More about Grant Featherston

Did you know that Grant Featherston had designed hundreds of chairs throughout his long career but he never did consider himself to be a designer of seat furniture. He also produced notable ranges in cabinet making, worked as a sculptor, photographer, graphic and interior designer and produced designs for textiles, ceramics, jewelery and toys. The man was a visionary, an artist and a perfectionist in all he...

Man and Furniture

Did you know that all design involves relationships between man and things? Nowhere is this relationship more significant than expressed in chairs, where the forms may be read as negatives of the human body. All chairs share in common the “body fitting function” yet are differentiated in structure and appearance through employment of different materials and techniques. And of course differ by type: dining, lounge, work etc. The spectrum ranges from countour ply, to bent welded metal to various plastics, to the one shot moulded urethane...

Danish Deluxe

I found this interesting article on Domain. What’s the longevity of the Danish Deluxe trend? If you love everything Danish Deluxe, its simplicity and the sleek look then come and see us. Danish...

Custom Made

There is something rewarding in #designing your own piece of #furniture. It makes you feel #empowered #creative #special #unique and #true to one’s #style. I enjoy making people #happy. Aside from being #creative on a job there is nothing I enjoy more than making people #smile. This latest #custom made piece was made for a #customer who needed a #hero item to make the #lounge #room complete....

Antique Furniture, we still love it…

“An #antique furniture is a collectible interior furnishing of considerable age. Often its age, rarity, condition, utility, or other unique features makes a piece of furniture desirable as a collectors’ item, and thus termed an #antique,...

The love for Grant Featherston

#GrantFeatherston is a name inextricably linked with the #Australian #furniture #industry and with #innovation #creativity and #design. We have some #originals in our store.   The History of Grant...

The beauty of restoration

Not only do we have The #Retro look back on our TV screens but with all the #restoration shows clogging up our TV channels it would appear Australians are passionate about #restoration. I enjoy seeing the couples on these shows that display great insight into the art of #restoration. It isn’t only the passion that drives quality in restoring pieces of #furniture but the art of #restoration commands patience, vision and skill. If you are in the process of restoring a piece of #furniture and require some advice I will be more than happy to have a chat.  ...

You wouldn’t believe it

Peter Moos РNew Record In Danish Furniture sales Р$1.2 million A fun article to read. Suporting the epidemic of #retro being back. This unassuming table in #oak and #maple was created as a one-off piece. Commissioned in 1952 by M. Aubertin for his villa in Rosnaes, on the Nakskov Fjord. It was designed by architect and furniture designer Finn Juhl. Danish Design Breaks World...

The Contour Chairs 1951- 55

#Thetelevision #B210H #chair, #1953 from the #Featherston Chairs. Part of the famous #contour #range. This range was made from plywood, fibre, horsehair, wadding, rubber, hardwood, upholstery fabric. Featherston abandoned his relaxation range about 1950 and embarked on his now famous #contour #range. This chair was #designed in #1953 an array of new #organic #shapes was launched at a memorable exhibition at the Hotel Federal, Melbourne where a gratifying cross-section of architects, sculptors, journalists, buyers and a public interested in #good #design witnessed the spectacle of a Melbourne Socialite lowered into a wet-plaster-covered chair to demonstrate the principle of #”contour...

Made in Denmark

I have been in the business for decades. The passion for beautifully restored furniture runs deep in my veins, a passion that has been passed on in my family. Johny my son and I have a knack for finding old hand made #Danish #furniture. We bring each piece back to life. We pay #respect to the #quality that originated with each piece by providing superb craftsmanship and care in its restoration. If there is a piece you seek or you possess we will restore it back to its former...