Made in Asia: Neighbouring Design Cultures

Watch this vibrant and enlightening panel discussion from the 2019 edition of DENFAIR’s Speaker Series

Earlier this year at DENFAIR in Melbourne, our editor-in-chief Suzy Annetta sat down with JJ Acuna, founder of Hong Kong and Manila-based JJ Acuna / Bespoke Studio, Caroline Olah, whose furniture brand Reddie has its factory in Central Java, and Jon Liow, co-founder of interdisciplinary Australian firm One Design Office. The diverse group of designers discuss creative production across Asia, looking beyond Western shores to shine a light on the traditions, craft, quality and value of creative output from other countries in the region.

We round up of some of the highlights at this year’s edition of the annual design fair held in Melbourne with our editor’s picks