It's a nice idea to support emerging designers. But aside from that, what are the benefits of doing so? What do we as consumers get out of buying these new designs and what does it mean for the future of the design industry?
Last week we looked at copyright and design laws, which relate to the form of a design. In Part 3, we discuss what can be done about the common practice of replica furniture being sold by association with the name of the original designer, design or brand.
In Part two of our series with K&L Gates on replica designs, we look at the ways in which new and original designs can be protected.
With much excitement, Tacchini welcome back the Agnese Armchair to the Tacchini Design Classics collection - one of Frattini’s most iconic pieces.
With replica furniture such a big business, and therefore a pressing issue for designers, Christine Danos, Gregory Pieris and Chris Round of K&L Gates walk us through the various forms of intellectual property protection available to makers of original and authentic designs and what the industry can do to address the problem.
What is happening in Milan right now? An overwhelming amount of design - that's what. After all, Salon del Mobile, or Milan Design week, is the largest design fair in the world. In light of that, this is a small taste of what's happening in the northern hemishphere right now.
Australian designer Drew Wahlberg Rosskelly is one of 15 artists invited to contribute to the fitout for NOMA Copenhagen’s residency at the Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo. Georgia Cannon discovers more about the outcome of this exciting collaboration.
We all know what poor storage feels like (awkward) and that good storage fits seamlessly into our lives. In light of our focus on efficiency & flexibility this month, here are a few especially great storage solutions for the bedroom that contribute to an efficient and flexible way of living.
Whether for the love of surrealism, brutalism, and minimalism in our space, or ever wonder how furniture can integrate Zen philosophy with Scandinavian design? This year, we bring you the latest collection that integrated living with art, design, and philosophy.
Sydney lifestyle and furniture retailer Meizai secured the talents of Biasol Design Studio for the design and creation of the newly available Tre Mezzo range.
A soft glow, smooth line or decadent finish, we love elegance. Here, we share with you a few new favourites.
EtKøkken, Danish for A Kitchen, separates three basic functions of cooking into three freestanding stations – water, fire and chopping block.
In some cases, especially for those with larger living spaces, custom furniture can help where the mass market cannot.