IKEA sued for copyright infringement
German furniture brand e15 is taking the Swedish conglomerate to High Court over a disputed copyright infringement on the design of its Mo bed.
Premium Up – Linear and functional washbasins
Leading Italian bathware manufacturer, Catalano, have introduced the latest collection to their portfolio of washbasins, Premium Up. This ultra-modern range is now available in Australia exclusively through Rogerseller.
Zenith expands into Singapore with new showroom
Australasian furniture supplier and manufacturer Zenith has added a Singapore showroom to its portfolio. The newly-opened eleventh space adds to the brand’s Asia Pacific offering, and follows the opening of the Hong Kong showroom last year.
A new era: Products for People
What do Chairbiz and Products for People have in common? What started as Chairbiz in 2000 has grown, morphed and adapted into Products for People in 2016. ADR talks to Simon Duerden and Stewart Brown to get an insight into the recent rebranding journey.
Series A by Workspace
Workspace’s latest in-house designed timber family is simply named A-series after the A-frame form which is carried through from the table to the chairs.
Nick Mouat: Tech-Tonics
Touted by his clients as the best kept secret in the Australian furniture industry, manufacturer Nick Mouat of Nickisms combines an understanding of both technology and timber to help make the ideas of Australia’s leading designers a reality.
From forest to furniture – a timber journey
Earlier in the year at Denfair, the American Hardwood Export Council invited six designers across Australia and New Zealand to use US hardwoods to create a bespoke piece of furniture. Each design was mapped from when the trees were felled in the hardwood forests of the US, tracking their environmental profile all the way to Australia, including the final design outcome.
January in Paris at M&O
Maison&Objet is synonymous with style and the January fair will be a fine reflection of this. With a plethora of exhibitors on show, designers and architects have the opportunity to source furniture, products and objects that are not seen elsewhere, while also taking time to enjoy the very enjoyable French style of the exhibition.