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The 2019 Building Design Awards

The 2019 Building Design Awards

Design Matters, formerly the Building Designers Association of Victoria, is an industry body which acts for building design professionals and celebrates excellence in building design. On the evening of July 27th, building designers from across the state gathered at...

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The 33rd Dulux Colour Awards

The 33rd Dulux Colour Awards

Now in its 33rd year, the prestigious Dulux Colour Awards celebrate courageous and innovative uses of colour in the home-design industry. With a record of more than 430 entries, the 2019 awards drew emerging and established designers and architects from across...

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Good Bones

Good Bones

The state of Victoria is replete with once-stunning period homes that, with the right TLC, can be transformed into a truly spectacular modern residence. Peter Lo Bartolo, the managing director of APC Build, speaks with Pamela Hale about the benefits of restoring old...

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Industrial Revolution

Industrial Revolution

Over the past several years, industrial-inspired architecture has become increasingly prominent within residential designs; however, achieving this sought-after aesthetic without sacrificing character and warmth is easier said than done. Here, Amy Hart, the director...

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Neuro-Wood

Neuro-Wood

Timber is a simple, adaptable and timeless product. For millennia we have utilised wood in built spaces, and while its structural properties are well-known, it seems its strength and versatility aren’t the only things it has to offer, as Lucy Mackey discovers in...

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Bending The Rules

Bending The Rules

From graceful curves and sleek integrated stoves to natural stone benches and burnished metallics, Lucy Mackey discusses current home design trends with Daniel Mazzei – the managing director of Mazzei Homes.

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Before You Build

Before You Build

Pamela Hale speaks with Porter Davis Homes Queensland about the critical considerations to make before you build.

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Country Escape

Country Escape

Georgia Jordan delves into the construction of an eco-conscious home designed by Archilux.

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Talk Of The Town

Talk Of The Town

Jacqueline Maya explores how to design the perfect inner-city dwelling on a small suburban block.

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Coral Crush

Coral Crush

Georgia Jordan explores the playful shade of Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2019, Living Coral 16-1546

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Celebrating 40 Years

Celebrating 40 Years

Jacinta Walsh speaks with Englehart Homes about its 40 year anniversary and the secrets of its enduring success.

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All Decked Out

All Decked Out

Annie Slevison chats with Outdoors Domain about creating the perfect outdoor space for the whole family.

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Adaptable Abodes

Adaptable Abodes

Georgia Jordan speaks with Independant Builders Network about its specialised housing range, Adaptable Living.

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