“Remember those little dinosaur model kits that can still be found in museums?” asks Jaime Sanchez. The Adelaide designer isn’t just into nostalgia. Inspired by the kits and his two small daughters, he has created the Dinosaur Chair for children.  Read more…


Tim Coffey – vivid

29 June 2021

Tim Coffey calls himself a woodworker. That’s accurate, if a little misleading.
True, he works with wood – mostly, salvaged timbers full of beauty and character. 
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Corey Baker – vivid

22 June 2021

Automotive clay modelling is a select field and until recently, the skilled were in strong demand at the world’s top automobile centres. Corey Baker was among them. 
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David Potts – vivid

22 June 2021

The latest incarnation of David Potts’ Stoby Pole Coat Stand doubles as riveting surreal art. Sprouting from the figure at the pole’s base are branches that soar through colour – bright green, golden brown, then sky blue.  Read more…


Ahmed Skaka – vivid

15 June 2021

No mobile phones or even watches were permitted on the 2007 camel expedition to the Simpson Desert. “The sun and stars were our guides, and you could actually hear nature – a truly profound, humbling experience,” recalls Ahmed Skaka. Read more…


The simple pleasure of lying on grass inspired Nicola Macklin’s multifunctional piece, Second Nature – the title a wry take on her key material, Astroturf. It has been combined with plywood to create a chair that converts to a chaise lounge or mat.  Read more…


Stand L19

Designer Lisa Magnera favours metallic and geometric upholstery fabrics for her latest contemporary offerings, and luxurious silks and cut velvets for classic furniture. Adding expertise at the renowned Adelaide family firm is husband and co-owner Sandro.  Read more…


Stand L12

Joe Mimmo was 14 when he chose his career path. Today, the veteran craftsman and his son Carlo preside over an award-winning Melbourne firm famed for its elegant bedroom, living and occasional furniture.  Read more…


Stand O35

Three generations of Melbourne’s Goncalves family produce the finely crafted pieces that have made Morgon Furniture a nationwide byword in lounge furniture for 25 years. The new season sees a revival of soft silhouettes and colours.  Read more…


Stand O6

“Future heirlooms” is written all over the classic ranges created by Davis Furniture. Crafted from native blackwoods and gums, Davis’s pieces are designed for whole-of-house. Furnitex will see the launch of an innovative contemporary range by the firm that has produced quality Australian furniture for four decades.  Read more…