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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 +