Just as mass produced homewares reach critical saturation point, the market is rejoicing in a renewed vigour for the handmade. And celebrating this return to the craft, is Tamara Hahn of ChocolateBox Ceramics Studio, maker of unique, functional, handmade porcelain pieces, which are as beautiful to look at as they are to use.

Mosaic Republic are procurers of high end mosaic art, injecting light and beauty into dull and dark areas while transforming your environment from normal to unique. As Australia’s leading gallery, importer and creator of mosaic art, it goes without saying their exceptional Italian and locally-made mosaics are highly sought after by the modern architect and interior designers.

The 3D effect

28 May 2021

The 3D effect has hit the movie theatres and our television screens, but now it comes to us in art form thanks to Bellaartista designs. After a solid 12 months of experimenting with different mediums, exploring and designing with all methods and ideas, Angela Sorpreso finally crafted her first 3D art plaster on canvas.

Decades of style

2 May 2021

Family owned and operated since 1965, Cromwell is world renowned for importing and wholesaling some of the finest products to the interior design and decoration industry. Just take some of their exquisite ranges of high quality furniture from overhead lighting, mirrors, lampbases and interior accessories. They also supply hand crafted lampshades manufactured in their own workshop.

After 16 years in Perth, the Australian Furniture of the Year Awards are to be held in Melbourne this year on Friday 20th July at Grand Ballroom of the Sofitel on Collins. This gala black tie event with world class entertainment will celebrate the Australian furniture industry and recognise the excellence in design, manufacture and marketing of Australia’s home grown furniture.

Since 1998, Equator Homewares have been dedicated to the design and manufacture of hand crafted, natural fibre furniture and accessories. Their expertise and knowledge of quality materials combined with authentic craftsmanship has never wavered. Their aim? To offer collections that combine individual function with beautiful form. Simple really.

The latest collection from Walter G takes evokes a unique spirit of adventure, drawing you into their journey of colour and culture through the indigo covered hills of Sapa, India. Join co-founders,  Genevieve Fennel and Lauren Bennett during their trip that documents the handmade process of creating textiles via traditional dying methods.

Wall panels aren’t a new concept, but they are a great solution if you have an ugly, problem wall that needs covering or if you simply want to add texture and shape to a room. Often described as 3D wallpaper, once installed, you can leave the panels as is or you can paint them any color you wish. Some can be easily removed, which makes them a great solution for renters.

A furniture alliance

30 March 2021

When you’ve been trading in furniture for 24 years, it’s safe to say you’re a company that knows the ins and outs of the industry with in-depth knowledge and devotion to the craft. This is more than relevant when referencing Alliance Furniture Trading. Their company ethos was born out of a united passion for the unique, the original and the handmade.

When designer Piero Gesualdi and textile designer Sara Thorn combined their respective talents and wealth of experience, they ignited a common passion for authentic design and craftsmanship. It’s Piero’s architectural approaches to space and form that are equally complimented by Thorn’s decorative approach to pattern, colour and textile techniques, that has brought their WorldWeave designer rug company such success and industry acclaim.