Artichoke magazine is the official magazine of the Design Institute of Australia.

Artichoke magazine

Artichoke showcases interior architecture, design, objects, people and products. Australia’s most engaging interior architecture and design magazine, it presents inspiring examples of design excellence and engaging discussion of design issues to industry professionals and a broader audience of design-savvy consumers.
Published by Architecture Media

Spark is the DIA's national members newsletter

Spark magazine is printed in hard copy 4 times a year.

Specifications, deadlines and fees for advertising in Spark can be found here.

Spark: DIA Annual Report 18/19
DIA Newsletter #45


- President's Report
- Laying a Foundation
- The Structure
- One Year at a Glance
- State Branch Round Up
- DIA Strategic Direction
- The Landscape for Design in Australia
- To Measure is to Know
- Financial Report
- Member Engagement
- Partner Program
- Acknowledgements
Spark: DIA Hall of Fame Edition
DIA Newsletter #44


- Celebrating our history
- The late Dahl Collings
- The late Robert Foster
- Harry Stephens FDIA
- The late Neville Marsh
- DIA Hall of Fame inductees
- Akira Isogawa
- The late George Freedman
- Gavan Ranger FDIA
- Kirsten Stanisich FDIA
- Nicholas Huxley
- Dulux DIAlogue on Tour
Spark: The Inspire Issue
DIA Newsletter #43


- The big ideas
- Through a curator's eye
- Where to find inspiration
- What inspires you
- DIAlogue Forecast Seminar Series
- Looking to the future
- The science behind meaningful design
- Designing for invisible disabilities
- Building a dream for locally made knitwear
- Melbourne goes global
Spark: The Equip Issue
DIA Newsletter #42


- Prepared for a purpose

- Interior design or interior decoration?
- A case for design accreditation
- The value of design
- Keeping a qualified finger on the pulse
- An experience like no other
- Hong Kong program
- Award the best
- Consider your currency
- Equipped with connections
- Designing for good health

Spark: The Connect Issue
DIA Newsletter #41


- Membership networks

- The future of kitchen design
- On the record
- History of good design
- Global connections
- Linking career lifecycles
- Seize the opportunity
- Ergonomic connections to your workspace
- DENFAIR Melbourne wraps up a successful event
- Design graduates of the year
- 2018 DIA Hall of Fame
- Turn your rant into results

Spark: The Advocacy Issue
DIA Newsletter #40


- The voice of professional design
- 2018 Sydney Design Festival wraps up
- Latest DIA Fees and Salary Survey shows encouraging trends
- Furniture and robotics
- Where is she now?
- Indigenous protocols
- DIAlogue on Tour
- Design and social advocacy
Spark: 70th Anniversary Issue
DIA Newsletter #39


- Designing a place in history
- 2017 DIA Hall of Fame
- Dulux DIAlogue on Tour: An unforgettable design experience
- An Australian national design policy
- End of an era: SIDA Foundation comes to a close

Spark: The Award Winners Issue
DIA Newsletter #38


- We are Huntly
- Cobalt Design
- Koorie Heritage Trust

Spark: The Design Culture Issue
DIA Newsletter #37


Building a Design Culture
Until recently ‘you might rarely visit a museum or a gallery and engage in a conversation around design’ says NGV Curator of Contemporary Design & Architecture, Simone LeAmon. ‘That is, design as being a driver for ideas, innovation –a reflection of where we’re at the point of time. Or what does it mean to live in this place at this time with these problems and these conditions?’
Spark: The Cultural Investment Issue
DIA Newsletter #36


A conversation about Cultural Investment
The 2014/15 Commonwealth budget decision by former Arts Minister George Brandis to divert $104 million from the Australia Council for the Arts to a new National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA) fund to be administered by the Arts Ministry had a major impact on the cultural sector in 2015. DIA National President Julie Hobbs considers the effect of this episode within a broader conversation about a long term vision for supporting cultural practice in Australia.

Spark: The Future Designer Issue
DIA Newsletter #35


Future Designer
What does the designer of the future look like? And what skills will they need to survive? Jo Szczepanska, Senior XP Designer at the ABC examines how we can approach the technology landscape of 2020 with excitement and confidence.