Handmade in Japan

As technology invades every part of our lives these days, it’s difficult to imagine that in some parts of the world large-scale manufacturing is conducted without the aid of robotics, whether laser cutting of timber or fabric or the actual building of products. In Japan, however, there is a small city called Takayama situated in […]

Luxury has arrived: Jena by Krost

Exuding modern flare and uncompromised attention to detail, the Jena chair stands out as a unique and distinctive furniture piece in any landscape.

The Paperclip collection by AFDA winner Seaton Mckeon

Seaton Mckeon’s winning entry into the 2015 Australian Furniture Design Award led to the opportunity to design a furniture range, distributed by Stylecraft. The result is Paperclip, an outdoor seating collection, ideal for residential, corporate and hospitality settings.

Orbis: Zenith Interiors

Australian soul with Italian heart: SP01

What does it take to bring Australian design to the world stage? What embodies the Australian aesthetic? How do you get a furniture brand off the ground? These are the kinds of questions the guys behind SP01 ponder. Sitting comfortably in the brand’s new outdoor range (designed by Tom Fereday) in Milan, Italy, Aleesha Callahan chats to SP01’s product development manager Matt Lorrain.

Holding up a design icon

The bicycle: It possesses a classic form that has remained relatively constant for well over 100 years. When Maurice Garin won the inaugural Tour de France back in 1898, he did so on a bike that would not look incongruous today racked outside a coffee shop in any fashionable inner-city suburb. And it’s a form […]

Elliat Rich’s ‘sculptural vanity’ wins top furniture design award

Movement through Australia’s expansive interior provided the inspiration behind Elliat Rich’s winning entry into this year’s Australian Furniture Design Awards. The Alice Springs-based designer took top honours with her piece titled Place. The highly original work can be described as a sculptural vanity – a kind of old-fashioned object evoking feminine ritual. The unit, which […]

Skagerak at Interstudio

Interstudio introduces Skagerak to its portfolio of Scandinavian brands. One of the most appealing things about this new collection is the company’s commitment to produce the least amount of impact on the environment. At Skagerak, quality and sustainability are two sides of the same coin. It integral that the brand’s designs are both beautiful and […]

The original icon returns: Danish bar stool

The Danish bar stools were originally produced in the mid 1950s and are the first to be released in Workspace’s new ‘Origins Collection’.

Tondina by Favaretto & Partners

Tondina, designed by Favaretto & Partners for Infiniti Design, is a seating collection that is inspired by the rigour of Nordic design.