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Creative People

Lighting

Studio Visit

Designer Jordan Fleming Makes Playful ‘Creatures’ That Double As Lamps

Her handcrafted pieces are like towering, functional sculptures as tall as people – that look like they could come alive at any moment!
Christina Karras

Studio Visit

An Interior Architect’s Impressive Side Hustle - In Ceramics!

Alana Crosby is an interior architect by day – and a ceramicist by night! She's just launched a collection of hand-built ceramic lamps.

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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!

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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

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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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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.

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Doing Business Across ‘The Ditch’

Three Kiwi creatives on how they’ve made their small businesses work across Australia and New Zealand.
Elle Murrell

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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

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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

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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

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Luke Mills

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

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Electric Confetti

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

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Klaylife X Moore Concepts

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

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Electric Confetti

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

Lighting

Ross Gardam · Aura Collection

Introducing the new ‘Aura’ lighting collection from Melbourne designer Ross Gardam.

The Design Files acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we work, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

First Nations artists, designers, makers, and creative business owners are encouraged to submit their projects for coverage on The Design Files. Please email bea@thedesignfiles.net