New Volumes designers Nick Rennie, Thomas Coward, Emma Elizabeth and Tom Skeehan at LOCAL MILAN No.4


Our 'My Milan' series dives into ADA Member experiences during April's Salone Del Mobile. Artedomus / New Volumes creative director Thomas Coward had dual agendas - exhibiting New Volumes with LOCAL MILAN, and reconnecting with Artedomus brand partners - whilst trying to experience as many FioriSalone installations across the city as possible! Additional text by […]
MUD Australia Milan installation


After the Australian design set descended on Milan for Design Week last month, we spoke to Authentic Design Alliance members for an insider snapshot of their personal experience. Cult founder and managing director Richard Munao is a Salone veteran having first attended in 1999! Aside from discovering new product collections from the 20+ Cult partners, […]
Christopher Boots ' Curiousity Cabinet'


Stepping behind the scenes of this year's Milan Design Week we've asked ADA Members to share their inside tips and experiences from the 56th edition of Salone del Mobile in our My Milan series. James Marshall joined the Christopher Boots team as they showcased installations at Fiorisalone in three locations in central Milan. Based in […]
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MY MILAN I LUXXBOX – Jason Bird launches acoustic lighting

The 56th edition of Salone del Mobile featured the bi-annual lighting exhibition Euroluce that takes over several pavilions at the Rho Fiera, the official trade fair component of Milan Design Week. Our My Milan series features interviews with ADA Members to unearth their most memorable experiences, pro hacks and discoveries! Brisbane-based design studio Luxxbox launched […]
The Design Files Awards

AWARDS I TDF DESIGN AWARDS – $30,000 Cash Prizes

We are proud to support TDF Design Awards. The powerhouse behind Australia's most widely read design blog Lucy Feagins has announced the debut edition of The Design Files DESIGN AWARDS! With $30,000 prize money [...]
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MEDIA I Why the ADA? What are the objectives & challenges?

Everything you need to know about why the ADA exists, what we do & the problem with replica - essential reading about the fight against the replica furniture industry. Authentic Design Alliance helping design [...]

EVENT I ADA x HOME.GROWN. for Sydney Design Festival 8-10 March

HOME.GROWN. // Discovering Australian Design for Sydney Design Festival 2019 Mungo Scott Flour Mill, Summer Hill Presented by AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE® + The Design Curated by ADA® director Anne-Maree [...]
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EVENT I ADA x HOME.GROWN. at Design Canberra Festival

Our HOME GROWN series joined Design Canberra Festival hosted by ADA member showroom designCRAFT where award-winning furniture designers explored the importance of investing in Australian design, and the invaluable [...]

ADA I HOME.GROWN I Discovering Australian Design at designcraft

Join our November ADA events for DESIGN Canberra Festival at designcraft showroom. Visitors to the public event (free to attend). and an invitation only industry event, will have the chance to win a piece of [...]