Ettore Sottsass: architect, poet and master of Memphis

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Ettore Sottsass: architect, poet and master of Memphis

A career designing: buildings, furniture, electronics, ceramics, lighting, jewellery and textiles, Ettore Sottsass was a man of the world who wrote poetry and collected friends including Allen Ginssberg, Max Ernst, Bob Dylan and Pablo Picasso,. His work pushed and prodded the industry's new toy in the 1950s: industrialisation, to create designs that expressed an attitude that continues to connect today.

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In retrospect: Zaha Hadid in Italy

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In retrospect: Zaha Hadid in Italy

Launched at the MAXXI museum in Rome a year on from Zaha Hadid’s untimely death, 'Zaha Hadid in Italy' highlights the seminal Italian buildings and projects shaping the practice that include the R&D collaboration with Italian manufacturer B&B Italia that produced the iconic Moon System.

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Megan Morton: meaning in the making

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Megan Morton: meaning in the making

Stylist, teacher, traveller, writer, Megan Morton’s career began at Inside Out magazine at a time when Australian stylists were elevating the art of the edit. On the eve of her next trip to France and India, we catch up in her Sydney studio to discuss the creative process, her belief in the power of sharing, and the “tangents and random threads” that shape a layered life.

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A Life Individual - Andrea Sullivan

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A Life Individual - Andrea Sullivan

In this episode of 'A Life Individual', artist Andrea Sullivan invites us into her Sydney home and shares the ideas behind her artwork and why colour plays such an important role throughout her beautifully decorated home. 

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The surprising history of the Boa by Estudio Campana

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The surprising history of the Boa by Estudio Campana

Edra's Boa sofa may have found a new home in the Hollywood Hills with Kendall Jenner, but its roots are grounded in the cultural history of Brazil and the traditions of craftsmanship reinterpreted by the Sao Paulo-based and internationally renowned, Estudio Campana.  

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White lab coats, an inflatable dinosaur – behind the scenes at Den

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White lab coats, an inflatable dinosaur – behind the scenes at Den

Under the neon lights of "A Life Individual”, white lab coats, an inflatable dinosaur, and furniture by the world’s best brands, transformed the Space installation with humour and style wrapped up in a series of graphic b&w screens, a technique made famous by design radicals Archizoom that set the scene for the perfect Instagram vignette. 

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Design destination, Kuala Lumpur...

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Design destination, Kuala Lumpur...

Space Asia celebrates 10 years in Kuala Lumpur at a time when the city is embracing a fresh take on regional architecture, with local and international architects leading the way on new thinking across city-making and residential interiors. 

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A Life Individual - Megan Morton

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A Life Individual - Megan Morton

"For me, making a magical house is a bit like cooking. It is never just one ingredient that makes it great, and a lot of it has to do with the love, with the care, attention and time - you just can’t do it fast, it’s part of an ongoing story that is largely autobiographical."

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A Life Individual - Terry Wu

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A Life Individual - Terry Wu

See inside the home of surgeon Terry Wu which features in the ‘A Life Individual’ campaign for Space Furniture – "I feel a deep responsibility to nurture and support cultural endeavours", Wu explains, "both for the community and for our children’s future." 

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Cassina x Milan Design Week

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Cassina x Milan Design Week

Marking the company's 90th birthday, Cassina produced a collection with new friends and old – going back to the archives with Gio Ponti and Mario Bellini, while future gazing at the influences shaping how we will live tomorrow with Patricia Urquiola, Konstantin Grcic and Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

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SP01 Design debuts in Milan

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SP01 Design debuts in Milan

The Australian design brand SP01 made its international debut at Milan Design Week with the launch of the group's indoor collection by Metrica – the award winning Milan-based design studio, and outdoor collection by Tom Fereday – a rising star of Australian design.

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