20th November 2020
Now on display: Flowerpot Lamp
The Flowerpot Table Lamp designed in 1969 by Verner Panton, reflects a break from convention to embrace a more open, modern mentality that promoted peace and harmony. Such was the mindset of its designer, Verner Panton, one of the most forward-thinking talents of his time.
Verner Panton started out as a painter before studying architecture at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. After an apprenticeship with architect / designer Arne Jacobsen, Panton pursued a path in furniture and interior design, where he became famous for his avant-garde designs. Such as chairs with no legs and a sofa placed vertically against the wall. In the 60’s and 70’s, his passion for designing entire environments led to immersive interiors featuring his hypnotic patterns and futuristic designs for furniture, lighting, wallpapers, posters and rugs. Panton’s pioneering use of materials, colours and shapes earned him a reputation as a visionary.
The Flowerpot series consitsts of several different models, including three pendants and two table lamps – all in a wide range of colours. The Flowerpot lights and the entire &Tradition collection are available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
22nd October 2020
New Release: Geometric Pendant by Brokis
The new Geometric Pendant – designed by Boris Klimek and Lenka Damova for Brokis – accentuates the aesthetic expression and structure of BROKISGLASS, which itself is remarkably distinctive. The collection is defined by basic geometric shapes that characterize the overall contours of the lights and instil them with a singular graphic element to achieve a striking contrast with the animate, almost sculptural makeup of the glass. The suspension components make up the glass geometric shapes, their edges rendered in black profiles.
The graphic aesthetics of the collection allow the lights to be arranged in a great number of final shapes – circle and oval – either as solitary lights or as a sort of jigsaw puzzle, which in the hands of architects can result in an endless variety of lighting combinations. Thus, the concept surpasses its primary function as a lighting fixture and opens the door to large-format blocks of light and other uncommon compositions. For the majority of the solitary lights, each side can be finished in glass of a different colour for even greater variability and originality. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
17th September 2020
New Release: Gubi C-Chair (1947) by Marcel Gascoin
Minimalist elegance, high functionality and enduring comfort in perfect balance are what keep Marcel Gascoin’s iconic 1947 C-Chair – manufactured by Gubi – feeling so vital and modern today.
Designed as an innovative response to the tightly-spaced homes being built in postwar France, the refined aesthetics and craftsmanship are perfectly suited to contemporary living rooms, dining rooms and kitchens. The updated C-Chair’s sturdy wood frame and durable, hand-woven paper seat and backrest underpin its elegant shape and strong visual language. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
3rd September 2020
Group Exhibition: Better Together
5th August 2020
NEW Release – Type 80 Table Lamp
Introducing a contemporary lighting collection designed by renowned British industrial product designer Sir Kenneth Grange in his 90th year, the Type 80 – made by Anglepoise – is an all-new design that’s distinguished by a striking, graphic profile. Every detail has been carefully considered and precision engineered to deliver streamlined style, ease of use and consistency across the collection, which includes a Pendant, Wall Light and Desk Light. Type 80’s design is enhanced by an attractive ‘halo’ light-escape feature in the shade. This adds an extra dimension in low light environments – a refinement characteristic of Sir Kenneth’s designs for the brand.
24th July 2020
Offset Sofa by Norm Architects for Menu
The Offset Sofa range – designed by Norm Architects for Menu – is the result of research into ‘balance’. The studio wanted to create a sofa as simply as possible while embracing a set of paradoxes: making it substantial yet delicate in appearance, architectural yet inviting and homey. In the studio, the designers experimented with offsetting – playing with proportions, narrow armrests versus a thick generous seat, supported by four stubby metal legs. The clean-lined boxy shape is inspired by minimalist art, gently softened for a welcoming expression and maximised for comfort.
17th July 2020
NEW Release – Kotan Stool by Naoto Fukasawa
The latest product to emerge from Conde House’s ongoing collaboration with internationally acclaimed designer Naoto Fukasawa, KOTAN Stool (Kitchen and Bar heights) is an optically light, literally light, yet materially robust stool that is built to last.
Launched in 2020, KOTAN utilises Japanese ash and leather or fabric upholstery to create a pared-down yet friendly form that fits perfectly into both residential and contract contexts, in particular hospitality settings like restaurants and cafés.
The name KOTAN, meaning village in the local Ainu language, represents the stools’ origin from Japan’s northernmost island Hokkaido, which is also shown by the use of locally grown natural ash wood.
Sustainability is key here: minimal material usage and a design language that transcends trends make for a long-life, timeless product that avoids obsolescence.
