A personal space for everyone with the Verse Collection by Zenith Design Studio

As we make the move back to shared spaces, it’s the privacy of the home that should be translated into workspaces. Zenith Design Studio has introduced the Verse Collection to create that personal space for everyone. The natural need for privacy and personal space within shared environments has been overlooked in the increase of open, […]

Halliday + Baillie unveils Stair Rail Bracket

Complementing its existing range of aluminium and marine grade stainless steel stair brackets, the HB 595 Stair Rail Bracket is milled from aluminium and available in a variety of different finishes. Made from non-anodised aluminium alloy material, the HB 595 is a soon-to-be classic.  The collection is perfect for the design savvy here in Australia […]

“It’s our obligation to manage the Earth’s resources” – Herman Miller on sustainability

Stewardship of the environment has long been a core value for Herman Miller. The company market manager for NSW, Queensland and New Zealand Gigi Davidge explains how in this special feature.  Valuing the environment has always been in the Herman Miller DNA. Our founder declared, “We will be a good corporate neighbour by being a good steward of […]

Last chance to win one $6420 Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair

There’s less than a week left to enter ADR’s Arne Jacobsen Swan Chair competition, which closes for entries at midnight AEST on 19 November. We’re giving away one of these iconic chairs with the winner able to choose their own fabric from the Capture, Diablo, Fame, Rime or Tonus upholstery collection. Find out more and […]

Being sustainable is as much about us as “influencing others to step up” – Humanscale

“When we started exploring sustainability, the conversation in the furniture world was still, ‘You don’t eat your chair, so who cares about its toxins?’. Jane Abernathy’s words sound ridiculous to our 2021 ears. But Humanscale’s chief sustainability officer first broached the subject of product labels half a decade ago. “Back then, suppliers would tell us […]

King on a legacy of sustainability

“For us, sustainability isn’t just in designing one chair out of recycled plastic,” says King head of product, David Hardwick. “That’s not the approach we take. Sustainability is very much fundamental to everything we do, and it’s been that way since the very beginning.” If you’re familiar with King, you’re familiar with the longevity of […]

HVG Facades introduces premium wood grain range that lasts

At last, architects and designers can specify a premium wood grain range that lasts, with HVG Facades’ ZINTL cladding using ezy HD2 technology. To celebrate the new range, ADR reached out to the Australian premium external wall cladding company to find out more. What is ZINTL cladding + ezy HD2 powder coating system? ZINTL aluminium cladding wood grain […]

Josh and Matt Design collaborates with Gumtree to drop upcycled home collection

Ahead of National Recycling Week, Gumtree has unveiled a limited collection of upcycled home decor and accessories in partnership with emerging Melbourne artist, Josh and Matt Design. Gumtree Collections is a new elevated offering from Gumtree, which aims to highlight how the circular economy can support the transformation of unwanted items into premium ones, saving […]

Miele partners with four Aussie and NZ designers as stores reopen

Miele is celebrating its partnership with four Australian and New Zealand designers as stores affected by COVID-19 restrictions reopen. The reopening of the appliance brand’s experience centres in NSW and Victoria were marked with a plethora of events and workshops. Designers can head to their local centre for a range of free sessions from choosing […]

Herman Miller celebrates 75th anniversary of the Eames LCW Plywood

The Eames LCW Plywood is turning 75! And to celebrate, ADR is teaming up with Herman Miller for a little stroll down memory lane. It all started on the set of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, where Charles and Ray Eames were experimenting with wood-moulding. It was the early 1940s, so perhaps not a huge surprise that the […]