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NOROCK SELF-STABILISING TABLE DESIGN

September 2017
The NOROCK team has been mastering stabilising technology for over 25 years. Through its partnerships with industry-leaders including McLaren, Toyota and Nissan, NOROCK has pioneered global stability solutions with its patented design ... Read More +

SYDNEY INDESIGN 2017

August 2017
We will be back at this year’s event with a spectacular line-up of designer furniture and several must-see seminars! Sydney Indesign is upon us once again and we will be hosting a pop-up venue at 1F Danks St, Waterloo (within the Tongue n ... Read More +

Avoiding Kitsch: why contemporary minimalism isn’t done … yet

May 2017
Minimalism is back with a vengeance. Less might be more, but sometimes less is just less. Has the minimalist crusade taken a detour? The contemporary trend of minimalist workspaces has gotten a bad rap lately, with one recent study suggest... Read More +

AMOR CORTESE COLLECTION BY PUNT

March 2017
AMOR CORTESE, designed by Monica Armani for Punt, is a collection of unique, elegant sofas and chaise lounges, featuring a curved back of natural plywood in an oak or walnut finish with a base in solid wood. Combining an upholstered element with the ... Read More +

VESSEL ARCHITECTURAL POTTERY DESIGN

January 2017
VesseL® USA Inc. produces the award-winning Architectural Pottery Collection. Their hand-crafted planters, containers and garden sculpture will carry a contemporary motif throughout your interior space and exterior landscape design.&nbs... Read More +

EUMENES: ITALIAN DESIGN FOR THE COMMON GOOD

January 2017
Founded in 2011, the Milanese brand, Eumenes, leverages on the local design heritage and extensive design expertise of their team. They design and create indoor and outdoor furniture “for the common good,” which is evident ... Read More +

THE REVEAL: RAKUMBA LIGHTING

December 2016
Rakumba, taking inspiration from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘sun,’ designs and manufactures decorative feature lighting in Australia. Rakumba’s deeply embedded ethos, “beauty, detail and going beyond the ordinary,” ... Read More +

RAIL MODULAR OFFICE TABLE COLLECTION BY ZEITRAUM

October 2016
Launched at Design Post at Orgatec 2016 in Cologne, the new RAIL office table collection, designed by Kaschkasch for Zeitraum, is an exciting modular table and desk system. A fresh breeze is blowing through the office landscape: work is no long... Read More +

MELBOURNE INDESIGN 2016 WRAP UP

September 2016
MID 2016 was abuzz with excitement. Proudly supporting the very best of Australian design, Cafe Culture + Insitu showcased the work of 6 local designers: Anaesthetic I Anchor Ceramics I ChristelH I Didier I LifeSpaceJourney I Savage Design, and ... Read More +

MELBOURNE INDESIGN 2016

July 2016
MID 2016 is coming up in August. Proudly supporting the very best of Australian design, Cafe Culture + Insitu will be showcasing the work of 6 local designers: Anaesthetic I Anchor Ceramics I ChristelH I Didier I LifeSpaceJourney I Savage Design... Read More +

SYDNEY SHOWROOM REVEAL 2016

June 2016
Built in 1870, the iconic building has had many lives from engineering works to an art gallery and now as the new Cafe Culture + Insitu showroom in a vibrant and active part of Redfern. To bring the building back to its former glory, Director of Caf... Read More +

ALKI: A WORKSHOP CO-OPERATIVE

April 2016
ALKI, which means 'chair' in Basque, began in 1981 in a small village in the northern Basque Country, in Itsasu. In a time of economic difficulties, a group of five friends founded a small chair factory that they named ALKI with the aim of ... Read More +

EARTH LIGHTS HANDMADE BY ANCHOR CERAMICS

March 2016
EARTH wall and pendant lights by Anchor Ceramics are handmade giving each light its own unique character. The ceramic component is thrown on a potter’s wheel. After an initial firing, the fittings are hand finished with glaz... Read More +