11th April 2020
Art Exhibition: ‘Songlines – connecting country’
13th March 2020
NEW RELEASE: Harbour Side Chair
The new Harbour Dining Side Chair, an extension of the Harbour Chair family, features a new shell that fits easily into compact spaces and under tables – yet continues to off er the cradling comfort the Harbour Chair is known for. The Harbour Dining Side Chair is available in a variety of fabric and leather upholstery options or with a bare poly shell in Burned Red, Olive, Khaki, White, Light Grey and Black.
28th February 2020
Transcontinental: Stewart MacFarlane Exhibition
13th February 2020
Now on display – The Team range by Expormim
The Team range of storage units – designed by Mario Ruiz for Spanish company Expormim – are not only practical, but beautifully made. With an extensive range of options for the legs, stains and materials (including ceramic doors/draws and upholstered and ceramic tops) and configurations; the Team range can be customised to fit any space or interior style.
“Nothing would be as it is in this collection without the material it is made of: solid wood. Wood gives identity to the pieces; it is the starting point, the reason of every detail in the project. Because this design is based on the details and they can only be constructed thanks to the material.” Mario Ruiz
25th January 2020
Settle Bench by De La Espada – Now on display!
The Settle range – designed by StudioIlse and manufactured by De La Espada – is reassuringly familiar but carefully detailed. Available in high back, low back and backless in American black walnut, American white oak, or European Ash in a range of finishes with copper feet and optional upholstered seat. The Settle range is furniture that you can sit on together, but that still leaves room for the individual.
19th November 2019
Christmas ‘Gift Giving’ Exhibition 2019
6th November 2019
Didier – New Designs Exhibition 2019
The brand new Puffalo modular sofa system – designed and manufactured by Australian Designer Ross Didier – is now on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries as part of our exhibition of new designs by Didier which opens Wednesday 6th of November!
Celebrating the horizontal life, Didier’s new Puffalo modular range exemplifies laid-back style. Puffalo inspires multiple combinations of voluptuous shapes and can adapt from the largest of living rooms to the smallest statement spaces. The Puffalo modular system is manufactured using the highest quality materials including FSC certified timber frames with steel springs and elastic webbing, premium grade foam with high resilience and topped in silky soft memory foam.
18th October 2019
Group Exhibition: Animism to Abstraction
4th October 2019
Artist Talk with Annette Bezor
Please join us on Saturday the 12th October 2019 at 2pm for an afternoon’s conversation with Annette Bezor about the last 40 years of her career as an Australian artist.
Please RSVP on 8370 9011 or email [email protected] as places are limited.
1st October 2019
NEW: Little Petra Chair by &Tradition
Initially introduced back in 1938, Little Petra won instant praise at the Copenhagen Cabinetmakers Guild Exhibition, subsequently winning awards at exhibits in New York and Berlin. It’s one of just a few designs by architect Viggo Boesen, who became associated with Denmark’s signature design aesthetic in the 1930s called funkis style. Distinguished by a softer, more abundant, organic aesthetic that challenged the minimalistic approach of Bauhaus. &Tradition have now brought this classic chair back to the market, made to the same standards as the original! Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
24th September 2019
NEW: PC Pendant by HAY
17th September 2019
Annette Bezor: Ricochet2
Ricochet2 is a survey exhibition of artworks by iconic Australian Artist Annette Bezor spanning 1984 to 2019.
Annette Bezor’s work establishes an alternative psycho-social space in which the appropriation of imagery prompts the re-evaluation of the cultural power and significance of that imagery. She has adapted painting in unique ways to suit her purpose and, over her career, has confirmed and extended the role of the independent woman artist and has participated in the debate over art history. Bezor has made a significant impact on the idea and nature of painting in contemporary art.
8th September 2019
Wabi-Sabi: Unexpected Beauty
21st August 2019
NOW ON DISPLAY: SpongeUp Pendants
Handmade in Southern Spain, the SpongeUp collection combines traditional pottery techniques with contemporary lighting design.
When the light is turned on, the spongy surface creates a unique and soft stellar ambiance in the room. When it’s turned off, the lamp becomes an organic decorative element with its matte surface and earth-toned colours. The SpongeUp lamps are available in three different sizes (small, medium + large) and four different colours (Ivory, Terracotta, Chocolate + Brick). Now on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
15th August 2019
NEW RELEASE: AAC123 & AAC127 Dining Chairs by HAY
25th July 2019
Braid Sofa by Ariake Collection Japan
Absolutely loving the Braid sofa and lounge chair – designed by MK27 for Ariake Japan – with its beautiful slatted back and paper cord braided sides and armrests. Shown with the Paperwood coffee table, Beam side table, Kumiko cabinet and Column chest…all by Ariake.
