• Schiavello NSW Showroom

Schiavello International is pleased to announce our NSW division is now an official, pre-approved furniture supplier for NSW Government projects. Meeting criteria for the Advanced Registered Supplier List under the NSW Government Office Furniture Prequalification Scheme, Schiavello can supply and manufacture all orders including orders over $100 000 for seating, steel furniture, workstations, desks, tables, general office furniture and recycled furniture.

Schiavello’s ISO9001 Quality Management System certification and ISO14001 Environment Management System certification were central to meeting pre-approval criteria, as were Schiavello’s financial stability and commercial furniture experience. Schiavello will also be able to add value with its local manufacturing capabilities, with of over 100,000sqm in Australia.

“Widening our furniture solutions into the government sector is a huge opportunity for Schiavello in NSW. This new, streamlined process will make it much easier for clients and designers who want to use Schiavello products to support cultural and functional objectives”, says Grant Digance, Director – NSW Systems State Manager.

  • 2015-victorian-architecture-awards

Winners of the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards were announced on Friday May 15, at the Grand Ballroom at Sofitel on Collins in Melbourne. Schiavello would like to congratulate Carr Design Group for taking out the Sustainability Advancement Award for Australia Post- StarTrack House, Sydney. Read about the furniture solutions Schiavello provided for the project here.

We would also like to extend our congratulations to the many partners we have collaborated with and the projects we have been part of, that have recently been shortlisted for the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Architecture Awards. You can view all entries and shortlisted projects during a two week exhibit commencing May 26 at the Atrium, Federation Square.


  • Bene PARCS Schiavello Toguna

Schiavello, Australia’s largest designer and manufacturer of commercial furniture, announces an exclusive partnership and collaboration with Bene across Australia and New Zealand. Bringing Bene’s stand on modern living office concepts and their trademark integration of advanced technological solutions into the workplace, the Schiavello and Bene partnership offers a unique opportunity for the local market to experience a leading range of innovative products.

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  • sourceable-early-engagement

All there is to know about early engagement. In Christopher Schiavello’s latest article for industry website Sourceable, entitled ‘Proactive Construction: Partner and Conquer’, he discusses the benefits of Early Engagement; from maximising value to eliminating scope uncertainty.

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  • MAP-International-DEN-Fair

The design industry is coming together for the Den Furniture + Design Fair, a curated event with a strong focus on local emerging and established brands. The three-day event will offer a fine selection of the best in contemporary furniture and design, lighting, textile and soft furnishing, home product design, and home wares.

Taking over from designEX, DEN is part of the 2015 Design Matters: Melbourne International Design Week, and will provide a unique platform for experienced industry professionals, brands and upcoming talent to connect.

MAP is excited to preview new products by Chris Connell, recipient of the IDEA Design Excellence Gold Medal for 2014. This will include a new sofa collection, storage, lighting, and home wares, all presented in a tailor made environment, which embraces the MAP spirit for living.


  • Schiavello Queensland hosts the Green Building Council
  • Schiavello Queensland hosts the Green Building Council
  • Schiavello Queensland hosts the Green Building Council
  • Schiavello Queensland hosts the Green Building Council

Paying tribute to the latest and greatest Green Star certified projects in the Queensland marketplace, Schiavello was at hand to toast the new PDT Architects tenancy fitout – a fitout that successfully achieved the coveted 5 star Green Star Office Interiors v1.1 rating.

The project marked the second 5 Star Office Interiors project delivered by Schiavello Construction and Systems in the Queensland marketplace, solidifying Schiavello’s position as a business that showcases innovation and ingenuity ‘as built’.


  • DQ Magazine - OTM Table

Editorial on OTM Table has appeared in the industry resource, Design Quarterly. The article delves into the history of OTM and its response to research into shifting work styles, conducted by Schiavello and UK designers, Doshi Levien. In the piece, Schiavello’s Design Manager Michelle Hyams talks about the transcontinental collaboration and the product’s development.

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  • InDesignLive-Workplace-Design

What is the importance of incorporating employees’ experience into workplace design? That’s the question Schiavello’s Principal of People and Culture, Keti Malkoski, answered when discussing The Power of Workspace for People and Business with Indesign Live. The book, which Malkoski co-authored with environmental psychologist Dr. Jacqueline Vischer recently launched and is gaining significant attention. In this insightful Q&A Malkoski discusses topics raised in the book, including current trends, workplace culture and how to invest in the workspace to add value.

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  • ha-workspace-aged

The Power of Workspace for People and Business continues to receive media attention with an article appearing online and in print from health care media outlet, Hospitality & Aged Care. The piece looks closely at research by author’s Dr. Jacqueline C Vischer and Schiavello’s Keti Malkoski, and discusses how the findings can be applied to aged health care industry workspaces. Often the ability of 60+ aged workers is also criticised, however the article highlights how factors discussed by Malkoski and Vischer can be adapted to better meet the needs of employees of all ages.

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  • cubes-ivan

Cubes Indesign Singapore is the latest magazine to showcase the Bomba sofa in their April/May edition. In the Q&A style profile Schiavello’s Principal Designer, Ivan Woods, discusses what he envisaged for Bomba as well as its functionality, composition and ergonomics.

Cubes Indesign is a bi-monthly magazine featuring the latest in design and architecture, with a unique Asian perspective.

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