It takes a village

Schiavello Group managing director Peter Schiavello shares his thoughts on our rapidly changing world and why it’s important to see the challenges this presents, not as a source of anxiety, but rather as an opportunity to explore new ways of doing things – for being more agile and adaptable, and finding the perfect tools and systems […]

Scandi design: In convo with Anderssen & Voll

Established in the fall of 2009 by Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll, the design company that bears their names has flourished thanks to an approach that is receptive to cultural and market influences. We caught up with the pair to learn more about what makes them tick. ADR: What typifies Scandinavian design? Espen Voll: Democratic? […]

Meet the maker: Jason Bird of Luxxbox

It’s been 10 years in the making, but Jason Bird of Luxxbox has never stopped making furniture. We caught up with him to find out what drives him. MZ: You set up Luxxbox 10 years ago now, how has the company grown and changed over that time? JB: We set it up very much as […]

From Japan with love

SP01 launches new collection with Tim Rundle

Australian design brand SP01 has launched a new range in collaboration with London-based designer Tim Rundle, featuring arm chairs, tables and mirrors.

Celebrating 40 years of design innovation: King Living

From the beginning, King Living wasn’t content to just make ordinary furniture, it wanted to make better furniture – furniture that would last. Founder and chairman David King studied furniture that had been discarded and asked himself “Why?” As a car enthusiast he noticed that car seat frames that stood the test of time weren’t […]

Skagerak collaborations

Skagerak from Denmark offers an extensive range of indoor and outdoor furniture and accessories. Collaborating with a vast number of designers including Chris L. Halstrøm, who in addition to designing gorgeous furniture as a solo designer, has teamed up with Margrethe Odgard to form Included Middle. Vivlio, designed by Included Middle, is a stylish modular […]

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.