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Objects share our story in ‘Material World’ at National Museum

Telling a tale of the importance of good design, the National Museum of Australia (NMA) displays Material World until 15 April 2024.

ACT Architecture Awards prove sustainable house design is the future

Many of Canberra’s architectural best took home awards at the ACT Architecture Awards tonight, but there was one clear, overall winner of the night – sustainability.

Fashion student recognised for sustainable designs

Fashion student Lilli McKenzie has been named the winner of the Mazda Australia Design Award.

Lucy Irvine named Design Canberra’s designer-in-residence

The 2021 Design Canberra theme of transformation is a fitting one for festival designer-in-residence, Canberra-based artist Lucy Irvine.

Architecture awards recognise a Canberra icon

Canberra’s Clem Cummings bus shelters have been recognised at tonight's Architecture Awards for their contribution to the city's enduring architecture.

Designing a new coat of arms for the ACT

This year, the ACT could have a new coat of arms – one that is “diverse, modern, and inclusive”, and designed by University of Canberra students.

Island dreams

It’s no secret Australians have fallen in love with kitchen island benches. The trend lends itself to our relaxed Aussie lifestyle.

Expert styling tips with Neale Whitaker

Interior design expert and Luxaflex brand ambassador, Neale Whitaker, shares his tips for styling that suits your home and personality.

Lemon Wedge: downsized and delighted

Simplicity, functionality and community were at the heart of this year’s Malcolm Moir and Heather Sutherland Award winner for residential architecture in the ACT. The Lemon Wedge House - designed by architect Sarah...

Kitchen inspo: steal the style

Tailored and refined, Melbourne designer Georgia Ezra’s kitchen is an inviting space which features a palette of warm, earthy tones. The bespoke look is inspired by Morocco and Spain with functionality at...

Fab finds at Décor Living

Tired of seeing cookie cutter homewares and furnishings? For one-off pieces offering individual flair for your home, make sure to visit Décor Living before it closes its doors. The iconic store located at...

Discover your personal home design style

Contemporary, Classic, Designer or Resort – how do you know what style is for you? Porter Davis Homes Victoria lead interior designer, Stephanie Atanasovski, answers your questions on how to discover your...

Take 5: Shannon Battisson

CW takes 5 with Shannon Battisson, new ACT President of the Australian Institute of Architects and Director of The Mill Architecture + Design.

Get the look to freshen up your home

Take inspiration from Geneva Vanderzeil’s colour palette and freshen up your home with these fab finds. For more stories.

Wonderful windows

Arch, square, round; windows are a source of natural light and fresh air for your home and, if you’re lucky, a scenic view. But no matter how good your window, it’s basically...

Sweet dreams with an oasis of calm

Make your bedroom an oasis of calm where you can relax, switch off and unwind from the world. Incorporating nature, and natural materials, is a simple way to create an inviting space...

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