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Furniture

Iluka Furniture App for iPad

The team at Iluka furniture have a passion for all things architecture and design. Their passion is evident throughout all of their furniture collections and can even be felt in their innovative new creation of an iPad App. By popular demand, their nifty new App has been designed for the iPad so that designers on the go can visualise how their famous 'Sandy' and 'Avoca' tables by Melbourne Architect, Abe McCarthy might look when ordered. Known for creating high quality, made to order furniture, Iluka pride themselves on building carefully planned collections that give long consideration to shape, form and function. Iluka Furniture is hand made in Australia from the finest materials to create a finish that is both beautiful and unique. Now they are taking some of the guess work out of ordering new pieces with their interactive and ingenious Iluka iPad App. This brand new App  allows users to generate custom frame colour and surface options for each of the popular tables and to read about new and emerging designs from the team. Iluka Furniture is an Avante Garde design company who specialise in supplying unique handmade furniture with unlimited colour and surface combinations. This neat App  has been designed to support their primary offering and works as the perfect reference tool for designers who are looking to specify custom outdoor furniture in their projects. The Iluka Furniture for iPad App 

currently features the Sandy and 
Avoca Table Selector
s and a selection of supporting reference information.
For more information:
Phone: 1800 445 852 Website: www.ilukafurniture.com.au Download The Application Email: ilukafurniture@me.com  abc
Design Products
Furniture

Smeg’s iconic new refrigerator

This contemporary model  has quick chill crystal glass shelves, auto defrost, compact freezer compartment and an excellent energy rating that complies with European A+ class  standards. Now available in deep brown the luxe styling is decadent and utterly luscious in chocolate with bright gold handle. Smeg has earned a reputation with Design Hunters for its slick approach to kitchen appliances and white goods. Now Italy’s largest privately owned domestic kitchen appliances manufacturer Smeg is renowned worldwide for its innovation, architectural style and superb engineering. Smeg was founded by the Bertazzoni family in the 1940s as Smalterie Metallurgiche Emiliane Guastalla (metal enamelling factory in the village of Guastalla, Reggio Emilia) and the company remains a family-run business under the direct control of Roberto Bertazzoni. Smeg retains its leading edge in the worldwide market through a total dedication to the design and manufacturing of specialist appliances. A continual monitoring of trends and developments in both style and technology has led to a constantly evolving partnership with leading architects and designers. The FAB28RCG chocolate brown refrigerator has Minimum Energy Performance Standard of 2.5 (MEPS) and a RRP of $4490. For more information: Vist: www.smeg.com.auabc
Fixed & Fitted
Design Products
Accessories

ILVE freestanding cooktop with Dual Gas and Induction

The new ILVE Quadra freestanding, designed by the prestigious Chef’s Du Maison Union to withstand the rigors of a commercial cooking environment, ingeniously combines the latest gas and induction cooktop technology with ILVE’s peerless upright ovens and renowned Tepanyaki hotplate. Up top, ILVE’s new 90cm dual fuel gas and induction cooktop provides a large cooking surface with the means to simmer, fry, boil or braise whatever you can throw at it. Centre stage there is a much-revered two-zone induction hob that creates instantaneous heat and immediate temperature control for more delicate matters. Sitting ingeniously above the induction zone is ILVE’s renowned Tepanyaki hot plate, which can be easily removed to cater for a quick changes between the two. Surrounding the Induction/Tepanyaki zone, the ample range of gas hobs includes a triple ring all-purpose wok burner. Each hob features precision burner controls, flame failure cut-out safety devices, deep recessed spill trays and heavy duty cast iron trivets and burner caps finished in matt black. Down below, the oven incorporates chef quality features that will delight any aspiring home chef or want-to-be kitchen master. Culinary heights once thought unobtainable are now within reach thanks to a giant 110 litre capacity and features such as the pizza, bread and pastry cooking settings, rotisserie and Quickstart preheating function, climbing from 0-180˚C in just eight minutes. On display at ILVE showrooms nationally, the ILVE’s new 90cm upright Quadra is a culinary dream now available from selected retailers nationwide. Find out more about the new ILVE Dual Fuel Gas and Induction 90cm Upright Oven by visiting the website. Website: www.ilve.com.au RRP $8599. Phone: 1300 MY ILVE (694 583).abc
Furniture

Frank

Designed by: Antonio Citterio   Made by: B&B Italia I am: Sofa   About Me: Designed to ensure complete relaxation, comfort and wellbeing. The generously filled feather down collection is offered in various different seating compositions, with the option of a modular or straight setting. The different elements are presented in simple shapes and generous proportions adds to the comfort of the collection. Materials: Internal frame: tubular steel and steel sections Seat cushion upholstery: shaped polyurethane, sterilized down, polyester fibre wadding Support structure: die-cast and extruded aluminium bright brushed or nickeled varnished Cover: fabric, leather   Dimensions: Please contact Space Furniture for more details.   For more information: Space Furniture Sydney          84 O’Riordan Street, Alexandria, NSW 2015 t 02 8339 7588  infosydney@spacefurniture.com.au   Melbourne     629 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121 t 03 9426 3000 infomelbourne@spacefurniture.com.au   Brisbane        10 James Street, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006 t 07 3253 6000  infobrisbane@spacefurniture.com.au   www.spacefurniture.com.au abc
Furniture

