furniture

Whats new from the talented Ross Gardam?

Product designer Ross Gardam has released two new collections to his already impressive body of work. The Half Full furniture range for Stylecraft, and Touch glass blown lighting range Both collections, while following very different investigations, represent the development of beautiful, simple solutions to complex problems. Half Full is a FSC-certified timber furniture collection featuring seven table options, four benches and a stool. Designed and manufactured in Melbourne,...

the coolest outdoor furniture by Keith Melbourne

How awesome is this furniture range inspired by a love of glassware, Keith Melbourne has created a fun and good looking plastic furniture range for Zenith called the  The Glass Collection paying tribute to iconic glass forms. Comprising of three stools, Latte, Cognac and Crystal, and the Champagne table the collection is locally manufactured in Melbourne, it's UV stable and fully recyclable Polyethylene. Plastic outdoor furniture...

Samuel Wilkinson’s adorable hoof table

Samuel Wilkinson's legs on his hoof tables are sharpened at the foot like a horse’s hoof is trimmed before it is shod but to me the legs are reminiscent of sharpening a pencil with a blade or knife. The fine edge of the tables is created from the soft chamfer being on the top and bottom. This also gives the tables a tactile feel and...

Loopy lounges and robots ?

This chaise lounge, created by young Dutch designer Sophie De Vocht, is hot! Born from her interest in technique of “tufting”, characterized by a high number of tufts of yarn inserted through needles on to a fabric base. It's metal structure acts as a support and allows the user to relax upon the chaise lounge, cradled by its softness and by the contact with the...

Word Of Mouth

Word of Mouth design studio founded by Valentina Audrito and Abhishake Kumbhat works across many design fields architecture, interiors , furniture, lighting design, fashion and accessories. Operating out of Bali this design duo are at the reigns of a successful design studio retail outlet/ showroom and a cafe. Below is a snapshot of their work. [caption id="attachment_1435" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="Project by Word of Mouth Design"]

B&B Italia thinking outside

Since the late 60's B&B Italia is still one of the worlds most adored and sort after brands continually collaborating with inspirational designers. Below are some of my favorites from their outdoor collections. Below -The breathtaking Crinoline Series by Patricia Urquiola is available in black, white and bronze made from polyethylene weave these stunning high back chairs work well in both contemporary spaces and old world...

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien 4 MOROSO

Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien continue their partnership with Moroso in the shape of two relatively new products, My Beautiful Backside and Princess. Below is what Nipa and Jonathan have to say about their new design: “My Beautiful Backside is a collection of seats whose backrests are a composition of highly coloured, floating cushions in various shapes. The wider your seat, the more cushions you can have....

Dexion’s new G3 range simple and classic design

What is the one thing that most interior design practices have in common? ..... it's a compactus shelving system by Dexion for your library. New from Dexion Office’s G3 range is a range of contemporary storage cabinets providing both flexible storage solutions and simple styling that wont compete with your commercial space design.  Comprising of various tambour cabinets, lateral cabinets and planters, G3 offers a range...

Bold textures and innovative thinking takes knitting to another level.

Claire-Anne O'Brien is a textile designer specialising in you guessed it ......  knitting. Her work plays with technique and scale creating playful and tactile fabrics for interiors. This sculptural approach to textiles brings fabrics to life in three dimensions through form exploration and furniture. What I am most attracted to is her exaggerated scale combined with bold colour and texture, although her work has a playful...

The Cocoon Effect are you looking for a Haven?

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Two years ago I was at a seminar listening in on what the next trends were going to be and in the commercial office arena the speaker discussed that due to the move towards open plan offices,...