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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.

Celebrating local with nau 2021

Celebrating local with nau 2021

Cult Design’s in-house brand, nau shines a light on the beauty of locally-made design with their new 2021 collection featuring inspiring products from some of the country’s most prolific designers.

New year, new beginnings, new commercial spaces

New year, new beginnings, new commercial spaces

Welcome 2022 with a bang! As we begin to usher in the new year, furniture powerhouse Zenith is already looking to bring about a fresh take on our interiors.

Eternal summer: The best of al fresco living

Eternal summer: The best of al fresco living

As the summer season inches closer and closer, Pedrali invites you to immerse yourselves in the magic of the outdoors with great design.

Making the strange your secret power

Making the strange your secret power

In establishing a new life in Copenhagen, Nikolai Kotlarczyk uses his experience of being a newcomer to nurture new design ideas.

A sinuous masterpiece, inspired by the majestic qualities of the butterfly

A sinuous masterpiece, inspired by the majestic qualities of the butterfly

The Butterfly Table by Cattelan Italia is an architectural masterpiece, designed to bring magic to the modern dining experience.

Look at the emerging design talent AHEC has Discovered

Look at the emerging design talent AHEC has Discovered

An extraordinary group of emerging designers from around the world have been Discovered, thanks to American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and Wallpaper*.

Bringing iconic design back home

Bringing iconic design back home

Launched last month, Herman Miller’s new localisation programme hones in on the importance of supporting local, Australian manufacturing and sustainability in design.

A sculptural selection that balances art and function

A sculptural selection that balances art and function

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.

A new perspective: P.O.V by TON & kaschkasch

A new perspective: P.O.V by TON & kaschkasch

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.

Welcome, Fredericia! Cult Design unveils its new partnership

Welcome, Fredericia! Cult Design unveils its new partnership

As one of the country’s most comprehensive purveyors of Danish design, Cult Design is thrilled to announce their new partnership with Danish brand Fredericia.

Manerba’s new collection makes places we work ‘A Place to Live’

Manerba’s new collection makes places we work ‘A Place to Live’

James Richardson Furniture presents Manerba’s latest collection: an eclectic, sculptural collection of 12 pieces to inject a sense of life and wellbeing into the modern workplace.

Enric Miralles’ unmade designs brought to life at last

Enric Miralles’ unmade designs brought to life at last

An exhibition of furniture in Barcelona honours the talent of architect Enric Miralles, and brings new life to treasures from the past.

Long live the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

Long live the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

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.

Leon’s Place: A hidden oasis in the heart of the Eternal City

Leon’s Place: A hidden oasis in the heart of the Eternal City

A magical, boutique hotel by Planetaria Hotels, Leon’s Place is an enchanting symphony of beautiful design both old and new.

When great design brings the home office to life

When great design brings the home office to life

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.

This Cosentino x Savage design collab gives us cause to celebrate

This Cosentino x Savage design collab gives us cause to celebrate

From the serendipitous design collaboration that is Cosentino Dekton x Savage Design comes the Pam Table, a modular masterpiece that you have a chance to win!

Classical, yet avant-garde: La Salita and Viccarbe welcome you to the Mediterranean

Classical, yet avant-garde: La Salita and Viccarbe welcome you to the Mediterranean

Designed by Piero Lissoni for Viccarbe, the Season Chair embraces diners in for a culinary experience that unifies Mediterranean design and a daring epicurean journey.

Fresh out of JamFactory and onto our radar

Fresh out of JamFactory and onto our radar

Soon-to-be alumni furniture associates of JamFactory, these three emerging designers/makers are destined for acclaim — but not without an official introduction.

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.

Good times ahead with the Decade chair

Good times ahead with the Decade chair

After two years in the making, we welcome Decade by Blu Dot: the timeless plastic chair that is here to stay for a good, long time.

Scape by Tait takes home the gold for Best in Class Accolade at the Good Design Awards 2020

Scape by Tait takes home the gold for Best in Class Accolade at the Good Design Awards 2020

The Scape Collection by Adam Goodrum showcases design innovation through function, versatility and inimitable style – making it worthy of winning the Best in Class Accolade Award in our industry’s most prestigious design event.

Revamp the WFH routine with your very own ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’

Revamp the WFH routine with your very own ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’

Change up the daily routine! CULT’s new ‘Ready-To-Ship Home Office’ offers three dream setups to take your work from home experience to the next level.

A culinary voyage around the world with the Ester collection

A culinary voyage around the world with the Ester collection

Renowned Italian furniture brand, Pedrali celebrates the charm of Ester in some of the most esteemed restaurants across the globe.

Designed to intrigue: Breeze embodies monolithic ambiguity

Designed to intrigue: Breeze embodies monolithic ambiguity

Australian designer, Ross Gardam presents the new table collection of Breeze: where light and design interplay to create an extraordinary furniture experience.

The Indesign Edit: FABLE by Didier

The Indesign Edit: FABLE by Didier

The Indesign Edit: FABLE by Didier explores the ten-year story of one of the most cherished furniture collections across the Australian design industry.

