True circularity in the home with King furniture

The circle holds divine status across cultures. Perhaps because of the shape of the planet we inhabit, and the ones that guide our time with their rotation, the circle has come to carry so much symbolism: from infinity to unity, perfection, calm and totality. These principles of wholeness and relaxation can also be applied in […]

‘Our combined practice is greater than the sum of its parts’ – Adam&Arthur

Product designer Adam Goodrum and straw marquetry artisan Arthur Seigneur, trained in Paris by straw marquetry master Lison de Caunes, are partners in crime when it comes to creativity. Together, Goodrum and Seigneur formed Adam&Arthur in 2015, and have been unstoppable ever since, as shown by the number of honours, exhibitions and awards the duo […]

Getting to know IDEA 2022 Object – Furniture & Lighting – Rising winner Bolaji Teniola

Bolaji Teniola is an interdisciplinary furniture and industrial designer practising across South Australia and Victoria. Employing an investigative approach to discover various mediums and materials, Teniola is a seeker of pragmatic solutions that balance functionality and aesthetic appeal. In November last year at the IDEA Gala in Melbourne, Teniola was announced as the recipient of […]

Five kitchen design trends from Neolith

‘I want to be a part of every phase of a product’s development’ – Industrial designer Tom Fereday

Driven by a desire to discover the tension that exists between natural materials and contemporary design and manufacture, Sydney-based industrial designer Tom Fereday is all about honest and enduring design. Fereday is no new kid off the block. Since forming his studio in 2013, He has flexed his design skills to industry acclaim. More than […]

The Curated Finishes collection by Phoenix, a kaleidoscope of elegance

The Curated Finishes collection, a subtle but powerful hymn to timeless materials such as tiles, timber and stones, is finally here. Phoenix creates bathroom and kitchen fittings through refined Australian design.  For over 30 years, it has been trusted to deliver innovation, precision and quality in every product – designed in-house and made with pride […]

Supporting Australia’s emerging talent with Harbour Outdoor

From its very foundations, Harbour Outdoor has been invested in nurturing up-and-coming talent within the Australian and international design industry. As the next generation of the family business takes the helm, this tradition shows no signs of slowing. Nicholas and Harrison Condos are incredibly proud of their father, Jim. Chief creative officer and chief executive officer […]

Fieldwork Architects captures the ‘heritage of place’ in Elwood Home

As one of the four townhouses sitting along the Elster canal in Melbourne’s suburb of Elwood, the residence elegantly references the myriad of tones and textures found right outside its door. Built on the traditional lands of the Yaluk-ut Weelam Clan, Elwood Home celebrates its connection of indoors with the outdoors and strengthens the Australian […]

Getting to know designer-maker Samuel Burns from Sabu Studio

Inspired by honest materials intertwined by a refined sensibility of contemporary craftsmanship, Melbourne-based designer-maker Samuel Burns is an emerging creative to watch. Establishing Sabu Studios in 2020, Burns has produced subtle and unobtrusive designs that delight and intrigue. Earlier last month at the IDEA 2021 gala in Sydney, Burns was also announced the recipient for […]

Seven Australian furniture and lighting designs that mix form and function

Today’s lookbook showcases seven Australian furniture and lighting designs that demonstrate genuine innovation in terms of materials, manufacturing, and distribution or functionality. Our curated visual inspiration is from the IDEA 2021 finalists. The winners and highly commended were announced last week, which you can check out here. IDEA 2022 is now open for entries, celebrating the best Australian interior […]