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Ecoflor’s Micro Concrete emphasises long-term performance

Ecoflor’s Micro Concrete emphasises long-term performance

25 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Australian producer Ecoflor maintains a craftsperson-like commitment to a single product: micro concrete.

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Domo celebrates 160 years of Ligne Roset with furniture sale

Domo celebrates 160 years of Ligne Roset with furniture sale

16 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Australian furniture suppliers Domo are celebrating the 160th anniversary of French furniture house Ligne Rosset with discounts across the entire line until 24 March.

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Smeg introduces Australia’s first domestic blast chiller

Smeg introduces Australia’s first domestic blast chiller

16 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Traditionally only found in professional kitchens, Smeg’s innovation celebrates the best of form and function.

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Pebble Collection by BIG Ideas by D Line.

D Line’s Pebble collection awarded best of the year

13 Mar 2020, AAU Products

The Pebble collection of bathroom ware design in collaboration with Bjarke Ingles Group was awarded Best of the Year by Interior Design magazine.

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Living Edge's Melbourne flagship showroom by Bates Smart.

Living Edge opens new Melbourne flagship showroom

10 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Bates Smart has transformed a 1980s building in Richmond into a contemporary furniture and lighting showroom for Living Edge.

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Bondor, together with the University of Melbourne, Pipemakers Australia, and M Modular, will work to boost the local recycling of plastic waste.

Bondor Metecno wins funding to boost plastic recycling in construction

5 Mar 2020, AAU Products

Wall and ceiling panel manufacturer Bondor has received a Cooperative Research Centre Projects $2.7 million grant.

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T2's new corporate office features Ecosoft carpet tiles.

Ecosoft helps T2 create new sustainable HQ

17 Feb 2020, AAU Products

For Australian tea merchant T2’s new corporate office space, the company chose Ecosoft carpet tiles in an effort to reduce its environmental footprint.

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A cafe serving bench in ‘Mt Carrara.’

Meganite a seamless, durable surface option

13 Feb 2020, AAU Products

ForestOne are bringing a seamless, durable and technically dazzling surface solution to the Australian market in the form of the Meganite Acrylic Solid Surface range.

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Durra Panels were used to create this house in Point Lonsdale.

Wheat straw panels make for a sustainable, affordable build

23 Jan 2020, AAU Products

A building panel made from wheat straw grown in the Bendigo region could offer a tidily sustainable solution at a time when questions of embodied carbon and supply chain sustainability are at the fore.

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Sacha Hourcade and Natacha Poutoux of Natacha&Sacha.

Maison&Objet celebrates its homegrown French talent

20 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Each fair, Maison&Objet shines a light on a new generation of designers from a specific country. For the January 2020 fair, M&O took a look at its homegrown French talent.

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Bolonia collection from Isimar

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day two

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day two, outdoor furniture and confident shapes reined supreme.

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Assemble sofa from Valerie Objects

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day three

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day three, soft curves and enveloping forms were just some of the trends on show.

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Silhouette indoor and outdoor rugs from Nanimarquina

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day one

18 Jan 2020, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collate her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. Here are her picks from day one, with bright colours and geometry a recurrent theme of the day.

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Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen.

Grilling with Escea’s Fireplace Kitchen

29 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen, provides all the goods needed for the ultimate smoky meat lover’s feast.

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Prospero Rasulo: ‘Creating harmony’ through design

Prospero Rasulo: ‘Creating harmony’ through design

27 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Italian artist and designer Prospero Rasulo says that sidelining the idea of a particular “market” is one approach to designing objects that enhance everyday life.

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Michael Anastassiades with the Mobile Chandelier 9 for Flos. Photograph: Hélène Binet.

Maison&Objet Designer of the Year 2020: Michael Anastassiades

22 Nov 2019, Marcus Piper

Recently named Maison&Objet’s Designer of the Year 2020, Michael Anastassiades balances elements of experimentation and timelessness to create elegant luminaires.

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Groundfloor on-premises parcel management systems.

Groundfloor on-premises parcel management systems

18 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Groundfloor parcel management systems consists of a parcel locker and software solution that helps manage deliveries to a variety of high density residential and commercial environments.

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Dyson Airblade 9kJ.

Dyson evolves Airblade line with energy efficient design

14 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Dyson has expanded its line of standard-setting Airblade hand dryers with the Dyson Airblade 9kJ, that is fast, hygienic and responsible in its energy use.

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Produzione Privata Acquatinta pendant.

Produzione Privata lighting collection

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Produzione Privata was founded by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi in 1991 as continuation of Memphis movement.

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String Galvanized.

Iconic Swedish shelving system goes outdoor

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Swedish brand String Furniture has introduced a galvanized outdoor shelving system to its iconic range.

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Jørn Utzon’s revolutionary concept for the Sydney Opera House would ultimately give him international recognition.

Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon celebrated in latest Vola film

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Vola has unveiled the second of a series of short films focused on architecture and design.

