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Work Life Style with DDK

DDK is a local manufacturer producing functional, high quality and inspirational commercial furniture for contemporary workplace environments.

Work Life Style with DDK


June 1st, 2012

Founded in Melbourne in 1974, DDK has seamlessly evolved with the times to meet the constantly changing needs of the workplace.

Fusing style and function, DDK produces innovative and operational commercial furniture solutions for all work and commercial environments, specialising in systems furniture, executive furniture, task and reception seating, office partitions and workstations.

DDK continues to make substantial investment in their research and development division, maintaining a local manufacturing capacity that sees their products designed and manufactured in Australia, and distributed nationally with excellent delivery times.


Their extensive knowledge of the ever-evolving workplace feeds directly into their unique “Work life style” approach. Here, acknowledging that work is a large part of daily life, DDK’s products combine purpose with style to fit people’s lives.

“We recognise our client priorities presently are both social and environmental, in order to function sustainably in the business world today; these take priority in our operations,” says Walter Pecenko, General Manager of DDK.

“As a result, many of our products and new materials exceed legislation and design for Australian standards.”

Core to DDK’s design philosophy is a strong belief that good design is a combination of innovation and evolution. “This evolution is guided by strong knowledge of ground-breaking ideas in workplace change and development.”

New directions, design and development are the cornerstones of DDK’s research and development team, and has seen the company engage the expert knowledge of designer, Mark Watson, to direct new product development and design management.


Acknowledging the power of new design generations, DDK has also undertaken a graduate employment program with RMIT industrial design graduate, Joe Li, joining the team earlier this year.

Working alongside their dynamic R&D team, DDK’s sales and customer service teams provide a high level of professional service from individual purchases through to full turnkey solutions, including planning, CAD design, product procurement, delivery and installation services.


The DDK head office is located in Brunswick, Melbourne, with on-site showrooms and advanced manufacturing operations utilising the latest CNC technology. “Quality and being innovative with our products are the ’secret sauce’ that allow us to stand out in the vast sea that is commercial office manufacturing,” says Pecenko.

“We really excel at product, people and performance and, as our collection of products continues to grow and evolve, we look forward to wowing customers and impressing potential clients.”


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