Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • No pressure, high-pressure cleaning! ...

    No pressure, high-pressure cleaning! ...

    Cleaning. What a drag. Mary Poppins had it right with a spoon full of sugar. Next to sweeten the deal of the cleaning process is Vondom and Mariscal Studio. Utilising the recognisable visual style of artist, and designer of many Vondom pieces is Javier Mariscal, visually describing the methods of cleaning Vondom’s outdoor furni...
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  • MMM - The Paraguayan Landfill Orchestra ...

    MMM - The Paraguayan Landfill Orchestra ...

    Back in primary school (not so recent years!) I was set a brief to construct something useful for the home from recycled materials.  I chose to make a telephone caddy, complete with space for notes and a pencil, this was made from off-cuts from the new fence that my parents had recently installed.   Needless to say, it was soon thr...
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  • FFF - Turn it Off!

    FFF - Turn it Off!

    Ah yes.  The modern age.  So often it’s easy to charactise a decade – swinging 60’s, flapping 20’s, hippie 70’s etcetera.  What is our current age known for?  I dare say its probably going to be our lack of social interaction… Billi calls it “The Google Age”.  Google it. The start of a generation who are so connec...
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  • Sancal's latest installation ...

    Sancal's latest installation ...

    Sancal have updated us with a new installation of their fabulous products! Their Tea and Midori chairs and bar stools were set in this new canteen with the objective of creating a highly versatile space for employees. The versatility of Sancal products was paramount to the project within this unusual light filled space. This installat...
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  • LZF Lamps take home two Red Dot Design Awards ...

    LZF Lamps take home two Red Dot Design Awards ...

    The coveted Red Dot Design Award is one of the highest accolades awarded our industry and undeniably the darling of the design world.   It comes as no surprise to us that the team at LZF Lamps have taken home two awards for their innovative High Fidelity campaign! Taking a fresh approach to communication and branding in product desi...
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  • FFF - Playtime! ...

    FFF - Playtime! ...

    Taking inspiration from the local land and its produce is a fabulous concept for possibly the worlds coolest playground. This latest foray is the handiwork of landscape architecture and urban design firm Taylor Cullity Lethlean; taking to the design of the Australia’s National Arboretum Playground. It’s not before time that the pl...
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  • Urquiola nabs a hit with Nub ...

    Urquiola nabs a hit with Nub ...

    “We create a language” says Patricia Urquiola of designing.  In understanding the language of a piece of furniture it’s important to take in its many facets, not restricted only to its obvious shape, colour or material components.  It extends to the personal soul embedded into it as a project from conceptual stage, and marryin...
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  • Ch Ch Chiara ...

    Ch Ch Chiara ...

    The Chiara lounge chair designed by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance for Bernhardt Design dropped recently.  An exciting product available in some very sexy colours currently which is currently making waves on the international circuit.   Chiara recently featured on DesignUnplugged's Blog - check out the article here. More news on Chiara co...
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  • and the winner is...!

    and the winner is...!

    Back in April we supported InDesignLive with a very desirable incentive for readers to complete their online survey. We had a look around and consulted staff who indicated we should offer up one of our favourite designers’ pieces: a Jaime Hayon Showtime Vase from bd Barcelona.  Hayon’s identifiable and now iconic collection from ...
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  • FFF - The Forgotten Gems ...

    FFF - The Forgotten Gems ...

    Seriouslyforreal.com is not a website that we often find ourselves on.  But, the internet spun its wide web and so it was that we stumbled across a beautiful post titled “66 of the worlds most beautiful abandoned places”.   It even sparked our memory of visiting the airplane graveyard of Arizona – home to more than 4,000 reti...
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