Designer Profile : Porcelain Bear

The Porcelain Bear signature style is undeniably original, functional and beautiful. The duo behind the brand, Gregory Bonasera and Anthony Raymond, push the boundaries of porcelain as a material, taking it to places no other artists have gone before. 

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LOCAL SCULPTOR SET TO SOAR

Garden design isn’t just about lawn and plants, paving and pathways, a sculptural form in the garden can make such a statement and create a signature look and a focal point.

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WOW!

The World of WearableArt (WOW) is a renowned international design competition that attracts hundreds of entries from all over the world. And for those us who love, love, love design, the innovation and creativity was an extraordinary sight.

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A NEW VIEW AT KWD HQ

When Kate first investigated the idea of moving to larger premises where she could accommodate ten staff in a central location, Mt Martha Village was the obvious choice.  The concept of KWD HQ evolved from a desire to  showcase how much KWD itself has evolved and grown. 

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From China to Bali and Back

Travelling in search of inspiration and innovation is so important to the design process for KWD. Visiting trade fairs is a vital part of this search for new ideas, new suppliers, new products and new ways of using the products that are already a part of our portfolio. Earlier this year, Kate Walker attended the Xiamen Stone Fair in China for the first time to see what she could discover.

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And the winner is (for colour of the year…)

KWD LOVES Pantone’s colour of the year -it’s refreshing and tasteful and can blend with a number of colour palettes or make a statement on its own. Use it as an accent on soft furnishings and accessories for a stylish upgrade or go crazy with a bold and delightful colour refurbishment. You won’t be disappointed with your new look for 2017. Get set to be inspired with all things Greenery. Thanks Pantone!

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PRODUCT IN FOCUS: Memory Blocks

  At KWD we love to promote products that are unique, timeless and beautifully crafted. Sid Dickens Memory Blocks are a stunning example of decorative design devoted to these three qualities. Lovingly handmade in Canada since 1994, Memory Blocks are the original three dimensional collectible wall plaques. Interactive and ageless, the collection captures pieces of […]

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