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ExoTec Vero.

James Hardie’s ExoTec Vero a hardy cladding solution

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Australian fiber cement building products manufacturer James Hardie has expanded its robust ExoTec range with the aesthetically pleasing ExoTec Vero.

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Hadden Daley was named winner of the Evolve award as well as the People’s Choice award for his Pixel design.

Evolve carpet design awards 2019: winners revealed

1 Nov 2019, AAU Products

Designer Rugs has announced the winners of its Evolve awards program, which gives interior design professionals the opportunity to design a rug to feature in the company’s Evolve Collection.

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Geberit Supertube is suitable for high-rise offices, hotels and multi-residential buildings.

Saving space with Geberit’s svelte Supertube drainage system

29 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Geberit has opened of the door to a number of design opportunities with Supertube, an advanced building drainage system.

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NX Iko with HydroSense.

Phoenix NX Iko and Orli with HydroSense technology

22 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Phoenix Tapware has added two new collections to its NX range, both featuring new HydroSense, a unique spay technology.

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The Bace Rotofarm.

Australian designer’s rotating vege farm wins London Design Award

21 Oct 2019, AAU Products

The Bace Rotofarm has won Gold at the 2019 London Design Awards.

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MP Stool by Chris Connell Design.

MP Stool by Chris Connell Design

18 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Chris Connell Design, in collaboration with Grazia and Co, has created a special edition stool for the Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s 2019 MPavilion.

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Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts.

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts

15 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Showcasing an architectural and effective approach to acoustics.

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Beosound Stage from Bang and Olufsen.

Bang and Olufsen launches Beosound Stage

14 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Beosound Stage is Bang and Olufsen’s first stand alone speaker system that integrates with any television.

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Commercial lighting company Unios has been named the 2019 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year.

Lighting company Unios shines at WA business awards

11 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Commercial lighting company Unios has been named the 2019 Telstra Western Australian Business of the Year.

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Greendow Vertical Gardens bring greenery to tight spaces

Greendow Vertical Gardens brings greenery indoors

11 Oct 2019, AAU Products

Bringing greenery inside has aesthetic and wellbeing benefits that are both well documented and, at this stage, expected in many new builds.

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Sophisticated Neutrals exterior palette.

PGH Bricks and Pavers launches 2019 style guide

30 Sep 2019, AAU Products

PGH Bricks has collaborated with Nexus Designs to create the 2019 PGH Bricks Styles Guide.

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Dulux Colour Forecast 2020 "Comeback"

Dulux Colour Forecast 2020: Essence

17 Sep 2019, AAU Products

The Dulux Colour Forecast 2020, themed “essence,” is inspired by the wellness movement.

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Avion by Keith Melbourne for Stylecraft.

Avion collection by Keith Melbourne for Stylecraft

17 Sep 2019, AAU Products

Stylecraft has introduced a new range of modular work space furniture designed by Keith Melbourne.

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Axor MyEdition in marble.

Axor MyEdition taps into trend for personalization

16 Sep 2019, AAU Products

Axor has introduced a new collection of customizable tapware, available special finishes and with inscriptions.

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Boffi's Melbourne showroom features original pressed metal ceilings.

Boffi opens Melbourne showroom

16 Sep 2019, AAU Products

Italian contemporary interiors brand Boffi has opened a new showroom in Melbourne’s Collingwood.

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Dyson Lightcycle.

Dyson launches natural daylight simulating task light

12 Sep 2019, AAU Products

Dyson has launched its new Lightcycle task light, which automatically adjusts its colour temperature and brightness in relation to specifically local daylight conditions.

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Claire Healy and Sean Cordeiro, the designers of the Tower of Power.

Bondor Panel to form neo-medieval tower installation at Sydney Contemporary Art Fair

5 Sep 2019, AAU Products

A seven-metre-tall neo-medieval “Tower of Power,” comprised entirely of Bondor Panel, will be one of the centrepieces at the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair this September.

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Armadale House by Chris Connell Design – Chris Connell.

Seven Australian finalists in Sub-Zero Wolf Kitchen Design Contest

13 Aug 2019, AAU Products

Seven Australian residential projects are among more than 30 global finalists in the 2017-2018 Kitchen Design Contest.

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USG Boral's Sheetrock Dust Control system.

USG Boral ‘solves a genuine problem’ with dust-reducing compound

6 Aug 2019, AAU Products

USG Boral has been lauded for its efforts in tackling the reported rise of respirable crystaline silica (RCS) cases.

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Zintl interlocking aluminium cladding is offered in a wide range of Interpon and Dulux powdercoated finishes as well as a selection of anodized and wood-grain architectural finishes.

With new wood grain finishes, Zintl aluminium cladding an alternative to timber

6 Aug 2019, AAU Products

HVG Facades’ Zintl aluminium cladding system makes for a surprising but effective and hardy alternative to timber, with 39 wood grain finishes to choose from.

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