How do our decisions make an impact at every scale? – a Q&A with Shaw Contract

Shaw Contract vice president of marketing John Stephens and Shaw Industries global sourcing director of raw materials Shannan Billings exchange thoughts on designing with the planet at the forefront in this excerpt from Shaw Contract’s sustainability Journal Two Degrees. You could call this a marriage of the minds. He’s a former history major. She can’t […]

Friends & Associates explores matters of life & death in new exhibition

Dale Hardiman and Tom Skeehan of Friends & Associates are teaming up with the likes of Flack Studio, March Studio, Breathe Architecture and Mark Richardson to interpret life and death through object design. Part of Melbourne Design Week 2020, Life & Death asks 31 Australian designers, architects and artists to answer the question, ‘What happens […]

The World of Tom Dixon

Design has the power to create a feeling, to make you question the details and push the boundaries of innovation and creativity. We chat to Tom Dixon as he teams up with Living Edge. A pioneer, leader and boundary-pushing creator, Tom Dixon continuously brings exciting design propositions to areas of lighting, accessories and furniture. The […]

BIG’s first foray into furniture channels its founder’s love of Minecraft

Hee Welling designs a chair that is both of the moment and timeless

The About A Chair is arguably the new go-to chair for a high quality, comfortable chair at a reasonable price point. Marketed through HAY and in turn by Cult Design in Australia, it is the chair that has fame, well beyond the designer himself. And this is just as the designer, Hee Welling, would have […]

Specifying in design

With the frantic pace of today’s projects, details like selecting furniture are often left to the last minute, creating headaches for themselves and their clients. Interstudio’s Michele Kearney gives her practical tips to avoiding any specifying mistakes.  When I first started working in the industry, a supplier would call a design studio when they had […]

Yellow Diva celebrates 10 year anniversary of iconic WB bar stool

Drawing inspiration from the traditional wooden butchers’ block, Yellow Diva’s iconic WB bar stool was an instant hit with architects and designers when it first arrived on the scene in 2009. In the decade since its inception, Yellow Diva have released a range of products based on the design that now includes a variety of […]

Tom Fereday pushes the boundaries with ETO furniture range

King Living introduces the ETO range by Tom Fereday – a sophisticated collection that stretches the imagination of furniture design. Hot on the heels of the award-winning ETO desk come the ETO dining table and coffee tables – a natural progression that creates a slender and elegant range for working, dining and living. ETO dining […]

Bethan Gray champions local artisans in her latest Middle Eastern-inspired furniture collection

Welsh designer Bethan Gray showcases her latest collection in Australia featuring pieces inspired by her travels in the Middle East and her own rich heritage.  Available in Living Edge stores, the Shamsian collection is named after Iranian artist Mohamad Reza Shamsian, with whom Gray collaborated. Shamsian has been making pieces for the Sultan of Oman for the past 40 years, but […]

Championing Australian design

Australian designers’ abilities and creativity are world-leading. inside speaks to Zenith about the importance of embracing our local talent. Australian-designed furniture has never been more in demand. With a unique aesthetic, the country’s designers are known for imbuing their creations with all the qualities of our great nation: creativity, humility and a healthy dose of […]