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New pop-up store celebrates an exciting relaunch for beloved Australia...

New pop-up store celebrates an exciting relaunch for beloved Australian brand

New pop-up store celebrates an exciting relaunch for beloved Australian brand

AD&Co pop-up concept store | Photography Tom Ferguson

Catapult Design has championed local manufacturing and Australian design since 2013. Now, it’s time for the name to reflect the identity. Introducing: Australian design & Co.

A brand new name in the Australian specification industry, Australian Design & CO (AD&Co) is an identity grounded in the foundations and values of Catapult Design. A boutique architectural and interior design supplier with a firm commitment to the empowerment of local Australian design talent, Catapult Design is a well-known brand trusted by many industry peers and renowned for its exceptional customisation.

Catapult Design rapidly came to represent all things Australia, becoming an international symbol of Australian design and Australian manufacturing. To better reflect this – and to express the company’s Australian pride – the name Australian Design & Co was recently chosen to replace Catapult Design as the brand’s title.

AD&Co pop-up concept store | Photography Tom Ferguson

AD&Co partners with high quality, trusted Australian brands such as Didier; a popular mainstay for commercial fit-outs. Didier is becoming a household name around the country, with recent releases such as the Puffalo Deluxe, the Caldera and Crevasse tables, and the instant-classic Bombala range entrenching Didier’s reputation for luxury and craftsmanship.

Industry-leading decorative lighting brand MARZ, along with award winning Ash Allen, newcomer Max Leishman, and Queensland’s Fluxwood, round out a diverse collection to address the specifier’s every need and cover absolutely everything – including joinery, storage, tables, chairs, outdoor furniture and sofas, homewares and bronze door hardware. Barbera’s Bronze range is truly one of the collection’s brightest highlights, providing an opulent sense of luxury and sophistication. They can even be adorned with select onyx, granites, marbles, glass, leather and extravagant timbers such as Oak or Walnut to become an heirloom piece which will last generations. 

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Leigh Johnson and Aaron Zorzo, founders of AD&Co, are dedicated to understanding and addressing the needs of clients. This allows them to assist with customisation, specifications and advice to provide a tailored service which helps architects and interior designers to express their vision as accurately as possible. Their new website helps to make specification easier than ever with RRP and Trade Pricing readily available.

The pop-up concept store is a temporary promotion devised in partnership with Transport for NSW to enliven the Central Station precinct prior to the development of the new Atlassian tower complexes. It is open now at Shop 2, Eddy Avenue (Central Station) between Tuesday and Saturday, or by appointment. For opening hours or to request a quote, take a look at the AD&Co website.

Australian Design & Co


AD&Co pop-up concept store | Photography Tom Ferguson


Juliet Taylor is one of the leading content writers for Indesign Media Asia Pacific where she publishes weekly research articles across multiple platforms. She graduated from the Australian National University in 2021, with a strong portfolio of academic writing as well as writing for entertainment. Her specialty is in media and philosophy, though she shares a passion for interior design with the Indesign Media conglomerate. Her work with Indesign Media covers a broad range of subjects including interior design trends, architectural advancements, materials and the evolution of modern construction, products and processes for a healthier home, and the proper care of flora. Juliet writes for both residential and commercial audiences and over the past year working with Indesign Media has produced research articles in the hundreds for architects and interior design enthusiasts alike.