Q&ADR: Anne-Claire Petre of anaca studio

Every week in our Q&ADR column, ADR interviews an architect, designer, object maker or industry person about who they are beyond the work – their life, inspiration, challenges and aspirations. This week we catch up with Anne-Claire Petre, a furniture designer and founder of anaca studio, to talk about the Australian furniture industry and taking the leap to […]

The Aeron remastered

When Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick designed Aeron, they combined a deep knowledge of human-centered design with innovative, never-before-seen technology to deliver a chair unlike any other. Now Aeron has been remastered—ergonomically, functionally, anthropometrically, and environmentally—for today’s work and workers. When Aeron debuted in 1994 it was a chair unlike any the world had ever […]

MEZZANINE releases stool to help alleviate homelessness and promote regional makers

Celebrating the regional issue and supporting homelessness, Marcus Piper teamed up with furniture maker Chris Nicholson to create the Mezzanine stool.

REMO chair by Konstantin Grcic

Thonet to represent Stolab

Say ‘Thonet’ and the refined elegance of the bentwood chair springs instantly to mind. Lauded for a simplicity of form that belies its strength, the Thonet Bentwood chair is as robust as it is graceful, classic and unabashedly a champion for the tactility and warmth of wood. It is not surprising then, that when Thonet […]

Anaca Studio’s furniture for small spaces

All photography by Martina Gemmola. The latest collection of furniture designed by Anaca Studio thoughtfully considers apartments and small spaces. Featuring sleek and modern pieces that take Scandinavian design cues, the range includes four key pieces. The Camille sofa has an elegant modernist aesthetic; the Edgar coffee table, a model of simplicity and lightness; the […]

Nest Collection at Interstudio

Nest Collection, designed by Swedish brand Form US with Love, embodies the concept of giving humanity a chance to take a break.

Kangaroo-inspired furniture by Nicole Monks

A newly-released furniture range by Sydney-based Wajarri Yamatji woman Nicole Monks tells the compelling story of her heritage and lived experiences through its design.

A new era: Products for People

What do Chairbiz and Products for People have in common? For those in the know, one is the evolution of the other. What started as Chairbiz in 2000 has grown, morphed and adapted into Products for People in 2016. Australian Design Review talks to both Simon Duerden and Stewart Brown of Products for People (or […]

Redesigning an icon: Herman Miller’s Aeron chair gets a facelift

What started as a revolution in ergonomic chairs has undergone its own evolution as the iconic Aeron chair is redesigned.