Getting to know Melbourne furniture, product and interior designer Thomas Coward

Trained by UK industrial design duo Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby and British sculptor Bryan Ingham, Thomas Coward isn’t just a bathware designer. The Cornwall-born, Melbourne-based creative who grew up on a farm dreaming of being a tractor has spent years designing everything from interior fit-outs to furniture, tiles, and even the bathroom sink. He’s currently creative director at […]

James Walsh wins Australian Furniture Design Award with rammed earth bench

Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh took home this year’s Australian Furniture Design Award with a rammed earth and recycled glass filings bench that “reinvents ancient material tradition”. The terracotta toned piece, called Anthropic Bench, combines earth and glass to produce “a seductive, sustainable and hard wearing composite.” Walsh spent a month experimenting with […]

King Living releases modular Bellaire sofa

With an elegant, modern design, the Bellaire by King Living is the company’s latest and most anticipated sofa yet. It blends intuitive technology with unrivalled luxury. Featuring angular, sleek lines that are softened by cylindrical headrests in complementary colours, the Bellaire brings a modern feel to any space. It has been described as the ultimate […]

Lapalma channels natural world in new outdoor collection

Last chance to enter ADR and Herman Miller’s Aeron chair competition

There is not much time left to enter ADR and Herman Miller‘s $30,000 competition to win one of 16 Aeron chairs, valued at $1860 each. The contest is now closed. We’re challenging you to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in your home office. To enter, all you have to do is answer this […]

Enter ADR and Herman Miller’s $30,000 Aeron chair contest

For our latest competition, we’re offering readers the chance to win one of 16 Aeron chairs from Herman Miller valued at $1850 each. The contest is now closed. The competition challenges entrants to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in their home office. You could be currently using an office chair […]

Stylecraft teams up with Australian designers for new collection

Sculptural lighting, Bauhaus-inspired seating and oak cabinets are among the latest collaboration between Australian designers and Stylecraft. The furniture and lighting company has teamed up with Ross Gardan, SKEEHAN, Neatt Design, acp atelier, Helen Kotouris, Keith Melbourne and James Howe to create the collection. Among Gardam’s contribution is the Ceto sculptural lighting collection with chandeliers, […]

Yasmine Ghoniem and Katy Svalbe on creating personalised interiors

When it comes to residential design, whether it be minimalist or maximalist, designers are creating unique personalised interiors as a reflection of the client, their needs and lifestyle choices. ADR looks back at Pacific Bondi with interior designer Yasmine Ghoniem, who designed the home with landscape architect Katy Svalbe when the duo were at Amber […]

King Living launches Australia’s first virtual showroom

In an Australian-first, King Living launched its virtual showroom today, making it easier for customers to explore and shop its full collection from the couch. The brand behind products like the Zaza sofa and Luna chair, which it designed together with Sydney furniture designer Charles Wilson, conceptualised the showroom in response to the coronavirus lockdown, […]

King Living incorporates storage into new Hugo sofa

Australian furniture designer King Living combines comfort, flexibility and storage into its new modular Hugo sofa. Designed for all interiors from compact apartments to large flowing living spaces, the Hugo can be reconfigured into a formal setting for entertaining, a cosy sofa for relaxing or even a luxurious bed for two King Living’s signature engineer […]