Tom Fereday: the art of honest design
“My career in design was somewhat an accident,” reveals Tom Fereday, in this insightful Q&A – the first conversation in a series highlighting the talented shortlist in Zenith’s Emerging Designer category at IDEA 2016.
Olea by Workspace
Local South Australian manufacturer Workspace Commercial Furniture are excited about this month’s Laminex DIA awards, following the success of their in-house designed and manufactured Olea range at the awards in 2015.
The international set: Aussie design abroad
When it comes to Australians doing well overseas, mainstream thinking seems to stop at the mega-stardom of Marc Newson. The global product design sector is, however, alive with a swathe of Australian designers – as Gillian Serisier writes for inside.
Green divide: Joost Bakker on biophilic design
“I respect nature and never try to imitate it in my work, I believe we are human and all we can do is show nature the respect it deserves,” says Joost Bakker. The influential sustainable designer discusses the limitless potential of biophilic design and shares his latest project, a new vertical garden system for Schiavello.
Dulux releases 2017 colour forecast
Developed by Bree Leech and Heather Nette King in collaboration with Andrea Lucena-Orr from Dulux, ‘Antidote: A Colour Cure’ includes four tactile palettes which provide a visual remedy to the sensory disconnect of our tech-heavy lifestyles.
Feel me, touch me: focus on fabrics
From the earliest days textiles have held a special place in the hearts and hands of artisans and consumers. Fabrics can evoke memories by touch, inspire design by texture and pattern, and create warmth and interest within a project, as Jan Henderson writes for inside.
Floored by design
“Our business is not just about rugs and carpets on the floor, it’s about design edge. It’s about uniqueness,” says Designer Rugs’ managing director, Yosi Tal.
Falper launches Edge basin vanity
Designed by Fattorini + Rizzini for Falper, Edge is a timeless basin vanity that combines clean lines with highly sophisticated craftsmanship, resulting in a piece that is presented entirely in glass.