• News

    Open House Melbourne Weekend Has Announced the Full Lineup of Venues You Can Snoop Around in 2024

    For two days this July, you can explore private homes and heritage buildings, as well as sports stadiums, places of worship, art gallery archives and more.

  • News

    Australia's Most-Stylish Restaurants, Bars and Homes Have Been Revealed at the 2024 Interior Design Awards

    Melbourne's Reine and La Rue and Purple Pit, which are located in the same building, shared the Hospitality Design Award.

  • News

    Breaking Ground: Work Has Finally Begun on Melbourne's Greenline Project Along the Yarra River's North Bank

    The first stage of construction is focusing on the new and improved Birrarung Marr Precinct.

  • News

    Lego's New 'Mona Lisa' Kit Will Let You Display Leonardo da Vinci's Masterpiece on Your Own Wall

    After turning 'The Starry Night' and 'The Great Wave' into plastic bricks, Lego is now giving another iconic painting the same treatment.

  • News

    Chic Digs Alert: The Australian Interior Design Awards Have Unveiled 2024's Shortlisted Bars, Restaurants and Homes

    If you're looking for stunning hospitality, residential, workplace, retail and public settings around Australia, here's where you'll find them.

  • News

    Kmart Has Teamed Up with Dharug and Darkinjung Artist Kyralee Shields on a New Homewares Range

    The latest collection in the department store's First Nations program includes bedding, candles, servingware, candles, wall art and more.

Latest Guides
  • News

    Melbourne Fine-Diner Navi Has Teamed Up with Robert Gordon on a New Ceramics Collection

    The new homewares range is inspired by the landscape near Navi, and where owner and Head Chef of Navi Julian Hills goes foraging for produce.

  • News

    The Latest Homewares in IKEA's 80th-Anniversary Range Will Fill Your House with Flower Power

    Autumn might have arrived Down Under, but the Swedish retailer is slinging bright colours, bold designs and retro florals in the latest drop in its 80th-birthday collection.

  • News

    IKEA's Retro Anniversary Collection Has Just Added a Heap of Classic 60s and 70s Products

    This time, as part of the Swedish retailer's 80th-birthday celebrations, you have shaggy rugs, bold patterns and swivel armchairs to choose from.

  • News

    Peach Fuzz Is Pantone's "Compassionate and Nurturing" Colour of the Year for 2024

    "Peach Fuzz brings belonging, inspires recalibration, and an opportunity for nurturing, conjuring up an air of calm."

  • News

    Now Open: A Huge 200-Plus-Shoe Sneaker Exhibition From London's Design Museum Has Arrived in Australia

    Taking over HOTA Gallery on the Gold Coast, this Australian exclusive features more than 400 objects.

  • News

    Australia's Most Dazzling Bars, Eateries and Hotels Have Been Revealed at 2023's Eat Drink Design Awards

    Sydney's hospitality spots won big at this year's annual celebration of the country's most beautiful and innovative venues.

  • News

    Meet Australia's New Big Thing: A 14-Metre-Tall Inflatable Sphere That Breathes Air Has Popped Up in Melbourne

    Developed by Nic Brunsdon with ENESS, '(This is) Air' is NGV’s 2023 Architecture Commission, inhaling and exhaling in the NGV Garden until June.

  • News

    Win a frank green Prize Pack to Live Your Best Outdoor Adventurer Life

    Are you in the market for a new emotional support water bottle for your next outdoor escapades?

  • News

    A Massive Sneaker Exhibition with 200-Plus Shoes Is Coming to Australia From London's Design Museum

    In an Australian exclusive, 'Sneakers Unboxed: Studio to Street' will feature more than 400 objects, and mark HOTA Gallery's first major design exhibition since opening in 2021.

  • News

    The Latest Plans for the Queen Victoria Market Precinct Includes a Huge 1.8-Hectare Park

    The site that previously held the market’s openair carpark will be transformed into 1.8 hectares of public open space, as part of the new $1.7 billion development.