COLOUR YOUR WORLD WITH FERMOB

February 2016
Fermob, our chic French brand creates innovative, practical and fun outdoor furniture, filling your world with colour. For more than 25 years, Fermob has been designing and manufacturing a high quality range of metal outdoor furniture, which feature... Read More +

THE TANDEM PROJECT 2015 PRODUCT DESIGNS

November 2015
Exciting furniture, lighting and product designs were created by seven design collaborations as part of The TANDEM Project, showcased at the GAFFA Gallery in Sydney. TANDEM is an initiative of design house ChristelH and He M... Read More +

THE TANDEM PROJECT 2015 LAUNCH

November 2015
The TANDEM Project launched for the second time last week at the GAFFA Gallery in Sydney. Featuring seven designers from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, the exhibition showcased a mixture of individual and collaborative projects ranging from furnitur... Read More +

THE TANDEM PROJECT 2015 DESIGN COLLABORATIONS

October 2015
TANDEM is a project that challenges the way we as individuals make and create in collaboration with others. Over the course of six months, seven innovative young design practices have been invited to develop two works :- one indiv... Read More +

BRYDIE LOUNGE COLLECTION BY DIDIER

September 2015
Brydie embodies luxurious character with generous comfort and contemporary proportions.  A new and exciting furniture collection, Brydie features refined and timeless styling that is chic yet casual with smart classic tailoring.  The Br... Read More +

SYDNEY INDESIGN 2015 WRAP UP

August 2015
Thank you to all who visited us at the Galleria as part of Sydney Indesign 2015. Creativity and craftsmanship was displayed through showcasing Zeitraum furniture and lighting. This proved to be a big hit as did Joaquim Pedro, our international Zeitra... Read More +

THE PROJECT: BEHIND THE SCENES AT SYDNEY INDESIGN 2015

August 2015
Through the collaboration with Natasha Hammond from Krasivaya, a branding and design agency, on 'The Project', Cafe Culture + Insitu delved into the theme of 'Ritual' as part of Sydney Indesign 2015. With limited space and budget in mind, a brainsto... Read More +

CAFE CULTURE + INSITU AT SYDNEY INDESIGN 2015

August 2015
Cafe Culture + Insitu is celebrating the exclusive Australian launch of the stunning Zeitraum furniture and lighting range at Sydney Indesign 2015. One of the Zeitraum team, Joaquim Pedro from Germany will be visiting to meet and greet the desig... Read More +

INTERIOR DESIGN SCHEMES WITH BLUESQUARE AND BILLIANI

July 2015
Stunning interior design schemes, featuring the T Series lounge with arm by Bluesquare and the Inka S200 armchair by Billiani were created by stylist - Bek Sheppard and shot by photographer - Reuben Gates. According to Bek Sheppard: "this w... Read More +

CASAMANIA IN MILAN 2015 PART 1

June 2015
During the Milan Design Week 2015, Casamania decorated the spaces – in the heart of via Montenapoleone fashion district – of Roberto Del Carlo’s shoe store, expressing through leathers, fabrics and colours the spirit of Ca... Read More +

CASAMANIA IN MILAN 2015 PART 2

June 2015
Casamania launched two exciting, modular pieces of furniture: the LILY coffee table and the SUMMIT modular sofa at the Salone del Mobile Milan 2015. Incorporating leather, fabric and colours in the space of Robert Del Carlo's shoe stor... Read More +

INFINITI IN MILAN 2015

June 2015
In expanding the PURE LOOP collection, a range of new designer furniture from Infiniti was launched at the Salone del Mobile Milan 2015. The common character of every component of this PURE LOOP collection, designed by Claus Breinholt, is t... Read More +

FONTANAARTE IN MILAN 2015 PART 1

May 2015
FontanaArte launched some exciting new lighting products at Euroluce at the Milan Design Fair 2015 (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano), grabbing the attention of their audience.  The exhibition stand and flagship store in Milan were bo... Read More +

