Sustainability
Inside The Fashion Psyche Of Hobart Designer Noah Johnson And His Cult Designs

Have you ever found yourself deep in a scrolling session, mesmerised by the epic efforts of someone who is not only killing it in their…

Career & Money
Artist Bianca Beers On Noughties Wardrobe Keepsakes And Unapologetic Style

They say fashion is a personal journey and that couldn’t ring more true for artist, designer and creator Bianca Beers.  We sat…

Things To Do
Creator And Digital Artist Tara Chandra On Standing Out Over Fitting In

“Eclectic, colourful and over-accessorised” is how Sydney creator and digital artist Tara Chandra describes her…

Shopping
Walkens House Of Film
Fitzroy, VIC

In excellent news for Melbourne's film photography enthusiasts, online film…

Shopping
Film Never Die
Melbourne , VIC

In the past eight years, FilmNeverDie has changed locations five times. And now…

Art & Design
Heart & Soul Tattoo
Melbourne, VIC

Do you want to get inked, but find walking into tattoo shops a little too…

Career & Money
Join The Nationwide Search For Changemakers Shaping The Next Decade

It’s been said that we’re now entering Generation ‘A’—the era of the activist.  Every day people are…

Things To Do
Take Your Paint And Sip Night To New Heights On Top Of A Skyscraper

Fact: The perfect evening is one filled with friends, wine and blissful sunsets. Sydney and Melbourne locals, you’re in luck; a new…

Health & Beauty
Meet The 4 Aussie Artists Giving Skincare A Sustainable Glow Up

In 2020 we learnt that our fashion thirst shouldn’t cost the earth. Amid lockdowns and the world taking a collective halt, our…

Homewares & Interiors
Muji | Chadstone
Chadstone, VIC

Whether you are a longtime fan of the Japanese retailer or if you’ve only heard…

Art & Design
Smash Splash
Oakleigh, VIC

Melbourne’s first Splash Room just splashed on the scene and it’s even…

Style & Design
Kathryn & The Bear
Northcote, VIC

Kathryn & the Bear is a collaboration between two businesses: Kathryn from Jak…

Things To Do
Express Yourself This Summer With The New Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo

Summer has arrived and brought with it an abundance of sunshine, good times and sweet memories. We’re back to those iconic moments of…

Style & Design
TikTok Duo Josh And Matt Design On Their Gumtree Collab And How To Nail A Sustainable Aesthetic

Here at Urban List, we often talk about how your fashion thirst shouldn’t cost the earth—and the same goes for your home. …

Style & Design
Melbourne Stylist And Creative Director Ella Murphy On The Future Of Fashion

As we edge our way closer to the final chapters of 2021, a year dominated by snap lockdowns and subsequent digital connectivity, we sat down…

Homewares & Interiors
Designstuff
St Kilda, VIC

Scandinavian design has a new home in St Kilda and it’ll make you want to…

Art & Design
Grau Projekt
Clifton Hill, VIC

Matt Bax, who gifted us Bar Americano and now-closed Der Raum, recently launched a…

Gifts
Milligram | Carlton
Carlton, VIC

Shut up and take our money—Milligram just opened its fourth store in Carlton.…

News
HAPPY PLACE, LA’s Immersive Exhibition Is Returning To Melbourne

It’s been dubbed the world’s most Instagrammable exhibition—selling out stints in Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Boston,…

Things To Do
A Coco Chanel Exhibition Will Be Hitting The NGV This December

Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel’s longstanding fashion house continues to dominate the globe, the luxury brand still penetrates…

What's On
Melbourne’s Mammoth Digital Art Gallery Is Finally Opening Its Doors To The City

After a year or two of cultural pause in Melbourne, 2021 is bringing the goods with more events, festivals and exhibitions than that…

Shopping
Work In Process
Northcote, VIC

Photography geeks on the North side, rejoice: Work In Process is a small processing…

Shopping
Halide Supply
Collingwood, VIC

Despite what their Insta profile would have you believe, Halide Supply are not an…

Art & Design
Pépite
Fitzroy , VIC

Pépite started in 2017 as a pop-up in Northcote: a small place for founder and…

Art & Design
12 Of Melbourne’s Best Tattoo Studios To Get Inked At

  Tattoos aren’t just full sleeves, bold lines and sailor designs anymore. Melbourne is home to some of the best artists in the…

Style & Design
Step Into The Future With These 7 Must-Have Tech Style Essentials

From growing burgers in labs to paying for our groceries with cryptocurrency, technology continues to push its way into new realms of our…

What's On
The NGV Is Opening Doors To Their Mammoth New Winter Exhibition This Friday

Its been a while since we’ve been able to saunter through the halls of the NGV, and thankfully after the easing of restrictions this…

