AFR Magazine article by Stephen Todd

ADA Lighting Roundtable – Melbourne / Sydney October

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 [...]
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 [...]
Eames chair knockoffs

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 [...]
Authentic Design Alliance why do Australian institutions buy

WHY DO AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTIONS BUY REPLICA FURNITURE?

National Gallery Australia: NGA x Replica furniture As the problem with design theft escalates it's clear that many national gallery, museum and public institution decision-makers simply don't know what's real and what's fake. Either that, or they simply don't care. But, sadly, replica furniture resides in many galleries and public institutions in Australia. Authenticity is […]