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Bethan Gray on materialism

Bethan Gray on materialism

Bringing a decidedly hand-crafted and feminine approach to her work, we talk to industrial design Bethan Gray about the enjoyment that comes from working with skilled makers.

5 minutes with Tom Fereday on OMNI

5 minutes with Tom Fereday on OMNI

Developed in collaboration with Earp Bros, OMNI is an entirely new design direction for designer Tom Fereday. We get the insights about the winner of The Object category from the 2019 INDE.Awards.

A date with design: 100 Objects – Australian design at home

A date with design: 100 Objects – Australian design at home

Discover 100 iconic products by some of Australia’s finest design talents in a brand-new exhibition that commemorates 100 years since Robin Boyd’s birth.

Emerging designer Jake Rollins: In conversation

Emerging designer Jake Rollins: In conversation

JamFactory’s exhibition, Materials Matter: A Bauhaus Legacy, celebrates and highlights the influence of the Bauhaus on the Adelaide design institution and South Australia’s design industry in general. Leanne Amodeo talks to emerging designer Jake Rollins, whose work in the group exhibition expresses a ‘building block’ style of construction that addresses issues of sustainability and regeneration.

Meet Sabine Marcelis

Meet Sabine Marcelis

“I have a tactile way of working, I often start with a material that interests me,” shares Dutch-New Zealand designer Sabine Marcelis.

5 minutes with… Nikolai Kotlarczyk

5 minutes with… Nikolai Kotlarczyk

Nikolai Kotlarczyk is an Australian designer who now calls Copenhagen home. This connection to the Scandi design capital has allowed him to push his designs into new directions. We catch up with Nikolai to talk latest collections and design community building.

Tomorrow’s Greats: Presenting the top emerging talent of Asia Pacific

Tomorrow’s Greats: Presenting the top emerging talent of Asia Pacific

Launch Pad nurtures the next generation of design talent in our region. Meet the up-and-comers that inspired us this year.

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.

Mentoring the future faces of industrial design: Launch Pad 2018 live judging

Mentoring the future faces of industrial design: Launch Pad 2018 live judging

Six finalists, together with an esteemed jury, all came together in Schiavello’s Sydney showroom for a morning of mentoring, followed by the live judging for Launch Pad 2018.

Design empathy: Benjamin Hubert of Layer

Design empathy: Benjamin Hubert of Layer

In Benjamin Hubert’s world, having talent and vision is one thing, but to have empathy – that’s where the hard work begins. Hubert has devoted his practice and studio, Layer, to intimately understanding what users really need.

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.

Settled, but still setting standards: How one company is building the next design generation

Settled, but still setting standards: How one company is building the next design generation

We all must lead by example, but how can you lead an industry and, thereby, lead the future? We look at how Schiavello is nurturing tomorrow’s design greats.

Serif by Charles Wilson

Serif by Charles Wilson

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

Indesign Luminary Tribute: Charles Furey

Indesign Luminary Tribute: Charles Furey

Pioneer of Australian industrial design Charles Furey has passed away at the age of 92.