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Creative People

Lighting

Creative People

Andalusian-Inspired Lampshades, Handwoven In Sydney

Lana Launay makes her textured light covers from natural materials such as coffee-stained raffia, coconut shell rope and bamboo yarn.

Studio Visit

Coco Flip Celebrates 10 Years In The Biz With A New Showroom!

Furniture and lighting designer Kate Stokes reflects on a decade operating her small business - and shares a peek inside Coco Flip's new Nor...
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Design Awards

These Ten Amazing Lighting Designers Are Our Design Awards Finalists!

We've called it! These are the country's most luminary lighting designs... according to our judges in The Design Files + Laminex Design Awar...
Lucy Feagins

TDF Design Awards

The Brightest Lights In Australian Design

A look at the lighting designs shortlisted in the inaugural TDF Design Awards!

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

Lighting

NAU Debuts 'Jolly' Lighting By Kate Stokes At ICFF

The Melbourne-based brand does us proud, unveiling a new collection of lighting by local designer Kate Stokes in NYC.

Creative People

Australian Designers At Milan's Salone Del Mobile

'LOCAL MILAN No.3' champions home-grown talent at the world's biggest design fair this week.
Elle Murrell

Creative People

Simon Christopher and Celina Clarke of ISM Objects

An insight into the world of ISM Objects, who have been operating for over 25 years and are one of Australia's leaders in lighting design.
Sally Tabart

Creative People

James Walsh · Igneous

We take a look at a brilliant graduation project, utilising a by-product of bluestone cutting to forge stunning modern lights.
Elle Murrell

Lighting

Bright Ideas

10 tips for new home lighting, in partnership with Origin Energy.

Lighting

Luke Mills

The Sunshine-based designer unveils his Raw Series and Hat Pendant lights.
Elle Murrell

Shopping

Electric Confetti

A bricks and mortar store for neon design studio, Electric Confetti.

Shopping

JamFactory Furniture Collection

Adelaide’s JamFactory launches its first furniture collection.
Fiona Killackey

Lighting

Klaylife X Moore Concepts

Clay beaded chandeliers designed in collaboration with Melbourne stylist Jacqui Moore.

Shopping

Coco Flip · Mayu Collection

A brand new lighting range from Melbourne design studio Coco Flip.

Expert Advice

Let There Be Light

Architect Adriana Hanna of Kennedy Nolan shares her lighting insights.
Adriana Hanna

Shopping

Electric Confetti

A new Melbourne business making a range of fun, contemporary neon lights for the home.

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