Category Archives: Design

Meet Alexandra Tyquin, a Future Design Leader

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ALEXANDRA TYQUIN is an industrial designer on the rise. From the moment she decided to follow her dream five years after completing year 12, she approached her degree at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne with a determined focus and a drive to … Continue reading

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New identity for Sydney’s underground retail hub

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GRAY PUKSAND has completed the refurbishment of 52 Martin Place for REST Industry Super and Colliers International. This sees the underground concourse and retail hub in the Sydney CBD revitalised for the first time in 25 years. The concourse connects Martin … Continue reading

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Redefining engineering learning environments

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This story first appeared online in ArchDaily in December 2015 and in print in inside INTERIOR DESIGN REVIEW, issue #90 March/April 2016. GRAY PUKSAND has completed a $53.3 million multi-level education facility for Deakin University’s School of Engineering at Waurn Ponds in Geelong. … Continue reading

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Luke Neil talks furniture and adaptive reuse

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This story first appeared in Design Online in August. IT TAKES A KEEN EYE and imagination to see creative potential in large discarded household goods. When it comes to repurposing these items into unique and beautiful pieces of furniture, practical ability … Continue reading

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Majestic Walls creates vibrant 3D wall art

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VANESSA FIEBIG was destined to make her mark as an artist. She grew up in the romantic region of Tuscany, Italy, in a house where you couldn’t see the walls for the artworks that adorned them. Art was her father’s … Continue reading

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Illustrated porcelain by Ichimu

This story first appeared in Design Online in May. FIONA MCDONALD rediscovered her childhood love of ceramics after connecting with a group of artists and makers in her home town of Torquay along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. In the three … Continue reading

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VIVID winner’s pathway to 3D design

This story first appeared in Design Online in March. SOMETIMES IT TAKES A FALSE START or two before a young student discovers the right fit for their future career. They may have a natural flair for the performing arts, a … Continue reading

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Beeline Design: a hive of creativity

This story first appeared in Design Online in March 2015. ADAM BRISLIN describes his Preston workshop as a busy hive of creation. It’s a place where designer makers with compatible skills and trades are part of a non-profit self-funded cooperative called … Continue reading

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Peta Collett – Wallpaper and Pattern Designer

This story first appeared in Design Online in February 2015. PETA COLLETT’S observation of human behaviour blends with her observation of the minute details of nature to form an innate understanding of what makes someone tick and what it is … Continue reading

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Adam Markowitz – VIVID 2014 winner heads to Maine, USA

This story first appeared in Design Online in February 2015. ADAM MARKOWITZ is in Maine, USA and it’s the week of the monster snow storm which hit the northeast coast when we chat via email. He has spent the last … Continue reading

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