Design News

LUXXBOX BRINGS HOME SWAG OF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

LUXXBOX BRINGS HOME SWAG OF INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

In a major coup for authentic Australian design, AFA Member, Luxxbox, has taken out a number of awards at NeoCon 2019, the world’s leading trade show event for the commercial design industry. Making their NeoCon debut this year, Luxxbox showcased a number of new...

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Double win for tree-saving tech

Double win for tree-saving tech

A world-first Australian technology that converts plantation logs into mature hardwood in just a day, has won two Awards at this year's prestigious Good Design Awards Ceremony. 3RT's digital production unit won the Engineering Design category for outstanding design...

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Last Chance To Enter International Pinnacle Awards 2019

Last Chance To Enter International Pinnacle Awards 2019

Entries into the 2019 ACE Awards©  have been granted direct entry into the 2019 USA International Society of Furniture Designers (ISFD) Pinnacle Awards® (*criteria applies). Judged by a panel of International adjudicators, including AFA CEO, Patrizia Torelli, the...

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2019 ACE Design Award Nominations Now Open

The Australasian Furnishing Association (AFA) has launched the 2019 Australian Contemporary Emerging Design Awards (ACE). The official launch was held in the magnificent showrooms of Catapult Design Sydney. The spectacular space that showcases the very best of current...

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NO. YOU ARE NOT A MEMBER. 

But we’d love to have you. More and more, the AFA receives calls on a whole range of topics, but mostly from stakeholders seeking help or advice, usually related to a business crisis. Increasingly the caller has assumed they are an AFA Member, when they are not. What...

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Catapulting Designers into Global Furnishing markets

The AFA is delighted to welcome New Members, Catapult Design, a crew that is passionate about the very best in furniture and lighting. Catapult joins Australia’s most dynamic furnishing companies such as Zenith Interiors, Jardan, King Living and UCI as AFA Member...

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DESIGNER SPOTLIGHT

Designer Spotlight: Carmelo Princiotto of Jamel

This week’s AFA Designer Spotlight features Carmelo Princiotto from Jamel Furniture in Western Australia. Mel has worked in the furnishing sector for many years and his story will inspire readers with the highs, lows and, achievements of this tenacious...

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Designer Spotlight: Michael D’Andrea

Designer Spotlight: Michael D’Andrea

Designer Spotlight: Michael D’Andrea This week’s AFA Designer Spotlight features Michael D’Andrea, owner and director of Artifex Australia in Western Australia. Michael has over 20 years’ experience in the commercial furniture industry in Perth, commencing his career...

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Designer Spotlight: Stefan Schöning

Designer Spotlight: Stefan Schöning

The AFA is pleased to introduce a new segment to our regular Design News, Designer Spotlight. Each edition we will feature a Designer working in the furnishing sector who will inspire readers with their stories, achievements and aspirations. Our inaugural Designer...

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