Gaggenau unveils new flagship showroom in Melbourne

5 Jun, 2018

Gaggenau, the luxury brand for professional-grade home appliances, announces the opening of a brand-new flagship showroom in Melbourne, the very first of its kind in Australia. Amid a rich history spanning 335 years, Gaggenau has transcended what it means to be a brand, becoming a culture where its designs bring…

Sussex Taps releases Living Brass

21 Apr, 2018

Industry experts agree that living brass tapware will emerge as a key trend in 2018, making a distinctive statement that appeals to homeowners and professionals alike. Achieved by leaving the brass untreated and deliberately opting not to use a lacquer, Australian-made bespoke tapware company Sussex’s Living Brass offering uniquely evolves…

Mafi’s Domino Cladding

15 Jun, 2015

The District is a brand new, world class dining precinct located at Chatswood Interchange on Sydney’s North Shore. Petaling Street, one of the dining establishments within The District, has been designed by The Uncarved Block who chose  Domino timber for the cladding. The Uncarved Block selected mafi Domino Larch for its striking pattern of different end grain blocks….

Brightgreen introduces the D900 SHX Curve LED downlight

10 Jun, 2015

Melbourne-based premium LED company Brightgreen has released the latest addition to its range of long-life, energy efficient lighting products – the surface-mounted D900 SHX Curve downlight, a sleek, minimalist design that provides unparalleled versatility. Featuring a 90° angle adjustment and a 355° body rotation, the D900 SHX Curve gives users…

Viridian’s LightBridge

2 Jun, 2015

Cited a top design priority for homeowners, natural light is an essential element in creating a comfortable, healthy, light filled and more valuable home. This desire for natural light was recently highlighted in a CSIRO survey which found that homeowners felt that –‘good natural light’ was the most important feature…

Insulation – new technologies

2 Jun, 2015

Efficient insulation reduces noise, cut costs and increases family comfort. If you look at the world’s best practice and international benchmarks, Australian homes have poor thermal resistance, so it’s no wonder there is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to insulation1. With uncontrolled air leakage accounting for between…

XLam cross laminated timber coming to Australia

26 May, 2015

XLam have announced plans to expand Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) production capacity both in New Zealand and Australia. The first Australian order for a project in Sydney has already been accepted. The installation of a second press at the New Zealand based plant will see CLT production capacity double as early…

Trending Timbers by Intergrain

22 May, 2015

More than just floors, the latest in global design trends is seeing timber being used on virtually every surface imaginable across both residential and commercial spaces. From panelling and cladding through to joinery and furniture, timber is shaping the design landscape in 2015 as professionals and homeowners introduce timbers to…

Visual motion, pastel shades and new green innovation

17 Apr, 2015

Swedish design company Bolon announces the release of their latest flooring collection Flow – and with it an innovative development within recycling. Inspired by the timeless mystery of our oceans, Flow highlights design fluidity, visual motion and soft pastel shades. This is partly achieved by the use of a transparent…