It takes a village

Schiavello Group managing director Peter Schiavello shares his thoughts on our rapidly changing world and why it’s important to see the challenges this presents, not as a source of anxiety, but rather as an opportunity to explore new ways of doing things – for being more agile and adaptable, and finding the perfect tools and systems […]

Design your own luminaire range

unltd (unlimited edition lighting) is a ground-breaking online luminaire builder giving you the opportunity to stylise your projects with unmatched originality and detail. It was developed by Melbourne-based lighting consultants ambience, which has worked across various light mediums with recent award-winning projects including work for Aesop, Attica, Hilton and Mecca Cosmetica. The process for users […]

Scandi design: In convo with Anderssen & Voll

Established in the fall of 2009 by Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll, the design company that bears their names has flourished thanks to an approach that is receptive to cultural and market influences. We caught up with the pair to learn more about what makes them tick. ADR: What typifies Scandinavian design? Espen Voll: Democratic? […]

Meet the maker: Jason Bird of Luxxbox

Final Assembly: RMIT Furniture Design grad show

Final Assembly is an exciting collection of contemporary design pieces from 27 emerging Australian furniture designers, graduating from RMIT’s Associate Degree in Furniture Design. This impressive exhibition delves into the exploration of the study into materiality and aesthetics of practice, which pushes the boundaries between the hand-crafted and machine made. Works in the exhibition range […]

From Japan with love

Japanese craftsmanship is world renowned, and local Australian importer of fine Japanese wares Apato will be carrying two new ranges in the New Year.

SP01 launches new collection with Tim Rundle

Australian design brand SP01 has launched a new range in collaboration with London-based designer Tim Rundle, featuring arm chairs, tables and mirrors.

Ten years in the making: Luxxbox’s Jason Bird

Being a designer and manufacturer in Australia is no easy feat, particularly as the manufacturing sector has dried up over the past 10 years. One studio in Brisbane that has been going from strength to strength, however, is Luxxbox. Aleesha Callahan chats to the founder, Jason Bird, to learn about its trajectory, plus, what’s in […]

Design a bathroom for Salone del Mobile Milan 2018

British luxury bath brand Victoria + Albert is calling for entries in an international design competition. The bathroom design competition seeks a proposal that responds to a boutique hotel feel, executed in a compact space. The winning design will be brought to life at the Salone del Mobile Design Fair in Milan in 2018. Entries are […]

Celebrating 40 years of design innovation: King Living

From the beginning, King Living wasn’t content to just make ordinary furniture, it wanted to make better furniture – furniture that would last. Founder and chairman David King studied furniture that had been discarded and asked himself “Why?” As a car enthusiast he noticed that car seat frames that stood the test of time weren’t […]