australian design

Helen Abson

Helen Abson, who trained as an architect, is an Australian designer. She pursued architecture for five years; founded ZAB Design where she designed fabrics that exhibited a preoccupation for texture achieved through pattern and colour.Read More →

Marc Newson Chair for Knoll

Honoring the cantilevered chairs of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the Newson Aluminum Chair, 90 years later, is a forward-looking expression that synthesizes simplicity, material and precision, in the Modernist tradition.Read More →

We take a first look at Australian furniture design studio Didierโ€™s latest range, The Apparel Collection. Exploring a timeless and tailored range of customisable seating, founder Ross Didier talks exclusively with est about his new, fashion-inspired collection.Read More →

Tasmin Johnson - Interior Designer

In the spirit of launching her first book, we catch up with Sydney-based interior designer and collector Tamsin Johnson to reflect on how her cultivated and curious approach to design has made way for a unique portfolio of projects.Read More →

Orgone Loung by Marc Newson

Mark Newson is an industrial designer from Sydney, Australia. He earned his education at Sydney’s College of Art, where he majored in jewellery design.Read More →

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Windsor chairs feature incredibly robust construction that allows them to withstand years of abuse. Numerous original chairs date back approximately 300 years. All Windsor chairs have sturdy hand-carved seats with round tenons on all parts. The mortices, which are drilled through the seat and then reamed at 6 degrees, match the leg tenons’ taper of 6 degrees. A wedge is hammered into the top of the leg after it is cemented in place, creating a solid and durable joint.Read More →

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Rhys Cooper, an Australian designer, created Credenza, a minimalist credenza. The Credenza is a simple, modest storage solution with minimally designed cabinetry construction and a solid wood display surface.Read More →

John Rodriquez Wall Hanging

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950’s. He introduced a unique Australian Style. Read More →

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Perfect Imperfect is based on the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi, which promotes the beauty inherent in imperfection, impermanence, and authenticity. Importantly, this is accomplished without losing sight of the advantages of living in the twenty-first century. Read More →

Absolutely Beautiful Things Decorating inspiration for a bright and colourful life. Featured Image

In Absolutely Beautiful Things, successful designer Anna Spiro shows you how to create an interior that’s just right for you. To her, it’s all about the mix, not the match, and, with her help, you’ll find beauty in unexpected places. She’ll give you the confidence to put together a layered and very individual home using elements you love, and make you see your old belongings in a new light.Read More →