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Sophie Solomon finds beauty in gentle tensions

Sophie Solomon finds beauty in gentle tensions

Sophie Solomon of SSD Studio designs living spaces that evoke emotion and connection. She was drawn to the Luna Chair by King for its fine blend of contrasts and the power of this to touch the individual.

Magnetic moments with Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage

Magnetic moments with Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage

King recently teamed up with three Sydney designers of note, to explore the deep connections they hold to particular furniture pieces. In this first instalment, Tom Mark Henry’s Jade Nottage contemplates meaningful moments and lasting legacies with the Issho Dining Table.

Marc Newson discusses his drive to create the impossible

Marc Newson discusses his drive to create the impossible

Marking the 20th anniversary of his Powerhouse Museum exhibition ‘Design Works’, Marc Newson reflects with creative director Stephen Todd on his archive of iconic designs and why his deep fascination with how things work drives him to create the impossible.

The Indesign Edit: Ross Gardam, The Pursuit of Refinement & Innovation

The Indesign Edit: Ross Gardam, The Pursuit of Refinement & Innovation

A year in review: Melbourne-based industrial designer, Ross Gardam talks to us about his most recent collections and what the future has in store in this edition of the Indesign Edit.

Minimalist furniture: Tom Skeehan’s ‘Nave’

Minimalist furniture: Tom Skeehan’s ‘Nave’

Tom Skeehan of SKEEHAN Studio brings forward a commercial range for Stylecraft Furniture exploring the material narrative within Australian manufacturing.

Reducing sound with light: Dasch by Luxxbox

Reducing sound with light: Dasch by Luxxbox

Our workplaces have been stripped bare to an open plan shell. Noise is an issue. Enter Luxxbox’s Dasch acoustic pendant. It reduces sound through light, all within a sleek product.

Indesign Luminary: Johannes Kuhnen

Indesign Luminary: Johannes Kuhnen

The pioneering work of designer, Johannes Kuhnen, has had a considerable influence on craft-based design in Australia.

Homegrown Heroes: Australian designers to keep your eye on

Homegrown Heroes: Australian designers to keep your eye on

Practical, stylish, and transitioning easily between spaces, Australian furniture design is imbued with healthy doses of all the things that make our nation distinct: playfulness, a hardworking attitude, a diverse range of international influences, and a comfortable humility.

Indesign Luminary: Charles Wilson

Indesign Luminary: Charles Wilson

Charles Wilson‘s career as a successful and innovative furniture and industrial designer has had a seemingly unstoppable upward trajectory.

In Profile: Henry Wilson

In Profile: Henry Wilson

Taking a human-centred approach to design, Henry Wilson considers the lifecycle of an object from a human point of view.

Serif by Charles Wilson

Serif by Charles Wilson

A stool inspired by pouring aluminium is the newest design from Charles Wilson – the Serif stool.