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Ben Russell Electrical Co (BREC) is an award-winning electrical contracting company based in Melbourne. We specialise in architecturally designed commercial and residential spaces with a focus on sustainability.

With an energetic and experienced team, we operate efficiently with all the latest advancements within the electrical industry. In collaboration with our clients, we can work through the design and planning stages, all the way to project execution and completion, ensuring all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

BREC is a proud NECA member and EcoSmart accredited.


BREC
Email: info@brec.com.au
Instagram: @brec.com.au
Tel: 613 9380 5964

Launched at the Milan Design Fair 2016, Rapa, designed by Mentsen for Zilio A&C, is a stackable plywood chair that speaks a familiar language of modern utility chairs. Zilio A&C is an historic company from Italy’s Manzano district where it has been producing high quality timber furniture for more than 60 years. With clean and essential lines, the Zilio A&C furniture collection is reminiscent of Nordic style and design. The quality is the result of a careful selection of materials, professional experience and the ambition to create something unique, which will maintain its value over time.


Cafe Culture + Insitu
Email: info@cafecultureinsitu.com.au
Sydney
Tel: +612 9699 8577
Melbourne
Tel: +613 9411 0011
Brisbane
Tel: +617 3254 3700

Founded by award-winning industrial designers Edward Linacre and Viktor Legin, Copper is a Melbourne-based product design and manufacture company. We offer a range of Australian made furniture and lighting, a custom design and fabrication service for interior/architectural solutions, as well as developing products for a range of clients from medical to homewares industries.

Copper incorporates in its philosophy a willingness to embrace nature and to consider all biological imperatives, including a sense of human emotion. Our designs therefore anticipate the needs of the client, the end user and the whole community.


Copper ID
Email: info@copper-id.com
Instagram: @copper_id
255-259 Johnston Street
Abbotsford Vic 3067

Ever-evolving, Curious Grace is an Australian-owned furniture company, specifically employing industry professionals whose purpose is to facilitate residential and commercial project fitouts. Curious Grace utilises a range of original-design, commercial and hospitality grade furniture products developed by local and international designers and manufacturers.

Simplifying architects’, interior designers’ and building developers’ furniture requirements, Curious Grace delivers product lead times typically above industry standard. Our focus is on making your project as simple as possible with complete furniture specification management and on-time furniture delivery.


Curious Grace
Contact: Jordan Christodoulou (Trade)
Email: jordan@curiousgrace.com.au
Tel: +613 9687 6878
Rachel Nadj (Trade)
Tel: +613 9481 3488
Email: rachel@curiousgrace.com.au

Launched at the Milan Design Fair 2016, Remo, designed by Konstantin Grcic for Plank, is a versatile, stackable polypropylene chair. The basic objective of Plank has always been the investigation and intensive research for technological possibilities connected to design. In recent years, the Italian company has placed at the centre of its work a strong connection with research, sustainability and design, collaborating with renowned designers such as Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa, Björn Dahlström, Ludovica + Roberto Palomba, Biagio Cisotti and Sandra Laube. The Plank furniture collection has achieved distinction in a diversity of products: chairs, armchairs, lounge seating, table systems and stools.


Cafe Culture + Insitu
Email: info@cafecultureinsitu.com.au
Sydney
Tel: +612 9699 8577
Melbourne
Tel: +613 9411 0011
Brisbane
Tel: +617 3254 3700

Fermob Furniture is ideally suited for commercial and domestic use and can be found across the globe from the famous Luxembourg Gardens in France to Times Square in New York. This stylish but robust range will uplift and transform any space, creating a wonderful ambience to be enjoyed by all.

Renowned for its palette of 23 colours, whether classic, contemporary, natural or intense... it will create a certain joie de vivre!

Fermob has a long history of collaboration and friendship with famous design- ers such as Terence Conran, Pascal Mourgue, Frédéric Sofia, Patrick Jouin and Harald Guggenbichler, which contributes to the brand’s innovative design and spirit.


Classic With A Twist
440 High Street
Prahran Vic 3181
Tel: +613 9510 4561
Email: info@classicwithatwist.com.au

Close to its 20-year anniversary, Cult (established 1997) is a leading furniture retailer with a collection of 30-plus brands across furniture, lighting and accessories. This includes renowned brands including Republic of Fritz Hansen, HAY, Poltrona Frau, Magis, Carl Hansen & Son and Cassina, as well as Cult’s own brand that supports local Australasian design. Cult has grown from its first location in Chippendale, Sydney, to now include showrooms in Melbourne, Brisbane and Auckland, as well as distributors in Canberra, Adelaide and Perth.


Cult
Email: info@cultdesign.com.au
Tel: 1300 768 626

The Cub Chair by Jon Goulder strikes a balance between quality craftsmanship, affordability and comfort. Its compact and nimble form celebrates the warmth and timelessness of timber. Available in solid oak or ash, the friendly Cub chair is a versatile and neat choice for your home or office.

DesignByThem was established in 2007 and showcases the work of many great Australian designers. Check out the website for more details.


DesignByThem
109 Shepherd Street
Chippendale NSW 2008
Tel: +612 8005 4805
Email: info@designbythem.com