The popular feature area was a highlight of the Melbourne trade event as was Genty’s aural presentation for the International Industry Seminar Series in which she delved into the process and science behind why colour is such a powerful tool for the interior stylist, furniture and furnishings designer. WATCH our video chat with Genty HERE.
July 25, 2012
July 19, 2012
On her 6th trip to Australia, internationally acclaimed trend forecaster, Milou Ket returned to a packed design crowd at Decoration + Design eager to learn from her global travels and explore the emerging design themes for the 2013/14 home.
Milou shared her inspiring vision of future materials, structures and form in product development, including bedding, bath, ceramics and more.
We took five with the inspiring styling and design forecaster post-seminar to chat further on her latest book; scouring the globe from Paris to Shanghai to source new trends and design content; and her own home that sticks to a minimalist, clean aesthetic.
July 17, 2012
Thank goodness the tipping point has passed the halfway mark of winter, DECORATION & DESIGN Melbourne marks the start of the buying season for spring and summer. To get you in the festive mood, Craft Enterprises have exciting new objet d’art that is sure to take your fancy.
Be sure to make a point of visiting Craft Enterprises during D+D on stand AH26 from Thursday July 19 to Sunday 22 and check out the new range. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store…
July 10, 2012
If she had to choose from the 100s of brands on offer at Decoration + Design, what would Interiors Addict editor, Jen Bishop seek out? We asked the popular interiors blogger to give us her edit of the top 5 exhibitors she’s currently coveting.
1. Armadillo & Co.
For really cool, on trend rugs that will make a statement, check out Armadillo & Co at stand AC06. Their rugs are all handmade to the highest ethical standards and the designs are really cool. Whether you like a natural fibre look or something more colourful, every piece is fair trade and crafted from sustainable natural fibers including pure wool, jute, cotton and hemp.
2. Unitex International
Unitex Rugs (stand 026) have some stunning quality rugs, whether you’re looking for plain, shag, cowhide, patterned or colourful, at a variety of price points.
3. H&H Collections
H&H Collection (stand AF20) s a fantastic lighting range from Hermon & Hermon, a Melbourne homewares institution. You may have seen the store featured on the latest series of The Block.
4. Enjoy Lighting flameless candles
Enjoy Lighting (stand AB24) produce, in my opinion, the best quality flameless candles on the Australian market. Well worth a look.
5. Boyd Blue
Boyd Blue, at stand AG36, source furniture, homewares, art, rugs and lighting from all over the globe and their range is impressive. They’ve been supplying the industry for 13 years and they always have something new I’m lusting after!
July 6, 2012
Since 1965, Denis Buckley has sourced classic furniture and accessories from across the globe and brought them home to Australia. Globe Imports have established a rapport among the interiors industry for providing the highest quality, fine furniture and exceptional customer service.
The family owned and operated business have extensive experience in the furniture/design industry and together have sourced over 30 different designer collections including bedroom, dining room, occasional, home office, home entertainment and children’s bedroom furniture.
Regular trips overseas uncover many new and exciting designs including their latest offering from the USA. Whether you are looking for the Hamptons’ style, classic or eclectic Globe Imports have a selection of dining, bedroom and occasional pieces including a new range of sofas which easily mix and match to create a comfortable and sophisticated look.
July 3, 2012
With winter in full swing, it’s a tough ask to project our minds to beach huts and summer holidays. But perhaps the latest collection from PAD ‘passionate about design’ might help trigger your memory.
Imagine your summer spent lounging on these colourful sun-protected cushions and chair pads, then drying off with their inspiring range of beach towels post-swim. Such bliss.
July 2, 2012
Since 1967, Hermon & Hermon have been synonymous with style and design. As innovators and leaders in their field, Barbara and husband John have successfully built the Hermon & Hermon reputation throughout Australia — furniture, artwork, accessories and lighting are sourced from around the world and styled in a way to reflect the unique approach that is instantly recognisable as “very Hermon & Hermon!”
To learn more about the Hermon & Hermon success story, read the latest editorial in Furnishing International via their website hermonhermon.com.au that reveals how a focus on quality and exclusivity saw them through a difficult trading period; and how they host VIP shopping nights to reward their loyal customers instead of falling into the sales trap.
The new collection features the Kudu Horn lighting range together with a stunning line of Acrylic table and floor lamps.
The Hive lighting collection has expanded, with the highlight being the “Fandango” featured in the current series of ‘The Block’ and the ‘Octo’ in different sizes.
June 19, 2012
Boyd Blue are renowned within the industry for their extensive designer range of furniture, homewares, fabrics, wallpapers, rugs, artwork, soft furnishings and lighting to the interior design, architecture and property development industries.
Established in 1999 by Shelley Boyd, the passionate Boyd Blue team provide clients with quality interior and exterior design products with an eye for detail and expert craftsmanship to suit both domestic and commercial application.
But it’s their global point of view that sets them apart from the competition. Their team travel the world selecting from the best of contemporary international and local design, with suppliers in Australia, Italy, Indonesia, Thailand, France, India and Portugal.
To view their stunning range, visit them at Stand AG36 during Decoration + Design from 19-22 July at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. For more information or to register, visit decorationdesign.com.au
June 18, 2012
With the modern family in mind, Designer’s Choice developed their latest range of simple yet stylish bed linen and homewares.
They offer a unique collection of fabrics which vary from yarn dyed stripes through to textured cotton fabrics and simple embellished percales, in colours and patterns that are sure to complement almost any home. All designs are finished to a high quality standard while maintaining prices that represent great value.
The Designers Choice range of accessories can be coordinated widely across the range to create your own look and style, adding touches of fashion, colour and texture to bedroom and living areas with cushions, throws and quilted coverlets.
June 15, 2012
Inspired by centuries of French and English country style, Perfect Pieces deliver a thrilling collection of wire, tin, ceramic, glass, metal and rustic timber trends for their latest range.