FONTANAARTE IN MILAN 2015 PART 2

May 2015
The presence of FontanaArte at Euroluce at Milan Design Week 2015, featured a prestigious lighting collection, designed to a high technical and aesthetic level that resulted from working in collaboration with designers of international renown. T... Read More +

MODO IN MILAN 2015 PART 1

May 2015
Modo launched some exciting new lighting products at Euroluce at the Milan Design Fair 2015 (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano) that dazzled their audience. Click here to read more: Modo in Milan 2015 Part 2 See more images from Milan on o... Read More +

MODO IN MILAN 2015 PART 2

May 2015
Modo launched some exciting new lighting products at Euroluce at the Milan Design Fair 2015 (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano) that dazzled their audience. ORB PENDANTDesign by: Buro Famos  Borrowing its name from optics jargon,... Read More +

ETHIMO IN MILAN 2015

May 2015
A range of designer outdoor furniture from Ethimo was launched at the Salone del Mobile Milan 2015. Working in collaboration with Italian and international designers and planners, each with their own identity, style and appro... Read More +

MINIFORMS IN MILAN 2015

May 2015
Exciting new lighting and furniture was launched by Miniforms at the Salone del Mobile Milan 2015, which was created in collaboration with international designers. The collection continues the philosophy of creating high quality products from in... Read More +

BILLIANI IN MILAN 2015

May 2015
The new Billiani story, made up of stylistic research, innovation and the consolidation of its roots, was told at the Salone del Mobile Milan 2015. It tells of a belonging to a territory, where the chair is the undisputed component aro... Read More +

ZILIO A&C IN MILAN 2015

May 2015
The Salone del Mobile Milan 2015 saw the launch of four new additions to the Zilio A&C collection, created in collaboration with international designers who share the company’s guiding principles and ethos. NASU ARMCHAIRDesign by... Read More +

SABA IN MILAN 2015 Part 1

May 2015
Stunning new Saba furniture, designed by Sergio Bicego, was launched at the Milan Design Fair 2015 (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano). Established in 1988, Saba has worked ever since in the pursuit of relaxing design concepts. The... Read More +

SABA IN MILAN 2015 Part 2

May 2015
Stunning new Saba furniture, designed by Sergio Bicego, was launched at the Milan Design Fair 2015. QUINTA STRADA Design by: Sergio Bicego Brought out in 1996, the QUINTA STRADA seating range was a pioneering design of the modern style. S... Read More +

MAXDESIGN IN MILAN 2015

May 2015
Maxdesign presented a contemporary range of furniture at the Milan International Design Fair 2015, showcasing the stunning designs by Christoph Jenni. Highly functional, versatile and user-friendly, the furniture pieces have a remarkable physica... Read More +

LEE BROOM IN MILAN 2015 PART 1

May 2015
Named as one of the 15 best shows during Milan Design Week 2015, 'The Department Store' by Lee Broom grabbed everyone's attention. With over 1,200 shows around the city, it's a major achievement. With his trademark theatrical style, Lee Broom transfo... Read More +

LEE BROOM IN MILAN 2015 PART 2

May 2015
With his trademark theatrical style, Lee Broom transformed a street of disused shops on Via Alfredo Cappelini to create his largest exhibition to date with the launch of over 20 new products. Encompassing furniture, lighting and accessories, the... Read More +

ZEITRAUM IN MILAN 2015 Part 1

April 2015
In the spirit of Zeitraum celebrating their 25th anniversary, exciting new furniture designs were launched at the Milan Design Fair 2015 (Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano) to great applause. With a genuine passion for timber and its inheren... Read More +

ZEITRAUM IN MILAN 2015 Part 2

April 2015
In the spirit of Zeitraum celebrating their 25th anniversary, exciting new furniture designs were launched at the Milan Design Fair 2015 to great applause. With a genuine passion for timber and its inherent beauty and extensive knowledge of working w... Read More +

PUNT IN MILAN 2015

April 2015
In celebrating 35 years, Punt Mobles hit the ground running by showcasing their new additions to their stunning furniture range at the Milan Design Fair 2015. It's been a great year for Punt having been awarded this year's Red Dot Design Award for th... Read More +

