We sit down with Reddie Furniture founder Caroline Olah to discuss Asian influence, design heritage and manufacturing.
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.
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.
A new furniture collection from the design talent of Ross Didier sets the scene with fashion-inspired forms, exemplary craftsmanship and comfort on every level.
Launched last month, Herman Miller’s new localisation programme hones in on the importance of supporting local, Australian manufacturing and sustainability in design.
18 months since we last experienced Milan Furniture Fair, at last, it’s back! Here’s what to expect (and what not to miss) during the reimagined week of design.
With a long-lasting commitment to staying at the forefront of the latest design and technical innovations, Enlightened Living brings a curated selection of pieces sourced from every corner of the globe to the Australian market.
Introducing P.O.V. by TON, available in Australia through James Richardson Furniture. This modular range of tables with a stackable dining stool plays with expectations and perspective, rendering a beautiful product that is versatile and exceptionally well-crafted.
A revered icon of mid century design and feat of unparalleled craftsmanship and comfort, the Eames Lounge and Ottoman, continues to impress with new and contemporary colourways.
A magical, boutique hotel by Planetaria Hotels, Leon’s Place is an enchanting symphony of beautiful design both old and new.
In this new edition of The Indesign Edit, the founding and managing director of CULT, Richard Munao speaks about the importance of great design within the home-workplace as we take a look at the brand’s extraordinary offering of iconic furniture pieces.
Following the success of the ingenious Blade hub system, Stylecraft and Thinking Works launch a new collection that offers endless possibilities for the flexible demands of a modern workplace.
Available now to Space Furniture, Baxter’s range of furniture pieces are an emulsion of beauty, modernist aesthetic and traditional craftsmanship.
Objects shape our lives as they bring beauty and function to our existence. Every year, through the INDE.Awards, we are privileged to showcase new iterations of objects that vie for the title of icons of the future. Great design is timeless and within The Object category there is the opportunity to present object design at its very best.
The Woods Bagot-designed Adelaide showroom has been unveiled to the public, with plenty of industry personalities joining Stylecraft in celebration.
Once a collection of unique furniture laying idle, The Wrong Shop is now a haven for those seeking eclectic art that bridges the worlds of art and design.
For the month of November, Cult are offering a series of amazing savings opportunities on a range of iconic products from the GUBI collection in two exclusive discounts.
From Cattelan Italia comes two new bookcases that honour the rich history of Italian design, and pay tribute to the premium materials of their composition.
Renowned Italian furniture brand, Pedrali celebrates the charm of Ester in some of the most esteemed restaurants across the globe.
The Indesign Edit: FABLE by Didier explores the ten-year story of one of the most cherished furniture collections across the Australian design industry.
At Tait, the Australian landscape is at the heart of everything they do. This year, the local furniture brand brings the nature-inspired Limited Edition Lily Tray Table by Nancy Ji back to the design scene.
Living Edge’s has just launched their new site, a great place to browse, shop and be inspired.
“Family is paramount; it is a priceless legacy of resources, inspiration and expertise.” Across the generations, Flexform SpA embodies their company values into forward-thinking, timeless and human-centric products. In 2020, their new Outdoor Collection is no different.
Ippolito Fleitz Group reimagines our connection with nature through a sophisticated system of biophilic room dividers.
With just one week to go, Dowel Jones’ Design From Home competition seeks to ignite collaboration and artistry across Australia’s design community.
Established nearly a decade ago, Tom Skeehan brings purpose and an intuitive personality with the new soul of the SKEEHAN brand.
Family-owned brand, Cattelan Italia continues to redefine the art of living with evocative, graceful and refined Italian furniture for 41 years and counting.
If it couldn’t get better, Cult Design is offering a $500 giveaway to celebrate.
Family owned and imbued with a sense of designer pride, the history of James Richardson Furniture is one driven by integrity, and exemplifying the story of Australia’s interest in design.
Krost is the go to name for business furniture for good reason – their workstations, tables, chairs and all business accessories have a considered, thoughtful design and aesthetic, and in 2019, the company is celebrating its 30th birthday.
In Australia to launch a new series of chairs for HAY, Hee Welling pauses to chat with us about evolution, democratic design and drawing classes.
Fusing classic Bauhaus style metal tubing with advanced interior lighting, USM’s Haller E system sheds a new light on furniture design.
Sydney-based design studio, So Watt, celebrates dynamic collaboration and enhances the workplace with the Rover Team Table.
Pedrali put its best foot forward with its latest collection of modern office furniture at one of the commercial design industry’s most popular design fairs.
Each year the Milan Furniture Fair manages to surpass even the highest of expectations with its extensive showcase of innovative designs, vibrant installations and compelling ideas – and ownworld’s brands brought their A-Game in 2019.
