6 FACTS ABOUT DESIGN THEFT.

Why buy authentic furniture? 5 facts why replicas are wrong.
1. THE WORD ‘REPLICA’ CONFUSES CONSUMERS Consumers think the replica is connected to the original designer or licensed brand. ‘Replica’ is mistaken for a trend – like ‘vintage’ or ‘industrial.’ It’s time to get real – replica is fake. Replica is design theft. 2. DESIGNERS EARN INCOME FROM ROYALTIES Industrial designers and furniture designers work in small studios or as designer-makers. Design theft robs them of a rightful income – royalties, a small percentage of net sales. They can’t afford

100 Years of Bauhaus with Bestlite

Bestlite a Bauhaus legend, Robert Dudley Best designer of the Bestlite by GUBI
(A rticle 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. The

Fable Outside by Didier

Fable outdoor collection designed by Ross Didier, Fable Outside by Didier, Fable Aluminium version
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

Derlot Editions / Modular furniture for agile working

Caterpillar by Derlot Editions, Caterpillar designed by Alexander Lotersztain
We are pleased to announce designcraft are now the exclusive Canberra dealer for Australian brand DERLOT EDITIONS Good design starts with a conversation. A decade of close collaboration with distributors and clients, both national and international, allows Derlot Editions an innate understanding of modern spaces. Derlot Editions is a contemporary Australian furniture brand focused on modular furniture solutions for the modern environment. Scalable and adaptable to suit agile working or flexible workspaces. Designer + Director Alexander Lotersztain , is an

Alexander Lotersztain

Alexander Lotersztain is an Argentinian born Australian designer and founder of the multi- disciplinary design studio Derlot. This highly awarded studio specialises in product, furniture and interior design, as well as hotel concepts, branding and art direction with a long list of international clients.

Derlot Editions

Derlot Editions is an international brand offering Australian designed furniture and lighting.

Derlot Editions is defined by a competitive focus on balancing versatility and functionality with an aesthetic that is unashamedly bold. Originating within a multi-disciplinary design studio, they pride themselves on leveraging design and the expertise of local makers to create original solutions.

 

(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