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Introducing Karimoku New Standard

With a playful and whimsical touch, new Japanese brand, KNS, boasts collaborations with some of the most promising international design talents in their contemporary furniture
and objects.

The tradition of Karimoku New Standard is born from a deep understanding of craftsmanship, bound together with innovative technologies. The product offering includes dining and side tables, together with seating, coat stand and accessory collections suitable for both commercial...

Shaynna Blaze & Molmic Elegant Muse

Recently Shaynna Blaze & Molmic officially launched their collaboration ‘Elegant Muse’ furniture collection at ‘Borough of Hawthorn’ in Melbourne.  The beautiful new range, ‘Elegant Muse’ is Proudly 100% Australian Designed and Made in Melbourne which we love! Power to Australian made! “This truly is an exciting collaboration.  Molmic’s craftsmanship and Australian manufacturing...

The annual ArchiTeam Awards Victoria

The annual ArchiTeam Awards aim to celebrate the incredible work by emerging and small-to-medium sized architecture firms across Victoria. Currently in its seventh year, this year’s awards showcase a mixture of commercial, residential, unbuilt, community and sustainable projects. One such entrant is the ‘Skin Box House’ by Man Architects, a renovation and extension project in Windsor that worked...

One Night Stand Melbournes’ MPavilion

MPavilion presents "One Night Stand" series of interventions including live art, sonic lullabies and ambient installations. Melbourne, Australia: The inaugural MPavilion was recently unveiled in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens, the first in a major new series of annual architecture commissions and design events initiated by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, which will be presented free to the public from 7 October 2014 until 1 February 2015 MPavilion is open...

Meeting Lema

Meet Lema – Customised Italian Wardrobe and Shelving Systems. The Lema soul has been entrenched in furniture making since the 1930’s. A strong tradition of craftsmanship is reflected in every project, every piece of furniture and its extreme attention to product quality. A strong tradition of craftsmanship is reflected in every project, every piece of furniture and its extreme attention to product quality: this is...

Blu Dot

School friends John Christakos and Maurice Blanks shared a passion for architecture, art and design. When they began to furnish their first homes they found they didn't like the stuff they could afford and they couldn't afford the stuff they liked... sound familiar? Figuring that they were not alone they set out to fill the gap and BluDot...

Flip Around

Flip Around is a super sleek, minimalist table, designed by Copenhagen-based designers NORM Architects. The design is a multifunctional piece of furniture that can transform from a stool to a side table with a simple flip. Apart from changing between a stool or a side table, the surface portion is removable to serve as a tray. The handle is attached to the tray enabling users...

feel safe and relaxed

The Haymes 2015 Colour Forecast themes are depicted from various trend-forecasting mediums, such as Maison Objet Paris, Future Lab and the forecasting website Stylesight. This research, partnered with Haymes’ own colour direction, forms the five trends that make up the 2015 Colour Expressions Forecast by Haymes for the year ahead. The inspiration behind the 2015 colour forecast comes from...

SKEEHAN a great Australian find

SKEEHAN studio specialises in commercial, furniture interiors and product design. Directed by Industrial designer Tom Skeehan, the studio takes a material driven approach resulting in an informed design process that considers the long term lived experience of the product and its environment. The SETTO collection explores the relationship between contrasting materials focusing on textiles, lighting and Australian timbers....