Fashion
Neuw Denim | CBD
CBD, VIC

Neuw Denim is Melbourne’s latest boot-cut, acid-washed temple to all things…

Art & Design
The NGV Just Opened Its Doors To A Captivating New Exhibition

The Triennial may have just wrapped up, but the NGV’s stacked winter season has only just begun across the two renowned galleries.…

Gifts
Miss Trixie And Bloom Boy Have Teamed Up For A Colour-Bombed Mother’s Day Pop-Up

If you’ve got Instagram and live within the city’s inner burbs, you’ve likely scrolled past the magic of Miss Trixie and…

What's On
Scope Out The NGV’s Massive 2021 Winter Program

While galleries around the world are keeping their doors shut, Melbourne’s much-loved NGV International is staying open. They’ve…

What's On
RISING Festival’s Mammoth 2021 Program Unpacked

You might have already seen some of the announcements for RISING trickling through your feed, like the Melbourne Art Trams, the Patricia…

What's On
Patricia Piccinini Is Taking Over The Flinders Street Station Ballroom For RISING Arts Festival

It’s been some 40 years since the Flinders Street Station Ballroom opened its doors to the public. And it’s been about 20 years…

What's On
9 Events You Can’t Miss At Melbourne Design Week 2021

It’s no secret we love design in Melbourne. We’re city people who love sleek interiors and we’re obsessed with that…

What's On
Get Spooked At Mysterious Al’s New Multi-Sensory Ghost Train Experience

While we spent the bulk of 2020 getting spooked by reality, we’re finally ready to get spooked in the ‘fun’ Melbourne way:…

Style & Design
Shop New Art From The Comfort Of Your Couch And Support First Nations Culture

Whether it’s where you work, create or relax, if there’s one thing that 2020 taught us, it’s that curating an inspiring…

Art & Design
Take A Tour Through RONE’s Career With This New Exhibition In Geelong

Artist RONE needs very little introduction. His murals and installations have created a huge amount of interest over the past couple of…

Career & Money
Cue The Inspiration, Mitch Revs On Art, Surfing And How He Spends His Hard-Earned Coin

The cool, coastal artworks by Mitch Revs are, in one word, gorgeous. Best known for his kaleidoscopic, cartoon-style of surfers doing…

Art & Design
Take A Look Behind The Tassels, Troy Emery’s Latest Exhibition Is Far More Than An Aesthetic Treat

Melbourne-based artist Troy Emery is showcasing his latest solo exhibition, Sonder, at Linden New Art gallery—and just as much as…

Art & Design
Watch Your Step, Over 300 Large Scale Portraits Of Victorians Have Taken Over Fed Square

As part of PHOTO 2021 International Festival of Photography, Fed Square will be covered with over 300 faces of Victorians for the next three…

What's On
Take A Stroll Through PHOTO 2021 At The Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s beloved Royal Botanic Gardens are transforming into an exhibition space for the inaugural PHOTO 2021 International…

What's On
Culture Up, It’s Your Last Chance To Catch The NGV’s Free Evening Parties

On one hand, the capacity limits at NGV can be seen as a sort of silver lining in that you can wander through the Triennial with at…

What's On
Touch On, Melbourne’s Art Trams Will Be Designed Exclusively By First Nations Artists For 2021

At 250kms long, Melbourne’s tram network is the largest in the world (low-key flex), so where better to display local artists’…

What's On
Get Your Culture Fix At Heide’s Mammoth 9 Week Summer Festival

Summer just got a whole lot better with the lineup announcement for the Heide Museum of Modern Art Summer Festival. Over nine weeks, the…

Score A VIP Seat And Catch RONE Painting A Live Large-Scale Mural At An Old Paper Mill

Right now, RONE is painting his latest work. a 25-square metre mural in the Paper Mill precinct of his home town, Geelong.  The…

Style & Design
How To Level Up Your Home Office Game To Enjoy Quality Moments, According To An Interior Stylist

If there’s anything 2020 has taught us, it’s that loungewear reigns supreme and your working from home set up is more important…

What's On
A Free Exhibition With Works From Rone, Adnate And More Has Popped Up In The CBD

As if Melburnians needed another drawcard to visit the city, the west corner of the CBD has just scored an ‘Artcade’. The new…

What's On
Don’t Get Wet When Rain Room Reopens This December

Rain Room took the world by storm, and did the same when it launched in St Kilda in 2019. When the initial ticket drop happened,…

What's On
Get Your Culture Fix At The NGV’s Mammoth Triennial

It’s been around three years since NGV’s inaugural Triennial captured Melbourne in its entirety, and the good news that the…

What's On
Look Up, The Top End Of Bourke Street Is Being Transformed Into A Huge Outdoor Gallery For Summer

The top of Bourke Street will be reimagined into a 24/7 art gallery as part of the City of Melbourne’s plan to rejuvenate the city.…

Art & Design
Get Cultured At 14 Of Melbourne’s Best Art Galleries

What do you do when it’s cold and rainy? What about when it’s hot and steamy? Go to an art gallery, of course. They’re…

