Top 5 Lights, by Russell & George
“Lighting is perhaps one of the most underrated influences on the mood and feel of an interior,” says Ryan Russell of Melbourne-based design team Russell & George. The pair share their top five lights.
Georgette table lamp
Tasmanian-based Stuart Williams presents the Georgette table lamp, inspired by the design and engineering of construction cranes.
Oak pendant light
Ross Gardam’s latest timber light series, the Oak pendant light, is a simple and sophisticated design that is as subtle as it is eye-catching.
British designer Benjamin Hubert’s Juliet chair for Poltrona Frau is a fashion-inspired piece with rich upholstery and complex details.
Samba pendant light
Sydney designer Brad Stebbing launches a new lighting collection with Kenneth Cobonpue’s HIVE.
Apple announces iPhone 5
Apple launches its latest iPhone model, the iPhone 5 – a thinner, lighter smartphone with a larger screen.
Alexander Lotersztain launches One Third
With the launch of One Third, designer Alexander Lotersztain has brought together some of Australia’s finest manufacturers and designers. Communicating messages of quality and craftsmanship to a wide audience, and reinvigorating the local manufacturing industry, are just two of this new initiative’s aims.
Top 5 by Ross Hines
Ross Hines, founder and CEO of iconic furniture store, Tongue and Groove, nominates his top five Australian design objects.