This website uses cookies to improve your experience navigating our site. By continuing to browse, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

OK, I understand

Image – Caitlin Mills.

Mercedes me Achieves carboNZero Certification

17th January, 2019

The Mercedes me Melbourne cafe and event space has been recognised for their ongoing commitment to sustainability.

Recently celebrating their first anniversary, Mercedes me have committed to measuring and lowering their environmental impact over the last 12 months by partnering with carboNZero. ‘We’re consistently looking for opportunities to minimise pollution and consider the environmental life-cycle of our products, services and operations,’ says General Manager Simon Johnson, ‘being based in Melbourne, a C40 City, we are passionate about supporting the city’s global climate leadership efforts’.

carboNZero is part of Enviro-Mark Solutions independent organisation that offers systems for accurately measuring, managing and minimising environmental impacts. This certification recognises Mercedes me’s active efforts and ongoing commitment to lowering their emissions to achieve carbon neutrality.

Last year, The Design Files held 12 events in the Mercedes me space, including TDF Talks live podcasts with leaders in sustainability Jeremy McLeod, founder of Nightingale Housing, and anti-waste crusader Joost Bakker. Stay tuned for the announcement of our 2019 event program soon!

17th January, 2019

This Week

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!

News

Mark Your Calendars For Cult’s Massive Sale Of Designer Furniture

It’s the best time of the year to score huge savings on your favourite designer furniture pieces!
Sponsored

Stays

6 Dreamy Luxico Stays To Bookmark For Your Next Winter Escape

We've pulled together our favourite Luxico stays from across New South Wales and Victoria, so you can start planning your next getaway!
Christina Karras

Shopping

Bold + Funky Rugs From Local Creative, Objects By Kit

Melbourne designer Katie Ford launched her lockdown-inspired furniture business with a duo of funky rugs, designed to brighten up our living...
Christina Karras

News

A Timely Exhibition Raising Money For Flood Aid + Ukraine’s Crisis

Contemporary art gallery Saint Cloche’s new fundraising show, ‘Coast to Coast’, will auction off more than 100 works.
Christina Karras

News

Immerse Yourself In Innovative, Game-Changing Art At The Other Art Fair

Explore art less ordinary, installations and shop affordable art from more than 100 independent artists later this month!
Sponsored

At Home With Sheridan

Interior Designer Brahman Perera + Restaurateur Jason M Jones’ Luxe Melbourne Terrace

The West Melbourne home of interior designer Brahman Perera, styled with personal heirlooms and luxury Sheridan bedding.
Lucy Feagins
  7 hours ago

Studio Visit

Chef Turned Ceramicist Claire Ellis’ Amazing, Experimental Practice

She got her start working as a chef at Attica, but has since developed a range of beautiful dishes and containers, with sustainability front...
Christina Karras
  23 hours ago

Interiors

A Perfectly Polished Fitzroy Apartment With Soaring 6-Metre-High Ceilings

Inside the thoughtful Edition Office-designed apartment of Apostrophe.xyz creative director, Crystal Fong.
Christina Karras

Architecture

Restoring A Mid-Century Apartment In Brisbane’s Famous Torbreck Building

A sympathetic renovation inside Brisbane’s heritage Torbreck building, brought back to life by Kin Architects and the owners.

Architecture

A Compact Modern Treehouse In Otford, NSW

A man and his dog's treehouse-inspired timber home designed by Barnacle Studio and located south of Sydney.

Architecture

An Architect’s Own Tranquil, Terrazzo-Filled Home

Melbourne architect Lisa Breeze is the master of taking unremarkable homes and making them unique - including her own family home in Northco...

On The Market

A Mid-Century Masterpiece Hits The Market In North Warrandyte

The circa-1962 ‘Wright House’ has been named as one of Robin Boyd's most iconic designs, and it's for sale for the first time in over a
Christina Karras

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

Homes

An Architecturally Superb Melbourne Home By Sean Godsell

The meticulously considered home of Mandy Wilton in South Yarra, renovated by Sean Godsell Architects.

A month of TDF News. Keeping you up to date on art & cultural events, exhibitions, and other creative happenings across Australia.

national

Mark Your Calendars For Cult’s Massive Sale Of Designer Furniture

It’s the best time of the year to score huge savings on your favourite designer furniture pieces!
Sponsored

national

Buy Luxury Furniture For Less At DOMO’s Major Mid-Year Sale!

Shop some of the industry’s most iconic (and coveted) brands at discounted prices – for a limited time only!
Sponsored

VIC

Immerse Yourself In Innovative, Game-Changing Art At The Other Art Fair

Explore art less ordinary, installations and shop affordable art from more than 100 independent artists later this month!
Sponsored

NATIONAL

A Timely Exhibition Raising Money For Flood Aid + Ukraine’s Crisis

Contemporary art gallery Saint Cloche’s new fundraising show, ‘Coast to Coast’, will auction off more than 100 works.
Christina Karras

NSW

Saturday Indesign Returns To Sydney, With A Jam-Packed Program!