Style & Design
Get Ready For Pure Instagram Gold, Here’s How To Shoot Like A Pro Photographer On Your Phone

Let’s be real, while we’re forever chasing that perfect photo, we’re not about lugging a heavy SLR camera around with us…

Homewares & Interiors
Glow Up Your Home With Melbourne’s Best Dried Flower Stores

If you love a little nature in your home but lack a certain green thumb, then head straight to the dried flower store. These…

News
Escape Reality With Workations, Ephemeral Hotels, Vampire Culture And Eccentric Utopian Style

Welcome to Culture Curve—your go-to guide to what’s on the rise and slide in culture in November 2020. As we edge towards the…

Art & Design
Stock Up At This Art Sale That’s Donating Its Profits To People Doing It Tough

The humble kitchen is oft looked upon as a space of utility, leaving it cosmetically bare. Believe it or not, there are ways to jazz up the…

Homewares & Interiors
Support Local Artists And Buy These Photographic Prints To Brighten Up Your Walls

If you're tired of staring at your walls during lockdown and feel like they could use a spruce up, this could just be the article for…

Art & Design
Meet The Melburnian Creating A Visual Archive Of Our Time In Lockdown

The streets of Melbourne are fairly quiet at the moment as we work our way through stage 4 stay-at-home restrictions. While we wait for…

Art & Design
Take A Look Inside The Melbourne Houses That Were Big Winners At The 2020 Houses Awards

While you're sitting around your house in lockdown, you're no doubt noticing all the things in your home that really annoy you. So…

Art & Design
Sharpen Up Your Creative Skills With NGV’s New Online Courses

Melbourne's NGV has temporarily closed again, but they're back with some great online courses to keep you sharp during lockdown…

Podcasts & Books
Make Some Room On The Coffee Table, Rone Has Just Released A Career-Spanning Self-Titled Book

Along with almost everything this year, Rone’s latest exhibition, Rone In Geelong, has been postponed indefinitely. While it’s…

Art & Design
Escape The Chaos And Take Some Time Out At Heide’s Five New Australian Exhibitions

After a few months with the doors closed, Heide has returned with five exhibitions across Heide I, Heide II and Heide III. Headlining the…

Art & Design
Transport Yourself Back Overseas With These Amazing Travel Prints By Local Artists

The travel industry has been hit hard during the coronavirus pandemic, as has the arts industry. Direct-to-consumer travel brand, July, has…

Art & Design
Deep Dive Into The Life And Works Of Mirka Mora At This Intimate New Exhibition

Founded in 1977 by Rabbi Ronald Lubofsky, the Jewish Museum of Australia: Gandel Centre of Judaica stands as a place of introspection of art…

Art & Design
Prepare To Unleash Your Inner Artist, DIY Dog Collar Kits Now Exist

Sure, in isolation we’ve spent countless hours creating pots, cooking ramen and making holiday plans, but who has been by our side the…

Art & Design
See Destiny Deacon’s First Solo Show In 15 Years At The NGV This July

Following the NGV announcing its reopening in late June, Melbourne’s culture vultures can splendour in the news that the Ian Potter…

Art & Design
Feed Your Culture Void When The NGV Reopens In Late June

We're moving into the second part of 2020, and while a good portion of the year has been spent staring at four walls, we can now well…

What's On
Believe The Hype, Melbourne Will Be Home To An Ambitious New Arts Festival In 2021

For reasons we don’t need to harp on about, most, if not all events and festivals have had to hit pause for 2020. However, this…

Art & Design
Why You’re Seeing 50 Cent Murals Popping Up All Over Melbourne Right Now

2020 sure has been a strange year. But it's getting a whole lot weirder right now. Melbourne muralist Lushsux is well-known for his…

Art & Design
Gaze Upon This Mural Of Melbourne Made Entirely Out Of Metcards

Way, way back in 2012 when everything was in black and white, Melbourne's public transport system moved to MYKI, leaving the previous…

Style & Design
Clear Your Basket, This Coveted Australian Accessories Label Just Dropped A Massive Sale

One of the many ways we’re surviving and thriving in the depths of self-isolation is with a little retail therapy to support Aussie…

Style & Design
8 Socially-Conscious Entrepreneurs To Get Behind

With the sting of promised policies around climate change and unfulfilled social initiatives still fresh in our minds, now is the time for…

Activities & Itineraries
Get Your Hands Dirty With This Home-Delivered DIY Pottery Kit

Let me paint you a picture: it’s day 11 of self-isolation. You’ve read every book in the house (it wasn’t hard, you only…

What's On
Take A Virtual Tour Of NGV’s Haring And Basquiat Exhibition Any Day Of The Week

Just a week back, Melbourne’s beloved NGV closed its doors to the public due obvious concerns you’re no doubt aware of. And…