The Ridge Collection - Beeline Design

 
Photography by  Lachlan Bourchier

Photography by Lachlan Bourchier


 

Beeline Design originated out of a love of crafting beautiful timber furniture using traditional joinery techniques, however the release of their third collection signals a step in a bold new direction. 

The 'Ridge Collection' features gentle corrugated curves covered in soft Australian leather paired with solid Timber or Stone. Handcrafted from sustainably sourced Tasmanian Oak, Corrugated Metal and Australian Leather; every aspect of the Ridge Collection is carefully considered and executed.

“Our goal was to create a collection using what is regarded as quite a utilitarian material and elevate it to a new level of luxe by covering it in leather and pairing it with stone and timber.” says Lucy.

 
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The ‘Ridge Collection’ is inspired by Adam’s childhood growing up in the South-West of WA; surrounded by farming land dotted with traditional corrugated iron sheds. “I had wanted to incorporate the use of corrugated metal into our designs for a long time but had not found the right execution” says Adam.

After launching at Denfair this year the range has had a great response and there are already new products underway to add to the collection. This coupled with the brand’s expansion overseas with a deal inked to stock their furniture in 23 stores across mainland China signals a very busy few months ahead.

 
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Styling - Melissa Chatfield and the following students from Design School: Lauren Egan, Laura Stanley, Dijana Carpinteri, Sharna Kirkbride, Aneta Schultz, Annaliese Byrne, Kathy Giannakopolous, Rachel Portaro, Amber Bennett.

 
 
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We love this collaboration between Beeline Design x Design School

 

We love everything that Beeline Design do and their recent collaboration with the students from Design School is just so stunning. The collaboration marks the release of their newest piece the “Flow Table”.

The introduction of the Flow Table to the Beeline Design catalogue signals a new direction for the brand who until now is best known for their Calypso Stools and more recently Cuba Bed.

"We wanted to really capture the versatility and functionality of this table, to demonstrate it's many 'personalities'" says Lucy Grant who is one half of the duo behind Beeline Design.

"I really loved the work I was seeing come out of Design School and so when we were looking at how to communicate our vision they were our first choice." Continues Lucy.

Against the backdrop of the stunning Establishment Studios the Design School students created an incredible array of looks varying from modern minimalism to faded decadence. The image series also includes some existing pieces from Beeline's Cuba Collection which has been re-interpreted by the students; giving the range a more sophisticated edge whilst still retaining their relaxed modern aesthetic.

“I wanted to keep the brief really open and see how they chose to interpret our products and we are just blown away with the creativity and variety in the results.” says Lucy.

Whilst working predominantly in solid timber; with each new range Beeline use a secondary material as the hero of each piece. Following on from the leather in their Cuba Collection, the Flow Table utilises the strength and functionality of powder coated steel paired with Tasmanian Oak in its form. 

"We wanted to design a table that made a statement but had a classic feel" says Adam Brislin the other half of Beeline Design. 

Looking forward the brand is working on expanding their Flow range with new designs slated for release early next year.

A huge thanks to the following students from Design School: Anna Chisholm, Justine Murphy, Bea Lambos, Elena Seton, Rebecca Leijer, Holly Miskimmin, Susan Ruzeu, Sidonia Thomas, Danielle Mozjerin.

 

Bee Line Design - Cuba Collection

 
Photography by Martina Gemmola Styling accessories available from Click On Furniture

Photography by Martina Gemmola
Styling accessories available from Click On Furniture

Beeline Design has unveiled its latest furniture range, The Cuba Collection and we are in love with the timber and leather combinations. It marries mid-century styling with a modern edge; designed around the concept of straight lines with soft edges.

Cuba is the 2nd range for Furniture maker Adam Brislin and his partner Lucy and it signals a move into an exciting new direction for the pair. Like their previous collection each piece is lovingly hand-crafted from sustainably sourced Tasmanian Oak, this time with the inclusion of natural leather. "We wanted to design a range of simple understated shapes that each featured a unique aspect that was a little unexpected" says Lucy. "Be it the magazine holder in the coffee table or the leather strapping that acts as a hinge on the ladder rack we wanted to challenge ourselves in how creatively we could use the 2 materials."

The Cuba Collection once again showcases Adam's quality craftsmanship and high level of detailing. Made in their Preston, Melbourne workshop they have followed their formula of reinterpreting trends and the resulting collection presents a fresh approach to incorporating leather which is designed to stand the test of time.

Beeline have offered Dot + Pop readers 15% OFF their collection - YAY! 

Use code: dot+pop at the checkout until 31st October 2016.

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