Designer spotlight on Stanley Ruiz
New York-based Filipino industrial designer Stanley Ruiz has an affinity for combining traditional craft techniques with contemporary design aesthetics, producing cleverly reinterpreted objects which display both foreign and familiar qualities.
Jin Kuramoto: designing a viewpoint
In the suburbs of Tokyo there is a designer quietly working his way to international prominence. inside co-editor Jan Henderson visited the studio of Jin Kuramoto to speak to the man who is challenging design boundaries.
The Dog Room
The Dog Room is a collaboration between Pen (Australian-based product design brand) and Melbourne-based architect Michael Ong (MODO, Michael Ong Design Office).
ThinkLab by Luxxbox acoustic lighting
“The ThinkLab acoustic lighting range utilises the void between the desk and the ceiling plane. This is a previously untapped space in work places,” said managing and creative director, Jason Bird.
Reflections forever better
Miele’s slogan of ‘Immer Besser’, or ‘Forever Better’, is certainly working overtime with a vast array of new products to be launched into the Australian market this year and into 2017.
Testfit augmented reality mobile app by Luxmy Furniture
Pokémon Go has become one of the largest mobile games in the world with users spending more time on it than social media. Using a similar Augmented Reality technology, Luxmy Furniture has developed innovative mobile application Testfit.
Industrial design meets fine arts practice
Tucked under a winter embrace, take a sonorous sojourn into the elements. Through the slipstream of mirrored surfaces, and autumnal colourings, a playful carousel of industrial design emerges from the sketch books of our modern-day artisans.
Capital gains: Canberra’s design scene
Looking beyond the roundabouts and political machinations, our nation’s capital is fast becoming a breeding ground for a new generation of Australian furniture and object designers, as MEZZANINE finds out.