New @ MID16

MID 2016 is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet. This year, we’re particularly excited to show the new kids on the block around all the MID to-dos and must-sees. Signature Floorconcepts are renowned for their enormous range of flooring solutions fit for any – and we mean, any – project, installation ideas, and budget. This year they are launching their new European designed and manufactured suite of commercial LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tiles), sure to be a smash hit with the A+D community of Australia. Providing complete flooring concepts perfectly suited for any design need, Signature Floorconcepts has raised the bar with advanced state-of-the-art technology and sustainable manufacturing techniques that guarantee their range is second-to-none in performance and user-end experience. Innovation and inspiration are now at your fingertips. Unique, intelligent, and a paragon of faith for clients and designers alike, Franco Crea has become a standout frontrunner in the high-end Australian furniture design scene. Known for his wideranging collections across residential and commercial sectors, interior and exterior settings, and fitouts across education, hospitality, public and private spaces, Crea’s passion for design is coupled with a commitment to environmental and social sustainability. Launching his Mila Stool and Mila Chair, these newest additions to the Franco Crea brand are distinct, contemporary, and capture elegance with acuity. Loved for maintaining a strictly all-in-house design process, all projects and designs bear the distinctive Crea mark. We simply just cannot wait another moment longer for Didier’s latest and greatest. 2016 marks the new release of their First Bite collection, and it is sure to hit the Didier nail right on the head: marrying quality to character, function to environment, and humour to elegance. Ross Didier’s boutique studio is one of Australia’s most successful and original commercial design houses. Versatile and mature, cheeky and sophisticated, the Didier brand never fails to elicit surprise and smiles. Speaking of sophistication, don’t forget to take a peek at Cerdomus Tile Studio’s Quantum Six Plus and Eco Porcelain Pavers. Following in the Cerdomus vein of simplified sophistication, these new ranges are offered in a variety of sizes and 12mm thickness allowing optimum versatility for your bench top, cladding, walling and flooring needs. Taking the 2016 Milan Fair by storm, Ajar will be launching their flexible storage system Lauki for the first time in Australia at Melbourne Indesign 2016. Rolling out their recent collaboration with Patricia Urquiola, Winspear’s new Biscuit collection of hardwood floors follows its forebears’ long history of tradition in Italian design. Truly extraordinary hardwood floor, the Biscuit collection is characterized by groundbreaking desing and uncompromising quality. With the largest collection of hardwood flooring in Australia, Winspear invites design lovers to discover the world of Linstone Giordano at MID16. We all know (and are, right now, probably sitting on) Scandinavian Business Seating’s four illustrious brands: HAG, RH, BMA and RBM, all designed and produced in their exclusive factories across Norway, Sweden and the Netherlands. What we didn’t know is that there are some newcomers on the scene. Scandanavian Business Seating’s new Noor Up, Twisted Little Star, Noor, and Capisco touch on the four guiding cornerstones of this much loved supplier. Design, Ergonomics, Environment and Quality are patent across the entire range of Scandinavian Business Seating, and these latest arrivals are absolutely no exception.

Additionally, Scandinavian Business Seating will be launching a range of new products at Melbourne Indesign this year including furniture from European furniture manufacturers and designers Sedus (Germany) and in conjunction with the META Alliance, Martela (Finland) among other international brands. The product ranges include bright and lively pieces that play on scale and colour and create an inspiring and dynamic work space. Products include the Koop, PODseat, SwanXL, the Tree divider, Trailer, Hush, Kaari and Fly me from Martela.  Mastermind, Turnaround, Secretair, Viswall, Sweetspot, Open up, Crossline and Mr 24 from Sedus.

Alternative Surfaces have an exciting range of completely new and visionary high-quality shaped tiles and broadloom carpets from Vorwerk. About to put the Australian market into an absolute frenzy, you do not want to miss seeing these for yourself at MID16.

For over 25 years Eastern Commercial Furniture has been supplying the design needs for commercial and healthcare sectors, the hospitality industry, educational institutions and government agencies – that’s A LOT of people they’ve kept comfortable. Well, brace yourselves because they’re about to make A LOT MORE people comfortable too. Introducing their new range of products from Sedus, Martela and Vidak – including, breakout work areas, high desks and seating, collaborative furniture and much more – MID16 attendees will be privileged to an exclusive preview. Who doesn’t love a new showroom unveiling? Well, we absolutely live for them. So when we heard that Shaw Contract is going to open the doors on their new site in Richmond, we could hardly contain our excitement. Pioneers in promoting the impact of design to change the way we live, work, think, and create, this global design leader showcases commercial flooring engineered for beauty, durability and cradle-to-cradle sustainability. Committed to making the process of finding the perfect chair or table now easier than ever, Chairbiz has some exciting news just around the corner. Known as the place to be to find modern, commercial furniture, their range of brands cover Boss Design, Maxdesign, Kastel, True Design and Bla Station. We’re not going to spill the beans on their big news – but trust us on this one, don’t miss out! Inspired by the Bauhaus movement, this year at Melbourne Indesign 2016 Arko Furniture will release their outdoor dining table and bench collection the Del Toro, designed specifically for stylish urban outdoor spaces. Cult is almost 20 years old, and still remains to be the home for authentic design representing international and local brands across furniture, lighting and accessories. Amongst their portfolio of treats is HAY – the Danish brand, world-renowned for a playful, simplified and joyful aesthetic. This year Cult and Hay present the Australian launch of the new Palissade collection of outdoor furniture, designed by the Bouroullecs. We are very excited to host Dezign Interior's launch of their new Versteel product range in Australia. This much loved company has proven to be a favourite at Melbourne Indesign, and this latest offering is sure to wow to Australian market once again. As the leading supplier of Japanese sanitary ware and integrated bidets, TOTO has become the byword for high-end bathroom products perfect for the retail and commercial markets. Ever the envelope-pusher for celebrating the best in technology and design, their latest offering has just hit the showroom floor. MID16-goers will be among the first to preview their new arrival – the Neorest LE II. Quite simply, get ready for a revolution in sanitary ware technology. Creative Management Solutions will be releasing Hotbox as part of their new Spring Colour Collection which features Camira Nexus Fabric Covers alongside their Go Two Carry bags - you can now transport your Hotbox anywhere with ultimate ease. Their new BeCode Air + NFC Locks with smartphone controls will also be accompanied by the launch of the BeCode Mini Pad Lock that features tailored software for parcel pick up, locker rentals and public use: an all around winner.