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 […]

Designers explore biobased building materials at Dutch Design Week 2019

It’s a pop-up pavilion, but not as you know it. This one is made from mushrooms grown especially for this year’s Dutch Design Week. One of the highlights of the event, which wrapped up over the weekend, the temporary performance space was designed by set designer and artist Pascal Leboucq in collaboration with Erik Klarenbeek’s studio Krown Design. […]

Virgil Abloh’s IKEA collection hits store on 7 November

Millennials and millennials-at-heart will be able to stock up on multi-functional textiles and furnishings that “satisfy their practical needs and emotional aspirations” when the long-awaited collaboration between IKEA and fashion designer Virgil Abloh arrives on our shores in little more than a week’s time.  The ambitious ethos outlined by the Swedish furniture company is in line […]

The importance of protecting Australian design

With the rise and rise of the Australian product designer, the profile of homegrown objects, furniture and lighting has been elevated to truly desirable and justifiably embraced by the public and design community alike. With an array of Australian objects now on par for style and substance with products designed overseas, it is disappointing to […]

BuzziSpace and Zenith: singing the sound of silence

Belgian company BuzziSpace has become a master at marrying silence and style. Having been partnered with Zenith for almost a decade, the pair are committed to rethinking the management of noise in our workspaces. When designing an office space, it’s easy to think of only the visible items required to do our jobs well: workstations, […]

Competition: design the world’s most beautiful bar cart with Archie Rose

Sydney-based distillery Archie Rose is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design the world’s most beautiful bar cart. This is your chance to be a part of Archie Rose history by designing the company’s first-ever bar cart. The design must do justice to Australia’s rich tradition of distilling as well as the company’s commitment to innovation, using traditional methods […]

Meet the VIVID 2019 winners

The winners of VIVID 2018 were announced at a special awards ceremony last week at the Decor + Design exhibition in Melbourne. Selected from over 50 finalists, this year’s VIVID award winners include Eamon Riley (Furniture design), Thomas Cohen (Object design), Kirsten Wang (Concept design), Pauline Tsolos and Darcey Zelenko (Lighting design), Dustin Fritsche (Judges Choice) and […]