Recycled materials elegantly resolved comprise the winner of the AFDA 2020

Recycled materials elegantly resolved comprise the winner of the AFDA 2020

From Australia’s top furniture designers James Walsh has been given the 2020 Australian Furniture Design Award for his design, the Anthropic Bench.

A tribute to 70s design in the new, abstract universe of Mas Creations

A tribute to 70s design in the new, abstract universe of Mas Creations

The celebrated design agency Masquespacio transports us to the new, innovative world, full with colour, texture and the curious forms of Mas Creations. Here, “it’s all about being happy and making people enjoy life through design.”

World Leading Designers Available Locally

World Leading Designers Available Locally

Recently released new designs from Bassam Fellows, Muuto and Established & Sons have officially landed in store and online at Living Edge.

New ideas in a pastel-toned world with Pedrali

New ideas in a pastel-toned world with Pedrali

Italian furniture brand, transports us to the vibrant, colourful wonderland of New Ideas 2020: the product collection with an exciting, expressive soul.

Paving the way for the workspaces of tomorrow with Brix

Paving the way for the workspaces of tomorrow with Brix

Leading Australian furniture brand, Luxxbox presents Brix – the uniquely flexible system that is designed for the office space’s new normal.

From Show Time to Showroom

From Show Time to Showroom

This is a story of a man who re-invented a design career in the blink of an eye.

Sit back, relax and enjoy the outdoors with Lily

Sit back, relax and enjoy the outdoors with Lily

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.

A tribute to the masters of Italian design

A tribute to the masters of Italian design

“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.

Bring the outside in, with Para Vert

Bring the outside in, with Para Vert

Ippolito Fleitz Group reimagines our connection with nature through a sophisticated system of biophilic room dividers.

Australian multidisciplinary studio, SKEEHAN unveils an exciting new identity

Australian multidisciplinary studio, SKEEHAN unveils an exciting new identity

Established nearly a decade ago, Tom Skeehan brings purpose and an intuitive personality with the new soul of the SKEEHAN brand.

The Fresh Form Of Bellaire

The Fresh Form Of Bellaire

Low in profile, minimalist in aesthetic, modular in form, deep in comfort; Bellaire by King Living is everything you desire in a modern sofa, and more.

Casa 3000 welcomes you home with a picturesque fairy tale

Casa 3000 welcomes you home with a picturesque fairy tale

Set against the wild landscape of the Portuguese region of Alentejo in Alcácer do Sal, Italian furniture brand Pedrali tells the captivating story of #Pedralitales at Casa 3000.

An Arranged Marriage

An Arranged Marriage

Thrown together by circumstance, Kirsten Stanisich and Jonathan Richards formed a professional partnership that has seen them grow, flourish and forge a brand of their own.

Timeless with a passionate and innovative spirit: Neatt. by studio.mckeon

Timeless with a passionate and innovative spirit: Neatt. by studio.mckeon

Built on a wealth of knowledge and a passion for valuable design, Seaton McKeon of studio.mckeon, in collaboration with James Laffan, presents the latest furniture collection, Neatt.

It’s time to meet Jac

It’s time to meet Jac

Introducing the people’s chair – Jac – Zenith’s latest collection of lifestyle and workplace chairs, designed by Schamburg + Alvisse.

Fringe Furniture 33 continues to inspire

Fringe Furniture 33 continues to inspire

One of Australia’s longest-running platforms for furniture design, Fringe Furniture, returns for its 33rd year and continues to push the envelope.

Smart and sustainable furniture with So Watt

Smart and sustainable furniture with So Watt

Sydney-based design studio, So Watt, celebrates dynamic collaboration and enhances the workplace with the Rover Team Table.

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.

Solid timber makes a comeback

Solid timber makes a comeback

Is it being fuelled by a retreat from technology, a focus on crafting, or the will to slow down and pause? Simple, robust, solid wood furniture seems to be making a comeback.

SEELA: a fusion of ergonomic and aesthetics

SEELA: a fusion of ergonomic and aesthetics

Lapalma’s story began in the 1980s, and while it has embraced modernity, SEELA is proof the company’s love of classic design shapes is here to stay.

What’s on the cards at Design Shanghai 2019?

What’s on the cards at Design Shanghai 2019?

Here’s the lowdown on what to expect at Design Shanghai 2019, which lands at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre from 6 to 9 March.

Can objects be gendered?

Can objects be gendered?

“I’m interested in the invisibility of the design scripts that are hidden within objects we use every day that channel certain stereotypes,” says Central St Martins course leader Betti Marenko. Looking around there are plenty of design objects embedded with gender stereotypes – from the ubiquitous fail of Bic for Her pens to Nika Zupanc’s “feminine” gold chair for Moooi.

Femme Atelier takes inspiration from the everyday

Femme Atelier takes inspiration from the everyday

Bangkok-based design studio Femme Atelier has designed and produced a collection of tables and chairs that draw inspiration from everyday doors and windows.

Distinctly retro furniture by Masquespacio

Distinctly retro furniture by Masquespacio

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.

