The Local Project
SUPPORTING LOCAL DESIGNER, MAKERS & ARCHITECTS
Designer Rugs have complimented the aesthetics of residential homes and commercial spaces around the Globe with rugs of exceptional quality and truly unique designs for more than 25 years.
Innovative and design focused, Designer Rugs proudly supports the local design community in Australia through various initiatives including the ‘Evolve’, ‘Floored’ and ‘Rug Up‘ design competitions.
Working in collaboration with leading Australian artists and designers they’ve earned an outstanding reputation for producing the finest quality custom made rugs – enjoyed by private clients and commercial professionals alike.
Ready-made rugs are available. Affordable and creative collections of hand-made rugs come in a wide variety of styles, influences and sizes.
Design & Construction
Girvan Waugh is an established construction, refurbishment and fit-out company with expertise in an array of sectors such as commercial, education, retail and hospitality. They represent a decade of fit-out and construction excellence, providing the highest level of professional service to their clients.
Girvan Waugh’s focus is to ensure value by understanding their client’s needs and working with them every step of the way. They are very much about partnerships – their philosophy lies in the old adage‘Success is a journey, not a destination’.
Girvan Waugh believe in ‘Building Better Environments’, and in turn, becoming better people through the experience of working holistically as one team.
DENFAIR is a boutique trade event and the leading destination for contemporary design in Australia. Held over three days in Melbourne, DENFAIR delivers the very best brands to their customers within a stimulating environment of discovery and inspiration.
Founded on principles of authenticity and decades of experience in fair organisation, DENFAIR is motivated by the needs and desires of an ever-growing design community and the relationship potential that exists within.
Factory Design District
Exclusive Talks, Events, Demonstrations & Dining
Factory Design District is a collective of designers and manufacturers operating out of factories in the Inner Western suburbs of Sydney. The members of the collective are daast, Jonathan West, JP Finsbury Bespoke Joiners and Timbermill Designs. The group works individually and in collaboration, traversing furniture, art, building and interior design, architectural model making and event design and production.
Authentic Design Alliance
Supporting Original Design
AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE is a members-based education platform supporting original design products, committed to eradicating ‘design theft, advocating for improved Intellectual Property protection for Australian design practitioners through an extensive event program and digital magazine.