Monthly Archives: September 2011

  • The Real Deal...

    The Real Deal...

    Australia's struggle with managing the issue of copyright, intellectual property, patent protection, replicas and the prevalence of fakes, continues. In the Sydney Morning Herald yesterday (26/9/2011) the long running matter of Herman Miller vs Matt Blatt went public. The US design and manufacture giant's law suit to curb the local sa...
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  • Let Down Your Hair...

    Let Down Your Hair...

    Kenneth Cobonpue took the opportunity at the recent Maison et Objet in Paris to launch a number of new designs, recently we brought you the Ferris** collection, but one of the most exciting unveilings last week was the Rapunzel Chair. Designed with a matching ottoman, the oversized woven bands cocoon you in a generous curvy Lounge Cha...
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  • So. Much. Pretty...

    So. Much. Pretty...

    The beautiful people, in beautiful locations draped around the beautful designs of Spain's VONDOM, check out these short films.  Little rays of sunshine to get you through the week... Summer cant come soon enough! Designs by the likes of Karim Rashid, Ramon Esteve, Javier Mariscal and A-Cero all being shot on location with groovy bac...
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  • Waste Landscape...

    Waste Landscape...

    A stunning reuse of discarded compact discs recently at Centquatre 104 in Paris. 500 square meters of artificial undulating landscape covered by an armor of unsold or collected CDs, which have been sorted and hand-sewn Elise Morin and Clémence Eliard's installation employs 65000 of the discs to create an undulating landscape that dra...
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  • Lifecycle, Upcycle, Recycle, Bicycle...

    Lifecycle, Upcycle, Recycle, Bicycle...

    Cyclical is the word. More than ever we are aware of the importance of environmental design and the significance of re-imagining discarded goods to extend their lifespan.  You may recall a few months back we looked at how fashion bag company GoMA was transforming Vietnam's bike tyre rubber into handbags, the good news is they are not...
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  • Making Light Work...

    Making Light Work...

    It was with sheer delight and great anticipation that we welcomed Marivi and Sandro from LZF back to KE-ZU last week. As part of their whistlestop tour through Australia and New Zealand the pair had promised to unveil for us their newest creations and we are pleased to inform you that big, beautiful things are coming out of the LZF c...
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  • Big Benn...

    Big Benn...

    We'd like to congratulate Martin Benn and Vicki Wild of Sepia Restaurant for taking out top spot in the Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Awards! KE-ZU are pleased to have work with Benn and the team at SJB Interiors to create a truly sophisticated and memorable backdrop for Sepia's amazing menu.  The sumptuous Manila Armchair fr...
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  • Monday Music...

    Monday Music...

    Hands up if you're struggling to face Monday?  Fear not, Mr James Brown would actually like to see your hands up! Feeling down?  ... Mr James Brown would like to see you get up!...
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  • INSTALLED: Kettner's

    INSTALLED: Kettner's

    London's SOHO is a maze of small lanes and pedestrian walks that conceal some of the oldest eateries and institutions in the UK - Kettner's is no exception. Napoleon III's chef Auguste Kettner opened the doors on the Romilly Street establishment in 1867 - Today, on the same site, Kettner's still trades. Under the expert eye of Ilse C...
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