Heydar Aliyev Center wins Design of the Year Award.

The Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, has just been awarded the Design Museum Design of the Year Award. The building’s designer, Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid, has become the first woman to win the prize. The spectacular Heydar Aliyev Centre features the elaborate rolling curves and waves that Hadid is renowned for. A member…


IDEA TO EXECUTION: Last year’s CREATE STUDIO finalist, Dane Scotcher

Dane is the second creative in our series of finalists who produced a television commercial with STUDIO channel as part of the CREATE STUDIO Competition last year. Here he gives us some insights into how he brought their logo to life. How did you come across the ‘Create STUDIO’ competition? I was using a street…


IDEA TO EXECUTION: Last year’s CREATE STUDIO finalist Matt White

After an overwhelming response last year, STUDIO in partnership with The Loop are on the hunt again for Australia’s brightest creative sparks – the talented artists, the creatives and the big-thinkers – to dream up new 30 second brand spots for our channel. You can find more details on the CREATE STUDIO Competition here. To…


Win $10,000 in the CREATE STUDIO Competition – entries open until 31 October.

WHAT IS CREATE STUDIO? After an overwhelming response last year, STUDIO in partnership with The Loop are on the hunt again for Australia’s brightest creative sparks – the talented artists, the creatives and the big-thinkers – to dream up new 30 second brand spots for our channel. Finalists will co-produce their concept with STUDIO, receive cash prize money and an exclusive professional…


Cakes Wines’ Archi-Bottle Prize is on the hunt for emerging Australian artists

Here at STUDIO we love art, and we love wine – so when there’s the chance to combine the two and give a platform for emerging Australian creatives to show-off their work on a national scale, we were always going to be enthusiastic. You may know Cake Wines from their legendary pop-up bars that have…


L’amour Fou

Thursday 15 November, 8.30pm

L’amour Fou is a stunning, intimate and deeply moving portrait of two great men, their love and their legacy. Yves Saint Laurent was head of the House of Dior when he met businessman Pierre Bergé in 1957. Their relationship would forever change the fashion world, as the pair began the label Yves Saint Laurent in…


Architecture School

Thursday 20 December, 8.30pm

What happens when architecture students compete to build the house they design? This premiere six-part series follows the students of Tulane University’s prestigious School of Architecture as they submit competing designs for an affordable home in Hurricane Katrina-battered New Orleans. The stakes are high and tensions are fraught – with one winning design being built…


STUDIO Loves The 80’s

Thursday 11 October , 6.30pm

The 80s were one of the most influential decades of the last century – and over one week in October STUDIO is set to explore why. Catch fascinating new programs every night at 6.30pm from Monday 8 October, as we look at the artists, music, and dance that defined the decade and forever changed their…


Balenciaga: Endurance in an Ephemeral World

Wednesday 27 June, 9.30pm
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The acceptance of haute couture as an art form came largely from the craftsmanship and innovative design of Cristobal Balenciaga (1895 – 1972). This is an exclusive look at the life and work of this iconic fashion designer, with intimate accounts from the people who knew him best. Interviews include industry heavyweights from Hubert de…


Australian designer Martin Grant to design new Qantas uniforms

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Australian designer Martin Grant will start designing the new uniforms for iconic Australian airline Qantas in the coming months. With only 9 uniform changes since 1959, Melbourne-born, Paris-based designer Martin Grant, whose designs have been worn by Cate Blanchett, Juliette Binoche and Kate Hudson, has been chosen to re-invent the airlines fashion style. Martin Grant…


Garo Sparo – Unleashed


Garo Sparo is the New York couture icon famous for his ravishing designs and celebrity clientele. Born into a family of creativity, Garo was inspired by nature and science fiction allowing him to dream up his first design at just 11 years old. Garo now owns a boutique in New York City where his artistic…


Love / Lust

Wednesday 12 October, 7.30pm
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From the bikini and the little black dress, to street food and social networks, this enthralling series reveals how our favourite things define the society in which we live. Each episode, a panel of industry experts and celebrity guests deconstruct the history and evolution of a pop-cultural icon to explain the magic it wields over…