Awards & Press

We don’t design for awards, we design for our clients. We are very proud to have received recognition through award schemes for our buildings, which focus on functional spaces, sustainability and innovative design. In addition to awards, Vibe Design Group have featured in design magazines, books and journals across the world.

Awards

Building Design Awards (BDAV)

2016 Residential Design: New Houses $1M+
Winner – Sorrento House 1

2016 Most Innovative Kitchen
Winner – Sorrento House 1

2014 Residential Design: New Houses $1M+
Commendation – Grange

2013 Best Residential Alterations & Additions: $500K+
Winner – The Eyrie

2012 Residential Design: New Houses $1M+
Winner – Royston

2012 Residential Design: New Houses $500K-$1M+
Commendation – Dalton

2011 Residential Design Alterations & Additions: $500K+
Winner – Mercer

2011 Residential Design: New Houses $500K-$1M
Commendation – Tramway

2011 Best Residential Design – $1M+
Winner – Kew House 3

2011 Most Innovative Use of Glass
Winner – Kew House 3

2009 Best Residential Design – $1M+
Winner – Hughes House

2009 Most Effective Use of Steel
Winner – Tasman

2008 Residential  Interior Design
Winner – Kew House 1

2008 Viridian Award for Most Effective Use of Glass
Winner – Kew House 1

2008 Design of the Year
Winner – Kew House 2

2008 Best Residential Design – $500K to $1M
Winner – Kew House 2

2008 Most Effective Use of Timber
Winner – Kew House 2

2007 Residential Design: New Houses $300-$500K
Winner – Nautilus

Abode Magazine Awards

House of the Year 2012
Winner – Kew House 3

Built Environment Awards

2011 Most Creative Design: Bayside Built Environment
Winner – Tramway

BDAQ Awards

2007 Best Residential Alteration and Addition
Winner – Stanhill

Master Builders Excellence in Housing

Best Renovation / Addition over $1m
2013 – The Eyrie (Builders: Icon Synergy)

Best Custom Home
2001 – Adelaide (Builders: Icon Synergy)

Press

Sorrento House 1

‘Melbourne’s Sorrento House is a modern take on Australian seaside architecture’
Dezeen – 17/10/16

‘The Beach House Reborn’
Archello – 29/09/16

‘vibe design group covers house in melbourne with asymmetric steel roof’
Designboom – 22/09/16

‘Sorrento House 1 / Vibe Design Group’
Archdaily – 02/09/16

‘Winner – Residential Design’
Awarded Magazine – Issue 01 2016

‘Property of the Month’
Mornington Peninsula Magazine – March 2016

‘Winners Announced in Victoria’s Building Design Awards’
Houzz Australia – 05/08/16

Architizer: Feature Project – 03/02/16

‘Project Profiles’
Caesarstone – 26/02/16

‘Custom Roof Shifts Mass of Mornington Peninsula Home’
Architecture & Design – June 2016

Hayes Road

‘Hayes Road / Vibe Design Group’
Architecture Lab – 01/09/ 16

‘A new home designed for a young family in Melbourne’
Contemporist – 24/03/ 16

‘A Machine for Organising Space’
Habitus Living – 02/05/ 16

New Farm House

‘Amazing Homes’ Series
Better Homes & Gardens TV Program – 03/07/15

‘A new take on an old Queenslander’
The Age Domain – 14/01/15

Kelso

‘A balanced approach’
The Age Domain – 06/12/14

Grange

‘Grange by Vibe Design Group’
Archello – 23/08/16

‘Beautiful, Sustainable and Affordable’
Melbourne Home Design + Living – Issue 17 2014

Architizer: Project of the Day – 30/3/2014

The Eyrie

‘Grand Revivalist’
Vision Magazine – Issue 5 2013

‘Winning Makeover’
The Age Domain – 25/1/2014

Habitus Living – 10/7/2013

Anne Drive

‘In Profile’
Lighthome Magazine – 11/9/2013

Stable House

‘The Shiny Yet Rugged Appeal of Corrugated Sheet Metal’
Architizer – 20/11/2013

Kew House 3

‘Versatile Eucalipto’
Legno Architettura – Issue 18 2015

HISE – Issue 83 May 2014

‘Bold and Elegant’
The Age Domain – 19/3/2011

‘Luxury from Every Angle’
The Weekly Review – 23/3/2011

The Kew House
Habitus Living – 1/4/2011

‘Design Genius’ (Front Cover + Feature)
Australia’s Best Houses (Book) – June 2011

