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Beeline Design: a hive of creativity
Feature / Furniture

Beeline Design: a hive of creativity

ADAM BRISLIN describes his Preston workshop as a busy hive of creation. It’s a place where designer makers with compatible skills and trades are part of a non-profit self-funded cooperative called Worco that has been operating since 1979. There’s a blacksmith, a lute maker, homeware designers, wood turners, steam benders and other furniture designers and … Continue reading

The Shock Absorbers
Furniture

The Shock Absorbers

“The details are not details. They make the design” – Charles Eames Charles and Ray Eames were America’s lions of twentieth century furniture, industrial and architectural design. Their work roars triumphantly across a multitude of platforms. They memorably created famous pieces such as the Eames Lounge and Ottoman, as well as their iconic molded fibreglass … Continue reading

Café Lighting & Living comes of age
Decor and Design / Feature / Furniture

Café Lighting & Living comes of age

STEPHANIE Di MASCIO’S passion for interior design has grown alongside the family owned business founded by her uncle, Frank Laureti, in 1995.  She has watched as Café Lighting and Living grew from a lighting wholesale business which occupied the ground floor of two large warehouses, into a business that now offers an extensive and ever growing … Continue reading

Eclectic shades of Boyd Blue
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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
Australian Design / Feature / News / Trends / Wall Street

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