Carmel

Designed by: Jean-Marie Massaud   Made by: Poliform   I am: Sofa and armchair collection   About Me: Carmel has generous proportions and a soft, voluptuous form that's more cushion than frame. Like all of Massaud's ideas Carmel is finely resolved. The detailed stitching is beautifully tailored with the selection of materials ranging from textured fabrics to smooth leather. The collection also includes the Carmel Easy Chair and both pieces are made with aluminium bases and a structure of molded flexible polyurethane. Designed for commercial and residential interiors the Carmel Sofa and Easy Chair are available exclusively from Poliform www.poliform.com.au    Materials: Made with aluminium bases and a structure of molded flexible polyurethane.   Dimensions: Carmel sofa w 2000/2400mm x d 950mm x h 735mm Carmel easy chair w 900mm x d 900mm x h 735mm For more information Poliform Sydney          Level one, 84 O’Riordan St, Alexandria, NSW, 2015 t 02 8339 7570 Melbourne 650 Church Street, Richmond VIC 3121 t 03 8420 0800 www.poliform.com.au info@poliform.com.au  abc
Fixed & Fitted
Accessories

Pull out Sink Mixers

Designed by: Phoenix Tapware   About Me: These stylish and practical mixers will effortlessly suit any décor. Are you looking for an alternative solution to your average sink mixers? Then look no further than the new Vivid Multi-Function Sink Mixer, this sleek and practical mixer includes both a pull-out spray and an outlet that can be diverted between the two functions. Lexi Q pull-out sink mixer | LQ710 CHR Nostalgia pull-out sink mixer | NS710 CHR Vivid multi-function sink mixer | V729 CHR Vivid pull-out sink mixer | V719 CHR Materials: Chrome Finish   For more information: Phoenix Tapware 31 Gilbert Park Drive, Knoxfield VIC 3180 Phone: (03) 9780 4200 Fax: (03) 9764 1898 URL: www.phoenixtapware.com.au Email: sales@phoenixtapware.com.au  abc
Furniture

The Wall

Designed by: Guy Buseyne I am: A striking architectural piece About Me: Guy Buseyne was born on October 13, 1961 in Roeselare, Belgium. After 12 years of experience in the publishing sector, in 2000, he started as an independant graphical designer. He studied the craft of making furniture in Ypres and specialised in furniture restoration in Bruges. To broaden his knowledge he started a two year education in plastic arts, specialising in ceramic arts. 

The Wall is part of a collection of bronze works. My application: Residential or commercial   Materials: Copper and Bronze Dimensions: L.W.H. 150 / 75 / 157 cm For more information: Parterre 493 Bourke St Surry Hills 2010 93564747 www.parterre.com.auabc
Lighting
Accessories

Cumulus – Pendant Light

Designed by: Enoki Made in: South Australia I  am:  Pendant Lighting About Me: Cumulus Pendant is delivered flat packed with a Tasmanian oak frame with your choice of flex (Cord) colour. The Cumulus Pendant standard colour is Muslin, however other selections are available, including Children’s fabric options. Materials: Select from a range of natural textured fabrics including Black Voile, Dove, Muslin, Pepper, Rice, Children’s Elephant and Grand Hearts. Your Flex cord is also available in Black, Grey, Red and White. Inadesignerhome inadesignerhome.com.auabc
Accessories

The Diving Mask Camera



Designed to make taking your holiday smalls safer swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving, this nifty device allows you to take home photograph or videos of friends, family and marine life. mask camera   Installed lever style buttons are easy to use with diving gloves and the camera itself fathers a 136 degree wide angle lens, 5 mega pixel photo quality, 720 pixel HD quality video camera, a micro SD card slot and software for editing your underwater project. Certified to 40 metres, the Diving Mask includes its own carry case, a USB and 4 Lithium AAA batteries. Find out more at Colette, Paris www.colette.fr Need some inspiration? Then visit The Underwater Project by Australian surf photographer Mark Tipple.abc
Design Products
Accessories

Surfcraft by Coco Republic

Coco-republic and Apache Studio team up to make surfcraft This summer, Coco Republic releases an exclusive collection of original retro-inspired surfcraft. In collaboration with one of Australia’s top board makers Apache Studio, each board has been individually shaped to perform in the waves as well as they do in a beach side interior.
 
Constructed using a highly unique board making technique in collaboration with the Apache Studio, each surfboard has been hand shaped into two classic board styles, the Mini-Mal (7ft) and the Mini-Simmons (5-6ft). coco republic   Fabrics selected and designed especially for Coco Republic from the retro collection at Sparkk are then laid onto the board and carefully finished in fibreglass.  The process is not common, and neither are the results. coco republic surfcraft Add a splash of summer to your interior by matching (or mixing) a Coco RepublicSurfboard back with retro cushions and upholstered furniture in the Surfcraft Sparkk fabrics. Or simply enjoy the Surfcraft for what it is; a perfect way to make the most of those long summer days in the surf. coco republic Longboards: Mini-Mal’s: 7ft                 RRP $1895 Shortboards: Mini-Simmons: 6ft          RRP $1695 Coco Republic Cocorepublic.comabc