The luxurious Club 23 at Crown Casino set a glamorous scene for this year’s VIC Client Christmas Party.

Over 460 guests attended to celebrate the year that was.

The 2015 Design Circus, sponsored by Schiavello, proved to be a hit amongst Perth’s design community in early December. Focused on inspiring a culture of design in Western Australia, the event drew more than 3000 visitors to the State Theatre over three days.

Headline act, internationally acclaimed design duo Doshi Levien, mesmerised audiences in their sold out session, ‘Doshi Levien: A Conversation’. Both Nipa and Jonathan candidly discussed their design processes and experiences including their collaboration with Schiavello for the OTM and Parley tables.

“The Design Circus was a perfect platform to showcase our collaboration with Doshi Levien and the duo captivated audiences with their awe inspiring stories and insight,” says Schiavello Sales Consultant, Jodie Priestly.


Schiavello publication, The Power of Workspace for People and Business, has received significant coverage from Office Concept magazine. The article highlights insight from the book that co-author, Schiavello Principal – People and Culture, Keti Malkoski, presented at the Singapore Indesign Intimate 2015 discussion, ‘Work Life: The Culture of Workplace Strategy’.

Read the article

The magazine also published a detailed case study on Schiavello’s furniture solutions at the LinkedIn Asia Pacific headquarters. The piece showcases the diversity of the Schiavello range and ability to support a myriad of work settings.

Read the article

Prima Tower has been featured as a case study in support of a White Paper on multi-residential buildings by architect and heritage consultant, Anne Warr. Published in the latest residential themed issue of Indesign, the comprehensive case study by Alice Blackwood details how the Schiavello & PDG development has redefined luxury apartment living through innovative design, first-class amenities and quality finishes.

Read the Prima Tower article

Read the White Paper

With a backdrop like Sydney Harbour, it wasn’t hard for Schiavello International to celebrate the year that was at the NSW Client Christmas Party. Perfect weather coupled with spectacular views from Water at Pier One in Walsh Bay, made for another successful evening where clients and staff let their hair down to celebrate the year’s achievements.

The Australian Design Review recently sat down for a Q&A with internationally acclaimed design duo, Doshi Levien. The force behind Schiavello’s Goodwood and Parley tables, the pair were special guests at the 2015 Design Circus in Perth; a three-day event sponsored by Schiavello that celebrated all things design.

Read the article

Schiavello has made multiple appearances in issue 59 of DQ Magazine, starting with sponsorship of the front cover. The artwork which was designed collaboratively between Schiavello and the DQ editorial team reflects the concept behind Schiavello’s Focus collection. Featuring an individual walking away from the crowd, the artwork highlights the importance of breaking the moulds of open-plan models.

In the related feature article ‘Freedom to Focus’, Editor Sophia Watson notes how Schiavello is challenging open-plan environments by empowering users and providing them with refuge through the collection of soft barriers and booths.

Kayt Cabana also received product coverage in a spread on pastel colours, while Krossi appeared in a piece on geometric furniture.  The Baker IDI ‘On Your Feet Australia Day’ event that Schiavello sponsored was also noted as one of the top six initiatives of the past quarter.

Read the article

Humanscale’s World Chair and Horizon LED task lamp have made it to the silver screen appearing alongside Hollywood heavyweights Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway in the comedy film ‘The Intern’. The film which transpires mostly in an office setting see’s 70 year old Ben Whittaker (De Niro), take up a senior intern position at an online fashion site founded by Jules Ostin (Hathaway).

Filmmaker Nancy Meyers (The Parent Trap, Something’s Gotta Give, It’s Complicated), along with production designer Kristi Zea looked closely at tech start-up workspaces for the set design inspiration. Opting for an industrial look, a warehouse photo studio in the historic BankNote Building in the Bronx was transformed into an open-plan workspace which was filled with contemporary furnishings including the Humanscale task chair and lamp.

To celebrate the film’s release in Australia, Schiavello and Humanscale hosted an exclusive Gold Class screening on November 24 at Village Cinemas, Crown Casino. Guests within the architecture and design community in attendance received gift bags before indulging in the luxurious reclined-seating and dining experience.

Schiavello was proud to host an evening with winning designers from the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA) at the Sydney showroom in October.

The sold-out event ran by the Design Institute of Australia offered rare insight into three inspiring AIDA winning projects deemed to be of the utmost quality and innovation in the areas of hospitality, residential and workplace design.


The future of retirement living and aged care in Australia looks bright according to recent research by Deloitte, which indicates that baby boomers will have excess retirement funds on a scale never before seen in Australia.

This extra money will be necessary to fund their aspirational retirement goals; according to current lifestyle trends, baby boomers have very ambitious expectations of their retirement years as compared with previous generations. Think luxury, resort style retirement – this will be one of the key drivers for moving baby boomers out of their family homes and into retirement housing.