchdown and informal collaboration points for team discussions and a...

Australian artist Konstantin Dimopoulos has nothing to feel blue about

Australian artist Konstantin Dimopoulos has been busy painting environmentally safe paint to the trunks and limbs of trees in urban areas to help raise awareness of the nearly 32 million acres of forests lost each year around the world.The fact that blue is a colour that is not naturally identified with trees suggests to the viewer that something unusual, something out of the ordinary has...

The lily pad in the City

An empty large shell in the middle of Melbourne's CBD offered loop 8 architecture & Sean Van der Velden Architect the opportunity to create a stunning loft style home. Injecting finishes that look like they have been part of the buildings historical past like the beautiful parquetry floors and clever mix of industrial and luxury materials whilst respectfully bringing to life the buildings original framework...

Cloth by Julie Paterson…. Remixed the new collection

I have always admired Julie Paterson's work her lamps, fabrics, ceramics, bed linen, wallpaper and art, but for me I really love her rugs. Julie has taken four of her best rug designs and overlaid them with four of her key fabric designs, playing about with composition and colour to create this new range. Remixed, a new collection of eight rugs that respectfully riffs on the popular...

VIP action

Crown entrainment complex continues to raise the bar with it's lasted make over on the VIP Mahogany Room designed by Bates Smart . This opulent gaming and entertaining VIP area takes luxury to another level without being garish, showy or too glitzy. With Crown Mahogany Room shortlisted for this years Australian Interior Design Awards it's another well deserved nod after Bates Smart delivered the stunning...

Colour my world ! The Super Store Malibu

I don't know about you but I am quite partial to a bit of colour blocking, I love the calm and order it brings to a retail space whether it be clothing or objects. Interior designer Janis Bell used the retailers colorful packaging labels as the basis of the store design and the result is playful fresh and fun. I just love it! [caption id="attachment_2343" align="aligncenter" width="500"...

Burberry Prorsum Womenswear s/s 2012 fashion show Orte tiles by Casa Dolce Casa

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fDgmpkSiBu8#!   Casa Dolce Casa was enlisted to create a stunning backdrop for the Burberry Prorsum Womenswear S/S12 fashion show in London with paving and wall tiles from the collection Pietre/2 series Orte of Casa Dolce Casa. Waterjet processing and superimpose laying were applied, in order to have the design effect of the cross relief. Certainly an important scenic detail, which frames the entire catwalk, enhancing colors...

Modern + Heritage working in harmony

Terrace living and heritage zones have always provided a design challenge, making these narrow and often dark spaces feel open, bright and homely. The following 3 projects demonstrate that you can still be sympathetic to the street-scape and with well thought design creating space and light where there were none. All three projects are shortlisted for the 2012 Australian interior design awards. below -...

The breathtaking new Apple store Amsterdam

The Netherlands’ first flagship Apple store has opened in Amsterdam’s within a historic building.There is no signature glass cube on the outer skin of the building, however step inside to marvel at the glass central staircase taking the customers on a journey of technology. [caption id="attachment_2211" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="The Netherlands’ first apple store"]The... 							
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