Over 600 guests celebrated the 15th annual IDEA (Interior Design Excellence Awards) at Melbourne’s heritage listed Meat Market on Friday November 24th. The IDEA program celebrates the best of Australian interior and product design across 14 different categories. This year saw a record number of submissions with 533 entries overall and over 250 projects shortlisted.

Schiavello sponsored the Gold Medal award for the second year and were proud to award  Principal and Chairman of HASSELL, Rob Backhouse the IDEA Gold Medal. Rob’s most memorable projects include Medibank Place, Melbourne, Lendlease head office, Sydney, and ANZ Centre, Melbourne. Congratulations to all the winning projects, and congratulations to Rob Blackhouse!