Image above: the Mo bed designed by e15, which is at the centre of the dispute with IKEA. German furniture brand e15 is taking Swedish conglomerate IKEA to the High Court over a disputed copyright infringement on the design of its Mo bed. Designer Philip Manzier claims the Mo bed was developed over a three-year […]
The 'replica' furniture market has long been focused on European mid-century classics, however the concept is now expanding on Australian shores – leaving local designers searching for new ways to protect their intellectual property.
David Trubridge's Floral pendant has allegedly been replicated by Domayne, reigniting local debate over intellectual property. How does Australia compare with international attempts to protect original design against copycat manufacturers?