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Klaylife… the Clay chandelier

I absolutely love Klaylife and so will you, their Trade NOT Aid philosophy and stunning fittings delivers ethical  trade and its best. Klaylife is run by Melbourne-based father-daughter duo Phillip Jones and Kerri Wallace, who import custom-made, clay-beaded chandeliers direct from South Africa. Each bead is hand-rolled using raw clay from the region; they are then dried, kiln...

Kingdom Home

A Sydney based design studio Kingdom Home specialising in exclusive and custom surface designs with a unique point of difference! Colour, design and experimenting with materials are their thing exploring with a multitude of surface and fabric finishes to create the clients desired look. All design, fabrics and papers are created and made right here in Australia! Kingdom Home's...

Parawood range

Adam Goodrum is one of Australia’s most accomplished industrial and furniture designers. His eye for detail, his refined aesthetic and his whole-process approach makes him a sought-after design collaborator among design manufacturers and retailers alike. It comes as no surprise, then, to find that Adam has produced work for some of the world’s most famous brands both in Australia and Europe. For Adam’s Parawood range of...

TRELLIS tiles hit Australia

Early in the year we gave you a snapshot of the TRELLIS tile and now they are finally available in Australia. The stunning TRELLIS tiles consists of two contemporary textures - wood and concrete, moulded and imprinted onto a single, large sized stoneware slab. The colour range is neutral, suitable for any location. The distinctive combination of surfaces...

Melbourne International Design Week 2015

Last year I was fortunate enough to attend the inspirational agIdeas International Design Forum which is celebrating 25 years of design innovation, providing access to leading designers from across the globe in a one-day event, to be held as part of world-renowned Design Matters Melbourne International Design Week Thursday, 14 May 2015. Held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the annual design Forum will bring...

Australia’s DesignByThem in NY

Sydney, 17 February 2015 - DesignByThem is launching their Australian furniture and accessories collection at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City in May 2015. They will be showcasing their range to the North American market following growing popularity in Australia. A leader in Australian design, DesignByThem takes inspiration from the vibrant Australian urban and natural landscape to create...

redesigned and redefined

Introducing a new approach to an old concept - The Javi Letterbox Range. The humble Aussie letterbox has been redesigned and redefined. Industrial designer Lee Rodezno was compelled to rethink the letterbox’s place in the ‘home styling’ pecking order, after being thoroughly disappointed by the quality and design of products already on the market. Based in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs,

On Safari with Curious Grace

Every now and then you come across a piece of furniture that takes your breath away. The new Safari Chair from Curious Grace is one such piece. Exquisitely designed and constructed in France, this chair offers simplicity and grace whilst quietly demanding attention. There are three different styles in the range. The Toulouse Safari Chair is made from solid...