Archive for the ‘Chair’ Category

Our latest project took us to Epping where we spruced up Talent 100’s office with some new furniture! With the help of Blitz’s builders we were able to furnish Talent 100’s workspace with a Corian-built reception desk, student kitchen, strand board wall paneling, white cabinets for the iPad info point, a bench table, and niche seating with integrated cabinets.

Talent 100 is a tutoring college that help students succeed in the HSC by introducing results-focused learning with an understanding of how scaling works. Now with the revamp of their office in Epping they have a fun, contemporary space that their students and staff can enjoy.

Thank you to Talent 100 for the opportunity, and to Blitz for helping with this project. It was such a pleasure!

If you would like to work with us, drop us a note here. Also, be sure to check out photos of the project below.

A piece of furniture isn’t just a material object that one has in their home or office, it is instead an item that tells a story. For some their item of furniture prompts memories of times spent with the family, for others their desk may remind them of a successful business deal. At it’s design we regard this value highly and therefore try to produce well-crafted furniture that the customer will forever cherish.

Our latest project was done in our upholstery factory where we did the reupholstery of a few Cassina and Poltrona Frau items. The Cassina items were designed by the Italian architect and designer, Franco Albini, and the Japanese designer, Toshiyuki Kita. We did the reupholstery in leather to go with the smooth, modern feel that the sofas and armchairs possessed. Each piece has a unique structure to it and we wanted to let that stand out as we did the reupholstery.

If you would like to learn more about our upholstery factory click here or email me at kenny@itsdesign.com.au.

Last year, our upholstery team had the uttermost delight working with Qantas in refurbishing some luxury designed furniture in their lounge located at Sydney Airport. Well, they have finally been returned and are looking fabulous in their home.

Our upholstery team had an absolute pleasure working with Qantas not only to restore these exquisite pieces to their previous unparalleled beauty, but also to be a contributing factor in helping Qantas achieve their goal of a 30% drop in waste reduction by 2020. It has become extremely necessary to do every we can to reduce waste and landfill by recycling and reusing wherever possible. And what better way to do this by reupholstering the furniture instead of throwing out these worn but still usable pieces into landfill.

It’s Design is committed to minimising waste and helping others reduce their ecological foot print. By reupholstering these lounges and armchairs, we have significantly extended the lifespan of these products and helped the environment by reducing waste. The process of reupholstery enables us to help preserve the designs from brands such as Living Divani, B&B Italia, Walter Knoll and Poltrona Frau, but at the same time revive the look of the piece by giving it a fresh, modern new look.

Here is just some of what the refurbished furniture looks like!   

If you want to reduce your impact on the environment through restoring old furniture, feel free to contact me on +61 2 9808 2700 or kenny@itsdesign.com.au. I can’t wait to hear from you and for us to go on this journey of creating a sustainable change in the future.

Another year of the world renowned IMM Cologne has passed. And as always, the IMM Cologne has out done itself once again when presenting the latest global furniture and interior design trends. The innovative designs inspire the coming seasons trends as the event is a key driver and a creative centre in the global furniture market scene.

From the moment we entered, we were sent into another world filled with unparalleled inspiration in all things furniture. The sheer degree of expertise within one European city was immense and profoundly stimulating, being able to experience all the latest innovations and concepts come to light.

The trend towards re-releasing vintage and new modern classics has become a well-established one within the furniture sector. This year was no different as we saw many of the biggest brands celebrate their heritage and values in their new collections. A key influence was retro inspired classic designs with bold and brash colour clashes. It is clear that these classic designs are timeless and authentic as they are re-released with a contemporary twist.

Freifrau Leya Lounge Chair

Design: Birgit Hoffmann & Christoph Kahleyss

Freifrau Romy Cocktailsessel

Design: Patrick Frey

With the top international decisions makers, the industry’s most important opinion leaders and disseminators in one place, IMM Cologne allowed us to experience all of the trends of tomorrow, today. Or rather the designs of yesteryear, in a new light.

To see some of the trends that inspired us, check out our Instagram page!

A BIG congratulations to our friend and collaborator Mark Smith of Smith Projects Pty Ltd for WINNING the Private School Construction Category at Master Builders Association of NSW Construction Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday night!

Working with you on the Kincoppal Rose Bay Project was an absolute pleasure! The end result looks exceptional!

This project is just one part of the refurbishment masterplan of Kincoppal which includes revamp on several of the heritage listed buildings. The area was upgraded to suit the current educational spaces and technology including pinboards, lockers, utilities storage, bench seats, tables and a kitchenette.

With the project being completed within 12 weeks, it was truly a well deserved win, If you don’t believe us, check out the photos for yourself!

Architect: BVN

The KFF MAVERICK range is a mixture of classic retro with a modern touch. Designed by Birgit Hoffmann, the range has been able to translate the archetype into a modern up to date form play.

The MAVERICK table has been conceptualised for both home and commercial use. Made from timber and can be customised to your desired length, with the option of felt gliders. The solid timber frame supports the table top timber veneer or solid with bevelled or square edge.

KFF Maverick Table

The MAVERICK chair is the epitome of classic design with a modern twist. The very recognisable design has been revamped; we can see Hoffmann’s style and personality come through with the flared legs that a consistent throughout the range.

The chair has a solid wooden frame and is available with or without armrests. The seat shell made of moulded and laminated plywood or upholstered and covered. With the option of plastic and felt gliders.

KFF Maverick Chair

Lastly, the MAVERICK Bar Stool is ergonomically designed to be perfectly comfortable for everyone who sits in it. The upholstered bar stool with high and low backrest is available in 2 heights. The seat shell is of moulded laminated plywood, upholstered and covered, its sits on top of the wooden frame. Plastic or felt gliders optional.

KFF Maverick Bar Stool

Check out our website to find out more about the KFF MAVERICK Range!

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