Surprisingly, most of our contact with industry members affected by design theft are from the lighting sector! Independent designers, brands, importers and retailers are being savaged by online platforms and bricks [...]
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Download our ADA tabloid newspaper to learn how the growing problem of design theft in Australia began & why we must act now to protect our design industry! SO WHAT'S THE PROBLEM? Stay informed about the growing [...]
The heart of the problem when building industry professionals swap the original furniture and lighting on projects for blatant knock-offs has been succinctly headlined in a newly released publication. The statement [...]
Retailer ALDI Australia advertised a near identical product to one created by the Melbourne-based brand Miss Glass Home. The story then went viral as social media feeds lit up with many views on the growing problem of big business knocking-off original work by independent design brands and local creators. ROBBED ON HOME TURF These David vs […]
What happened when a designer discovered a big name brand promoting knock-offs their work on social media? With no response from the offending brand (or their distributors) to social media call-outs, the industrial [...]
How Artistic Craftsmanship led to a significant win over 7 Australian retailers! After studying Naval Architecture in the UK, David Trubridge worked as a forester for 10 years when he started to make furniture. [...]