Illustrative art of Eddie Botha
Decor and Design / Feature

Illustrative art of Eddie Botha

EDDIE BOTHA sits at his desk in a large, shared artists’ studio surrounded by multiple artworks in various states of completion. Shelves and crates are stacked high with artists’ media, tools, paper, exhibition posters and splashes of colour. Bookshelves and rudimentary panels of different heights serve as partitions to define each artist’s workspace while the hum … Continue reading

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

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
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

LaForma brings Barcelona living to the Australian International Furniture Fair
Feature / Furniture / News

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