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Video: Australia’s return to local, sustainable manufacturing

Video: Australia’s return to local, sustainable manufacturing

Lagging procurement times and difficulty sourcing materials from overseas has driven a return to local manufacturing. Our colleagues at Habitus looked into this return to local and sustainable practices.

Meet Rhys Cooper, champion of local craftsmanship

Meet Rhys Cooper, champion of local craftsmanship

Aleesha Callahan talks with Rhys Cooper, an emerging Australian furniture designer, about all things design, materials and manufacturing.

Art and design come together in Luxxbox’s GOMA Chair

Art and design come together in Luxxbox’s GOMA Chair

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.

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

Q&A: Indesign talks with CSM on its 65th anniversary

This year CSM is celebrating a significant milestone with 65 years in the business of providing integrated office storage solutions for clients nationwide. We talked to CSM about their journey from humble beginnings working in steel to how they became pioneers in customisable storage design.

The state of manufacturing with Anton Schiavello

The state of manufacturing with Anton Schiavello

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.

Manufacturing: A Local Secret

Manufacturing: A Local Secret

How might the national GDP and the deregulation of manufacturing impact the success of your design?

Top three things you need to know about Zenith Interiors

Top three things you need to know about Zenith Interiors

For an Australian company that has been around since the early 1950s, you’d think you’d know all there is to know about them. But here’s three things you might be surprised to learn what the Zenith brand is all about…

IG Design and the importance of collaboration in local manufacturing

IG Design and the importance of collaboration in local manufacturing

New from the IG Design collaborative label AMD Collective comes a beautifully crafted range designed and manufactured in Australia.