  • News

    Kmart's Latest Homewares Range Is Big on Coastal and Desert Oasis Vibes (Including for Pets)

    The department store's latest affordable collection heroes contrasting textures, seashell and palm silhouettes, and even includes a cactus-shaped cat scratcher.

Latest Events
  • Event

    Honk! Untitled Goose Exhibition

    Tuesday, September 17, 2024 - Sunday, February 16, 2025

    ACMI, Melbourne

    Start honking: this free world-premiere 'Untitled Goose Game' celebration at ACMI showcases everyone's favourite horrible goose.

  • Event

    Longlegs

    Thursday, July 18 - Wednesday, August 14, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    Featuring Nicolas Cage as its namesake and 'It Follows' star Maika Monroe as the FBI agent on his trail, this is horror at its most unshakeable.

  • Event

    When Night Comes — Broad Encounters

    Tuesday, June 11 - Saturday, August 24, 2024

    The Austral, Collingwood

    A dark, decadent and delicious evening awaits at this multi-sensory performance at The Austral.

  • Event

    Melbourne International Film Festival

    Thursday, August 8 - Sunday, August 25, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    Movie lovers, rejoice: MIFF is back for another winter, filling Melbourne's cinemas with more than 250 films across 18 days in August.

  • Event

    Twisters

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    No one usually wants a storm to strike twice, but this disaster franchise has swirled up a second must-see, this time directed by 'Minari' Oscar-nominee Lee Isaac Chung.

  • Event

    Fly Me to the Moon

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    Scarlett Johansson is a delight in this space-race rom-com co-starring Channing Tatum, but the 60s-set film itself is just entertaining enough.

  • Event

    MaXXXine

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    Mia Goth mesmerises again in this follow-up to 'X' and 'Pearl', which is the stylish, witty and gory 80s-set third effort that this horror franchise firmly deserves.

  • Event

    Kinds of Kindness

    Thursday, July 11 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

    Various cinemas in Melbourne

    After 'The Favourite' and 'Poor Things', Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos are three from three with this spiky triptych with an award-winning trio of performances by Jesse Plemons.

  • Event

    Winter Gin Market

    Friday, July 26 - Saturday, July 27, 2024

    The Craft & Co., Collingwood

    Taste and buy some of Australia's best gins at this two-day winter showcase at Smith Street's The Craft & Co.

  • Event

    'The Lord of the Rings' Marathon — Extended Edition

    Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28, 2024

    Select cinemas in Melbourne, Various locations

    Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back and in their extended forms, on the big screen.

  • News

    A 14-Metre-Tall Inflatable Sphere That Breathes Is Popping Up Outside Melbourne's NGV This Summer

    NGV’s 2023 Architecture Commission '(This is) Air' will expand with air, then release it, inhaling and exhaling all day.

  • News

    Retro Alert: IKEA's New Collection Reimagines the Swedish Retailer's Top Products From the Past 80 Years

    To celebrate eight decades in the business, IKEA's new Nytillverkad collection riffs on 50s side tables, 60s plant stands, 80s quilt covers and more.

  • News

    McDonald's and Peter Alexander Have Dropped a New Range of Burger-Worshipping PJs — Including for Dogs

    If you're lovin' the golden arches, Hamburglar and Big Macs, this is the sleepwear for you.

  • News

    Seven Lifestyle Brands to Check Out if You're Looking to up Your Sustainability Game

    From leather made from fruit waste to skincare made from indigo roots, Thai designers are setting a new standard for sustainability.

  • News

    Here's What's in Store as Part of Arts Centre Melbourne's New Major Upgrade Works

    The Theatres Building and its heritage State Theatre are getting a facelift under the $1.7-billion Melbourne Arts Precinct Transformation project.

  • Guide

    The Best Places to Buy and Order Plants in Melbourne for 2024

    There's a whole world of plants out there — here's where to find them.

  • News

    New Design Plans Have Dropped for the City of Melbourne's Ambitious Riverside Greenline Project

    The latest round of design ideas includes outdoor dining, lush new parks, winding boardwalks, performance spaces and more.