‘Tree house or stereo cabinet? A kew house references both.’
Living By Design – 1/6/2011
The Sunday Age – 24/7/2011

‘Beautiful and Daring Architecture Approach by Vibe Design’
Freshome – 18/6/2011

Architizer – 28/6/2011

‘Modern Marvels of design’
The Weekend Australia – 2/7/2011

Selector.com – 13/7/2011

homedsgn.com – 15/7/2011

myInteriordesign.us – 25/7/2011

Abode Magazine – 21/7/2011

Contemporist – 1/8/2011

Archdaily – 15/8/2011

Archello – 19/8/2011

Space Cool Hunting.it (Italy) – 21/8/2011

Architectural Review – Aug/Sept 2011

New Room (Nya Rum, Sweden) – 1/9/2011

Architecture Lab – 11/9/2011

‘A Home That Looks Like the Sounds of the ’60s’
New York Times – 15/9/2011

Houses & More Mexico – 23/9/2011

ArtTravel France – 27/9/2011

Box Magazine – Sept 2011

‘Timber Buidling’
Wood Solutions – 28/10/2011

Be One Magazine Thailand, Issue 50 – Nov 2011

‘Life in Stereo’
Dwell Asia – Nov/Dec 2011

‘Tree Story’
Lighthome Magazine – Dec 2011

Australia’s Best Interiors (Book) – Nov 2011

Obstanovka.by – January 2012

Acura Style Magazine (US) – April 2012

Elite Interiors Magazine (Ru) – May 2012

Architizer: Project of the Day – 27/3/2014

Ignant – 21/2/2014

Kew House 2

Kew House 1 & 2 Editorial
Best of Abodes: Part 2 – 2/1/2010

Kew House 1

‘A Design Icon’
Abode Magazine Issue 18 – August 2009

‘Canopy Creation’
Melbourne Living Vol 3 – Sept 2008

Kew House 1 & 2 Editorial
Best of Abodes: Part 2 – 2/1/2010

Mercer House

Habitus Living – 28/7/2011

Architizer – 2/8/2011

Archello – 20/8/2011

‘Fascinating Renovation Project: Mercer House by Vibe Design Group’
Freshome – 20/8/2011

Archdaily – 23/8/2011

‘Grand Designs’
The Leader Magazine – 24/8/2011

My Interior Design – 1/9/2011

Materialicious – Sept 2011

‘Fresh Outlook, a powerful vibe in heritage Geelong.’
The Age Domain – 12/10/2011

Architecture Lab – 12/10/2011

Be One Magazine Thailand, Issue 50 – Nov 2011

Wood Solutions – Nov 2012

‘Change of Place’
Dwell – July/Aug 2013

Tramway

‘Intelligent Design’
Australia’s Best Beach Houses (Book) – 10/1/2011

Archdaily – 19/8/2011

Freshome – 11/10/2011

Architizer – 18/11/2011

Be One Magazine Thailand, Issue 50 – Nov 2011

‘A dynamic and unconventional design for the Tramway house’
Design Hunter – 1/5/2012

Royston

‘Contemporary Masterpiece’
Best Contemporary Country Houses Book – 1/4/2012

Hughes Road

Victoria’s Dream Homes
Sunday Herald Sun – 22/11/2009

Hughes Road Editorial
Best of Abodes: Part 2 – 2/1/2010

Stanhill

‘The fix is in’
Sunday Age: Living by Design – July 2007

Tasman

Tasman Editorial
Abode Issue 19 – Dec 2009

Salmon Bay

Award Winning Design – Sept 2009

Building Design Award Feature
Luxury Home Design – October 2009

Nautilus Project

‘Expert Touch’
Sunday Herald Sun (PDF) – August 2008

Chevron Island

‘Rennovation Revival’
Panache Magazine (PDF) – July 2007

‘Good vibrations’
Queensland Homes (PDF) – Summer 07/08

Chevron Island Editorial
Best of Abodes: Part 2 – 2/1/2010

General

‘Inspiration from the Environment’
Abode Magazine (PDF) – 18/8/2009

‘Engineering in Design’
Abode Magazine (PDF) – 19/12/2009

‘Choosing a Building Designer’
Melbourne Living Vol 4 (PDF)

‘In Profile’
Lighthome Magazine – 11/9/2013

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