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Eclectic shades of Boyd Blue
Decor and Design / Feature / News

Eclectic shades of Boyd Blue

TEXTILE DESIGNERS spend a considerable amount of time sketching ideas and thinking about the technical and functional aspects of each new range of fabric. Whether their focus is on upholstery, window furnishings or another application, textile designers constantly review colour combinations, weaves, textural effects, pattern repeats and yarn types. These innovations provide designers and decorators … Continue reading

Meet the Designers of Wall Street and Design Bazaar
Australian Design / Feature / News / Wall Street

Meet the Designers of Wall Street and Design Bazaar

INDEPENDENT DESIGNERS and suppliers of internationally sourced handmade artisan products are featured on a carefully curated online gallery headed up by Maxine Parfitt. Her Independent Designers Emporium ethos is to promote handmade products made from sustainable materials and in a sustainable way. For Parfitt, a major part of her recently acquired business is the allure … Continue reading

Unleash your creative genius! VIVID design competition now open for 2015
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Unleash your creative genius! VIVID design competition now open for 2015

Decor + Design is pleased to announce applications are now open for VIVID 2015, Australia’s longest running design competition and innovation showcase for new and emerging furniture designers. Professional designers in business less than five years and current students of design are invited to submit their new furniture or lighting products. Celebrating its 13th year … Continue reading

LaForma brings Barcelona living to the Australian International Furniture Fair
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LaForma brings Barcelona living to the Australian International Furniture Fair

This year the Australian International Furniture Fair will be held in conjunction with Decor + Design in Melbourne in July and it’s the perfect opportunity to discover more of what LaForma Australia has to offer the local market. Lachlan Selwood, National Sales Manager for LaForma Australia says it’s been a little over a year since … Continue reading

Peta Collett – Wallpaper and Pattern Designer
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Peta Collett – Wallpaper and Pattern Designer

PETA COLLETT’S observation of human behaviour blends with her observation of the minute details of nature to form an innate understanding of what makes someone tick and what it is they need. Design is at the core of her being, intertwined with resilience and a love of learning. Her career spans contemporary fashion and bridal … Continue reading

Lladró is excellence in contemporary porcelain
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Lladró is excellence in contemporary porcelain

INFORMA are pleased to introduce world-renowned company Lladró to Decor + Design in Melbourne this year. Heirs to the age-old tradition of porcelain, the brothers Juan, José and Vicente Lladró founded the company in 1953 in Valencia, Spain. Today, the family-owned company continues to represent the finest examples of handcrafted porcelain figurines, vases and sculptures … Continue reading

Uniqwa  is residential and resort style living
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Uniqwa is residential and resort style living

Charl van Heerden established Uniqwa Furniture Collection in Queensland in 2009. The location offers van Heerden and his young family an active yet relaxed outdoor lifestyle that is reflected in the range of furniture and accessories the company supplies to the residential and commercial design market. “We love the outdoors, we love camping on the … Continue reading

Alexander Brown reveals beauty in discarded materials
Australian Design / Feature

Alexander Brown reveals beauty in discarded materials

Alexander Brown’s design practice is driven by his innate desire to create and work with his hands. It’s informed by his curiosity, a creative pedigree and his final year interior design thesis which changed the course of his career. His thesis project focused on questioning attitudes towards discarded tarpaulins, orange plastic barrier mesh and other … Continue reading

HARANA blends textile design with sustainability
Australian Design / Feature

HARANA blends textile design with sustainability

When you think of sustainable design, it’s likely to be in the context of integrated energy saving principles and eco-friendly materials and finishes with a recycled content. For Dharma Buk, sustainable design has a human element too. She launched her textile business Harana, a Hindi word meaning ‘to conquer or succeed’, in October this year. … Continue reading