Stylecraft teams up with Australian designers for new collection

Sculptural lighting, Bauhaus-inspired seating and oak cabinets are among the latest collaboration between Australian designers and Stylecraft. The furniture and lighting company has teamed up with Ross Gardan, SKEEHAN, Neatt Design, acp atelier, Helen Kotouris, Keith Melbourne and James Howe to create the collection. Among Gardam’s contribution is the Ceto sculptural lighting collection with chandeliers, […]

Yasmine Ghoniem and Katy Svalbe on creating personalised interiors

When it comes to residential design, whether it be minimalist or maximalist, designers are creating unique personalised interiors as a reflection of the client, their needs and lifestyle choices. ADR looks back at Pacific Bondi with interior designer Yasmine Ghoniem, who designed the home with landscape architect Katy Svalbe when the duo were at Amber […]

King Living launches Australia’s first virtual showroom

In an Australian-first, King Living launched its virtual showroom today, making it easier for customers to explore and shop its full collection from the couch. The brand behind products like the Zaza sofa and Luna chair, which it designed together with Sydney furniture designer Charles Wilson, conceptualised the showroom in response to the coronavirus lockdown, […]

“Don’t be blinkered” in your COVID-19 leadership, says Articolo lighting designer Nicci Green

Look for the opportunities you weren’t open to or even aware of before because you were “blinkered” is Nicci Green’s advice to anyone running a business during the coronavirus pandemic. In another of our virtual fireside chat with Australian architects and designers about leadership in the time of COVID-19, the Melbourne-based lighting designer behind Articolo […]

King Living incorporates storage into new Hugo sofa

Australian furniture designer King Living combines comfort, flexibility and storage into its new modular Hugo sofa. Designed for all interiors from compact apartments to large flowing living spaces, the Hugo can be reconfigured into a formal setting for entertaining, a cosy sofa for relaxing or even a luxurious bed for two King Living’s signature engineer […]

Bringing the inside out with King Living

King Living introduces the Zaza sofa and Luna chair, two new outdoor pieces that can withstand the Australian sun without sacrificing the contemporary design of their indoor muses. Hot summers and beautiful furniture don’t go together. At least, that was the preconceived notion that King Living set out to defeat with its latest outdoor collection.  […]

Dowel Jones launches $1000 Design from Home competition

Melbourne design brand Dowel Jones is calling on Aussies to submit their designs for furniture, lighting or accessories to the Design from Home competition. Launched by the company’s brainchildren, Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, Design from Home is open to anyone – student, architect, ceramicist, jeweller, stylist or design enthusiast – with a $1000 prize […]

Design Nation teams up with Melbourne-based designer Dean Norton

As the recently rebranded Design Nation expands its carefully curated local collection in support of the nation’s talented design community, ADR takes a look at some of the newly added Australian-designed products. The Moodlum collection Created by English-born, Melbourne-based designer Dean Norton, Moodlum is a timeless furniture collection composed of a leaning shelf, coffee table, […]

How do our decisions make an impact at every scale? – a Q&A with Shaw Contract

Shaw Contract vice president of marketing John Stephens and Shaw Industries global sourcing director of raw materials Shannan Billings exchange thoughts on designing with the planet at the forefront in this excerpt from Shaw Contract’s sustainability Journal Two Degrees. You could call this a marriage of the minds. He’s a former history major. She can’t […]

A message from our editors – How can we help?

When we sat down to write this message to our readers and everyone in the Australian architecture and interior design industry, we wrote and rewrote dozens of introductions, but there are no perfect words. And really everything we wanted to say can be summed up in these four words.   How can we help? Since […]