5th July 2019
New Artworks: NOW ON DISPLAY!!!
We are excited to share new artworks by Waldemar Kolbusz and Luke Chiswell, as well as introduce our brand new artist Emilie Heurtevent to the gallery. All three artists have a number of new works currently on display; drop into Aptos Cruz Galleries and check them out for yourself!
31st May 2019
Absolutely Everything Sale: NOW ON!!!
APTOS CRUZ ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING SALE includes our complete range of International and Australian manufacturers of furniture and lighting by some of the worlds most highly regarded designers, in stock or custom order to you specification.
Sale also includes our complete stable of contemporary artists, oriental antiques, tribal art and more.
Open everyday 10am-5pm. Sale finishes Sunday 16th June 2019. Be Early
18th April 2019
AUTUMN EXHIBITION: Now showing
21st March 2019
NEW RELEASE: No1 Chair by Fritz Hansen
Designed by Nendo for Fritz Hansen, the No1 Chair was created by the merging of Danish and Japanese aesthetics and craftsmanship. N01 brings back nature and embraces today’s modern life; A life where the dining room is not only a place to enjoy a meal but it’s also a place to be productive, a place for conversation, a place to relax from a busy workday or just everyday life.
14th March 2019
NEW RELEASE: Honey by CocoFlip
Honey takes cues from the humble honey dipper’s soft curves. The stepped geometric silhouette is a nod to a stylised Art Deco sensibility. Honey is hand made by some of Melbourne’s finest craftspeople – a collaboration with Bendigo Pottery, Charles Sandford and glass artist Amanda Dziedzic.
Offered in slip cast ceramic stoneware, or hand turned American White Oak, a number of glazes and finishes are available. White or pink hand blown glass completes the piece, and provides a soft, diffuse glow. Honey is a sculptural statement piece that celebrates Melbourne’s local artisans and provides a subtle ambient light.
2nd March 2019
CH71 and CH72 now available: By Carl Hansen & Son
NEW RELEASE! Hans J Wegner designed the CH71 lounge chair and CH72 sofa in 1952, the result is a finely crafted, fluid design that appears as striking today as it did over half a century ago. Great design never ages.
20th February 2019
Bat Chair now available: By Gubi
The new Bat Lounge Chair, which comes in a high- and low-back version, is designed by Danish-Italian design-duo GamFratesi. Balancing between the traditional and surprising, the Bat Lounge Chair is created with a Scandinavian approach to crafts, simplicity and functionalism while also carrying a strong embedded story and associations expressed in a minimalist idiom. The wide range of upholstery options and different bases makes the Bat Lounge Chair fit perfectly into a variety of public and private contexts.
12th February 2019
Artist Talk with David Reid
Australian Artist David Reid will be joining us for an artist talk and to show some of his newest artworks including ceramics this Saturday 16th of February from 2pm-4pm. If you would like to attend please RSVP to [email protected] or call 83709011.
15th January 2019
Absolutely Everything SALE Preview: Opens Saturday 19th
Get in before the general public at the Aptos Cruz Galleries ‘Absolutely Everything Sale Preview’. Open from 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday the 19th of January; get in early for first choice on our extensive range of floor stock including designer furniture, contemporary art, oriental antiques and homewares – everything online is on sale too.
10th December 2018
NOW Showing: Christmas Gift Giving Exhibition.
Drop into Aptos Cruz Galleries in Stirling and check out our annual Christmas Exhibition featuring a huge range of unique designer Christmas decorations and great gift ideas. Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm and Sundays 1pm-5pm right up until Christmas eve.
1st December 2018
Together Table: by Studioilse for De La Espada
The new Together Table – designed by Studioilse for De La Espada – is a perfect combination of minimal design and quality craftsmanship and is available in both a fixed and extending option in a variety of sizes. Available in American black walnut, American white oak, or European Ash in a range of finishes with Copper feet and locking mechanisms.
8th November 2018
Octo 4240 Pendant by Secto: Now in the gallery.
The grand and airy Octo 4240 pendant by Secto is a classic. The Octo is a magnificent suspension that is comfortable also in small spaces due to its lightness. Handmade of PEFC-certified form-pressed birch in Finland by highly skilled craftsmen. The wood provides a soft luminosity for atmosphere and appeal.