PLANK IN MILAN 2015

April 2015
With an array of new innovative products on show, Plank wowed their audience at the Milan Design Fair 2015. REMO CHAIRDesign by: Konstantin Grcic Remo is a plywood chair that merges Plank’s artisanal heritage with the latest manufacturin... Read More +

KONSTANTIN GRCIC FOR PLANK

April 2015
Konstantin Grcic has been collaborating with Plank for about a decade, exploring and working with the Italian company on technical and material research, focusing on innovative furniture production using a variety of materials. The designer, based in... Read More +

BRISBANE SHOWROOM LAUNCH EVENT

April 2015
Cafe Culture + Insitu celebrated the launch of their Brisbane Showroom on 1 April 2015 with the local architectural and design community. It was a warm and intimate evening event filled with lots of chitter chatter, laughter, indulgent bubbles and fo... Read More +

DIDIER, COCKTAIL PENDANT COLLECTION

March 2015
Continuing in his line of well refined, functional items is the Cocktail pendant light collection. Reminiscent of the Fable range, Ross Didier has employed lathe turning skill and fine lacquer techniques to embelish a "domed" pendant shade in solid A... Read More +

MARNIE COOKS UP A STORM AT THE OZHARVEST CEO COOKOFF

March 2015
Together with 123 CEOs and celebrity chefs, our very own Managing Director, Marnie Hammond-Donnelly participated in the CEO Cookoff on 2 March 2015 to help feed over 1000 people in need. The CEO CookOff is an initiative of OzHarvest, which aims ... Read More +

PUNT STOCKHOLM COLLECTION WINS THE RED DOT DESIGN AWARD 2015

March 2015
Stockholm collection, designed by Mario Ruiz, has been awarded with the Red Dot Award 2015. Stockholm is a sophisticated collection of sideboards, consoles, shelves and tables that perfectly represents the new Punt language. Congratulations to d... Read More +

DIDIER, FABLE COLLECTION

February 2015
Presented as a collection of pared back essential pieces for living, the Fable collection by Ross Didier is reminiscent of humble objects in children's folklore. One could imagine a woodsman who has stepped outside his cottage and carved a collection... Read More +

LIFE SPACE JOURNEY, SPUN LIGHT

February 2015
The Spun light by Life Space Journey is reflective of their passion for hand crafted design and support of local industry to create beautiful and valued pieces. Constructed from either black steel, copper or brass, the Spun light's shape and construc... Read More +

ZEITRAUM, 1.3 STOOL

February 2015
Designed by Kihyun Kim, the 1.3 stool is a delicate CNC milled design in solid Oak, Ash or American Walnut. Wafer thin impressions and fine contours along the seat and legs enhance visual delicacy and softness. The timber itself is impregnated with n... Read More +

ZEITRAUM, FRIDAY COLLECTION

February 2015
"It is Friday evening and you can make yourself comfortable on the sofa, maybe enjoy a drink..." The subtly formed wooden frame of FRIDAY is a culmination of sophisticated technical constuction and patient artisan craftsmanship. These elements are c... Read More +

CASAMANIA, VAD WOOD CHAIR

January 2015
Designed by Luca Nichetto, the Vad pays tribute to the tradition of Scandinavian masters. Produced through injection moulding, the recyclable Polypropylene frame is not only striking, but also durable. The new adition to the Vad collection, the Vad W... Read More +

SEE THE PROJECT VIDEO - MELBOURNE INDESIGN

September 2014
Thanks for everyone who visited us at Melbourne Indesign. We had a great time with you all! Hope you enjoyed the burgers, beers and bubbles. We were thrilled with the response to our collaboration with Hot Black and DKO Architecture for The Project.&... Read More +

