So What About the Floor Polisher?

Vintage Floor Polisher

I was reading an article on consumer guilt shopping.  Some people, when they feel as though they are being watched by other shoppers, will include browsing in the up-market labels and make a selection.  However, just as they make their way to the register and feel as though no one is watching, they quickly swap […]

Windows: 4 Ways to Avoid Common Mistakes

Windows

They can be square, rectangular, round, pointed, or any shape you can think of.  They have a primary function of letting light in.  Without a satisfactory volume of light entering our living spaces, our spirits are lowered and our bank balance is too.  It may not be just the evening when the lights have to […]

WIN a Stave Stool valued at $649!!

Win Stave Stool 2

Two Aussie creatives, sharing a passion for sustainability and resourcefulness, are offering a stunning stool as a give-away. The Stave Stool from Witt Design is awarded for its sustainability and features richly coloured eco-wool. The give-away is hosted by Havven, which has established itself as the leading resource for style by DIY upcycling. Comfortable, light […]

Wood – A big chance for sustainability?

Bog Oak

Timber, in the past, was available in large quantities so it made sense to use it. But why still use it today, especially for unseen structural needs? While checking this, let’s include other lingo-cellulosic materials such as bamboo (a grass) and hemp. With wise management, wood and fibrous crops are the only kinds of materials […]

Reef Shelves

Reef Shelving (5)

This is another example of beautifully resolved design by Peter Costello. The Reef Shelves are graduated in their spacing and depth so that combine great utility without intuding into your space the way shelving so often does. We have produced these 1200mm (47″) wide shelves in both 4 and 5 shelf options as well as […]

Too good to forget!

Locus Coffee Table

Peter Costello’s Locus range included two coffee tables. The one pictured here is the longer one at 1200mm long (47″). This image features selected Eucalypt veneer. Other veneers are available. They are pressed onto strong and stable plywood which features in the edge detail. It is light, flat packs and has the well-resolved simple elegance […]

Natural Inspirations Chair

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The Natural Inspirations Chair shows off stunning Tasmanian veneer coupled to generously upholstered comfort. As well resolved as this design is, we plan to tinker with the form of the back a little before putting the chair into production again. Please let us know if you would like advance advice as to when we will […]

New Website

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We are really pleased to bring you our new website and we welcome your feedback, especially where you find anything that inhibits you having a good experience. You may notice that we have temporarily reduced the range to four of our key products.  With growing demand, we are working with one of our specialist Tasmanian […]