Special Person Special Shoes


From a cherished former employee: “Dear Friends I have reached a little milestone in my ‘play’ job being a shoemaker and have now got a website.  So I’m putting it out there!” Background Mel is special, her workshop is special and it smells very leathery.  Mel came to Witt Design as a University of Tasmania […]

4 Easy Ways to Enjoy a Cosier Winter in Your Home

Cosy Interior Setting

4 Easy Ways to Enjoy a Cosier Winter in Your Home Jackets, Beanies and Mulled Wine? Short of over-consuming mulled wine, you can create a sense of warm comfort as well as make physical improvements to make your living space cosier in some pretty easy ways.  I am writing this from Tasmania during the winter […]

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 […]

One amazing chair, made in millions yet a designer’s cherished possession! A short and fascinating insight:

Thonet No 14 Vienna Chair

A bespoke piece of furniture, beautifully designed and built, can be wonderful. But each bespoke piece is a prototype. The best have no downsides because they perform their function perfectly while giving pleasure to all. But this is not always the case. Not all problems are solved in the first iteration. Not everyone can afford […]

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


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


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 […]