DIDIER'S FABLE RANGE WINS SYDNEY DESIGN AWARD

September 2014
Congratulations to Ross Didier from Didier who has won the 2014 Sydney Design Award in the Furniture Design, Indoor and Outdoor category.  In the submission Didier explains some of the inspiration behind this range. 'As we ‘grow up’... Read More +

VOTE FOR OUR PROJECT

August 2014
Thanks for everyone who visited us at Melbourne Indesign. We had a great time with you all! Hope you enjoyed the burgers, beers and bubbles. We were thrilled with the response to our collaboration with Hot Black and DKO Architecture for The Project. ... Read More +

MELBOURNE INDESIGN: THE PROJECT

July 2014
Cafe Culture + Insitu has partnered with design firms, Hot Black and DKO, to create an interactive installation aiming to engage attendees during Melbourne Indesign. The concept is formed from an interest in the internal workings of design language a... Read More +

CASAMANIA, BEN GRIMM LOUNGE

July 2014
Designed by Luca Nichetto, Ben Grimm is a modular seating system which allows realizing several shapes by simply positioning the various modules side by side and creating quite different situations and atmospheres. Metal supporting structure and elas... Read More +

CASAMANIA, STEREO COLLECTION

July 2014
Designed by Luca Nichetto, A complete seating system, available in a range of structures with a choice of painted metal or chromed metal: stackable 4 leg or sleigh base, swivel chair with gas lift on 4 spoke base, or 5 spoke wheeled base, stool and b... Read More +

CASAMANIA, RAPHIA COLLECTION

July 2014
Designed by Lucidi Pevere, Raphia is the offspring of a research project into the use of materials and how they can be exploited as furnishings. It is the perfect convergence of modernity and tradition, of technology and craftsmanship. An o... Read More +

CASAMANIA, WORN COLLECTION

July 2014
Designed by Samuel Wilkinson for Casamania, the Worn collection is comprised of 3-seater, 2-seater and armchair iterations. The distinctive detail – a conflicting leather patch that covers the arms – it’s strategically positioned o... Read More +

CASAMANIA, MARITIME CHAIR

July 2014
Designed by Benjamin Hubert, Maritime is inspired by the maritime world. An elegant and refined chair carefully constructed from solid timber. The precise and refined balance between the structure and the surfaces, assembled by hand using precis... Read More +

CASAMANIA, ALIENO - COLLECTION

July 2014
Conceived by award-winning Italian-based studio GamFratesi, the Alieno collection by Casamania.  The term Alien comes from the Latin "alius" meaning "other". The meaning of the word relies on the idea of contrast. It is interesting to give frie... Read More +

CAFE CULTURE + INSITU SYDNEY: ROSS DIDIER EVENT

June 2014
A big thank you to all who attended! Your presence was greatly appreciated and we hope you had a great time

The Cafe Culture + Insitu Melbourne Warehouse Sale

June 2014
Save on discontinued lines, samples, ex-floor stock, damaged and over stocked items at the Cafe Culture + Insitu Melbourne Warehouse Sale.   Thursday 26th June, 9am-5pm Friday 27th June, 9am-5pm Saturday 28th June, 9am-12pm

JOIN US FOR THE DIDIER STORY WITH ROSS DIDIER - WED 18 JUNE, 5.30PM - SYDNEY

May 2014
Cafe Culture + Insitu invites you as a VIP guest to the Didier story with Ross Didier. Join us for a drink and win great prizes as we host what will be our last event in our Sydney showroom. Hear the inspiration behind the ranges from Ross Didier and... Read More +

YOUR VIP INVITATION TO THE DIDIER STORY WITH ROSS DIDIER - WED 21 MAY, 5.30PM

May 2014
Cafe Culture + Insitu invites you as a VIP guest to the Didier story with Ross Didier. Join us for a drink as we hear the inspiration behind the ranges and the special unveiling of the Bombala range.  Wednesday, 21st of May 5:30pm 77 Cromwel... Read More +

LEE BROOM IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
Lee Broom launched the stunning new glasssware collection ‘On The Rock’ at Spazio Pontaccio in Milan city. The space showcased a lavish dinner display to show Lee Broom's fashion-savvy designs.  

