Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • FFF - Twinkind, more of you! ...

    FFF - Twinkind, more of you! ...

    Ask anyone, one is enough of me.  I would have probably said the same thing myself until I stumbled upon this gem. Twinkind is a new startup from Germany that has very cleverly perfected the method to turn yourself, friends, family, pets or anything you can think of really into very cute little replica statues. Kristina Neurohr and T...
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  • INSTAGRAM INSTA-GRAB WINNER!

    INSTAGRAM INSTA-GRAB WINNER!

    Thank you to all who entered the Yellowtrace & KE-ZU Instagram competition over the SID weekend! With so many great entries it was difficult for our friends at Yellowtrace to decide on a winner! After much deliberation, the chosen entry was this gem from @annezarantonello712! Congratulations Andrea! We loved the image you poste...
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  • Mambo No. 1! ...

    Mambo No. 1! ...

    1999 was my favourite year in pop music.  The guilty pleasures that hide in the depths of my iPod which arose from that year are the songs no doubt I’ll be listening to in the privacy of my own home until my final day. One which I’ll unashamedly bring out in front of anyone who’ll listen is Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5.   The son...
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  • Make Your Vote Count... !

    Make Your Vote Count... !

    Well!  It’s time! No, not for Federal Election looming for next month (how could we forget!)  but more importantly the Sydney Indesign vote for The Fridcorp Project People's Choice Award.   Voting is now open here! The Fridcorp Project People's Choice Award is voted by the public to decide which showroom best exhibited the SID 2...
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  • FFF - Riding High ...

    FFF - Riding High ...

    Finding inspiration for design is a pretty common occurrence.  Relating to something and adapting it for your own project is standard fare across the board in the design world. Industrial designers Thierry Boltz and Claude Saos from Strasbourg, France intended their range of bicycles to reflect their love of design, utilising wood, s...
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  • Charles Pollock: A Tribute to a Legend ...

    Charles Pollock: A Tribute to a Legend ...

    We were incredibly saddened to hear of the passing of industrial design genius Charles Pollock on Tuesday.  Pollock is perhaps best known for redefining the landscape of the office chair by developing new concepts and production methods, most notably his patented invention of rim technology and simplicity of assembly with the Pollock...
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  • SID 2013: Pion Ionna Vautrin Competition Continues ...

    SID 2013: Pion Ionna Vautrin Competition Continues ...

    For the three days of SID in conjunction with our 2013 SID partner Yellowtrace, KE-ZU ran the #yellowzu Instagram Insta-grab competition – allowing one talented Instagrammer the chance to win a Pion table by Ionna Vautrin for Sancal. With mountains of people coming through the showroom, it was fabulous to see so many budding Instagr...
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  • SID 2013: LiveLife, well ...

    SID 2013: LiveLife, well ...

    We were very pleased to host a Habitus LiveLife event on Saturday morning as part of the Sydney Indesign agenda. The panel was led by Habitus’ emphatic Deputy Editor Nicky Lobo and featured speakers Dr Caroline Butler-Bowden, Bruce Eeles and Tim Ross discussing adaptive reuse and whether “the old is the new new”. The Showroom w...
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  • SID 2013:  The Process ...

    SID 2013: The Process ...

    Sydney Indesign’s “The Project” was introduced to the agenda in 2008 – it is an overarching concept which encourages participants of SID to achieve a heightened creative interaction between suppliers, retailers, designers and event-goers. ­Each year, The Project receives a theme which provides the basis for design ideas, givi...
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  • SID 2013: Billi Takes to The Podium ...

    SID 2013: Billi Takes to The Podium ...

    InDesign's platform at The Galleria space in Eveleigh for Sydney Indesign took the form of ‘The Podium’.  Designed by Geyer and The Initiative, the Podium was home to various in depth discussions and seminars as part of Habitus’ WorkLife series, a series of discussions focusing on the role of design in how we live at both home ...
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