The one-day showroom event brings together the best of Australia’s design scene with a range of talks, interactive installations, and work...
Sponsored

VIC

Shop Hand-Made Ceramics From 10 Melbourne Artists At Three Day Clay

The annual pop-up store is back this weekend, with a treasure trove of pieces from a line-up of female ceramicists.
Christina Karras

national

Kip&Co Celebrate Their 10th Birthday With A Magical Mirka Mora Collab

Shop Kip&Co’s 10th birthday collection of bedding, table linen and apparel covered Mirka Mora’s legendary artworks!
Christina Karras

NATIONAL

Alice Oehr's Delightful New Book Will Transport You To Paris

The Melbourne illustrator’s latest book, Pretend You’re In Paris, helps recreate the sights, sounds and smells of Paris – with...
Christina Karras

NATIONAL

The Creative Forces Raising Funds For Flood Relief + How You Can Help

Five local creative businesses doing their bit to raise money for flood relief. Here’s how you can help (and maybe score some beautifu...

NATIONAL

GlobeWest Launches New Tactile + Tonal 2022 Collections

Introducing Volume #02 – GlobeWest’s second 2022 capsule featuring six new furniture collections and 250 products. 
Sponsored

VIC

Find Exclusive + Elusive Candles At New Online Store Too Pretty To Burn

Melbourne-based online store Too Pretty To Burn is your new go-to for contemporary designer candles.
Sponsored

VIC

Explore Your Favourite Fabrics At Home With Warwick Fabrics’ New Virtual Reality Tool

See your favourite Warwick Fabrics swatches and furnishings in your home with the tap of a finger!
Sponsored

News

Set Your Alarm To Shop TWOOBS X BOO's Sold-Out Collab

They’ve sold out once before, but now the hotly anticipated sandals are back!
Sponsored

VIC

An Epic Sidney Nolan Retrospective Is Coming To Heide

Legends collide at this new exhibition of iconic Sidney Nolan works at Heide, one of Melbourne’s much-loved art institutions.
Sponsored

This Week

Architecture

A Compact Modern Treehouse In Otford, NSW

A man and his dog's treehouse-inspired timber home designed by Barnacle Studio and located south of Sydney.

On The Market

A Mid-Century Masterpiece Hits The Market In North Warrandyte

The circa-1962 ‘Wright House’ has been named as one of Robin Boyd's most iconic designs, and it's for sale for the first time in over a
Christina Karras

News

Mark Your Calendars For Cult’s Massive Sale Of Designer Furniture

It’s the best time of the year to score huge savings on your favourite designer furniture pieces!
Sponsored

News

A Timely Exhibition Raising Money For Flood Aid + Ukraine’s Crisis

Contemporary art gallery Saint Cloche’s new fundraising show, ‘Coast to Coast’, will auction off more than 100 works.
Christina Karras

Studio Visit

Chef Turned Ceramicist Claire Ellis’ Amazing, Experimental Practice

She got her start working as a chef at Attica, but has since developed a range of beautiful dishes and containers, with sustainability front...
Christina Karras
  23 hours ago

Sustainable Homes

Two Sustainable Rental Properties In Melbourne’s Middle Ring

Bardolph Gardens by Breathe Architecture is an environmentally-sustainable and well-designed rental housing project in Melbourne's Glen Iris...

Shopping

Bold + Funky Rugs From Local Creative, Objects By Kit

Melbourne designer Katie Ford launched her lockdown-inspired furniture business with a duo of funky rugs, designed to brighten up our living...
Christina Karras

At Home With Sheridan

Interior Designer Brahman Perera + Restaurateur Jason M Jones’ Luxe Melbourne Terrace

The West Melbourne home of interior designer Brahman Perera, styled with personal heirlooms and luxury Sheridan bedding.
Lucy Feagins
  7 hours ago

Stays

6 Dreamy Luxico Stays To Bookmark For Your Next Winter Escape

We've pulled together our favourite Luxico stays from across New South Wales and Victoria, so you can start planning your next getaway!
Christina Karras

News

Immerse Yourself In Innovative, Game-Changing Art At The Other Art Fair

Explore art less ordinary, installations and shop affordable art from more than 100 independent artists later this month!
Sponsored

Architecture

Restoring A Mid-Century Apartment In Brisbane’s Famous Torbreck Building

A sympathetic renovation inside Brisbane’s heritage Torbreck building, brought back to life by Kin Architects and the owners.

TDF Collect

TDF Collect Presents: ‘Martumili Artists’

Introducing a group show in collaboration with the incredible Martumili Artists from Newman, Western Australia!

Homes

An Architecturally Superb Melbourne Home By Sean Godsell

The meticulously considered home of Mandy Wilton in South Yarra, renovated by Sean Godsell Architects.

Interiors

A Perfectly Polished Fitzroy Apartment With Soaring 6-Metre-High Ceilings

Inside the thoughtful Edition Office-designed apartment of Apostrophe.xyz creative director, Crystal Fong.
Christina Karras

Architecture

An Architect’s Own Tranquil, Terrazzo-Filled Home

Melbourne architect Lisa Breeze is the master of taking unremarkable homes and making them unique - including her own family home in Northco...
CONNECT WITH TDF

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net