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From the outside in: The story behind Extremis

From the outside in: The story behind Extremis

Extremis founder Dirk Wynants creates smart furniture pieces that speak to our very human needs, while also delivering solutions for the evolving workplace. Alice Blackwood speaks with him at Orgatec.

Too comfortable to leave – Maker&Son launches Melbourne showroom

Too comfortable to leave – Maker&Son launches Melbourne showroom

Supremely comfortable. This is the catchphrase for Maker&Son’s luxurious sofas – and now beds, too. And we can confirm, they really are ridiculously comfortable.

Design, success and process with Adam Cornish

Design, success and process with Adam Cornish

Adam Cornish is a product designer who leads the way in creativity and originality. He lives and works in Australia and is a global talent in everyone’s book, writes Jan Henderson.

Danielle Brustman meets Mazda in this artistic collab

Danielle Brustman meets Mazda in this artistic collab

What do you get when you cross an interior designer with a premium automotive brand? In this artistic collaboration with Mazda, Danielle Brustman has created three chairs inspired by three Mazda models.

Why we love Helen Kontouris: 5 designs for all time

Why we love Helen Kontouris: 5 designs for all time

Leanne Amodeo rounds up the Indesign team’s favourite Helen Kontouris designs.

Lukas Cober shapes resin furniture by hand

Lukas Cober shapes resin furniture by hand

In a new exhibition at St. Vincents in Belgium, Studio Cober will showcase a series of pieces that present as artistic expressions of fibreglass and resin.

Delicious design: Furnished Forever serves up  Waffle

Delicious design: Furnished Forever serves up Waffle

Emphasising the differences between hard and soft surfaces, the geometric planes of the Waffle’s upholstered grid offers a satisfying squish of comfort.

An elegant, simple family affair – Maki by Adam Cornish

An elegant, simple family affair – Maki by Adam Cornish

In a new collaboration with Italian timber furniture manufacturer, Cantarutti, Adam Cornish has brought his artistic flair to crafting a family of chairs, named Maki.

5 commercial products, launched this week in Milan

5 commercial products, launched this week in Milan

Halfway through Milan, design-breaking pieces keep on coming. With Habitus editor Aleesha Callahan on the ground, get the first look at these commercial pieces for all your workplace desires.

The moment of solace we’re all seeking: Valli

The moment of solace we’re all seeking: Valli

The new sofa collection Valli by Schiavello shines as a purpose-driven workplace sofa, providing a quick retreat as Australia returns to the office.

5 mins with Sebastian Herkner and Blume

5 mins with Sebastian Herkner and Blume

In this intimate chat with Sebastian Herkner, German designer of international renown, we learn about his love for camping, the craftsmanship essential to his work, and his Blume collection for Pedrali.

Turning 10 with Type: SBW

Turning 10 with Type: SBW

Razzy graphic forms and pops of hypercolour – this new furniture collection from SBW shows that after 10 years of designing and manufacturing, they really know what they’re doing.