Saturday Indesign provides a chance for the design and architecture industry to experience innovation and discover the current and future products of the design world.
This year, Saturday Indesign is uniting 34 exceptional local, regional and international design brands, all of which opening their showroom doors in Melbourne to excite and delight attending design professionals and design lovers alike. Connected by a choose-your-own-adventure style of bus loops, thanks to transport partner Neolith (as well as walking trails and Melbourne public transport links), we invite you to come along and immerse yourself in all that the design industry has to offer on Saturday September 2 from 9am-5pm.
With a jam packed program of timed events including design discussions, workshops, collaborations and more, there’s a lot to take in across the day. For those who are looking to be ahead of the game on their specifying journey, we’ve compiled the best product launches to help whet your appetite.
From sustainability innovations to the latest hybrid working solutions, we’ve got launches galore happening right across the three precincts. You’ll be the one of the first to see these new releases and will have the chance to get up close and personal to see how they can work in situ.
So read on to start planning your Saturday Indesign adventure and get ready to launch your design practice to new heights.
Saturday Indesign 2023 Product Launches
The latest in hybrid working solutions will be on show at Aspect Furniture. Made specifically to cater for the changing face of workplace design, Habitat is a light, flexible, modular system that can be expanded and quickly adapted to suit personal needs. Designed to help delineate between spaces and zones within both home and office, Habitat is all about agility, flexibility and designed boundaries.
Combining the expertise of Aspect Furniture, Autex Acoustics and Blender, Habitat micro-environments are made from a simple kit of parts that deliver high-performing acoustics and can be set up in under 30 minutes. Habitat is a light-footprint solution, with each panel made from 53 x 600ml recycled plastic bottles.
Thanks to Aspect Furniture, this isn’t just a product to view but one to potentially win, with Habitat one of the amazing prizes on offer across Saturday Indesign.
Adapt workstation and Shelf+ system launch and more!
Hosted at: HowGroup + Autex
HOW will be featuring exclusive furniture from the HOW collection. The Adapt workstation and Shelf+ system perfectly blend the two world of interior and industrial design. HOW will also feature new furniture from Local and Overseas Designers that we’re sure will be perfect for your next commercial project. Drop into the showroom to see items from Pedrali, Nightworks, Mara, Mogg by Cober Studio, Acustico Lighting and many more.
Autex Acoustics will be showcasing a selection of their innovative and sustainable acoustic treatments and solutions. On show and in action will be their latest product launch, Lanes™, a modular, 3D acoustic panel system designed for disassembly and with circularity in mind. Also available to view will be their range of customisable, locally manufactured workstation desk screens alongside their industry-first First Nations collaboration with Willie Weston.
Presenting a journey through ownworld’s eleven years.
Eleven objects, so pivotal, they shaped our formative years and continue to inspire what we do so proudly today.
More than just a celebration, the curation stands to recognise the designers and our longstanding brands who originally commissioned them.
Introducing the all-new “About A Chair Eco” range from Hay, a groundbreaking product launch that combines sustainable design with unparalleled comfort, revolutionising how we experience seating solutions.
Jonas Ihreborn / Luxbox / Framery / seedus / plus allay
Hosted at: ecf HFA
Check out the cutting-edge products firsthand as ecf HFA proudly presents an exclusive showcase of the latest offerings from renowned brands like Jonas Eborn, Luxbox, Framery and Seedus.
Be prepared to be amazed by a series of captivating furniture product launches, including the Boyd 2 Furniture Launch, Zanat, David Design, Nola, and a curated selection of artisan pieces, all converging to showcase innovation, craftsmanship, and design excellence.
Living Edge is excited to welcome Magis to their furniture portfolio. The introduction of Magis to Living Edge is not merely a celebration but a testament to their mutual commitment towards craftsmanship, innovation, and enduring design. Magis, an esteemed beacon of contemporary design, stands as a testament to timeless innovation and artistic ingenuity. Melding visionary creativity with impeccable craftsmanship, Magis curates a collection that captivates design enthusiasts worldwide. Each piece resonates with a distinct character, reflecting the collaborative efforts of renowned designers and skilled artisans. Embracing sustainability and progressive techniques, Magis seamlessly blends aesthetics with purpose, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape of modern living.
Opening of the first Australian Molteni&C Flagship store
Hosted at: Molteni&C + V-Zug
Be among the first to experience the new Molteni&C Melbourne Flagship Store, unveiling Creative Director Vincent Van Duysen’s Living Concept – A Warm and Fluid Home.
Inspired by the bold, free-spirited designs of the space age era, Derlot’s Pipeline features a distinct, cylindrical backrest capable of contouring to almost any setting. Pipeline has now been released in a series of textiles by BYBORRE.
BYBORRE is a revolutionary textile design company founded in 2010, dedicated to transforming the textile industry through responsible creation and transparent sourcing. Merging physical and digital worlds, by questioning industry norms, BYBORRE invites others to think differently and become part of something bigger—a movement that redefines the possibilities of textiles.
With a unique blend of classic wood and innovative seating options, Panigiri is a table designed to foster togetherness and celebrate life.
Explore the beauty of the incredible 15m table as Living Edge welcomes you to join their Greek Extremis’ Panigiri Festival for Saturday Indesign. In a celebration of comradery and togetherness, enjoy Greek cuisine, immerse yourself in rich traditions, and explore the latest outdoor furniture pieces from Extremis.
Join Didier at Saturday Indesign for the exclusive launch of two new furniture collections by Didier – TanGuor and Etiquette. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience these collections first hand.
Your introduction to new tables and colour options for the Gunzel range by Didier. Beyond the expansion of this collection, enjoy other established Didier collections on display including Puffalo lounging, Apparel seating, Feline low tables, Spinney side table and Elfin Oak stools.
Getting around on the day
Thanks to our transport partners, Neolith, each exhibitor location is connected by our free all-day hop-on hop-off bus loop. Event handbooks and interactive maps will be available on the day.
We can’t wait to see you at #saturdayindesign
Key event details:
2 September, 2023
Key design locations across Melbourne
Free to attend! Register now!