Getting to know designer-maker Samuel Burns from Sabu Studio

Inspired by honest materials intertwined by a refined sensibility of contemporary craftsmanship, Melbourne-based designer-maker Samuel Burns is an emerging creative to watch. Establishing Sabu Studios in 2020, Burns has produced subtle and unobtrusive designs that delight and intrigue. Earlier last month at the IDEA 2021 gala in Sydney, Burns was also announced the recipient for […]

Seven Australian furniture and lighting designs that mix form and function

Today’s lookbook showcases seven Australian furniture and lighting designs that demonstrate genuine innovation in terms of materials, manufacturing, and distribution or functionality. Our curated visual inspiration is from the IDEA 2021 finalists. The winners and highly commended were announced last week, which you can check out here. IDEA 2022 is now open for entries, celebrating the best Australian interior […]

Herman Miller adds agility to every corner of the office with OE1 Micro Pack

Workplaces are adapting to life post-pandemic and Herman Miller’s OE1 Micro Pack is supporting this transition with its functional and colourful adjustability for every office.  Primed for agility, the OE1 Micro Pack enables dexterity for organisations, teams, and individuals by creating flexible, fluid environments that adapt to evolving goals and personal preferences. The OE1 Micro […]

Last chance to nab a Limited Edition ADR x Archie Rose tailored spirit!

It’s your last chance to grab a bottle of gin/vodka from the ADR x Archie Rose limited edition design collaboration! Last year, we called on three of the country’s best interior designers to create bespoke labels for Archie Rose’s insanely good Tailored Spirits Collection. Enter Mim Fanning, Brendan Wong and Hana Hakim. The three designers […]

“We always honour the original designer’s intent” – Cultivated on restoring HAY’s About a Lounge chair 

Australian furniture company Cult has been restoring some of its most iconic pieces – the Wishbone, Ox, Series 7 and Swan chairs – for years.  In fact, it has been actively encouraging designers – and the general public – to bring any original piece bought from Cult into a showroom to be repaired and restored […]

Shaw Contract’s In Stock collections are ready for styling and dispatch

Shaw Contract’s Australian In Stock program is designed to help you meet fast turnarounds without compromising on design concepts or creativity. Choose from more than 200,000 square metres of carpet tile, plank and LVT products – all of which are available for immediate despatch from Australian stock. From base build products to high design collections, […]

“Half the challenge of recycling could be solved through good design”

The biggest impact designers can have on the textile industry is to design for end of life, says BlockTexx co-founder Adrian Jones.  “We can’t change today. It just exists. We can work really hard to make up for the mistakes of the past, but we can’t change the fact that those textiles are already in […]

Kristine Yeats reflects “white sandy beaches” in Hayman Island resort with Harbour 

Sustainability, durability and understated luxury are at the heart of Kristine Yeats’ design for the Hayman Island Beach House, which was rebuilt following Cyclone Debbie in 2017. Located on Queensland’s Hayman Island, the project is part of the InterContinental resort and can be booked as three individual suites or one 3-bedroom home.  “Reflective of the […]

Herman Miller encapsulates adaptability and versatility in new OE1 collection

Australian workplaces are adapting to life post global pandemic and Herman Miller is right there beside them with its new collection OE1.  “The market is responding and learning that whether working from home, in the office, or collaborating via a hybrid arrangement, adaptability and versatility are essential,” explains the global furniture company.  “OE1 is designed […]