Dessein Furniture

Media and Publications

The AFR Magazine - State of Design special

State of Design special – Materialise

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Published 28 October 2016

Artichoke magazine – the Pieman Collection

The Pieman Collection from Dessein, Artichoke #99

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Published September 2016

Indesign magazine – Dessein, The Pieman

Dessein, The Pieman, Indesign #66

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Published August 2016

Green magazine - Dessein founder Michele Chow

Introducing Dessein, Green magazine #33

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Published July 2016

The Examiner – Nature inspires designers

Nature inspires designers – Timber sourced from Lake Pieman

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Published 07 June 2016

Design Daily with David Harrison

Dessein's Pieman - a collection of furniture from underwater wood 

Published 13 June 2016

The Pieman Collection on ABC Radio Hobart

Interview with Tasmanian designer Simon Ancher, collaborator on The Pieman Collection

Aired 2 June 2016

MEDIA RELEASE – Dessein Furniture presents all new Australian designs with The Pieman Collection

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For immediate release, 2 June 2016


Mezzanine Magazine – Issue 4

Collective Talents, featuring The Pieman Collection from Dessein Furniture

Published May 2016

Infolink: Australia's Architecture, Building, Construction and Design Directory

New Dessein 10Degrees Campaign launches with new furniture and store concept.

Fluoro Digital Design Blog

Mentioned by our lovely friends at Fluoro Digital, thank you!

Dessein Furniture: New Concept Store


Habitus Issue #24

HOT OFF THE PRESS! Our founder Michele Chow was featured in the latest issue of Habitus Magazine #24.

Making good of Rubberwood written by Linda Cheng.

(inside) Issue # 81

Inside Magazine's A favourite Chair

We're delighted to have had the Parawood Chair by Adam Goodrum selected by Kirsten Stanisich (Director of Interior's of SJB Architects) as one of Inside Magazines favourite chairs. We'd also light to thank Kirsten for specifying the Parawood Chair's to be used in their boardrooms, a great thrill for us all.

DQ Issue #53

DQ (Design Quarterly) has named our founder Michele Chow as one of the Top 10 Forces + Faces 2014 - Thanks to Alice Blackwood for her kind words.

Dessein Furniture on Design.daily


 New Australian - Part Three, Dessein Furniture


Thanks David Harrison from Design Daily for this lovely article on Dessein.

Studio Home Online

Creative talent from the lands Down Under


Our friends from Studio Home posted this lovely write up on us after meeting us at the Big Design Market in December!

We love the thought and beauty that represents the passion that goes into their site.


Furnishing International Magazine - Spring 2013 Issue

Talking Business: Dessein by Linda Cheng

Michele Chow is part of a new breed of young Australian design entrepreneurs, looking locally but thinking globally. A synthesis of good design, a niche market and sustainable innovation.

Design of the times - Inaugural guide to the best mix of form and function in 2013.


Looking back on one of our favourite moments, here we are in the Australian Financial Review Magazine Summer 2013



How We Create

Sustainable TAP Range from Dessein


How We Create, a blog site that showcases businesses and stories about inspirational approaches to design has included a post on us. 


Home Beautiful - A Christmas Tale, December 2013


Spool Stools Featured!

Its that time of year again where we put pen to paper and finalise our Christmas lists! Here is a good place to start, Home Beautiful have made it easy with some wonderful Christmas gift suggestions.



Australian House & Garden Decorating Special December 2013


H&G Style Awards 2013

What a lovely surprise! Our Spool Stool has been featured on the H&G Style Awards 2013, as they review the year's most noteworthy homewares.


Design Addict Platform


The TAP Family featured on this beautiful design blog by Richard Misso.


When latex tapping comes to an end..


Green Magazine Issue # 34


Rubber Flow


Amongst the many great sustainable design ideas in this issue #34 is a small feature on our very own "Flow" Tables by Justin Hutchinson.

Interview: Adam Goodrum

An interview with Adam Goodrum 

Australian House & Garden October 2013

Welcoming spring with the lovely renovation specials in House & Garden this October issue. 

Spotted, our debut collection TAP, an affordable range of Australian designs in sustainable rubberwood, featuring our Spool stool in a natural finish and Flow small coffee table in natural and blue.


Vogue Living Australia September/ October 2013


Following Dessein's feature on Vogue Living's online blog, we have also appeared in this months Vogue Living Australia September/ October 2013 issue.


Vogue Living feature


We were featured on Vogue Living on the 23rd August 2013.


Sydney InDesign Photo Diary



Hermit Homewares feature


We were featured on Hermit Homewares on the 19th August 2013.


Sydney In Design



Design Addicts Platform feature


We were featured on Design Addicts Platform on the 17th August 2013.

SiD it's all about the GALLERIA


FluroDigital feature


We were featured on FluoroDigital on the 16th August 2013.

Dessein Furniture


DQ Issue #50


Michele Chow of Dessein Furniture has been featured in the 50th issue of DQ.


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