PHOTO GALLERY: In the 50 years since it began life in an old factory in St Peters, JamFactory has helped forge hundreds of creative careers and put Adelaide at the heart of Australia’s contemporary craft and design scene. Now, as it reflects on the past and looks to the future, it has one pressing need: more space.
Makers of all stripes have melded metal, warped wood and cut steel at George Street Studios for decades, but the studio is at risk of closure if the collective can’t raise funds to secure a new location.
For Craig Glasson, the studio is a ‘laboratory of ideas’. At times he needs silence to bring those ideas to fruition through his painstaking, design-inspired practice – but he also loves listening to techno music.
John Martin’s, Cox-Foys and Miller Anderson’s are just a few of the famous South Australian department stores celebrated in a new exhibition featuring architectural drawings and fascinating historic photographs.
Illuminate Adelaide will return this winter with a new night-time digital art trail through the Botanic Garden, a pavilion full of mind-bending interactive experiences in Victoria Square, free city-wide works by artists including celebrity chef Poh Ling Yeow, and a music line-up featuring Yothu Yindi.
Each year the Planning Institute of Australia Awards showcase the otherwise often unheralded urban planning projects that go into shaping our city and regions.
The romance of yesteryear will be reignited when North Adelaide’s Piccadilly Cinema reopens this month after extensive restoration and renovation work that has unearthed hidden treasures, added new features and will see the building become fully accessible for the first time.
Some of Adelaide’s office buildings are at near capacity while others languish. This month we showcase how a number of CBD property owners are successfully refitting, refurbishing and repurposing the city’s ageing building stock to respond to new needs, while others are tailoring new builds to a hybrid workplace.
A quiet cul de sac in Adelaide’s West End has become a haven for local glassmakers like Liam Fleming, whose more recent work was born from playful experimentation.
As debate continues over the proposed demolition of an historic precinct to make way for a new hospital in Adelaide, it’s timely to re-examine our state’s heritage and its capacity to create value, opportunity and a lucrative future for South Australia.
A display of artists’ books at the Art Gallery of SA highlights a major gift of more than 500 items from the Australian Experimental Art Foundation that offer insight into the radical shift in artistic values and aesthetics in the 1960s and 1970s.
Graphic designer and digital illustrator Alana Naylor has won the 2023 Adelaide Fringe poster competition with a vibrant design inspired by native flora and the buzz that surrounds the annual festival.
What does a better future look like for Adelaide and South Australia? Design commentator Stephanie Johnston explores a new movement trying to shift future thinking away from simply planning for growth.
Each year the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects awards showcase the best of South Australian landscape design, and this year the emphasis is on cooling, regreening and reconciliation.
Australia’s chronic affordable housing shortage is planting an inter-generational time bomb. We look at some historical and contemporary social housing projects that could pave the way for increased public and private investment in this space.
An unsent fan letter, the discovery of a 30-year-old magazine in a dusty archive of craft journals in Mount Isa, and a final creative meeting of minds lie behind the exhibition of celebrated ceramicist Petrus Spronk at The Main Gallery in Halifax Street.
A 5m-high public artwork paying homage to Aussie backyard icon the Hills Hoist cuts a new silhouette in the ever-shifting landscape of Hindley Street, thanks to a partnership between Helpmann Academy and SA Power Networks.