The work of 26 Australian designers is currently on show in Milan, the largest independent showcase of Australian design in Milan to date. Curated by the Local Design founder Emma Elizabeth, the Local Milan No. 3, aims to advance awareness and understanding of Australian design amongst a global audience. “It’s hard to describe Australian design […]
The new Teamwork pendant light from Melbourne-based ISM Objects has been specially crafted to absorb sound, with the aim of enhancing both concentration and collaboration in the home and workplace. The light shell is crafted from spun aluminium and has a decorative fabric panel that conceals an internal sound absorbing material. The outer shell is […]
If you’re a workspace designer who thinks of light merely as an afterthought to make sure everyone can see what they’re doing or to highlight your latest and greatest art acquisition, you’ve got a lot to learn, says Humanscale’s Tim Goodred. ADR: How did your interest in lighting design develop? TG: My first job as […]
LightCo has recently been appointed to represent Siru lighting in Australia. Siru is a specialist boutique brand of blown glass pendants and ceiling lights made in Italy. The techniques used in the design and manufacturing process have been handed down from generation to generation to ensure the authenticity of these beautiful and unique pieces remains […]
“I like to surround myself with objects of intrigue. Much of my work stems from scraps of potential that I notice in my daily life and travels.” Wilson discusses his inspiration, working with architects, and his dream collaborator.
The sights and sounds of Milan can be overwhelming, but in amongst the noise was a stand with elegant and eye-catching product. ADR editor Aleesha Callahan chatted to the founder of LA-based lighting and furniture brand Atelier de Troupe, Gabriel Abrahams, to find out about the mid-century influences and how it all got started with Ace Hotels.
In 1991, ISM Objects design studio developed the Fab lamp; 25 years later it has released the Fab 25 lamp. The original Fab lamp, a flat-pack self-assembled table lamp, was an immediate success. It won an ‘Artist & Industry’ award for design and production, retailed in the MoMA gift shop in New York, and Country […]
The Igneous light by James Walsh and Ash Allen takes an iconic Melbourne material and reimagines it in a new way. Developed in collaboration between the two Australian designers, the wall sconce light uses the bluestone foundations of Melbourne as a driving concept. The inventive Igneous light will be shown as part of the Melbourne […]