Meet Caren Elliss and find out what excites this Adelaide based designer responsible for the successful Splinter Stools discovered at Workshopped14 by Luxmy Furniture CEO, Priyanka Rao. 1) Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m an Adelaide based designer that has a Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree (honours). I have spent 2 years training with The Jam Factory and I have recently started my own studio. 2) How did you get into design? I had started to admire the design of everyday ‘things’ and found out that the designing of these things was called Industrial Design. So I applied to University, got in
A veneer wall or table top that you can write on, that is superior in quality and can be easily cleaned? This is all possible thanks to Luxmy’s Write-On texture. The applications and possibilities are endless: from the offices, schools and university walls, to restaurants menu boards, collaboration and meeting rooms, the Write-On texture can be applied to any veneer surface. Send us an enquiry today.
So much happened at our showroom during Sydney Indesign 2015. From a fun and exciting photo booth to an engaging and meaningful DQ talk (hosted by Luxmy Furniture) where we discussed the future of authentic design and the problem of replicas on the Australian market, to an amazing wrap up party that brought those 2 days to a perfect end. Our guests started the Saturday Indesign morning with insights and ideas on how we move forward to solve the problem of replicas that is eminent on the Australian market. Our panel consisted of House Rules judge Joe Snell, award winning designer Charles Wilson, Senior Design Examiner
The Hill Street Precinct Project came together as part of Sydney Indesign and as a collaboration of 4 amazing teams from Workshopped, Euroluce, Arthur G and Luxmy Furniture. Like an unison of like-minded people seeking to make a valid statement on the problem of replicas, we’ve teamed up with the creative minds from Design by Toko and with the assistance of the Whitehouse Institute of Design, created a provoking statement in the shape of a 3.5 meters tall ‘Bonfire of Replicas’. “It takes thousands of dollars and a huge amount of creativity and hard work to produce original design. After all the prototyping, tooling
As part of Sydney Indesign, we will be hosting a DQ Round Table for a balanced and positive discussion on the problem of replicas and the solutions going forward. Our star studded panel will consist of House Rules judge Joe Snell, Award winning designer Charles Wilson, Senior Design Examiner for IP Australia Kylie Murray and a few more special guests in a discussion moderated by Design Quartely Editor Sophia Watson. Get your tickets today and join us Saturday the 15th of August at Whitehouse Institute of Design at 10am. See you at Sydney Indesign!
Good Environmental Choice Australia (GECA) are Australia’s only independent, not for profit, multi sector eco labelling program. Here at Luxmy, we are proud to have many GECA Certified products. This year GECA has partner with Sydney Indesign to reward visitors by encouraging them to getting to know more about the GECA certified exhibitors, it’s the GECA Eco Trail! But the best is yet to come: Visitors will stand a chance to win $1,000 to spend with us by, in 25 words or less, simply telling why we are your favourite GECA eco trail exhibitor. Trekking has never been so fun! Get trekking!
Sydney Indesign is happening and you can join us on this journey by visiting our pop up showroom at the Whitehouse Institute of Design – entry via 8 Hills Street. Sydney Indesign’s extensive network of exhibitors takes over the city, forming a vivid constellation of iconic touch-points, spread across six major design precincts! Sydney Indesign’s showrooms are the real coup of the event, and it has never been easier to get amongst your favourite movers and shakers. Buses running between Alexandria, Chippendale, Surry Hills, Redfern/Waterloo, Darlinghurst and Eveleigh to make it easy and simple for visitors to circulate among Sydney’s
How beautiful the 2 toned Pablo Chairs look on this great project for Teleflex? We absolutely loved the results and were very pleased with all positive feedback: “The Pablo was the perfect fit as it was on a short lead time, could be powder coated and most importantly have 2 tones upholstery. We were very impressed with the consultative approach Luxmy adopted for this project. Luxmy guided us and the designer towards a solution that would not only be technically suitable and fit within the lead time but that also added onto the design intent.”, says Raphael Bicard from Workarena. A big well
UCI Australia + K20 Architecture Project for Monash University, Caulfield Our Zip Zag bench and Meri Chair have been spotted at Monash University, Caulfield. A fantastic project by K20 Architecture and UCI Australia. UCI supplied all the workstations and loose furniture for the fit out at Monash Connect, which houses study spaces, e-solutions, student lounges, maintenance workshops and administration areas.
A profession, an ambition and humanity are the words that best describe what design means to the Danish duo Foersom & Hiort-Lorenzen, a partnership that started back in 1977 and has since rewarded the furniture industry with thoughtful and elegant designs. Among their impressive list of furniture offering, the Red Dot Award winning ASAP range of tables and chairs stands out for its versatility, comfort and aesthetically pleasing design. 1 – When did your cooperation with Paustian start? 1997. 2 – What does design mean to you? A profession, an ambition and humanity. 3 – The most important skills a designer should have? Knowledge