  • Guide

    Where to Shop Like a Local In and Around Melbourne CBD for 2024

    Some of the best small businesses in the city can be found in the CBD's laneways, alleys and arcades.

  • News

    You Could Get Inked 268 Metres Above Sydney in the World's Highest Tattoo Studio

    Bondi Ink will set up shop in a pop-up parlour on the Sydney Tower Eye's SKYWALK for one morning only, inking two people with Sydney skyline-inspired tattoos.

  • News

    Kmart's Latest Must-Buy Homewares Collection Is a Collaboration with Wiradjuri Artist Judith Young

    Featuring wooden bowls, serving platters, eucalyptus-scented candles and cotton quilt sets, the Waluwin collection takes its name from the Wiradjuri word for healing and good health.

  • News

    Hommey Has Launched Its First-Ever Pet Bed, Pillow and Blanket Collection — and It's Barking Adorable

    Treat your furry friends to soft memory-foam mattresses, bone-shaped pillows and cosy faux-fur blankets.

  • News

    Semi Permanent Will Return to Sydney for Vivid 2023 with a Stacked Creativity and Design Program

    This year's speakers include academic and disability activist Sinéad Burke, filmmaker and architect Liam Young, and Iranian American designer FISK founder Bijan Berahim.

  • News

    IKEA and Marimekko Have Teamed Up on the Sauna-Inspired Homewares Range of Your Dreams

    The Swedish furniture retailer and Finnish design house are taking their cues from Nordic nature, sauna culture and self-care rituals on this 26-product collection.

  • News

    Australia's New $5 Notes Will Replace the Queen with a Tribute to Indigenous Culture and History

    One side of the $5 note will still feature the Australian Parliament, but the other is getting a makeover to celebrate First Australians.

  • News

    Kmart Has Just Unveiled All the Colourful and Cosy New Homewares You'll Want to Nab Before They Go Viral

    The department store's latest drop goes heavy on colourful hues, natural materials and vintage vibes.

  • News

    Lego's New Gorgeous Floral Kits Will Let You Fill Your Home with Wildflowers That'll Never Wilt

    These colourful floral arrangements don't have a scent, but the build-your-own Lego flowers will never die.

  • News

    Viva Magenta Is Pantone's "Powerful and Empowering" Colour of the Year for 2023

    "Viva Magenta is brave and fearless, and a pulsating colour whose exuberance promotes a joyous and optimistic celebration, writing a new narrative."

  • News

    Lego's Stunning New 'Great Wave' Set Will Let You Recreate Hokusai's Masterpiece at Home

    Hang an iconic Japanese artwork on your wall — made out of plastic bricks.

  • Feature

    The Gift Shop

    Left your festive shopping till the last minute? We've done your legwork and curated four stand-out gift guides that will get you sorted no matter who you're buying for.

  • News

    Now Open: A Blockbuster Alexander McQueen Exhibition Featuring 120-Plus Garments Has Arrived in Australia

    Now on display at the NGV, this spectacular fashion showcase explores the late, great designer's work and influences.

  • News

    Artist-Designed Homewares, Coffee-Table Books and a Whole Year of Art: the Ultimate Gift Guide for MCA Fans

    Unique gift ideas for anyone, not just the the art and design lovers in your life.

  • News

    IKEA Has Launched a Gift Registry So You Can Stack Your Christmas List with Swedish Homewares

    Help your loved ones get the gifts you want this festive season — or use IKEA's new service for housewarmings, weddings and birthdays.

  • News

    Dusk's Bubble O'Bill, Paddle Pop, Golden Gaytime and Splice Candles Are Making a Comeback for Summer

    Don't just spend your summer scoffing ice cream — turn your home into a dessert-scented haven, too.

  • News

    Australia's Most Stunning New Venues Have Been Named in the 2022 Eat Drink Design Awards

    A tiny music-listening bar, a sleek laneway restaurant and an airport cafe are among the country's most stylish new hospitality venues.

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