1st November 2018
Limited edition CH24 Wishbone Chair
To celebrate Carl Hansen & Son’s 110th anniversary, the iconic CH24 Wishbone chair has been released in 8 limited edition colours, including Navy Blue, Rosy Blush, Russet Red, Deep Burgandy, Oyster Grey, Forest Green, Midnight Blue and Deep Olive. These colours are only available until the 31st of December. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
24th October 2018
Conde House Japan: NOW on display
We are excited to introduce Conde House – one of Japan’s premier furniture manufacturers – now exclusively available in Adelaide at Aptos Cruz Galleries. To celebrate the launch of Conde House, we have a dedicated exhibition showcasing a selection of their range until the 11th of November. Drop into the gallery and see this beautifully designed furniture for yourself.
8th October 2018
NOW on display – the Orange Slice Chair
If you’re a lover of modern design, you can’t go past the Pierre Paulin Orange Slice Chair by Artifort designed in 1960. The careful balance of rounded free-flowing design is typical of Pierre Paulin’s organic furniture style. The simplicity and gently curved forms of his Orange Slice Chair make it a true design icon. Now on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries; drop in and see this piece of design history for yourself!
25th September 2018
NEW TR Suspension Light – Menu
The beautiful and minimal TR Suspension Pendant has just been hung in the gallery. The pendant was designed by NZ designer Tim Rundle for Menu. Its an interesting innovation, in that the lamp shade is actually the bulb. On display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
18th September 2018
NEW September Coffee Table – Menu
The Septembre coffee table’s soft, curvaceous shape has been uniquely constructed with its upper part sinking into the deeper structure of the table rather than resting on top of its legs. Available with a solid black stained ash or marble top. Currently on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
13th September 2018
NEW Pot Chair – Fritz Hansen
Released this year by Fritz Hansen – the Pot chair – originally designed by iconic designer Arne Jacobson in 1959. Available in a huge range of upholstery options, the Pot chair can be tailored for any interior. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
6th September 2018
NEW Ibis Sofa – Bernhardt Design
Designed by Terry Crews for Bernhardt Design the Ibis Sofa is sleek and contemporary. The sofa features a long, shapely back (reminiscent of outstretched wings of the Eyptian Ibis) and is available in a variety of fabric and leather upholstery options.
25th August 2018
NEW Gravity Table Lamp – Gubi
The new Gravity Table Lamp designed by Space Copenhagen for Gubi, is aesthetically contrasting strength and fragility. Taking its name from the lamp’s distinctive balance between the anchoring of the heavy, cylindrical base and the lightweight, airy shade, it beautifully merges into a sculptural whole. Now on Display.
17th August 2018
NEW CH07 Jim Thompson colours – Carl Hansen & Son
The CH07 Shell Chair designed by Hans J Wegner and manufactured by Carl Hansen & Son – which was created and launched in 1963 and remains a symbol of the Scandinavian design idiom – takes on a whole new expression in this exceptional offering finished in handwoven silk textiles from Jim Thompson Fabrics. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
7th August 2018
NEW Kim Nesting Tables – by De La Espada.
For his Nichetto collection for De La Espada, Luca Nichetto has been reimagining the design language of 1950s American furniture. Kim, a family of nested items including two tables and a bench, is a case in point. Available as a set or as stand alone pieces, the three items in the Kim family share common materials, while each having their own distinct form. Currently on display in the gallery.
7th July 2018
Waldemar Kolbusz – On the other hand.
Now showing: an exhibition of Australian Artist Waldemar Kolbusz’s newest works. The exhibition includes a number of abstract and figurative artwork; the first time both styles have been exhibited together…a must see!!! The exhibition is on until the 26th of August 2018.
25th June 2018
Colonial Chair: by Carl Hansen & Son
The OW149 Colonial chair – designed in 1949 by Ole Wanscher and manufactured by Carl Hansen – is a beautiful, well crafted and extremely comfortable chair with a simple and refined expression. On display at the gallery.
17th June 2018
NEW Jolly Pendant: designed by CocoFlip for NAU
It was great to see the beautiful and brand new Jolly pendant at Denfair 2018 – designed by amazing Australian designer Kate Stokes for the equally impressive Australian design brand NAU. Congratulations Kate and NAU! Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
31st May 2018
Absolutely Everything Sale Preview!
The Aptos Cruz Galleries ‘Absolutely Everything Sale’ preview starts this Friday 1st of June until the Sunday 3rd of June! Everything in store and online is on sale. Be quick!
