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(inside) interior design review

(inside) interior design review

No. 112
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The premier professional journal for today's interior architects and designers in Australia, presenting the latest in cutting-edge interior projects and insightful discussions addressing the industry's most relevant topics to date. For the sophisticated and innovative designer, (inside) chronicles the ongoing conversation of design, both globally and locally, and the creative prowess that drives it forward. Our continued support of the Australian design industry through IDEA (Interior Design Excellence Awards) and its annual programme nurtures both young and established designers, boasting their work locally and overseas.

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5 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
editorial

In the first issue of inside for 2021, I can’t help but dwell on 2020. The world as we know it has changed. The industry as we know it must too. Our headlining feature addresses diversity in the Australian design industry. In my first year at the helm of inside and Australian Design Review, I have come across this issue again and again. As an editor, as a writer and an awards coordinator in our industry, I am committed to highlighting, celebrating and promoting diversity in all its forms across all my platforms, but I know there is more that I can do, that I need to do. In this, I cannot thank the Melbourne interior designer Brahman Perera, journalist Hayley Curnow and all the designers, photographers and artists featured…

1 min.
contributors

SARAH HETHERINGTON Sarah Hetherington is director, Galleries at Sydney Contemporary and moonlights as a freelance art, architecture and design writer. She has contributed to a range of arts magazines including Vault, Art World, The Art Market Report and Eyeline. She is also a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA). STEPHEN A RUSSELL Stephen A Russell is a freelance writer based in Melbourne. With a focus on covering inspired arts and design practice, he is also driven by social justice issues. A Scottish import, he has called Melbourne home for 14 years now, and enjoys the architectural flourishes of this fine city. OLIVIA CHETKOVICH Olivia Chetkovich is a graduate of architecture and an innovative thinker with experience in architectural education and publication. She is passionate about how culture is reflected in design and…

4 min.
the mix

01 BY DESIGN: THE WORLD’S BEST CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR DESIGNERS EDITOR PHAIDON EDITORS PUBLISHER PHAIDON PRESS RRP $90 A richly illustrated, authoritative global survey of the best and most creative interior designers and decorators working today, including Studio KO, Faye Toogood and Vincent Van Duysen. 02 REM KOOLHAAS, OMA + AMO/SPACES FOR PRADA EDITOR BENJAMIN WILKE AND REM KOOLHAAS PUBLISHER ORO EDITIONS RRP $60 An exploration of the projects that OMA has developed or completed with Prada – a large number of which are installation scale environments that manifest in the form of runway shows and exhibitions. 03 MPAVILION ENCOUNTERS WITH DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE EDITOR ALEXANDRA ZAFIRIOU AND ROBERT BUCKINGHAM PUBLISHER THAMES & HUDSON AUSTRALIA RRP $62 A chronicle of the first six years of the MPavilion project with contributions from each of the architects commissioned to design the annual pavilion. 04 ARCHITECTURE AND REMEMBRANCE: EUROPEAN…

2 min.
read

Living Outside is a collection of residential gardens representing the most ambitious and inspiring contemporary interpretations of mid-century Australian design. It features projects that embrace their unique landscapes, from coastal cliffs and expansive grassland to tropical forest and even urban neighbourhoods. One such project, Lune de Sang, designed by CHROFI, gets a mention for its dual purpose as both garden and a native forest that can one day be sustainability harvested for finely crafted furniture, while architect John Ellway’s Terrarium house, which features a front door disguised in a wall of green, is described as an “experiment in creating an overgrown indoor jungle”. But Living Outside is not just a pretty collection of blooms. Inaugural creative directors of the International Festival of Landscape Architecture, authors Sharon Mackay and Diana Snape penned this…

4 min.
designwall

PROJECT SUBTYPE PRACTICE NOISE NOISE NOISE Noise Noise Noise pays homage to Sydney’s second oldest Heritage site – 350 George Street – with a ‘conceptual retail space’ dipped in gold. Drawing inspiration from the building’s marble-lined semicircular foyer, bronze grand staircase and trachyte stone façade, Subtype Sydney is an expressionist example of a playful retail design set. Like its sister concept stores in Melbourne and Auckland, the sneaker gallery sits within a linear and grid-line all-white space, between evenly spaced matte white shelving. A feat in its own right, all the store’s walls are self-supporting and built to not impose upon or affect the Heritage architecture of walls or floors throughout. As an intended juxtaposition to the seriousness of the Heritage site, the studio tonally layered primary yellow throughout the store. Upon…

4 min.
from ballarat to tokyo

The best meetings are unplanned, and in the 21st century, often not in-person meetings at all. In early 2018, Studio Anagram founder Akihito Tachibana discovered Haymes Paints’ newly launched Artisan Collection on Instagram. Tachibana had founded his furniture and product engineering group less than a decade earlier as a way to bring the dreams of architects and designers to life. Now he was contacting us, keen to know more about the Artisan Collection’s textural look and feel – yet another reason why it’s so important to properly curate your social media presence! Despite being a design-driven nation, the Japanese have only recently begun to use paint on their walls. Traditionally, homes were made from soil and using paint is a trend that never really caught on in the way that it has…