- Article by Online Editor
The new Living Edge Melbourne Showroom in Richmond officially celebrated its opening with an exclusive party on Thursday 27 February.
Designed by Bates Smart, it encapsulates the immersive retail and commercial philosophy and distinctive visual identity of Living Edge.
On display is a curated collection of furniture and lighting by world-renowned brands, including Herman Miller, Walter Knoll, Vitra, Muuto, BD Barcelona and most recent addition, Tom Dixon.
“Melbourne has always had a creative spirit with a thriving architecture and design community that’s world renowned. We were inspired to create an inviting and authentic showroom experience that would meet the needs of the growing industry and provide the ultimate platform to showcase our iconic collection that’s focused on authentic, sustainable and conscious design,” says Aidan Mawhinney, CEO of Living Edge.
Living Edge welcomed 400 guests of the Melbourne design industry, along with a host of interstate and international guests including, Jeremy Hocking president of Herman Miller International.
The car park was transformed into a botanical haven, complete with hanging installations by Big Leaf Boutique from Byron Bay surrounding the new Tom Dixon Melt Copper lighting range. Outside all enjoyed an inspired menu by Ed Dixon Food Design, Colonial Brewery beer truck and flowing Chandon, while upstairs the new commercial showroom space offered Gundog Estate wine tasting paired with matching local cheeses from Harper and Blohm.