10th May 2018
Harbour Chair: By Menu
Finding a perfect balance between geometry and organic shapes, the Harbour Chair shell’s armrests bend outwards for maximum support, as does its high backrest, providing not only comfort, but also an elegant and slim appearance
2nd May 2018
Suspence Pendant: now available in Copper
Designed by GamFratesi; Suspence is organic with a natural soft curve. The pendant is designed with a monochrome look; the shade and cord are perceived as an uninterrupted whole. An infinity diffuser at the bottom of the lamp concentrates the light, prevents glare and contributes to creating an elegant optical illusion.
20th April 2018
Aizome Cabinet: by Ariake Japan
We are loving the Aizome cabinet – designed by Zoe Mowat for Japanese brand Ariake – with its bold colour palette of sumi ink, red dye and two shades of Japanese indigo (Aizome). Simple and beautiful!!! Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
8th April 2018
NEW Bilgola Easy Chair: by Adam Goodrum for NAU
Inspired by the Australian modernist architecture prevalent on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Bilgola is a lightweight collection of furniture that includes a lounge chair, coffee table, dining table and chair, dining bench and daybed. Modern and versatile, the chair and sofa designs feature an exposed linear frame, paired with a canvas sling support and voluminous cushions. These pieces are stackable and appropriate for residential and commercial use.
30th March 2018
NEW Artworks: Agneta Ekholm & Min Woo Bang
Just arrived and on display at the gallery, works by abstract artist Agneta Ekholm and dramatic yet subtle artist Min Woo Bang.
22nd March 2018
Hand-crafted light: Lightline by Brokis
The Lightline collection is a celebration of glass as an artistic medium. The concept of a line of light is rooted in the varying characteristics of the material and its forms. The design employs the effect of light uniformly dispersed over a sandblasted surface, which in profile creates the impression of a luminous line. The upper surface, sandblasted by hand, is treated with a special nano coating to prevent the accumulation of dust and smudges. The collection comprises four table lamps that cast a light of intimate character.
24th February 2018
A Wandering Spirit – Stewart MacFarlane
An exhibition of over 30 artworks produced between 1978 to 2017 by Australian Artist Stewart McFarlane.
7th February 2018
NEW colours available – The Caravaggio Pendant
We are loving the new tones of the Caravaggio pendant designed by Cecilie Manz – 2018 Designer of the year at Maison & Object fair in Paris – for Fritz Hansen. Now available in Archipelago Stone, Warm Silk, Dark Ultramarine and Dark Sienna at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
19th January 2018
Absolutely Everything SALE – Now On
The Aptos Cruz Galleries ‘Absolutely Everything SALE’ has been extended till Sunday the 3rd of February. Get in quick for great discounts off our entire range – in store or online – of Designer Furniture, Homewares, Books, Oriental Antiques and Contemporary Art.
27th November 2017
NEW Rev Stool: by Adam Cornish for NAU
Calling on the world-class metal spinning facilities in Victoria, which are most often used to create industrial items, the Rev Stool was inspired by the very act of spinning. The profile of a person seated on a bar stool, when spun 360 degrees to create a silhouette, is the simple logic informing this design. This creates an original design language and ergonomic advantages.
20th November 2017
Christmas Gift Giving Exhibition – Opens 25th of November
Looking for beautiful, unique Christmas decorations or gifts with a difference? Then look no further than the annual Aptos Cruz ‘Gift Giving Exhibition’. Open every day right up until Christmas Eve.
12th October 2017
New artwork by David Reid
New artwork by Australian artist David Reid just in the gallery. This shot is of Taipei Nights – 2017 – 68Hx137cmW – ink, collage on handmade Chinese paper. Can’t wait to get it hung in the gallery. Available for sale. Drop into Aptos Cruz Galleries to see this and more of David’s beautiful and dynamic artworks.
29th September 2017
The NEW Unupholstered Beetle Chair: Now on display.
With the introduction of the un-upholstered Beetle Chair, the collection has bloomed into a chair series with unlimited possibilities. The Beetle Chair is no longer only an upholstered chair but also available with a polypropylene plastic shell, giving it a lighter expression with notable durability at a lower price point. The chair’s subtle matte texture offers a soft tactility where its outstanding sitting comfort is obtained. Thanks to the wide spectrum of colour and base options, the un-upholstered Beetle is an ideal solution for both formal and informal spaces alike. Mix and match between the seven harmonious colours to create a personal expression.
