The best of DEN Furniture + Design Fair 2015

ADR recaps with look at the inaugural DEN fair, and we announce our #bestofDEN competition winners.

A bespoke future: Q+A with Makers Lane

Makers Lane is a new concept conceived by co-founders Craig van Zyl, Clare Gilligan and her brother Paddy, seeking to connect Australian artisans and crafters to clients looking for custom made pieces.

Copy this lamp: preserving Australian design integrity

David Trubridge's Floral pendant has allegedly been replicated by Domayne, reigniting local debate over intellectual property. How does Australia compare with international attempts to protect original design against copycat manufacturers?

The quality of light: iGuzzini launch in Sydney

A major international brand, iGuzzini have launched in Sydney, with their sights set on lighting up Australia.

Portal

Portal is a new offering from Melbourne-based architectural lighting designer, Christopher Boots.

Light language

Mood inducing, spectacle signalling, hip hallmarking or functionally illuminating, lighting permeates every interior design from foundational proposition to finishing touch. An article by Adrienne Hughes, featuring works by Tom Dixon and Ash Allen, takes a detailed snapshot of current directions in international and Australian contemporary lighting.

Metallic glazed lights

Product designer Ross Gardam has created a new metallic range of lights to compliment the existing Glaze pendant colour range.

Lights by Emily Green: Jewellery for the home

Melbourne based artist and jewellery designer Emily Green is now at work designing a different kind of pendant, setting her sights on lighting design in a recent collaboration with Dale Hardiman.

Introducing the Blanca

Blanca is available in two practical colour ways, to suit both commercial and contemporary residential interiors.

Lighting made locally by Volker Haug

The Melbourne based lighting designer's quirky industrial aesthetic has been embraced both in Australia and abroad, with custom orders a business speciality.