From the editor
We’re celebrating an unbelievable milestone: the 20 th 12 months of the Australian Inside Design Awards, which is a partnership occasion of Artichoke and the Design Institute of Australia. The awards applaud innovation and excellence in our business, and this 12 months, we obtained a record-setting variety of entries – practically 670 – from throughout our nation and all over the world.
This system has yielded an amazingly wealthy archive that covers 20 years of inside design in Australia. Reflecting on the winners from years previous – in addition to the 1000’s of shortlisted tasks – provides us perception into our structure and inside design benchmarks and what they’ve represented at varied occasions. It additionally reminds us who we’re, the place we’ve been and the place we’re going.
This 12 months’s Premier Award recipient, office Campbell Home by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, displays a time when design is about far more than aesthetics – it additionally addresses problems with waste, vitality consumption and consumer wellbeing. Right here, gardens are welcomed indoors, photo voltaic panels generate vitality for the constructing, unfastened furnishings items are recycled and sustainably made (some with ocean plastics), and punctiliously positioned glass louvres allow passive air flow. This sudden and uplifting workplace inside epitomizes innovation and excellence. The way forward for design depends on extra tasks like this one; we should all help, promote and have fun work prefer it.
Congratulations to each mission shortlisted, counseled or awarded in 2023. The calibre will get increased yearly.
Lastly, this can be my final problem of Artichoke for a short time – I’m taking a while off and can return in 2024. I’m delighted to announce that Amy Woodroffe has joined our crew as appearing editor. I can’t wait to see her points within the coming 12 months.
– Cassie Hansen, Editor, Artichoke
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