WHAT ADA MEMBERSHIP IS RIGHT FOR ME?

AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE ® members enable our ongoing education, advocacy and event program and support the best future for the Australian furnishing sector. " We strive for the word 'replica' to be eradicated. It misleads consumers who think the knock-offs are connected to the original designer or brand." Our goal is that counterfeit furniture and […]
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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 [...]
Authentic Design Alliance - The problem with the building industry

CASE STUDY // THE BUILDING INDUSTRY PROBLEM

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 [...]
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CASE STUDY // Miss Glass Home x Aldi Knock-offs

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 […]
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DOES BUYING KNOCK-OFFS MAKE YOU A THIEF?

How Americans fight knockoffs! Knock-offs are a huge problem the Americans take seriously. Now independent and emerging designers join heritage manufacturers in the fight against the copied designs, despite the [...]