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Creative People

Furniture

Furniture

A Three-In-One Design Practice From A One-Woman-Show

Furniture designer Lauren Lea Haynes creates squishy upholstered chairs, powder-coated coffee tables + limestone sculptures from her shared

Creative People

Very Good Timber Furniture From A Trio Of Seasoned Makers

Nick Rennie, Dustin Fritsche and Brett Julian combined their skills and experience over 2020 to launch Oku Space - a collaborative furniture...

Furniture

The Tradie Brotherhood Behind Our Newest Furniture Obsession

Brothers Jack and Mark Fearon combine their experience as a plumber and boilermaker to create the most colourful, characterful furniture goi...
Sasha Gattermayr

Creative People

Keep Your Eyes On These 8 Emerging Makers!

From a magazine editor-turned ceramicist, to a fashion and homewares brand using fabrics direct from Africa, these were some of our favourit...

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Nicole Lawrence Is Making The Coloured, Curvy Furniture Blowing Up Your Instagram

Melbourne-based industrial designer Nicole Lawrence launches her eponymous furniture brand with a range of powder-coated steel shelves.
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

This Adelaide-Based Emerging Designer Is One To Watch

Dean Toepfer's multifaceted creative practice spans furniture, lighting and object design.
Sasha Gattermayr

Interiors

The Cosy New Australian-Made Sofa Range, Inspired By Togetherness

Jean-Pierre Biasol talks us through his lush new collection of locally manufactured sofas - inspired by the feeling of companionship!
Sasha Gattermayr

Studio Visit

Meet Sydney's Newest Furniture Maker, Architect-Turned-Designer Jun Kim

Jun Kim is a multidisciplinary designer making handcrafted furniture under his new brand - Oure.
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Design Awards

Australia’s Most Inspiring New Furniture Designs, From The TDF + Laminex Design Awards 2020!

From a modular sofa to a cabinet inspired by musical notes, these 14 finalists represent the best furniture designers in the country right n...

Furniture

The Former Journalist Turned Designer, Making The Furniture He Couldn't Find

Furniture designer James Howe won an international design award one year after entering the industry. And we can see why!
Sasha Gattermayr

Fundraiser

Robin Boyd Collection Furniture Goes Under The Hammer At Heide!

Register now to bid on one-of-a-kind pieces from the design legend later this month, at Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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The New Australian Furniture Brand That ‘Won’t Break The Bank’

The new Peninsula furniture range by Jake Williamson aims to make local design accessible.

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Keeping It Auld School

Jack Auld of Auld Design takes us through his custom furniture business in Moolap, Victoria.
Miriam McGarry

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The Rise Of Tide Design

The Melbourne furniture makers expand their range, handcrafted in their Huntingdale workshop.

Studio Visit

A New Rattan Furniture Collection From Melbourne Design Duo, Heimur

A new made-in-Mebourne furniture range inspired by boat building techniques, with a 1970's touch.

Creative People

Advancing Australian Design In Milan, Like Never Before!

The 4th 'Local Milan' (and biggest yet!) is unveiled at Milan Design Week, featuring 44 Australian and New Zealander designers.
Elle Murrell

Lighting

A Leading Lighting Designer Transforms An Underground Carpark

British product designer Lee Broom creates a breathtaking installation in the carpark of Space Furniture in Sydney – and it’s only open

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Another Amazing Local Furniture Maker You Need To Know About

Melbourne-based designer-maker Thomas Lentini is one of our favourite local craftspeople right now.
Elle Murrell

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