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Space Furniture’s latest brand a showpiece of Italian design

Space Furniture’s latest brand a showpiece of Italian design

Available now to Space Furniture, Baxter’s range of furniture pieces are an emulsion of beauty, modernist aesthetic and traditional craftsmanship.

The Camaleonda: A timeless classic rears its head once more

The Camaleonda: A timeless classic rears its head once more

The timeless sofa makes a triumphant return in 2021, partnering 50s chic with the modern day subtleties of 21st century structure and sustainability.

Italian-Born Arflex Finds A Second Home At Space Furniture

Italian-Born Arflex Finds A Second Home At Space Furniture

Arflex has a long and proud history as one of Italy’s foremost furniture design and manufacture companies yet the latest chapter in its story takes place on Australian soil.

Smart technology, smarter design with Smatrik

Smart technology, smarter design with Smatrik

Smatrik sees advanced technology and considered design come to together to create an inspired and welcoming chair collection, from Kartell.

The continued designer charm of Tim Rundle

The continued designer charm of Tim Rundle

Australian design brand SP01 continues its collaboration with Tim Rundle in the launch of an elegant and striking armchair and table range.

The elegant new furniture from Tim Rundle

The elegant new furniture from Tim Rundle

Australian design brand SP01 has unveiled a striking new indoor furniture collection comprising two elegant chairs, from London designer Tim Rundle.

Indesign In Focus: Hospitable designs

Indesign In Focus: Hospitable designs

Friendly and welcoming, hospitably designed products are the epitome of aesthetics and pleasure. In any space, this Indesign In Focus list inspires a pleasing reaction.

Revisiting traditional design craft

Revisiting traditional design craft

Gebrüder Thonet Vienna GmbH (GTV) has unveiled a new range of products and collaborations at the 2019 Milan design week – celebrating traditional design and artisan craft.

Woodside, by Unispace

Woodside, by Unispace

The same blue-sky thinking that underpins Woodside’s energy exploration, development delivery and supply business set the tone for its new global HQ in Perth, designed by Cox Architects and Unispace.

Would you like to sit indoors or out?

Would you like to sit indoors or out?

Ten new pieces from designers Tim Rundle and Tom Fereday for SP01 expand on previous, one-off designs to form two new collections for the indoors and out.

A new age of sustainable products as seen at Salone del Mobile

A new age of sustainable products as seen at Salone del Mobile

There’s a surprisingly sparse emphasis on sustainable products during the world’s biggest furniture-design week. We’ve been scouring the brand offerings in Milan for beacons of progress. Here are some we’ve found.

The life and mind of Lee Broom

The life and mind of Lee Broom

Furniture and lighting designer Lee Broom had an unexpected career path that eventually led him into the world of industrial design and business entrepreneurship.

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.

Yancoal Sydney Workplace, by Hammond Studio

Yancoal Sydney Workplace, by Hammond Studio

Encouraging the evolution of company culture is no mean feat, particularly when said company is in an industry as notoriously conservative as mining. Yet with their new Darling Park office for Yancoal, Hammond Studio managed to do just that.

University of Adelaide, by ARM Architecture

University of Adelaide, by ARM Architecture

The dynamic upgrades ARM Architecture made across two buildings at the University of Adelaide are proof that creating effective learning environments is about more than providing practical outcomes for students.

The people of 2018: The top interviews on Indesign

The people of 2018: The top interviews on Indesign

Leaders in workplace design mingle with a leading communications designer. It’s a truly mixed bag of interesting and insightful interviews that kept you reading this year. Spoiler: It’s 80 per cent female!

5 minutes with Edra’s Niccolo Mazzei

5 minutes with Edra’s Niccolo Mazzei

Playful Italian furniture brand Edra recently had Niccolo Mazzei, the son of founder Valeria Mazzei, in town. We caught him to learn more about Edra’s unique design approach.

Red Energy Melbourne

Red Energy Melbourne

Pavilions, hubs, neighbourhoods, precincts and the like are fast becoming a popular staple in the agile workplace diet – but why? In their latest project for Red Energy Melbourne, iconic studio Carr sees the significance of these spaces as allowing users to claw back some personal ownership of their working environment.

Mercedes Me Melbourne

Mercedes Me Melbourne

When is a showroom not a showroom? Whenever Mercedes-Benz launches a new Me Store. Mercedes Me Melbourne inhabits a shell by Woods Bagot, as part of the Rialto Towers street level refurbishment.

Crossing boundaries: The rise and rise of cross-over furniture

Crossing boundaries: The rise and rise of cross-over furniture

It’s been touted as a trend, but we predict it will only continue to increase in popularity, that is ­– furniture designed for use across multiple typologies. Here’s a round-up of standouts from the Salone.

Foscarini lighting the way

Foscarini lighting the way

ECAL and Foscarini present an intimate exhibition at Palazzo Litta showcasing nine lighting objects that explore the ways light accompany our movement in a space.

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Conrad Architects’ own studio

Embodying Conrad Architects’ approach to design, its new studio is a place to inspire the design aspirations and ambitions of those who work in and visit it.

From Here On

From Here On

Designed by Siren Design, From Here On provides the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the comfort of a luxury apartment in a highly functional and welcoming workplace environment.

Willinga Park Equestrian Centre by Cox Architecture & Sally Heiatt Interiors

Willinga Park Equestrian Centre by Cox Architecture & Sally Heiatt Interiors

Place-specific design is so very de rigueur. But beyond the obvious, how is place-driven design being strategically integrated across both macro and micro aspect of a mega development? This was Terry Snow’s objective for his best-in-class Willinga Park Equestrian Centre – and Cox Architecture have delivered.

