Australian Designer

Australian designers, including Florence Broadhurst, Marc Newson, Dinosaur Designs, and Akira Isogawa, have a rich history in decorative and applied arts, pushing boundaries and inspiring innovation.

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Akira Isogawa, an Australian contemporary fashion designer, is known for his elegant simplicity, traditional Japanese techniques, and luxurious fabrics. He collaborates with high-profile brands and celebrities, and has international recognition. Australian fashion designer Akira Isogawa focuses on women’s fashion and has won awards for his designs. He is passionate about animal protection and has been honored with postage stamps.Read More →

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Print-to-order textile studio. Annie Cooper, a Sydney-based designer, owns and operates Annie Coop, an Australian textile studio. Their extensive fabricRead More →

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 →

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He was born in Geelong, Victoria. In 1965, he married Mary Bronwyn Currey, an English-born interior designer, and the pair worked closely as interior designers for many decades. Between 1938-39, Featherston designed decorative-glass panels for Oliver-Davey Glass, Melbourne, and 1939-40 lighting for Newton and Gray, Melbourne. 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 →

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 →