CASAMANIA IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
Cafe Culture + Insitu attended the Meet the Designers preview on the Monday before the fair. It was great to hear the inspiration behind the new release products from world-renowned designers internationally. Loving the colours and the Tweety pendant... Read More +

ZILIO A&C IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
Zilio A&C presented a refined and elegant stand at the fair this year. We were lucky enough to meet Simon Kaempfer the designer of the new Laurel, Stan and Hardy valet. 

ZEITRAUM IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
Presented across two levels Zeitraum's elegantly muted colour palette created the perfect sense of a relaxed lifestyle. 

ETHIMO IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
Stunning outdoor display complete with olive trees and peonies setting a scene of the perfect serene environment to launch the new 2014 collection. Ethimo exhibited from a number of locations across the fair, this is a snapshot of their spaces at Rho... Read More +

MINIFORMS IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
A vivid salmon and red orange hues were the colours of the season this year at the Miniforms display. The energetic, two level display presented both new and old products from the outstanding Miniforms collection. Our favourite new products included ... Read More +

BILLIANI IN MILAN 2014

May 2014
A stunning gravity-defying display from Billiani featuring new and old. Yet again producing a beautiful stand the Billiani team utilized a high display system to present the INKA range. 

MODO DESIGN STUDIO

February 2014
Modo is a design company with over 10 years of experience in the lighting and interiors industry. Formed in Italy, it is renowned for its creative freedom allowing for the creation of beautiful lighting pieces with strong decorative impact. Not afrai... Read More +

ALMA DESIGN X-COLLECTION

February 2014
Created by award-winning designer Mario Mazzer, the X-Collection by Alma is a versatile system of furniture for a number of applications. Mazzer’s series of formed polypropylene indoor chairs bear a signature X etched into the seat shell, and w... Read More +

ALMA DESIGN STUDIO

February 2014
Founded in 2007, Alma Design is a young and dynamic company skilled in the manufacture of seats, tables and stools. Known for their innovative design, the company has become a collaborative hub of talented emerging and established designers such as A... Read More +

YELLOW DIVA FIRMAMENT PENDANT LAMPS

February 2014
"Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night". Yellow Diva presents Firmament, a new collection of pendant lamps referencing the canopy of heaven. Pairing time honoured skills with computer tech... Read More +

YELLOW DIVA SPLINT COLLECTION

February 2014
The Splint collection from Yellow Diva is a flexible system of Australian designed and made timber tables, stools & benches. Bespoke powder coated steel brackets add a subtle splash of colour to an elegant, pared-back silhouette. With ... Read More +

YELLOW DIVA DESIGN STUDIO

February 2014
Emerging in 1994 as a London - based collaboration between Australian industrial designer David Walley and British architect James Davis, Yellow Diva is a well-established studio with a proud reputation for innovation and quality. In 1995, their firs... Read More +

SABA'S NEW YORK OUTDOOR ARMCHAIR

February 2014
In 1991, Sergio Bicego opened his first studio as an independent designer, experienced in padded furniture and inspired by the world that surrounded him. Two years later he was embraced by Saba Italia, which threw him new challenges and incentives, l... Read More +

5 MINUTES WITH CHRISTELH

January 2014
We catch up with ChristelH and discuss style, dream projects and what's next on her list.  How do you describe your styleModern industrial simplicity. 'Playful sophistication' is a term used to describe CHRISTELH products... playful in terms of... Read More +

FAREWELL AND CONGRATULATIONS LEAH

January 2014
Last year we said farewell to Leah after five and a half great years with Cafe Culture. Over the break, on Boxing Day, she welcomed into the world beautiful little Bambi Grace Rollston. Congratulations Leah and Scott.

ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF A NEW INDUSTRY-LEADING PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CAFE CULTURE AND INSITU FURNITURE

November 2013
ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF A NEW INDUSTRY-LEADING PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN CAFE CULTURE AND INSITU FURNITURE We’re excited to announce the joining of the Cafe Culture and Insitu Furniture brands in a new, industry-leading partnership, Cafe Culture + ... Read More +

FACEBOOK COMPETITION!