Finding freedom in simplicity – Billiani’s Layer chair

Finding freedom in simplicity – Billiani’s Layer chair

Defined by a continuity and linearity between design and material is the Layer chair by the award-winning German designer, Michael Geldmacher, for Billiani.

Terrace seamlessly blends into the groove of everyday life

Terrace seamlessly blends into the groove of everyday life

Introducing Terrace by Adam Cornish for nau: a collection of durable stainless steel furniture pieces, with a motif of organic lines and classic silhouettes.

Truly fantastic plastic

Truly fantastic plastic

DesignByThem’s newest collection elevates 100 per cent recycled plastic to a covetable material palette in furniture pieces that are all about colour, form and functionality.

Calling for experimental furniture: Fringe Furniture 32

Calling for experimental furniture: Fringe Furniture 32

For everything from the boundary-pushing to the market ready, the 32nd Fringe Furniture exhibition is calling for entries.

Meet the brand that helped put Japanese design on the global map

Meet the brand that helped put Japanese design on the global map

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Maruni comes round circle – in more ways than one. We speak with the brand’s key visionaries, president Takeshi Yamanaka, art director Naoto Fukasawa, and long-time collaborator Jasper Morrison.

What can design learn from Bowie Bonds?

What can design learn from Bowie Bonds?

For many furniture designers struggling to survive on two to five per cent royalties cheques, the recently departed David Bowie delivers a masterclass in ‘get rich or die at Salone’.

Introducing CHIPS by Chairs&More

Introducing CHIPS by Chairs&More

The CHIPS chair is all about creating a soft, curving and comfortable offering.

Breaking the stereotype with Marcel Wanders

Breaking the stereotype with Marcel Wanders

With a mind that zooms at a million miles a minute, Marcel Wanders keeps his team at Moooi on their toes. Taking time out to tour the Australian design circuit, we met with Wanders to talk the future of hospitality.

Pure Momentum: 20 Years of EOOS and Walter Knoll

Pure Momentum: 20 Years of EOOS and Walter Knoll

We hear from the designers at Austrian studio EOOS about their prolific two-decade creative partnership with furniture brand Walter Knoll.

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.

Learning from Aboriginal design

Learning from Aboriginal design

Culture can have a powerful influence on our approach to design so what happens when – as a fully matured adult – you find a whole other side to your family’s history?

Super colliders: PearsonLloyd

Super colliders: PearsonLloyd

When Luke Pearson and Tom Lloyd founded their eponymous studio, PearsonLloyd, in 1997 they set out to bring the worlds of furniture design and industrial production closer together – an approach that has brought them success as one of the world’s most celebrated design studios.

WOHA branches into product design

WOHA branches into product design

Furniture has long been an untold story of the respected Singapore-based architecture firm WOHA. That is set to change with the launch of WOHAbeing, a dedicated range of furniture being produced with a mix of manufacturers.

Tom Fereday’s Bespoke Furniture for a Bespoke Brand

Tom Fereday’s Bespoke Furniture for a Bespoke Brand

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.

Thinking Global: World-Wise or World-Weary?

Thinking Global: World-Wise or World-Weary?

World famous high-end furnishing brand Walter Knoll has cut through the newspeak of thinking globally, acting locally. At last!

Is it Still Even Possible to Specify European Product and Shrink Local Lead Times?

Is it Still Even Possible to Specify European Product and Shrink Local Lead Times?

So how can we get classic European items into a project in a timely manner? Walter Knoll Australia teaches us how…

Is Investing in Classic Design the Answer to Throwaway Culture?

Is Investing in Classic Design the Answer to Throwaway Culture?

Standing for sensitive connoisseurship and orientation in a world of objects, Walter Knoll is 150 years young.

With More Softness, More Ease: The Healey

With More Softness, More Ease: The Healey

Celebrating 150 years in design, Walter Knoll is synonymous for timeless elegance. Their Healey Lounge continues this legacy.

Five minutes with Zev Bianchi

Five minutes with Zev Bianchi

We take five minutes to chat with Director of Bcompact design, Zev Bianchi.

48 designers, 10 days and 60,000 visitors – WORKSHOPPED 14

48 designers, 10 days and 60,000 visitors – WORKSHOPPED 14

If you have even a passing interest in design, you need to see WORKSHOPPED 14 – the single largest event as part of Sydney Design 2014 – to be held at the Supa Centa Moore Park, Sydney 14 – 27 August.

AJAR Furniture and Design

AJAR Furniture and Design

The AJAR furniture collection of 15 brands, majority of which are new to Australian shores, is emphatically contemporary and original in design – suited to both commercial and residential applications.

SOMETHING BEGINNING WITH

SOMETHING BEGINNING WITH

Something Beginning With (SBW) strives to unify the functional with the visual, creating a unique and balanced product blend.

Serif by Charles Wilson

Serif by Charles Wilson

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

Stylecraft announce new Singapore Managing Director

Stylecraft announce new Singapore Managing Director

Stylecraft are very excited to announce their new Managing Director in Singapore, Louise Courtice, who took time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions for us on her exciting new role!