Top 10 Asia & Oceania Designers

wood furniture by David-Trubridge

DAVID TRUBRIDGE – NEW ZEALAND

“How can we create real and lasting nourishment without the clutter of useless objects that waste precious resources and damage the environment? Design that does not address this issue is, I believe, both irresponsible and irrelevant.”

wood furniture by magno-design

MAGNO DESIGN – INDONESIA

“The combinations of using natural materials in modern products are a kind of soul embodying ritual. It makes products alive. My aim is to sensitize us with the nature, just like the way it was in the past.”

wood furniture by vito-selma

VITO SELMA – PHILIPPINES

“Design teaches us what furniture aesthetics is, but it is too greedy and unfortunately forces quality to be hung on price. All I can do is treasure the written words, my thoughts and go on facing the world and always trying to do my best going back to the start”

wood furniture by truck

TRUCK – JAPAN

“We respect the properties of the materials ― wood, leather, steel ― we use and never pursue novelty for its own sake”

wood furniture by koskela

KOSKELA – AUSTRALIA

“A long seven-week holiday sowed the seed for doing something ourselves. We can clearly remember sitting in this café in Paris with this funny French bulldog staring up at us thinking – We’d really like to create something ourselves but what?”

JAEHYO LEE – KOREA

“The globe is the simplest form that demonstrates the wood’s original energy, no corners, no angles, and the same shape from whichever side you look at it. I like to make the most out of the material’s inherent feelings.”

wood furniture by chabatree

CHABATREE – THAILAND

“With the spreading of the “Slow Life”, people tend to achieve more leisurely, comfortable and relaxed lifestyles”

wood furniture by walk the plank

WALK THE PLANK – AUSTRALIA/INDONESIA

“Working with reclaimed and responsibly sourced wooden materials, this collection represents a new beginning in the mindset of products manufactured in Indonesia”

wood accessories by designtree

DESIGNTREE – NEW ZELAND

“Much of the detritus of modern society has a beauty and history that has value beyond the material”

wood furniture by daniel.emma

DANIEL.EMMA DESIGN – AUSTRALIA

“We met at uni……….. during which time we only worked on one project together, this was so disastrous that we vowed never to work together again….my how that’s changed!”

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buildings: drew house
Outdoor Accessoires: Renovo

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