More than 25 years of making, designing, collaborating, refining, manufacturing, styling, thinking, working and playing.
At Tait we design and produce premium products that celebrate the Australian outdoor lifestyle. Proudly Australian owned and made, our products have become part of a contemporary outdoor furniture vernacular that speaks to Australia’s unique way of life and culture.
Established in Melbourne in 1992 by Managing Director and sheet metal craftsman, Gordon Tait, and Creative Director, Susan Tait, we have a long and proud history of collaboration and mentorship. Through our work with talented local designers, both friends and colleagues, we produce collections that are of the moment yet designed to last a lifetime.
An unliveable, deceased estate in Melbourne’s Alphington has been transformed into a timber box-like family home, revealing a journey of layers upon layers by architect Walter&Walter.
Perched a-top a 150 acre cliff ridge, Headland House, designed by Atelier Andy Carson, was developed for a system of living which prizes excitement and a bit of risk in the safest possible way for an art-loving couple and their young family.
Australian furniture design have never been more in demand. The world-over, this industry is clambering for the region’s best design thinkers and the imaginative, innovative products they create. Here, we celebrate five of Australia’s top industrial design talents.
Designing for natural light and a focus on bright and airy Scandinavian interiors was a game changer in the renovation of a wanting Victorian era terrace house in Port Melbourne.
For the last twenty-five years Tait have been passionate about Australian design – and it’s time to celebrate.
Gordon and Susan Tait celebrate a quarter of a century endorsing, enabling and encouraging “a life outside”.
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.
With the opening of Melbourne’s new Tait flagship store – the brand establishes an all new visual and design language for contemporary outdoor living.
Habitus recently partnered with I-Manifest and MINI to create a Micro-School of design in which high school-aged students would consider how architecture and design can bring awareness to future living habits.
The third and final installation of the Habitus Hottest 100 moments of design in 2016 is here. Did all your favourite pieces make the cut?
As summer hits us, the time to embrace the outdoors – but there’s no need to sacrifice your design love, especially with Tait’s new Breeze Modular.
We sit down with the creative duo behind Tait, Gordon Tait and Susan Tait to discuss the Art of Lounging.