Fritz Hansen N02 Recycle chair now at Cult

The Fritz Hansen N02 Recycle chair by nendo is a new, all-purpose chair made of upcycled plastic household waste, available now from Cult. N02 is Fritz Hansen’s first chair produced in coloured, recycled Polypropylene. The strong, stackable chair is designed in collaboration with Japanese studio nendo and is inspired by a simple crease of paper […]

Vote for your favourite Shaw Contract Design Awards finalist

The People’s Choice competition for the Shaw Contract 2020 Design Awards is now open. Vote now and help showcase Australian design on the global stage. The 2020 Shaw Contract Design Awards recognise the creative vision of the architects and designers who inspire new ways of living, working, learning and healing. The awards place a spotlight […]

Zenith Design socialises the workstation with Kissen Conference

Workplaces as designed purely for function are long gone. This year, in their absence, the office has shown what it can offer that remote work never can: a space for community and collaboration. Luring employees back to the workplace is the promise of the comradery that can only take place face-to-face. In response to this […]

Longevity for home workspace solutions with Cult

As working from home becomes a new normal, Cult considers fixtures and fittings with longevity and practical adaptability built-in. Longevity is an interesting concept in days like these. For many people the last few months have felt like years, while for others the same/same of day after day of restricted activities and lifestyles has actually […]

Haymes Colour Library Volume 14 fosters ‘groundedness’, tranquility and energy

Haymes Colour Library Volume 14 Embrace is inspired by the concept of embracing the unexpected challenges of the current world to find solace within the home space through colour. The Australian paint brand‘s latest colour library explores how we can use colour to relieve stress and promote mental wellbeing within the environments we can control and have […]

ADR and Herman Miller $30,000 Aeron chair competition winners revealed

16 lucky Australians are taking home an Aeron chair in our $30,000 ADR and Herman Miller competition. Earlier in the year, we challenged you to consider how a Herman Miller Aeron chair would improve ergonomics in your home office. To enter, all you had to do is answer this question in 50 words or less – How […]

Getting to know Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh

Fresh from his win at the Australian Furniture Design Award, Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh sits down with ADR editor Elisa Scarton to chat about his winning piece and his design journey to date. With just three years under his belt, the young designer has already exhibited at a satellite event at Milan’s Salone […]

Getting to know Melbourne furniture, product and interior designer Thomas Coward

Thomas Coward isn’t just a bathware designer. The Cornwall-born, Melbourne-based creative who grew up on a farm dreaming of being a tractor has spent years designing everything from interior fit-outs to furniture, tiles, and even the bathroom sink. He’s currently creative director at Artedomus, where he recently collaborated with IDEA 2020 judge and style maven Hana […]

James Walsh wins Australian Furniture Design Award with rammed earth bench

Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh took home this year’s Australian Furniture Design Award with a rammed earth and recycled glass filings bench that “reinvents ancient material tradition”. The terracotta toned piece, called Anthropic Bench, combines earth and glass to produce “a seductive, sustainable and hard wearing composite.” Walsh spent a month experimenting with […]

King Living releases modular Bellaire sofa

With an elegant, modern design, the Bellaire by King Living is the company’s latest and most anticipated sofa yet. It blends intuitive technology with unrivalled luxury. Featuring angular, sleek lines that are softened by cylindrical headrests in complementary colours, the Bellaire brings a modern feel to any space. It has been described as the ultimate […]