BassamFellows

A little over ten years ago architect Craig Bassam and creative director Scott Fellows began drafting their vision for a new kind of American luxury company. A genuine, fully integrated lifestyle brand stemming from their shared aesthetic sensibilities, it would encompass architectural projects and interiors as well as impeccably crafted furniture, lifestyle objects and personal accessories.

Vilhelm Lauritzen

Vilhelm Lauritzen (1894–1984) is one of the most significant architects in the history of Denmark; he was the trail-blazing figurehead of Danish functionalism. A number of his buildings – Nørrebro Theatre (1931–32), Daells Varehus department store (1928–35), Radiohuset (1936-41) and the first airport built in Kastrup (1937–39) – represented the concentrated essence of contempor…

Tait's Jak & Jil Turn Ten!!!

Jak&Jil by Tait, Jak&Jil designed by Justin Hutchinson, Jak chair and Jil Table by Tait
The story began when Jak met Jil… ten years on everyone’s favourite pair are still winning hearts. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Tait are delighted to welcome the Jak lounger into the iconic family. This Summer, Tait’s Jak & Jil collection blossom into a fully-fledged family with the welcome introduction of the Jak lounger. The easygoing and laid-back Jak lounger sees the collection adapt into a series with unlimited possibility. Perfect for relaxing just about anywhere… reading the newspaper in

Tim Wallace

Having realised at 18 that following his dream to be a guitarist in a rock band might be "a bit tricky", Tim Wallace chose instead to pursue a slightly steadier career in design. Following his education at Middlesex University and the Royal College of Art, he has built an international reputation as one of the leading designers of office and healthcare furniture.

Design to Watch: Series returns 15 July

Australia by Design 2018, Architecture returns for national broadcast on July 15, 2018 on TEN
AUSTRALIA by DESIGN: Architecture returns for national broadcast on July 15, 2018 on TEN. In addition, AUSTRALIA by DESIGN: Architecture will premiere on ONE from July 21 in all metropolitan areas and the WIN NETWORK throughout regional Australia. Showcasing the very best architecture in Australia This six part weekly TV series, filmed partly in designcraft's Canberra showroom, is hosted by nationally recognised architect, adviser and agitator for good design - Tim Horton. Assisting Tim in the field will be renowned

Iconic designs: 60 Years On

Fritz Hansen 60th Anniversary special edition Swan, Egg and Drop chairs. Fritz Hansen designed by Arne Jacobsen. Fritz Hansen Canberra.
In celebration of Fritz Hansen's 60th anniversary, some of Arne Jacobsen’s most iconic designs have been re-worked. Some of the classics are now available with the most exclusive materials. Fritz Hansen focused not only on their appearance but also the way they feel, smell and age. In addition to reflecting the luxury inherent in these iconic designs, the new materials also enhance the personality of each chair from head to toe. The 60th anniversary collection consists of the Egg™ and

Jessica Engelhardt

Jessica Engelhardt is an industrial designer. She finished her studies with a diploma as product designer for integrated product design at the Coburg University of applied sciences in 2010. Integrated means „interconnected“– she believes in ”synthesis design” – designing process combined with interdisciplinary collaboration is the key for successful products.

Jessica has worked for Dauphin Human HumanDesign® Group as In-House-Designer, since 2011, where she has been heavily involved in designing several products.

Posh Design Lab

POSH began as a start up, but even as they’ve grown, they’ve always maintained the same agility and can-do attitude they've had from the beginning. This approach has allowed them to thrive in the fast-paced Asia-Pacific market, delivering rapid and reliable responses to their customers’ needs.

 

(Article courtesy of GUBI)

2019 marks the centenary of Bauhaus; a rebellion against tradition that shaped design history like no other modern institution. Bestlite stems from the revolutionary changes that took place in the Bauhaus period between 1919 and 1933. The modernist movement founded by Walter Gropius, sought to break down the barriers between the practical crafts, industrialisation and fine art. Designs from that era brought functionality and simplicity to the forefront, displacing all superficial ornamentation.

Fable Oak collection was first introduced as six essential utilities: a spoon, a bowl, a stool, a chair, a table and a storage cabinet by one of Australia’s most successful and original commercial designers, Ross Didier. 

Six essential elements pared back to the bare original character.

These typical elements are also represented in traditional children’s tales and seem to conjure belief that a woodsman has simply stepped outside, chopped down a tree and hand-carved these functional objects – the simplicity