Schiavello would like to congratulate the following Architectural partners who were recognised for their outstanding achievements at the recent 2015 Victorian and Queensland Architecture Awards on Friday, 26 June.


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Schiavello’s latest products were featured in Office Concept Magazine, Volume 8.  With ‘delivering simplicity’ as the issue’s underpinning theme, the spotlight was cast on Bomba and Kayt Hutch for their effortlessness innovation, both designed by Ivan Woods.

In addition, the recent partnership with Bene was also featured, highlighting Bene’s Toguana Circle. Office Concept Magazine is a leading publication in Asia Pacific. The magazine inspires workspaces and focuses on premium corporate office interior designs.

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After overwhelming response to the latest residential and hospitality collection from MAP International at the DEN Furniture Fair in May, Boyac caught up with MAP International General Manager, Jeff Maas, to talk fabric choices, the MAP customer and the collection’s award winning pieces. Boyac is a leading distributor of international textiles and wallpapers to the Australian design community and blogs on industry events, news and innovations.

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The Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney Showrooms were treated to a little taste of Austria throughout May, when Schiavello’s exclusive partnership with one of the world leaders in intelligent office furniture, Bene, was launched.

In the country to officially welcome the affiliation were Wolfgang Stix, Bene’s Regional Sales Manager Far East Asia & India, and Juergen Loeschenkohl, Bene’s Vice President Project Sales, alongside General Manager of Schiavello International, Raffaele Tigani.

The Showrooms were transformed into Austrian inspired villages, complete with green fields and Austrian Alps, as Schiavello’s clients were treated to the local cuisine of our latest international partner. Guests meandered through the Bene range on offer, including PARCS & DOCKLANDS, which were designed by world renowned design duo PearsonLloyd.


Schiavello and Humanscale were pleased to return Professor Alan Hedge to Australian shores in May to share invaluable insights in ergonomics.

Hedge’s presentations at Schiavello have always received overwhelming response from our clients, including designers, architects and corporate leaders alike. This time round, Schiavello clients in Canberra, Perth and Adelaide were invited to hear the world renowned ergonomics expert discuss the magnified importance of ergonomics in ever increasing flexible and shared working environments.


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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.

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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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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.