9th September 2017
The Grain Stool by NAU: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Grain Stool is the distillation of two years of development and refinement with Australian designers Jack Flanagan and Callum Campbell. Constructed from solid recyclable aluminum, the dramatically thin seat and footrest are extremely light weight and hardwearing. Strong and beautiful, the solid timber legs balance and unify the stool’s aesthetic composition. The coherence of these finely tuned components instill a sense of quality and refined sophistication upon the stool.
The Grain Stool is available in three different heights, with either a polished aluminum seat and footrest, or with a matte white or black powdercoat.
23rd August 2017
A Journey Through Asia Exhibition.
Featuring antique furniture, art and cultural artifacts from India, Burma, China and Japan.
28th July 2017
Beetle Lounge Chair: NOW on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Designed by GamFratesi for Gubi, the Beetle Lounge Chair is a comfortable yet dynamic design, making this chair suitable for multiple environments whether it is in the home or the workplace. Available in a wide range of Fabric and Leather upholstery options, the Beetle can be tailored to fit any interior style.
13th July 2017
Lune Modular Sofa by Jaime Hayon: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The brand new fully modular Lune sofa – designed by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen – is not only extremely comfortable but also beautiful from every angle. Lune is a Danish word that refers to a certain coveted, ideal temperature and the feeling one gets when everything is just right…enough said! Available from Aptos Cruz Galleries.
30th June 2017
Gelava Char and Canuli Ottoman: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The highly versatile Gelava Chairs are sculpted in form and structurally engineered with precision tool moulded, cold cured polyurethane foam – eliminating the need for internal framing or hard edges. The organic form is designed to provide an extremely comfortable, durable and supportive seating solution for a wide range of interior requirements and demands. Manufactured with premium grade materials to the highest of standards. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
17th June 2017
Tailor Sofa: NOW available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Tailor Sofa – designed by Portuguese designer Rui Alves for Menu Design – has been designed to be authentic, with everything on display: “I wanted to show all of it, the structure, the beautiful oak wood. Nothing should be hidden, as it is normally done in sofa design. The sofa is meant to be seen from all sides.” says Alves. It is especially beautiful from behind.
The sofa has a light and airy appearance, the structured upholstered part supported by the wooden frame for a comfortable and practical sofa for everyday use. Available in a range of fabric and leather options.
17th May 2017
New Order Shelving: On display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The New Order line of shelving and storage systems – designed by German Industrial Designer Stefan Diez – is well-suited to the domestic environment, and complemented by a range of elements and extensions designed for the workplace. Versatile and fully modular, the furniture can be customized to your environment and tastes. Available in a variety of colours and finishes.
9th May 2017
Embrace Lounge Chair: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Embace Lounge Chair E015 designed by Austrian design trio EOOS is the latest addition to the distinct Embrace Series that also includes the Embrace Chair and Embrace footstool.
The wooden frame of the Embrace lounge chair is characterized by the lightness, craftsmanship and quality that reflect Carl Hansen & Søn’s commitment to outstanding design and quality. The chair frame is crafted from wood and visible from all angles. The curved back is formed from three pieces of wood connected by classic finger joints, ensuring longevity.
Embrace Lounge Chair is produced in solid oak or walnut in a range of finishes, and with leather or fabric upholstery. The upholstery and edging strip is available in various combinations. Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
27th April 2017
Overton Dining Table by Matthew Hilton: On Display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Overton Table is named after the town in West Yorkshire, England, a county that inspires Matthew Hilton, with it’s rugged landscape and history of producing modernist sculptors. Every plank in the solid wood tabletop features beautiful joinery allowing for greater table lengths (x6 sizes available), no longer bound by the height of the tree. The hardwood top is complemented by the cleverly engineered metal leg frame (in polished or brushed naval brass or anodised aluminium), and the metal detailing running through the centre of the tabletop. Available in American black walnut, American white oak, or European Ash in a range of finishes. Now on display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
27th April 2017
New Glass-art by Gerry King: On display at Aptos Cruz
Just in the gallery and fresh out of the kiln. Renowned Australian Glass Artist – Gerry King – has released his brand new 2017 – Bluewater – series of glass panels. This stunning and vibrant artwork captures the translucency and organic forms of Australian rock pools. Drop into Aptos Cruz Galleries and see this beautiful piece for yourself.