As designers, we are responsible for building and creating. But how can we design thoughtfully without waste? This weeks’ Indesign In Focus combines a list of sustainably designed products and accessories.
Ten new pieces from designers Tim Rundle and Tom Fereday for SP01 expand on previous, one-off designs to form two new collections for the indoors and out.
From Bond a villain’s favourite seat to timeless classics with updated and expanded finishes, here our pick of the best reissued pieces at Salone 2019.
A ‘quiet’ design, a durable character and a solid working relationship contribute to the ongoing appeal of BIG-GAME’s Castor collection for Karimoku New Standard.
Brisbane-based lighting and furniture studio Luxxbox has developed the GOMA chair, designed initially for the Gallery of Modern Art Restaurant, it’s the perfect chair for long lunches and deep conversation.
Being a truly international furniture powerhouse, Zenith’s recent showroom is all about taking the passion for design and innovation in New Zealand to the next level.
Inclass has recently partnered with a notable line-up of design leaders to release a collection of innovative contract furniture solutions for the workplace, available through Ownworld.
Quirky colour combos with a decidedly retro influence – Masquespacio’s new furniture collection with Houtique is everything you would expect from this inventive Spanish design studio.
The narrative of the modern office has been explored in new ways through Pedrali’s new products premiered at Orgatec 2018.
Playful Italian furniture brand Edra recently had Niccolo Mazzei, the son of founder Valeria Mazzei, in town. We caught him to learn more about Edra’s unique design approach.
Blending the functionality of contemporary furniture and the aesthetic charm of sweet treats, the First Bite Collection from Ross Didier looks good enough to eat!
Originally inspired by the classic Argentinian design, Swedish entrepreneur Lars Kjerstadius went on to dedicate 10 years of his life to perfect the fusion of the whimsical butterfly design and the comfort of a cloud for the Mariposa chair.
Designer furniture brand Arthur G has teamed up with multi-disciplinary designer Henry Sgourakis to create an all-new furniture range.
Since 1976, the Condos family has handcrafted furniture in their Sydney workshop – and since 2008, the Harbour 1976 brand has been a showcase of its mastery of design.
Introducing Move On, On Point and Carry On – a furniture trio designed by the Stockholm based architect and designer Mattias Stenberg.
The Gap Collection, from Sweden’s Swedese, is an all-around design favourite, and thanks to its unique customisation options is a perfect fit for any contemporary commercial fitout.
In workplaces big and small, designer furniture has the ability to take things up a notch. From unique tables to classic easy chairs – we count down the top six to bring into your next workplace project.
StylecraftHOME launched in February 2017 in Sydney with the opening of its first dedicated showroom. Following a quick embrace from the design community, now it’s Melbourne’s turn.
What better than a Viking themed feast to celebrate the local launch of Danish design brand Holmris B8? Thanks to JEB, we can now all indulge in some world-class Scandinavian design.
With space management an ever-relevant consideration to take into mind when designing for workspaces, it’s sometimes easy to forget the practical matters should take priority – designing an office that enables productive, meaningful work.
It’s a new future for Herman Miller and Hay, with the former acquiring a 33 per cent interest in the acclaimed Danish brand.
Collectible design has always had its devotees who appreciate and seek out rare and enviable pieces, such as EDITION, by Living Edge
Jive, Krost’s new collection of tables, desks and bench seating, encapsulates simple, modern and practical design.
Boomers, Millennials, Gen X… here’s what we really mean when we talk about generations in the workplace.
Showcasing elegance and the beauty of ageing, Fritz Hansen releases a special update to the classics in honour of turning 60.
From Germany’s Dauphin comes Fiore – a range of chairs inspired by the smooth contours of a flower petal.
Just as a little girl’s doll collection continues to grow over time, Billiani’s versatile and extensive Doll range has welcomed a brand new member into the family – the Doll Steel Barstool.
A chair is never simply a chair. In the case of Hlynur V. Atlason’s VON collection for ercol, seating taps into our increasingly blended lifestyle and ongoing search for authenticity. We met Atlason in the furniture halls of Milan Furniture Fair last month.
When a space has to serve multiple uses, the furniture needs to be considered but variable. And Wilkhahn has the answers.
Great design knows no borders. Why not bring the luxury, sophistication and style of the big city living into the home? This is the philosophy that drives BoConcept.
Great design knows no borders. Why not bring the luxury, sophistication and style of the big city living into the home? This is the philosophy that drives BoConcept.
Chairs are the ‘sexy’ part of the furniture design world. And what would Salone del Mobile Milan be without a deluge of chairs? Here are our top picks of the most beautiful, compelling, innovative or just plain impressive chairs.
