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.

Park Life by Lee Broom for Space Furniture.

Lee Broom designs maze-like ‘pleasure garden’ for Space Furniture

7 Feb 2019

Leading British designer Lee Broom will present an immersive exhibition for Space Furniture to accompany the release of a new and a series of design talks in Australia and Singapore.

Trace designed by Adam Goodrum, available from Tait.

Editor’s picks: Favourites from Denfair 2017

15 Jun 2017, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen’s selection of favourite products from the 2017 Denfair show.

Breathe – Mini Living by So-il.

Futuristic and ‘funtastico’: Top installations in Milan

11 Apr 2017, Linda Cheng

ArchitectureAU rounds up some of the most noteworthy installations of 2017, which range from the futuristic to the “funtastico.”

11 Australian designers are displaying work as part of Local Milan at the Oratoria della Passione.

Australasian highlights from the Milan International Furniture Fair 2017

10 Apr 2017, Patrick Hunn

Australian and New Zealand designers were well represented across the world’s most important design fair.

The Matisse chair and Cloud table by Australian designer Mr Frag.

Highlights from the 2017 Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair

28 Mar 2017, Gavin Harris

Gavin Harris reports on five trends he discovered at the biggest event for Scandinavian design.

Mayu by Coco Flip.

Favourites from Denfair 2016

2 Jun 2016, Editorial Desk AAU

Our highlights from the 2016 edition of Denfair design show in Melbourne.

Jake Dyson with the CSYS and Cu-Beam.

Dyson launches LED lighting range with 30-year lifespan

31 May 2016, Cassie Hansen

Dyson, the UK-based appliance company, has launched a range of LED lighting products to the Australian market.

Danish lighting company Lightyears has released its Orient pendant in a new matt black aluminium finish.

Matt black Orient pendant by Lightyears

1 Nov 2015

Danish lighting company Lightyears has released its Orient pendant in a new matt black aluminium finish.

The PARA.MI by Waldemann.

PARA.MI by Waldmann

12 Oct 2015

An individual task luminaire that comes in a range of different mounting options for different workplace configurations.

The design playfully engages with the iconic  Australian cork hat while embracing cork's sustainable properties.

Pendants play on cork hat icon

21 Aug 2015

The quirky and sustainable Corker series of pendant lights from Max Harper is a playful take on an Australian classic.

The Mushroom lamp for Ligne Roset gently rocks from side to side until it comes to a rest in its standing position.

Crisp and refined: Happy Finish Design

7 Aug 2015, Peter Davies

With a love for solving problems and exploring the potential of materials, Nick Rennie of Happy Finish Design has created a series of refined objects.

The double-braided polyester footrest of the Mariner stools hints at a nautical inspiration.

Intuitive, functional and pared back: Anaesthetic

22 Jul 2015, Alicia Sciberras

New Zealand design studio Anaesthetic explore materials and forges strong relationships with manufacturers

Mr Dowel Jones is made from Tasmanian oak, with rubber components that allow for flexibility in movement.

Collective individuality: Lab De Stu

17 Jul 2015, Judith Abell

The different styles and techniques of three young designers are brought together to create Lab De Stu.

Tojiki is a range of stoneware tables for indoor and outdoor use.

Porcelain Bear’s imaginative slip-cast ceramics

15 Jul 2015, Linda Cheng

Melbourne studio Porcelain Bear hand-makes evocative designs that spark imagination.

The Spar floor light by Jamie McLennan is inspired by the masts of sailing boats and the upholstered form of the Felix Chair by Simon James contrasts with an industrial-style base.

Refined and crafted objects from Resident

10 Jul 2015, Jill Pope

New Zealand design company Resident follows the ‘think local, act global’ approach to production.

Melt lighting from Tom Dixon.

Top 10 products from the Salone del Mobile 2015

22 Apr 2015, Jill Pope

Jill Pope goes in search of standouts from the 2015 Salone del Mobile in Milan.

Haze series by Wonmin Park.

New talent on show at Maison&Objet Asia

13 Mar 2015, Cassie Hansen

Young designers from across Asia have been acknowledged in Singapore at 2015 Maison&Objet Asia’s Rising Asian Talent showcase.

Tokyo Tribal by Nendo for Industry+.

Day two: Maison&Objet Asia 2015

12 Mar 2015, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen reports from the 2015 Maison&Objet Asia fair in Singapore.

Loom collection by H Furniture.

Day one: Maison&Objet Asia 2015

11 Mar 2015, Cassie Hansen

Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen reports from the 2015 Maison&Objet Asia fair in Singapore.

TOA chair from Ligne Roset.

Day one: Maison&Objet Paris international fair

30 Jan 2015

Cameron Bruhn reports from the 2015 Maison&Objet international fair in Paris.

Meridiano collection by Jordi Vilardell and Meritxell Vidal for Vibia.

Meridiano collection

29 Aug 2014

A sculptural outdoor lamp that doubles as a stool or coffee table.

Shadow Pendants by Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova, in opaque white.

Shadow play

23 Dec 2013

Pendants designed by Paris-based Dan Yeffet and Lucie Koldova.

Antumbra light control panel by Philips Dynalite in white glass.

A lighter touch

23 Oct 2013

Antumbra touch-sensitive control panels bring smartphone sensibilities to lighting switches.

Plank is suitable for task lighting.

Plank light

17 Sep 2013

A raw timber light from Northern Lighting.

Nearco light

Nearco light

13 Aug 2013

A sculptural pendant by Karim Rashid.

Vistosi Diamante lead-free crystal pendant.

Crystal clear

17 Jul 2013

Vistosi’s new lead-free crystal enhances clarity and strength.

2013 Dulux blur colour palette.

Soft colour focus

6 May 2013

Furnishings and material finishes from Houses 90.

Corallo bed by Fernando and Humberto Campana for Edra.

Milan 2013 preview

1 May 2013

A sneak peek at product releases from the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair.

Bucky lights by Christopher Boots.


16 Apr 2013

Colourful lighting from Houses 90.

Oak pendant lights by Ross Gardam.

Made from timber

26 Feb 2013

Sculptural timber furniture and interior objects from Houses 89.

Im Light by Hayden Youlley.


22 Feb 2013

Ceramic objects of light, shade and colour from Houses 89.

Nafir lights by Karim Rashid.

Nafir lights

22 Jan 2013

Trumpet-shaped pendant lights by Karim Rashid.

Shortlisted / Concept: Son light by Andre Hnatojko, (HNAK).

The Edge finalists

17 Jan 2013

Finalists for The Edge emerging designer competition announced.

Tatou table lamp by Patricia Urquiola in white.

Tatou lights

12 Dec 2012

A family of table, floor and pendant lights by Patricia Urquiola for Euroluce.

Oak pendant light by Ross Gardam.

Oak pendant light

1 Dec 2012

An timber pendant light by Ross Gardam.

Float sofa by Karim Rashid for Sancal.

Artichoke picks: Milan 2012

21 Nov 2012, Giovanna Dunmall

Artichoke magazine’s pick from the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair.

The original PH 5 pendant by Poul Henningsen.

Louis Poulsen shines

31 Oct 2012

Iconic Louis Poulsen lighting now at Living Edge.

Dome Light, Butter Seat Upholstered, Butter Seat, Butter Bench and Stem Tree by DesignByThem.

Dome Light

29 Oct 2012

The new Dome Light by DesignByThem.

Ferea table lamp from Vistosi.

Ono Luce lights

6 Oct 2012

Vistosi’s new Ono Luce lighting collection.

Can Can lamp from Euroluce.

Shed some light on it

3 Oct 2012

Lighting from Houses 86.