While form, finish and function give body to a furniture piece, the ethics of its design and manufacture give it backbone. King’s global head of product, David Hardwick, along with two of the industry’s most respected designers, unpack the ethics of good design.
The Studio* Collaborative’s Melinda Huuk and King’s global head of product, David Hardwick, discuss the role of good design in bridging the gap between home and work settings.
The Studio* Collaborative’s Melinda Huuk sums it up perfectly when she says, we can rationalise beauty to ourselves but it “needs to be underpinned by purpose and responsibility”. She highlights the Fleur Sofa by King for its responsible manufacture – a quality that takes its beauty beyond skin-deep.
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.
Super Design may be over for 2020 but your design journey is only just beginning. Grab a comfy spot on the couch and settle in for hours of on-demand Super Design content.
Designed following the success of the Bellaire Sofa, the stylish Bellaire Bed is a contemporary bed for contemporary design needs.
Two of King Living’s most celebrated pieces of outdoor furniture, the Jasper II Outdoor sofa and the Luna Outdoor Chair, are feats of local design. An in-house and external collaboration respectively.
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.
What would Saturday Indesign be without some heated industry discussions? This year didn’t disappoint with 10 talks across 7 locations. If you missed out, don’t worry, we wrap-up the key messages and insights garnered from the industry’s brightest stars.