20th April 2017
Solo Dining Chair by Neri&Hu: On Display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Inspired by the Eames Shell Chair, the Solo Chair is an updated version that transforms the early industrial look of the Eames iconic chair into a sophisticated, comfortable chair that is suitable both in domestic and commercial settings. Solo chair has an upholstered shell that hugs the sitting body, becoming an object of shelter and refuge, where the person can be “solo”. Designed by neri&hu and manufactured by De La Espada. Come into Aptos Cruz Galleries and see this beautiful chair for yourself.
11th April 2017
Multi-Lite Pendant by Gubi: On Display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Multi-Lite Collection embraces the golden era of Danish design with its characteristic shape of two opposing outside, mobile shades that enable a wide range of lighting values in a room. By individually rotating the shades, the Multi-Lite Pendant Lamp can be transformed into multiple combinations where the light can be directed upwards, downwards or exude an asymmetrical art light.
7th March 2017
In The Wind Floor Light: On Display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
In the Wind LED Horizontal Floor Light – created by Japanese Designer Arihiro Miyake and manufactured by Nemo – is a perfect combination of modern technology and innovative design. The twisted aluminium frame and dimmable LED lighting creates a stunning sculptural form whilst providing beautiful light without glare. Come into Aptos Cruz Galleries and see this beautiful light for yourself. Available in black or white.
22nd February 2017
Shell Dining Chair: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Shell Chair is designed by the American designer Michael Dreeben and inspired by traditional craft practices in North India, particularly saddle making. Exquisite saddles have been produced in India for centuries and although some horse culture persists, it’s diminishing as India becomes more technologically developed. The Shell Chairs attempt to revitalize this skilled trade by providing leather stitching artisans with a global market for their craft and hopefully encourage them to pass it on to younger generations. The wooden frame is crafted from FSC certified wood with a water-based stain and respects the local environment.
10th February 2017
NEW Artworks by Min Woo Bang: On display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Min-Woo Bang’s canvases explores the genre of romantic landscape painting. His latest series, ‘Storm In Paradise’, invites a deeper emtional response and engagement through mysterious and shifting lines of sight.
Bang captures nature’s transitional moods in a suite of breathtaking landscapes, engaging our senses with the emotional and aesthetic qualities of the land and sky that echo human moods. While nature remains his dominant source of inspiration, the artist’s differential viewpoints enhance the audience’s personal encounter with landscape. These landscapes are of no place in particular; rather, they evoke a sense of time passing and memory.
A selection of Min Woo Bang’s current works are currently on display and available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Moment – Oil on Linen – 152cm x 182cm
31st January 2017
Frame Sofa and Shaker Table and Chairs: On display at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Frame Sofa features luxurious duck down cushions supported by a turned walnut frame. Designed by Neri & Hu, this beautiful solid wood frame is crafted by specialist furniture makers within De La Espada’s factory in Portugal. The Frame sofa system includes options such as a corner unit, medium sofa, with or without arms and a daybed: there are almost limitless possible configurations.
The Shaker is a dining table inspired by the simple, honest and utilitarian approach of the movement after which it is named. The leg frame recalls that of a refectory table, and includes a brushed brass detail on the cross beam. The table top is available in either solid wood or white Carrara marble. Designed by neri&hu and manufactured by De La Espada for the neri&hu brand.
20th January 2017
Aptos Cruz Galleries Absolutely everything SALE ends Sunday 29th January.
9th January 2017
Team TV Module by Expormim: Available at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
The Basic Collection – by Spanish design house Expormim – has been design based on two fundamental concepts: functionality and richness of materials. Featuring clean and basic lines, the sideboards, cabinets and TV stands can grow in usability by adding drawers and shelves. The textures can be enhanced by adding steel and porcelain finishes and lacquered elements.
7th December 2016
Anglepoise Type75 Paul Smith Series 3: Now at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Once again, Paul Smith has collaborated with Anglepoise® to create the Type 75™ Desk Lamp Edition Three; a true testament to this designer’s remarkable deftness in instilling modernity and new life into a well-loved design classic.
With its bold primary colour palette and angular form, Edition Three evokes the Bauhaus visual vocabulary of Dutch painter Mondrian’s De Stijl and launches to coincide with the run up to next year’s De Stijl centennial.
Set alongside the fresh, floral hues of Edition One and the rich, jewel-like tones of Edition Two, this new Type 75TM Paul Smith Edition both complements and contrasts; its hundred-year-old colour palette looks fresh, dynamic and contemporary: the perfect gift for the design lover!
29th November 2016
Aptos Cruz “Christmas Done Differently” exhibition.
