Hides to seek: the return of leather
In line with the resurfacing of timber and other natural materials in interior and furniture design, leather is on its way back and not always as you would expect. Stephen Todd looks at the ways the material is being used in product and interior design for MEZZANINE magazine.
Yellow Diva’s two penn’orth
Yellow Diva has released the 2UP candle holder, inspired by the game played by soldiers throughout WWI – an Anzac Day tradition still currently illegal on every other day of the year.
Milan with Chris Hardy
“In my opinion, Hay seems always to be creating a buzz, and this year at Milan was no different.” Following his trip to Salone del Mobile, Canberra-based furniture designer Chris Hardy gives his insight on the stand-out exhibitions and highlights this year.
Trent Jansen in Milan
“I feel that we are in a very conservative cycle of design,” says Trent Jansen. The acclaimed designer touched down in Milan as part of the exhibition New Craft, with his Briggs Family Tea Service design on display as part of XX1 Triennale International.
More than meets the eye: the new surface products enhancing our interiors
Surfaces are everywhere, hard and shiny, transparent and shimmering. Susan Muldowney investigates some new products that enhance our interiors for inside magazine.
Art in bloom with Doctor Cooper Studio
A floral artist of considerable acumen, Dr Lisa Cooper has a flair for arrangements and instalments that are architectural. Lisa divulges some of her intimate floral understanding and shares her favourite bouquets with inside magazine.
Sancal presents Futura
At Milan Design Week, Sancal displays the Futura Collection – a range of limited edition, retro-futuristic sculptures to accompany five new furniture designs.
B&B Italia turns 50 in Milan
Iconic Italian furniture brand B&B Italia celebrates their fiftieth birthday at Milan Design Week by showcasing new designs by Antonio Citterio, Doshi Levien and Naoto Fukasawa, and contract pieces by Jeffrey Bernett and Jasper Morrison at their showroom in Via Durini.