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Its time for a Summer Break!

From the team at Design Addicts Platform we would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas. It’s been a inspiring year sharing Australian and international design with you. DA Platform continues to grow beyond our wildest dreams across the globe and we would like to say, thank you to all the interior designers, architects and PR companies for your submissions and allowing us to...

Brazilian flavour in Melbourne

Brazilian sudio Jacobsen Arquitetura have brought a little Brazilian flavour to Melbourne. The brief was to design a welcoming family home in a leafy residential suburb of Melbourne that maximised the full potential of the land allowing for as much garden as possible, where the pool and entertainment area are center stage. The corner site attracted small setbacks but also gave...

Aesop’s self-titled book

Spanning more than 336 pages, Aesop's self-titled publication offers an "intimate and reflective" glimpse into the Australian skincare brand's history. This is the first book that the brand has released since its launch in 1987, but founder Dennis Paphitis believes it’s timing is just right. "We wanted to tell something of our story in our thirty-third year – it matters to pause and reflect," explained Paphitis,...

34th Dulux Colour Awards are now open

Entries are now open for the 34th Dulux Colour Awards which invites Australian and New Zealand-based architects, interior architects, interior designers, specifiers and students of interior design or architecture to submit work that celebrates exceptional and innovative use of colour across interior and exterior commercial, public and residential spaces. The iconic awards program recognises practitioners who are using colour as the hero and a strategic feature...

Border Crossing House Italy

Lush grass fields surround the “Border Crossing House”, the private residence built by Simone Subissati Architects in Polverigi, near Ancona, Italy. Set on a ridge, between the city and the countryside, fits well into the local context, exploring the theme of the border and searching for new forms in space and time. “For the Border Crossing House, I imagined a space that would feel as if...

The Slender House

The slimness of the new building Slender House in Japan’s Shiga, is a response to both the property’s elongated shape and the need to establish a breathing distance from its neighbours. Designed by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects the home is tapered at the front to allow for parking spots on either side of the concrete porch, the austere composition...

Experiencing the tropics

Initially, the villa was neoclassical, located in a long but narrow footprint, divided into small disconnected rooms with no flow. The original house was unsuitable for tropical Vietnamese climate and location . Considerable adjustments were made by Nemo Studio, adding a new deck for outdoor living which connects with the pool, river and tropical gardens. By placing a  a void in...

Melbourne Design Week 2020 Announced

In 2020 from 12-22 March, Australia's leading annual international design event, Melbourne Design Week, presents its largest program to date, with more than 300 events over 11 days. Programmed around the theme ‘How Can Design Shape Life?’, the festival comprises 85 exhibitions, 94 talks, 15 films, 22 tours and 16 workshops celebrating the best of local, national and...

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