Recent Articles

2017 SPEAKER SERIES - TECHNOLOGY

Whether we fear or embrace technology, it’s impossible to deny the fact that it is responsible for some of the greatest innovations in design and a crucial tool in approaching sustainability and safety. It’s also opened up a world of opportunity — in the way that we design, and the way we experience design

Prince of Wales Hotel - Meme Design

St Kilda’s Prince of Wales Hotel has been a Melbourne landmark since 1936, but its current status as a boutique hospitality destination was cemented only two decades ago with an interior transformation by Powell & Glenn Architects.

AGOTYA AWARDS 2018

The Design Institute of Australia will be announcing and exhibiting the winners of the DIA 2017/18 Australian Graduate of the Year Awards at DENFAIR’s 2018 Melbourne Event. The AGOTYA awards are a national annual award competition run by the Design Institute of Australia for final year and newly graduated design students.

Past Articles

Stalactites' Fresh Derivative - Hella Good

Stalactites has been a staple of the Melbourne restaurant scene since 1978; the longest established & most well known Greek restaurant in town. So when Bergman & Co were asked to come on-board, the team were obviously thrilled...

2017 Speaker Series - Earth

The facts are clear and the status is both alarming and depressing — the state of our natural world is the biggest global issue we face. There are so many factors contributing to the degradation of our environment that it’s overwhelming.How can we begin to tackle the problem when it is so huge and complex?

Know the Difference - A Reflection by Ross Didier

Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself...

Pauses in Urban Landscapes - The Fermob Legacy

Good design allows us to transit through this world smoothly, commonly attributing our intuition rather than paying attention to the small things put in place to make this transition possible.

Know the Difference - A Reflection by Marcus Piper

As designers, every mark we make represents the responsibility we hold for ourselves, our industry and to the future. It is something I refer to as a cultural legacy because nothing goes unseen and in today’s highly visualised, digital world where the influence of every image carries weight.

Uncommon Beauty

Some designers add a great dose of fearless innovation, committed to a tradition of quality by keeping products fresh and unique within their current landscape. In our recent interview with Melbourne based designer, Oliver Wilcox, we learnt it hasn’t come without its challenges.