Great Dane

Great Dane

Great Dane

Great Dane is Australia’s eminent curator of Scandinavian furniture and lighting. Established in Melbourne in 2002, our unbridled passion for timeless Scandinavian design has seen us establish an inimitable reputation for quality, service, craftsmanship and knowledge.

Over the years, Great Dane has built a number of strong partnerships with celebrated Scandinavian manufacturers and designers. We have contributed to the awareness of Scandinavian design in Australia, and thrive on sharing this knowledge with customers and collectors via our distinguished, hand-picked ranges.


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Latest Great Dane News

Ultra-modernity for the new age

Exquisite finishes combine with creature comforts for a full-wattage effect – and let’s not forget plenty of style with these four ultra-modern products.

Memorable moments with design greats

May saw Great Dane celebrate 20 years in business in its hometown of Melbourne. The brand also announced the forthcoming opening of its first Brisbane flagship – a destination that is not your typical showroom, and puts the journey in the hands of the customer.

Clare Cousins and Great Dane in conversation

How does sustainability and materiality play a role in the design of our homes and the furniture we choose? Melbourne architect Clare Cousins and Great Dane founder Anton Assaad discover their similar outlooks to design, all with the new Ilse Sofa taking centre stage.

Cult Chairity Project

Melbourne Design Week – The Definitive Editor’s Guide

With a huge list of outstanding events, talks and exhibitions – we have curated a list of the things we’re marking down in the calendar. But don’t just take our word for it… See the full line-up for yourself and clear the schedule.

On the Art of Making

Putting artisanal skills front and centre, Great Dane has always focused on fostering collaborations with highly skilled makers across Scandinavia – and it shines through in the timeless products.

Habitus Gift Guides – A Taste of Christmas

Habitus editor Aleesha Callahan is curating a series of festive season gift guides, each inspired by the five senses. Up first is ‘taste’, where food is the undeniable centrepiece. Peruse products that are the perfect kitchen and dining accompaniment.

Subscribe to Habitus Magazine For Your Chance to WIN!

The Austere Floor Lamp by Trizo21 from Great Dane Furniture is minimalist at its heart and soul. And you could win one for your home when subscribing to Habitus.

The Art of Dining

Timeless, well-crafted furniture pieces elevate the experience of coming together where food is at the heart.

Nuura: A New Age Of Nordic-Inspired Lighting From Great Dane

From bulbous, modern chandeliers to refined pendant and wall lights, Great Dane’s Scandinavian lighting portfolio has recently expanded to include Sofie Refer’s new collections for Nuura.

The Inherent Charm of Timeless Design

Great Dane’s ethos is deeply anchored in a family-inspired appreciation of timeless beauty. Today, the innate role of carefully crafted furniture is an integral part of the brand’s approach to materiality and sustainability.

New Year, New Home: Design Products to Renew and Refresh in 2021

With a new year in the mix and feeling of renewal in the air, we look at ways to rejuvenate the home for the year ahead.

Super Design Exhibitor Line Up Expanded

Discover the big name brands signing up to #SuperDesign for 2020!

Considered Density

Part urban infill and part urban heritage protection, this renovation and extension is the second stage of an innovative sub-division project in Perth.

Elevating Everyday Experience Through Architecture

Fitzroy Terrace by Taylor Knights heralds a highly considered contemporary design, that quite literally turns the conventional perception of the Victorian terrace on its head.

Made of Tasmanian Oak and finished with natural oil / hardwax, the Kuri Bed by TIDE Design is a piece of furniture that celebrates organic beauty.

Shibusa Is The Japanese Aesthetic You Need In Your Life

When it comes to interior design aesthetics, there are few as authentically and simply beautiful than that of the Japanese.

Shifted House by SSD Studio | semi-detached house | art deco beach house renovation | minimalist, beachy interior

Shifting The Focus: A Sophisticated Semi-Detached House In Bondi

Shifted House by SSD Studio in Sydney’s Bondi Beach is a post-war, semi-detached house turned holiday home that exudes calm while respecting its original character and location.

Pavilion House Robson Rak Architects CC Shannon McGrath | Habitus Living

Robson Rak Brings A Heritage Home Into The 21st Century

For a young family in Melbourne’s bayside suburb, Robson Rak designs a home that balances an L.A. Pavilion-style with heritage Victorian features.

Great Dane Takes A Trip To The Stockholm Furniture Fair

Regular attendees for nearly a decade now, Australia’s number one retailer of all things Scandinavian Great Dane is at the Stockholm Furniture Fair in 2019 with a wealth of new ideas, products and design inspiration.

Fish Creek House Edition Office exterior

Fish Creek House: Balancing Expansion And Containment

Edition Office’s latest thoughtful, stripped back design suggests pure, bunker-like functionality from a distance. While, up close, one delights in its artisanal detail and interaction with the landscape.

Shrinking The Form

Great design in small size – Normann Copenhagen has released a miniaturised version of its Form collection.