Bismarck House uses raw materials and sculpted spaces to integrate house and garden, connecting the home to the streetscape on an adjacent laneway.
Honed with an artisanal energy mutually celebrating whimsy and functionality, a hard-edged freestanding coastal house was transformed into a tactile haven celebrating nuanced colour and sculptural forms.
Using the 17th century art of straw marquetry, this longbow is decorated with more than 10,000 ribbons of coloured straw. The kaleidoscopic design is inspired by the natural geometry of the lotus blossom.
These striking, mouth blown glass luminaires are the fruit of an obsession with the way light refracts through coloured glass. The completely customisable lighting system takes the form of sconces, pendants and tubular mounts.
A father and son duo repurpose discarded single-use plastic bottles into sunglasses frames, creating two classic styles that are 100% recycled, and made in Sydney.
A landscape designer’s own ever-evolving garden combines native and exotic plants to mimic the local Macedon Ranges climate.
A not-for-profit lifestyle brand facilitating the economic agency of remote Aboriginal artists and art centres presents a textile collection of hand-screen printed fashion. The Tiwi artists are Pirlangimpi, Milikapiti and Wurrumiyanga people, who share stories of their connection to country through jilamara (design).
Woven from native grasses, this colourful teapot provides a playful representation of tea-making, an important cultural practice in the NPY lands. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an Indigenous governed and directed social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council (NPYWC).
Made primarily of basalt shard, For Our Country is the inaugural National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial, commissioned by the Australian War Memorial and located on Ngunnawal and Ngambri Country. The monument privileges an Indigenous gaze, both of the landscape and surroundings of the site, but also to the history, service and sacrifice that came before it.
Jessie Fowler and Tara Ward formed their own architecture practice, Fowler and Ward, in 2018. The studio has a passion for designing residential spaces that give back to the city they love, from creating homes in small spaces to multi-residential developments that increase density without overwhelming neighbourhood character.