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Great Dane

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.

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.

The Art of Dining

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

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.