Most of us would agree our lives could do with a little less clutter. Focusing on this point, we look at design in this vein - furniture and products that honour simplicity.
We feature 8 products that feature man-made, time-honoured and organic textures that celebrate contrast, tactility and physical interaction.
Inspired by the relaxed Australian way of life, the Frankie sofa covers all bases: it's sophisticated and, importantly, accommodating.
In celebration of Oak, here's a selection of products and projects that feature this glorious timber.
Last month, Catapult Design opened its flagship Sydney showroom in Darlinghurst. Coming just over a year after the company burst onto the scene, working primarily with architecture and interior design clients, the showroom cements a core value held by the company—supporting and promoting local design and manufacture to Australian audiences.
Melbourne Indesign was not only for professional designers, but for those of us who simply have a passion for design. With dozens of residential brands exhibiting and launching new product there was much to lust over. Here is a small selection of our favourite pieces from the event – including local and international design, established and emerging designers.
Just the names Walnut and Oak conjure up beautiful images - warm tones, gentle grain and subtle variations of colour. They're two timbers that need little dressing up, and should be celebrated simply as they are. ercol's Svelto collection does just that.
Leading outdoor living brand ‘Triconfort’ has arrived in Australia. Evoking imagery of the French Riviera and Spanish Algarve, the range of luxurious outdoor furniture and accessories epitomises the casual outdoor living of ‘costal’ Europe.
A contemporary design by nature, Sharky features an extremely thin profile, giving it a clean and delicate form.
Seeing new designers enter the industry is exciting, especially when they're doing something new and bringing a fresh perspective to the scene.
We are naturally drawn to celebrating new designers, and rightly so; new energy and creative talent is inspiring and exciting. It is also significant to celebrate designers' milestones and longevity, to recognise those who continue to create year after year and at the same level of quality they began.
Australia has a pool of talented designers on our doorstep, plus a well-established connection to the Region surrounding us. Celebrating the links we have, we look at both sole practitioners and distributors that make up our global design community. With Melbourne Indesign around the corner, where many of these names will be exhibiting, you can even follow these up in the flesh. A win-win for Design Hunters.
Misura's Melbourne showroom, located on Church St in the furniture precinct of Richmond, has undergone a revamp and is settling in to the Melbourne market.