October 2013
Our biggest Facebook competition ever! Like Cafe Culture for your chance to win our biggest Facebook prize yet! Valued over $1000 this outdoor inspired collection is the perfect prize for the summer months. Go in the draw to win 3 Tal... Read More +

Q&A WITH SAVAGE DESIGN

October 2013
Savage Design Q&A This week we caught up with Joel Savage and James Groom at their pop up studio in Chippendale. We chatted about how they started, the challenges along the way and what’s next on their list. How did the Savage Design... Read More +

Design studio Form Us With Love

October 2013
Based in Stockholm, design studio Form Us With Love started in 2005. Founded by trio John Löfgren, Jonas Pettersson and Petrus Palmér, the group meet on a course in product design at Karlmar University. The studio explores design initiat... Read More +

GOOD BYE SOYA

September 2013
Today we say good bye and good luck to our NSW Business Development Manager, Soya Padovan, who is going on maternity leave. All the best with this exciting stage in your life Soya.

IN STOCK NOW

September 2013
The above items are currently in stock at Cafe Culture. Contact your local showroom for finish and size details.

PETER CONISTIS' SLOW ROASTED LAMB SPARE RIBS

September 2013
We share a recipe from the September issue of Australian Gourmet Traveller by Alpha Restaurant's Peter Conistis.   Slow-roasted lamb spare ribs with thyme honey and ouzo glaze “This is a dish I created with m... Read More +

COFFEE WITH IF ARCHITECTURE’S IVA FOSCHIA

August 2013
We recently caught up with our friend and partner Iva from IF Architecture to hear about what inspires her, what she loves and her words of wisdom. How did you get into design.Looking back, Architecture and design has always been a passion of mi... Read More +

CAFE CULTURE CELEBRATES AT SYDNEY INDESIGN

August 2013
The Cafe Culture showroom was again filled with a sense of excitement and fascination as we opened our transformed Surry Hills showroom for Sydney Indesign. Officially launching Billiani’s Inka range, the showroom was filled with high back int... Read More +

CAFE CULTURE INSTAGRAM WINNER FOR SYDNEY INDESIGN

August 2013
Thanks to everyone who entered our Instagram competition at Sydney Indesign. It was great to see our showroom through your eyes. Congratulations to winner, melissatoni, who captured the fun Fontana Arte Blom lamps, nestled in a cosy showroom co... Read More +

EXPLORING THE PROJECT WITH STACK STUDIO FOR SYDNEY INDESIGN

August 2013
As a part of Sydney Indesign’s The Project, Cafe Culture partnered up with Stack Studio to create something engaging under the key word ‘process’. Inspired by the highlighted display Inka chair, we played with the idea of ‘... Read More +

YOUR INVITATION TO JOIN US AT SID

August 2013
We are excited to announce that we will be an official exhibitor at Sydney Indesign this year. Returning to Sydney the previously known Saturday in Design, will return to the streets of Sydney August 15-17 as Sydney Indesign. You're invited to visit ... Read More +

THE NEW TRACY CHAIR BY BILLIANI

August 2013
Billiani has just launched the Tracy chair at Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan. Turned in solid beech, Tracy has curved tapered rods and a wooden seat with the option of upholstery. Stay tuned for more product information.  

INFINITI BY OMP HAS JUST LAUNCHED THE NEW PICAPAU STOOL IN MILAN

August 2013
Creativity, imagination and irony: that is the Picapau stool The Picapau stool has just launched at Salone Internazionale Mobile in Milan. Designed by Radice & Orlandini duo for Infinity the Picapau, meaning woodpecker, is an ironic and fun thre... Read More +

CAFE CULTURE PRODUCTS FEATURE IN 'ISOBEL AND THE PATISSIER'

August 2013
Cafe Culture's Love Seat, Parisian chair and Bistro base appear in Isobel and the Patissier short film by Msquare Productions.  

