Wireless Speaker – Mathieu Lehanneur

boom boom wireless smart speaker by mathieu lehanneur for binauric image © gautier billotte courtesy binauric Influenced by the flow and growth in nature, the boom boom wireless smart speaker by mathieu lehanneur for binauric combines friendly design features, to create an interactive user experience. speaking in several languages, the intelligent sound system incorporates a […]

Friction-Fit Furniture Trend

Bundle Side Table – by Ampersandbrand With sleek Corian tops and a bundle of interwoven wood rods for legs, the Bundle Side Table proves contrasting elements work well together. Designed by Cincinnati, Ohio based Ampersand, the tables require no hardware or adhesives as the pieces are friction-fit together. The legs appear to sit haphazardly underneath the tabletop, but […]

Venue features Bonds Kids – Aussie Kids

Before too long, Bonds will be 100 years old — Australians have been wearing the same brand of T-shirts and undies for nearly a century. Now, medium-sized littlies can join in the fun, with the recent launch of Bonds Kids. Until now, only babies up to Size 2 were catered for. Now, Bonds is making […]

Venue features Central Park – Hot in the Kitchen

Central Kitchen: Central Park, Chippendale NSW If the kitchen is the ‘heart of the home’, then the gleaming new food court, Central Kitchen, on Level 2 of the $2 billion Central Park development is well and truly in the thick of it. Officially opened in October, Central Kitchen boasts a sweeping 4000sqm of space and […]

Origami Bench – Geometry of Planes

Furniture Inspired by Adaptive, Responsive Architecture We came across this dynamic furniture piece during one of our Furniture, Fittings and Equipment (FF&E) searches recently. Made of faceted Baltic birch plywood and white laminate, joined with piano hinged joints and tubular steel legs, the Origami Bench by blackLAB architects, has been designed for public seating and gains structural strength from […]

New York’s High Line to Sydney’s Goods Line precinct

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New York’s High Line to Sydney’s Goods Line precinct

Transformation of a former railway line into a cross-city pedestrian corridor linking Sydney’s City to Harbour. ASPECT Studio with CHROFI is collaborating together on the design of The Goods Line for Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. The Goods Line is a linear spine that connects a number of diverse city neighbourhoods, from Central to Surry Hills, to the […]

Magnet coat hangers – ‘Cliq’ | Retail trending 2015

These clothes hangers by German-Latvian creative agency Flow Design don’t feature hooks, instead of attaching to the underside of any metal surface with magnets. The ‘Cliq’ resembles a standard hanger in size and proportion but doesn’t have the hook section that traditionally attaches the hanger to a rail. In its place sits a powerful magnet that […]

Boutique Hotel Endémico –  Mexico’s Desert

Mexico seems to be the holiday destination of choice for some of the Design Clarity crew this year (in place of Mykonos for a change). There has been a great deal of discussion and (lunch break) research going on and we thought to share one of the boutique hotels that has unanimously come up in […]

Pantone – colour of 2014

Radiant Orchid 18-3224 Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple — one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health. Inspired […]