Islands in the sun

Working from just a name and a vacant site, the designers of this store created a retail paradise and a whole new shopping experience Read more

City link

The redeveloped Cairns Esplanade has revitalised the CBD and integrated the city with its waterfront Read more

Branded for comfort

A soft, somewhat residential-style environment makes these law offices equally welcoming for family and corporate clients Read more


Bold colour and clean lines mean this photographic studio and retail store stands out from the crowd in a busy mall environment Read more

Open to view

Corporate branding takes on a whole new look with this purpose-built workplace that reflects the dynamic culture of a progressive telecommunications company Read more


With distinctive new signage, an up-market focus by retailers, and cafes spilling out into laneways, this inner-city mall has been given a new lease on life Read more

Scientific breakthrough

A fresh, open approach to laboratory design has transformed the traditional image of scientists spending long hours in isolation Read more

An impressive entrance

Masculine materials and art give the offices of this private bank a comfortable, club-like look Read more

Grand unveiling

Sophisticated modernism that hints of a more gracious era defines this flagship department store fitout Read more

Waking the dragon

As China emerges as an economic powerhouse, international companies such as Sony are finding new ways to showcase their products in this vast, untapped market Read more

Building on past strengths

Changes in the family structure have lead Clarendon Homes to rethink one of its most popular home designs and strike out afresh with another Read more

Birds-eye views

Converting the loft of an old commercial building into a home can offer some interesting possibilities huge open spaces and unexpected outlooks Read more





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Home Trends Vol. 34/2

Placing the kitchen at the heart of a home is not just about creating a convenient zone for easy food preparation and eating meals.Just as important is the way it's seen as an attractive place where family can spend time ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/1

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the ofte... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more