MONIKA'S DOGGIE RESCUE - TOBY'S STORY

August 2013
Rescued by Marnie and Kevin in 2010, Toby's story is told in Monika's Doggie Rescue latest booklet

FRIDA AND MALMO ON SHOW

August 2013

MALMO WINS GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2012

February 2013
Pedrali Malmö armchair wins the GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2012 in the Furniture category, designed by Michele Cazzaniga, Simone Mandelli and Antonio Pagliarulo. Congratulations!

SCOOP - PROJECT FEATURES

January 2013
Check out Cafe Culture's Scoop website for full project features including interviews with the the designers. http://scoop.cafecultureinsitu.com.au

IDA FLYING THE AUSSIE FLAG AT THE COMMONWEALTH EXHIBITION IN LONDON

January 2013

WIN A BLOOM PILL POT IN HABITUS MAGZINE

January 2013

EMERGING DESIGNER FINALIST

January 2013
Temple & Websiter are profiling local up-and-coming talent all summer, along with Inside Out magazine’s blog, Homelife and soon you'll have a chance to vote for your favourite! Chris Hardy is Cafe Culture's favourite so stay tuned on h... Read More +

PEDRALI FRIDA CHAIR, FROM EXHIBITION TO FASHION

December 2012
September was full of events for Frida, the chair awarded with XXII Compasso d’Oro ADI and from 28th September to 2nd October Frida was the protagonist of Design Time Exhibition.At the beginning of the month, it was placed side by side to ... Read More +

A WHEEL FOR PEDRALI WINS AWARDS

December 2012

BLOOM IN THE CARRIBEAN

November 2012
Bloom at the Papagayo Beach Resort, Curacao Carribean - LOOKIN' GOOD!

CRYSTAL BULB SHOP, LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

October 2012
Lee Broom has been joined in the London Design Festival 2012 festivities this week with a beautifully crafted pop-up Crystal Bulb shop. http://www.londondesignfestival.com/events/crystal-bulb-shop    

ZILIO NEWS

October 2012
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LEE BROOM NOMINATED FOR AWARD

September 2012
The Crystal Bulb has been nominated in the Elle Decoration British Design Awards 2012. The very prestigious awards are voted for by the public andit only takes a minute to pick your three favourite products from the list of 30. We would love to ... Read More +

ENMORE DESIGN CENTRE AUCTION

August 2012
A Bloom pot is on offer at the annual Enmore Design Centre auction on Thursday 6th September. Good luck!

ZILIO NEWSLETTER - ITALIAN SUMMER

August 2012
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CAFE CULTURE HITS MELBOURNE FOR SID

August 2012
Cafe Culture recently hit Melbourne for Saturday InDesign and to check out our brand spanking new Petite Studio in Flinders Lane, opening soon. Friday night was spent at Shed 5 restaurant at the Cargo Sheds,  designed by Loop Creative. The Medit... Read More +

ILLUMINATED BLOOM POTS AT THE HIA HOME SHOW - DENISE NAPIER INTERIOR DESIGN

August 2012

CAFE CULTURE TV - NOW ON YOUTUBE

August 2012
Click here to see our channel on YouTube!

Bonaldo News

August 2012
Link to the article

SO LONG, FAREWELL!

August 2012
After six fabulous years with Cafe Culture, Deborah Garvey is moving on to pursue a career change. Deb has played an integral part in the growth of Cafe Culture and we are very sad to see her go. We wish her the very best of luck in her new career! M... Read More +

LUCHETTI KRELLE - ADRIANO ZUMBO AT THE STAR

July 2012
Adriano Zumbo at The Star is our new exciting concept store designed by Luchetti Krelle.

HOUSE MOUSE CREATIVE AGENCY - INDESIGNLIVE

July 2012

HAPPY APPLE INDOOR/OUTDOOR LIGHT FROM PEDRALI

July 2012
Check it out! http://cafecultureinsitu.com.au/happy-apple.html