Herman Miller outlines way forward for workspaces post-COVID

Through extensive research and expert insight, Herman Miller has revealed three key insights to help organisations gain employee engagement and flexible productivity for the long term. The global pandemic has and will continue to affect every aspect of life. Whether it be work, home or study, Herman Miller believes that problem-solving, human-centred design means supporting […]

On the much-fabled origin story of Tassie tipple Moo Brew

Moo Brew’s much-fabled origin story involves notorious art collector and gambler David Walsh discovering a well-shaped glass bottle and deciding he may as well brew some beer to fill it. Come 2005, he’d built a brewery to do just that. Some fifteen years later and Walsh has spawned an empire and opened a world-renowned museum […]

Zenith and Lapalma tell a multi-authorship story

The story of Lapalma is the story of a family. It begins in 1978 in the Northern Italian city of Padua. Brothers, Mercato and Dario Romano, decided to go out on their own with the dream of designing modern furniture that would endure. It was endurance in two senses: both of timeless aesthetics and of […]

Bloomingdales joins as a sponsor of IDEA 2021

IDEA 2021 has a new sponsor with Australian owned lighting supplier Bloomingdales Lighting. The luxury lighting and occasional furniture provider will be sponsoring the Residential (Interior Curation) award, formally known as Residential Decoration.  Bloomingdales crafts bespoke lighting for both high-level residential and commercial hospitality projects, ranging from bespoke light fixtures and pendants, to hand crafted […]

Introducing the company behind the cladding brands you trust. HVG Facades.

Introducing HVG Facades, Australia’s leading distributor of premium non-combustible, external wall cladding systems for the construction industry.  If you don’t already recognise its name, you’ll definitely recognise HVG’s work. All across Australia, whether it’s a high-rise or a hospital, a school or a sporting arena, HVG Facades has been supplying stunning exterior cladding products to […]

Fiverr: where buyers and sellers of design thrive

A quiet achiever, the online marketplace Fiverr has been operating in Australia for over five years, connecting local architects and designers with skilled on-demand freelance talent.  Offering digital services in more than 500 categories, across 10 verticals including graphic and product design, digital marketing, programming, data, video and animation, Fiverr is one of the world’s largest freelance marketplaces. Launched in […]

Fhiaba brings its world-first “climate zones” refrigeration technology to Australia

Italian company Fhiaba has brought its exclusive independent temperature control technology to Australia with a range of fridges, freezers and wine coolers. The only brand in the world with technology capable of managing three independent climate zones, Fhiaba’s products are handcrafted in Italy to provide unrivalled, high-quality food storage. The family business launched in the […]

Laufen unveils Sonar bath designed by Patricia Urquiola

Swiss bathroom manufacturer Laufen has unveiled its Sonar bath designed by Patricia Urquoila as an ode to “thin edges and geometric texture”. The freestanding piece is part of the wider Sonar Collection, which also includes washbasins, vanities and toilets. Finished in white, the Sonar bath is designed to provide “novel design solutions in the limited […]

Cultivated sponsors IDEA 2021 Sustainability Awards

Cultivated has just been announced as the newest sponsor of IDEA 2021, placing its support behind one of the program’s most sought-after prize – the Sustainability Award. Established in 2013, but officially launched at Melbourne Design Week this year, Cultivated is Cult’s in-house sustainability program. The leading Australian design destination, which offers premium furniture, lighting and […]

Competition: Win one of 5 Oliver Tub Chairs from King, valued at $1450 each

In our latest competition, we’re teaming up with King to give away five Oliver Tub occasional chairs, valued at $1450 each. Don’t let the name fool you, The Oliver Tub Chair was designed for compact spaces and grand gestures. Surely the most misunderstood piece of furniture in the home is the occasional chair. As its […]