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

Auction to help Bushfire Affected

Bushfire charity auction
Auction to help Bushfire Affected Well, what a way to start a year, spending our holidays glued to the TV watching bushfire updates and worrying about the welfare of friends and family in fire-affected areas. As a member of the Canberra business community since 1991, we are all too familiar with the threat that fire poses to our local communities and to our native flora and fauna. Having endured the terrible bushfires in the ACT in 2003, and having seen

Cosm named in TIME Magazine 100 Best Inventions of 2019

Cosm designed by Studio 7.5 for Herman Miller
The Cosm chair by Herman Miller has been dubbed “the pinnacle of personalisation” by TIME for its auto-harmonic tilt, intercept suspension, and more. We’re excited that Herman Miller’s Cosm chair by Studio7.5 has been listed by TIME as one of the 100 Best Inventions of 2019. CLICK HERE to read more about the TIME list and its curation of products, selected for making the world better, smarter, and more fun. Photo: Stephanie Gonot CLICK HERE to learn more about the
Craig Jones Design, Designer of Anywhere Case Herman Miller

Craig Jones Design

Craig Jones Design is a small and dynamic team working out of their workshop and studio in West London. Dedicated to challenging convention and then re-imagining it, this team of unassuming designers thrives on the challenges of ‘the problem’ and its resolution through the most appropriate route, not just the conventional one.

100 Years of Bauhaus with Bestlite

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

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

 

Auction to help Bushfire Affected

Well, what a way to start a year, spending our holidays glued to the TV watching bushfire updates and worrying about the welfare of friends and family in fire-affected areas.

As a member of the Canberra business community since 1991, we are all too familiar with the threat that fire poses to our local communities and to our native flora and fauna.

Having endured the terrible bushfires in the ACT in 2003, and having

 

The Cosm chair by Herman Miller has been dubbed “the pinnacle of personalisation” by TIME for its auto-harmonic tilt, intercept suspension, and more. We’re excited that Herman Miller’s Cosm chair by  Studio7.5 has been listed by TIME as one of the 100 Best Inventions of 2019.

CLICK HERE to read more about the TIME list and its curation of products, selected for making the world better, smarter, and more fun.

Photo: Stephanie Gonot
 

CLICK HERE to learn more