Cult launches new collection for in-house brand nau

The 2021 nau collection from Cult features contemporary, hand-crafted furniture and lighting from the likes of Adam Goodrum, Kate Stokes, Adam Cornish and Tom Fereday. Designed and made in Australia, the much-anticipated new collection is packed with everything from outdoor pieces to a locally crafted flat-pack furniture series to an edit of functional, refined designs […]

Ross Gardam teams up with Stylecraft to launch new Hearth collection

Inspired by the popular Place range, the new Hearth collection from Ross Gardam features generous proportions perfect for lounging, while its modular nature ensures it fits any space. The new collection is all about its proportions – oversized French seams, soft arms and spacious surfaces. Gardam set out to create pieces that were distinctive, instantly […]

Luxury five-star defines new Glen Iris assisted living residence with furniture from ownworld

ownworld has teamed up with architects Smith+Tracey to deliver five-star Art Deco-inspired luxury to residents in the newly opened Morgan Glen Iris Retirement Living. “In the old days, it was the facility matron who made all the decisions about furniture in aged care, and generally it lent towards practical institutional furnishings and finishes,” ownworld director […]

Meet the maker: Miele’s Andreas Enslin on the Generation 7000

“It’s not inspiration by shapes, colours, materials. It’s inspiration by needs,” Miele vice president of design Andreas Enslin tells me from his home in Austria. Enslin is the man behind the brand’s Generation 7000. At the helm of the team of engineers and designers who created the never-before-seen technology that defines this range of ovens, […]

Australian practices shine in Shaw Contract Design Awards

Now in its 16th year, the Shaw Contract Design Awards program is a chance to recognise the spaces that shape and inspire new ways of living, working, learning and healing. The 2021 Shaw Contract Design Awards had over 700 submissions from 37 countries with 46 projects selected as Category Finalists by a diverse panel of […]

Hassell teams up with Cult to furnish Sydney lobby

A distinctly urban feel dominates the lobby area of 60 Martin Place, designed by Hassell with furniture from Cult. The building, completed in 2019, sits on a prominent corner of Sydney’s global financial hub, in one of the most coveted sites in the city. At 33-floors, the tower has a striking curved facade with enviable […]

Herman Miller makes its Aeron Chair even better with ocean bound plastic

Designing an icon is no mean feat. Remastering an icon poses an even greater challenge – how does one improve on perfection? Created by Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick in 1994, Herman Miller’s Aeron Chair broke the mould in terms of its design, functionality, aesthetics and material innovation – without relying on the standard use […]

We must “take ownership” of what happens to our products at end of life – Richard Munao on Cultivated

“What’s the difference between an original and a copy?” Cult founder Richard Munao asks me one Friday afternoon. “The original you’ll always want to keep and if you don’t, someone else will want to buy it. Whereas the copies? They end up on the side of the street.” We’re chatting about Cultivated – an initiative […]

Herman Miller introduces ocean-bound plastics into products and processes

Stewardship of the environment has long been a priority for Herman Miller; the planet is at a pivotal moment in its climate crisis.  Committed to designing not just better products, but a better world, Herman Miller strives to create stronger communities, healthier and more inclusive workplaces and a greener planet. Every year, an estimated eight million tonnes of […]

Krost and Concept Commercial Interiors bring “dark textural tones” to Melbourne office

A dark interior is “carefully contrasted and complemented” by a selection of furniture pieces from Krost in this new Melbourne office workspace. Designed and built by Concept Commercial Interiors for strategic advertising agency 10 Feet Tall, a commanding black palette with splashes of tan leather is brilliantly balanced into a unique and contemporary working environment. […]