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Book now : 2019 International Keynote Speakers Decor + Design 2019

Celebrating 16 years of design, Decor + Design is returning to Melbourne this year showcasing a spectacular line-up of exhibitors, events and experiences, including a roll call of captivating local and international speakers. From Thursday 18th – 21st of July, Melbourne Exhibition Centre will transform into an interior design sanctum exhibiting the latest in furniture, lighting, textiles, kitchenware, bathware, workspace design and contemporary art. Co-located with the...

The electric city car – Mint

The electric car market is really heating up globally and one standout is South Korean automaker Genesis, launching the Mint Concept at Hudson Yards, NYC, ahead of the opening of the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The Mint Concept is the all-electric, luxury car for the city, a new vehicle design, featuring an organic silhouette and innovative interior user experience...

Melbourne Design Week 2019

Australia's leading annual international design event, Melbourne Design Week, will present its largest program to date, with more than 200 events including 47 exhibitions, 14 film screenings, 77 talks, 22 tours and 18 workshops across Melbourne and – for the very first time – Geelong  from 14 – 24 March 2019. Celebrating the best of local, national and international design,...

And the winners are… 2018 Belle Coco Republic Awards

It was glamorous affair on Wednesday evening as our industries design elite and innovators celebrated design. A transformed waterfront holiday villa in Sydney’s Palm Beach, a warehouse turned into a library nirvana in the heart of Surry Hills and a contemporary brasserie pairing oceanic influences with modern design are among the honourable winners of the 2018 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Hosted by Belle magazine...

Belle – Alessi Design Awards 2017 winner

Belle magazine and Alessi have been on a quest to unearth Australia’s best product designers to create a timeless piece that will fit within the existing Alessi portfolio, exhibit contemporary lines and be imbued with an enduring style that will make it a classic within the Alessi stable.

Rene Linssen is the winner of the Alessi Design Awards 2017 for his beautiful ‘Pearla’ oyster...

50 manga chairs Milan Fair 2016

Manga is a means of expression with a high degree of flatness and abstraction, and which is composed of a series of lines. Manga comics are deeply rooted in Japanese culture since  (1603-1868 A.D.). This installation of 50 manga chairs is the result of adapting the strong symbolic nature of manga comics to furniture design. Manga consist of a series of frames on a single sheet...

Birdcage Monochrome Sophistication Derby Day 2014

Its my favourite time of year, Melbourne is alive and the streets are lined with handsome men and stylish women. The gates opened at Flemington in Melbourne for the Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, officially kicking off the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival. The fashion stakes were also high, with the commencement of the Myer Fashions on the Field competition. Hoping for a place in the prestigious...

Melbourne Indesign OUR picks for this weekend!

Melbourne Indesign is just days away. I love this event; designers taking to the streets roaming across precincts, discovering great brands and products. New to Melbourne and the place to be is the “Galleria “, an immersive open-plan design experience across multiple storeys in Melbourne CBD Design Precinct located at 17-23 Wills St Melbourne CBD. You'd be NUTS to miss this destination. Below is my picks of...

Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014 Australia

At Wednesday night’s gala Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014, Australia’s interior design community came together to celebrate the creative and professional brilliance exhibited by our Australian grown local talent. The 250 industry and media guests raised their glasses on a balmy Autumn evening to all of this year’s finalists, including the esteemed Belle Coco Republic Interior Designer of the Year, Sydney-based Greg Natale of...

First look Grace of Monaco and Cartier

Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco features Nicole Kidman as Princess Grace, sparkling in jewellery by Cartier and the long wait will soon be over. The release date has been pushed back several times, but on May 14, leading our Nicole Kidman will ascend the steps of the Palais des Festivals before a screening of the movie, marking the opening of the 67th Cannes...