Front Centre is an opportunity for creatives from all across Australia to place their work in front of industry-leading adjudicators, who select the most outstanding works for a final shortlist. These are showcased at DENFAIR in a gallery-style display.
Additionally, the design industry recognition continues beyond the show, with promotion through DENFAIR’s channels and coverage through our media partners.
Winner | 2019
Product: Shinki Burning Vessels
Highly Commended | 2019
Product: Grenache Wine System
Independent, Melbourne-based creative Makiko skillfully torches her timber creations to come up with powerful, expressive pieces.
Under his Ontic Design label, Jaron’s collection of works explores contemporary timber forms with a focus on local manufacturing.
Winner | 2018
Product: Archie Table
Highly Commended | 2018
Product: Hydro Collection
Hailing from Tasmania, Scott’s studio Van Tuil develops work on a varied scale, with a collection of refined furniture and objects.
Winner | 2017
Product: Le Cantilever
Highly Commended | 2017
Sydney-based Dora draws on her background in industrial design and social sciences to create pieces that improve our enjoyment of space.