Contributor: Penny Craswell

Penny Craswell's first book Design Lives Here: Australian Interiors, Furniture and Lighting was published by Thames & Hudson in 2020. She is the former Editor of Artichoke, Deputy Editor of Indesign and Frame magazines, and has been published widely in design periodicals, books and online media around the world. Penny is based in Sydney and her blog is The Design Writer.

Sydney’s Arkadia: a green revolution

Flanked on one side by major city artery Sydney Park Road and on the other by the fine-grained and increasingly trendy Sydney suburb of Alexandria, Arkadia was always going to appeal to Sydney’s coolest professionals. But thanks to its beginnings, this apartment building is special. Developed by Defence Housing Australia (DHA) as a hybrid of […]