Part of UCI’s La Collezione Bellissima – the beautiful Collection – from Italy, the Edith Chair is a functional chair that recalls the modernist classics of mid 20th century design.
Designed by Emilio Nanni from Italian design firm Traba, Balù is a seat for relaxation and conversation, with a deep, rounded comfortable seat.
Every year JEB seeks out the world’s best furniture brands to showcase them in their Australian showrooms and this continues with a new partnership with Danish design group Holmris.
Built on a foundation of family and quality, Billiani has been crafting fine furniture for over 100 years. But what does Billiani define as a fine piece of furniture?
With trades and skills moving offshore, manufacturing in Australia has been a hot topic for the industry. We talk to Anton Schiavello about how they are keeping the sector alive, and how they are working closely with the next generation of design talent.
Herman Miller Asia Pacific has launched an all-new design system perfectly suited to the changing landscape of collaboration in the commercial environment – Sabha Collaborative Seating™.
Here’s why designers need to think more intelligently about promoting movement for the millennial end-user.
Each piece of free-standing furniture at Louis Vuitton’s Westfield Bondi Junction store has been created specifically for the French brand by Australian designer Tom Fereday.
Have you ever felt like your cat or dog wasn’t just a pet, but a member of the family? It’s exactly that focus that led IKEA to make the comprehensive LURVIG pet product range.
Furnished Forever is a commercial furniture studio founded in 2017 by Canberra-based designers René Linssen and Elliot Bastianon. We talk to the partnership to find out how Furnished Forever started and what makes it special…
Launched recently at this year’s Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, EDITION by Living Edge flies in the face of design convention to celebrate the blurred lines between art and furniture. It’s rebellious, cheeky and we can’t get enough!
Wisdom Homes’ new headquarters takes it cues from the residential sector, swapping whites for a more inviting and stylish palette of black and timber peppered with greenery.
Nicole Larkin is a young Australian designer establishing a career in architecture and the arts and winning well-deserved awards and scholarships as she goes.
The Zaza sofa is the latest classic and comfortable product to emerge from the ongoing partnership of Charles Wilson and King Living.
Meet Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, the designers behind Melbourne-based studio Dowel Jones who are fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration.
Enduringly appealing mid-century Scandinavian design is faithfully reproduced and translated into new forms by Shanghai-based brand MatzForm, which is reaching into the contract market through its partnership with Haworth’s x Friends program.
Meet Douglas and Bec, the father and daughter design team with a lifetime of experience designing and making things together.
The workspace is buzzing with a dedicated focus on open-plan and collaborative workplace design, but how can we achieve a piece of privacy within such a crowded and distracting space?
Today’s hospitality environments call for adaptable, hard-wearing pieces that offer character and detail in design, while also being flexible to an ever-changing social-life-meets-work-life scene. This is the shifting world into which Sipa designs.
What makes a design icon? We pay tribute to the Eames Lounge & Ottoman, in celebration of its 60th anniversary.
A new collection of of outdoor furniture designed by Paris based Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec for HAY.
Launching at Melbourne Indesign 2016, Ross Didier’s newest creations look good enough to eat.
Life beyond the Tractor Stool. We check in with Craig Bassam and Scott Fellows.
“What’s really nice about being a designer is this idea that, theoretically, you should be able to design anything.”
Ashley Tucker speaks to Australian furniture designer Tom Skeehan about his design process, working with Australian manufacturers, and what it means to have a strong material narrative in your work.
When we think about ‘seating’, we often think of an object: something tactile and physical. Yet when we think about ‘sitting’, we think about an organic action, comfort, and relaxation. Haworth’s Fern chair reworks traditional design with a focus on sitting, rather than seating.
‘High-end contemporary beach shack’ may read like a juxtaposition of stylistic ideals, but in the right hands it’s easy to see exactly what it means, as Rebecca Gross discovers.
Meet Andrew Southwood-Jones and Alexander Kashin, the driven and innovative designers behind daast, a Sydney-based design studio creating conceptual and experimental furniture, lighting, and architectural objects. Rebecca Gross reports.
Krost introduces a dynamic new range of colourful soft seating to brighten up the office space for 2016.
The Austrian company Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH has a legacy of pioneering the use of the mechanical steam bent process on a grand scale that forms the core of their universally recognised signature curves and elegant designs.
February 26th saw the annual iF World Design Awards 2016 ceremony where the most creative, practical and exciting designs across the world and industry were celebrated.
Walter Knoll is known for timeless furniture pieces that are iconic in their own right, this year the historic German brand decided to bring all the pieces together at the 2018 Salone del Mobile. Along with introducing some new designs, of course.