Jackalope Hotel Mornington Peninsula by Carr

Jackalope Hotel Mornington Peninsula by Carr

Luxury used to mean the consumption of precious objects and items. Then it became the consumption of exclusive services. Now, it’s all about “transformative experiences” – this is luxury 3.0. And Carr is pioneering this outrageous new archetype with one of 2017’s most Instagrammed projects.

The Working Capitol, Robinson Road Singapore by HASSELL

The Working Capitol, Robinson Road Singapore by HASSELL

Has co-working been up-staged by the pervading popularity of an out-of-office culture? The answer is, not quite yet! In their latest design for The Working Capitol Robinson Road Singapore, HASSELL expertly subverts pop culture tropes to re-envisage co-working as a progressive yet playful model that speaks the language of the Millennial workforce.

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr Design Group

Collins Square Events Centre by Carr Design Group

Carr Design Group combines corporate, residential and hospitality design principles for a diverse and flexible function space at the Collins Square Events Centre. Have they created the ultimate new design typology for next-gen hospitality? We think yes…

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Gilbert + Tobin Barangaroo by Woods Bagot

Design that reflects its local environment is a huge focus for practising architects and designers, and Sydney’s Barangaroo development is a hotbed for this kind of thinking. Gilbert + Tobin’s new Barangaroo workplace, designed by Woods Bagot, draws inspiration from the rich history and landscape of the site, while nestling nicely into Sydney’s new commercial identity.

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

PwC Melbourne by Futurespace

The old-school ‘client showroom’ is in desperate need of a shake-up – but where to start? Designed by Futurespace, PwC’s new Melbourne headquaters is purpose-built to break down traditional barriers between staff and clients. The results are extraordinary.

Happy Place Melbourne, by Fiona Lynch Design Office

Happy Place Melbourne, by Fiona Lynch Design Office

When happiness is a valuable currency, is designing emotions a thing? Author and nutritionist Lola Berryand coffee mastermind Salvatore Malatesta have joined forces with Fiona Lynch Design Office to launch Happy Place. A juice bar-café designed to deliver a sense of health and happiness to each and every customer.

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

Workplaces are no longer just singular production hubs, but company showrooms used by and with clients. Designed by Davenport Campbell, the new KPMG headquaters in Barangaroo transforms the brave new world of agile working into a workplace to call home.

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

Jemena Melbourne by Woods Bagot

In an era where technology and the ‘digerati’ rules all, we feel a strong need to make close online connections with the world at large. But how does this sense of connectivity and community translate to the physical workplace, and by extension, its design? In Jemena’s new Melbourne headquaters, seven floors and 800+ people have offered up a juicy challenge in exploring how design might create a sense of communal familiarity in a large-scale environment.

Ovolo Sydney, by Hassell

Ovolo Sydney, by Hassell

Is hospitality the future of agile working? If it is, the new multi-user focused Ovolo Hotel Sydney, designed by Hassell, is a wondrous glimpse into that future.

Salone 2017 Gets Lit! Top 10 Lighting Finds In The Year Of Euroluce

Salone 2017 Gets Lit! Top 10 Lighting Finds In The Year Of Euroluce

We hit Milan’s hottest design precincts to bring you the top 10 lighting finds from this years Fiera Salone del Mobile!

B&B Italia is 50

B&B Italia is 50

Space Furniture is hosting a series of events across Australia in October and November to celebrate B&B Italia’s golden jubilee.

Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH comes to Space

Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH comes to Space

The Austrian company Gebruder Thonet Vienna GmbH has a legacy of pioneering the use of the mechanical steam bent process on a grand scale that forms the core of their universally recognised signature curves and elegant designs.

FULGENS ARMCHAIR FROM SPACE FURNITURE

FULGENS ARMCHAIR FROM SPACE FURNITURE

A unique new piece by Antonio Citterio, the Maxalto Fulgens Armchair can easily fit into any lounge room setting, modern or traditional.

CABOCHE ON STAGE IN SYDNEY

CABOCHE ON STAGE IN SYDNEY

Highlighting the famous jewel-in-the-crown lamp designed by Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto for Foscarini, the Caboche Exhibition will be on display at the Space Furniture Sydney showroom from 17th November 2013.

SPACE’S 20TH BIRTHDAY

SPACE’S 20TH BIRTHDAY

A photo booth, a custom cake and a huge industry turn out combined to make Space Furniture’s 20th birthday bash a suitably festive occasion.

COMMON COMRADES FROM SPACE

COMMON COMRADES FROM SPACE

Neri & Hu’s ‘Common Comrades’ collection of tables inject a bright, playful feel into their surroundings.

A Danish Sensibility

A Danish Sensibility

A giant of the Scandinavian design movement, Verner Panton’s works continue to win over legions of fans.

Love Papilio by Naoto Fukasawa

Love Papilio by Naoto Fukasawa

The Papilio family continues to grow and its creator, Naoto Fukasawa, has now conceived a small sofa, recreating and expanding the design of Grande Papilio armchair.

Serif by Charles Wilson

Serif by Charles Wilson

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

Husk Outdoor

Husk Outdoor

The new Husk outdoor by Patricia Urquiola, recently launched at Maison objet features a hard shell made of Hirek® and a seat of soft quilted cushions.