The annual Aptos Cruz Galleries christmas gift giving exhibition opened on Saturday 26th of Novemeber with a fantastic turnout. If you are looking for beautiful christmas decorations or a unique gift then our christmas exhibition is definitely worth a look.
23rd November 2016
Bison Homewares: Now at Aptos Cruz just in time for Christmas!
Bison has evolved from a purely ceramic company to bisonhome, a lifestyle range with ceramics at its heart. Over the years, Bison products have become Australian design classics and are a staple item in many homes around the world. To produce them, our artisans draw on knowledge and inspiration which can be traced back over the millennia; they use the finest materials; and they produce pieces in a huge range of colours and textures.
All pieces in the Bison collections are designed by Brian in Canberra. We know you will enjoy our beautifully crafted range.
4th November 2016
I-Club SG Pendant: Now showing at Aptos Cruz
The I-Club-SG pendant light by LZF (Spain) stands out with a distinctive horizontal and elegant design. Designer Bukhard Dämmer has created a lamp that, thanks to its lighting quality and unique warmness, is a good option for working or leisure environments alike, as well as for public and private interiors.
The I-Club SG incorporates state-of-the-art electronic technology that guarantees a minimum electrical consumption, combining the warmth of ambient lighting with the power and quality of fluorescent lamp. Available in two sizes with dimensions 136 cm and 170 cm length, both with a sleek 12 cm height and 10 veneer options. LZF’s wood veneers are selected to reveal the best natural wood grain effects when illuminated and all have been sourced from forests certified by the Forest Stewardship Council – FSC. The Club series is available in hanging, floor, table and wall versions.
Come into Aptos Cruz Galleries to see the I_Club SG or click here for more info
25th October 2016
New artworks by Kym Adey: Now showing at Aptos Cruz
Kym Adey’s brand new collection of beautiful and expressive miniature figurative bronze sculptures are now showing at Aptos Cruz.
Please join us on Sunday 30th of October for the opening of Kym’s exhibition along with an Artist Talk where Kym will discuss his work and processes. Stay tuned for for more details.
14th October 2016
Milton Moon Exhibition: The Other Shore
Please join us for a very special exhibition to celebrate Milton Moon’s 90th year and the launch of his new book – “The Other Shore”.
Opening: 2pm – 4pm Saturday 15th October 2016
20th September 2016
The Brest Giorno by Cappallini: Now at Aptos Cruz
The beautifully minimalist and versatile series of cabinets – Brest Giorno designed by Giulio Capellini – is available in 16 different configurations, in matt or polished lacquer, veneered in natural or wenge-stained oak or in natural santos. Suitable for any living area, with leaf doors, drawers and open partitions; all cabinets come with a polished-chrome metal base and combined handles in the same finish.
Come in and see the Brest Giorno at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
7th September 2016
The Bower Collection by Adam Goodrum: Now available from Aptos Cruz
New in 2016 is the ‘Bower’ range, Goodrum’s first collection for the commercial market that includes a workpod, armchair, meeting lounge and a range of adjustable acoustic screens. With ‘Bower’ Goodrum sought to break away from the rigidity often associated with office and breakout furniture. Inspired by the rambling-style nests created by the bowerbird, the ‘Bower’ range is open, organic and gentle, bringing a natural and calm aesthetic to workplaces. The vertical woven elements of ‘Bower’ appear to be growing like vines. The architecture of this design also controls acoustics as the undulating shapes catch and absorb noise. Adjustable acoustic screens can be added to the armchair and meeting lounge, creating high back versions with added privacy. Entirely modular, the ‘Bower’ range is designed for versatile use.
Bower Armchair: http://aptoscruz.com.au/product/bower-armchair/
Bower Workpod: http://aptoscruz.com.au/product/bower-workpod/
Bower Meeting Lounge: http://aptoscruz.com.au/product/bower-meeting-lounge/
Bower Screens: http://aptoscruz.com.au/product/bower-screens/
23rd August 2016
The Japanese Exhibition: Now Showing
Please join us for the opening of The Japanese Exhibition from 2pm – 4pm Saturday 27th of August 2016. The exhibition will have a huge diversity of quality Japanese antique and contemporary furniture, ceramics, bronze sculpture, woodwork and prints. The exhibition will end on 2nd of October 2016.
17th August 2016
Mayu Pendant Collection by CocoFlip: Now at Aptos Cruz Galleries
The Australian designed and manufactured Mayu collection by Cocoflip is an exploration of sculptural forms inspired by the beauty of Iceland’s otherworldly landscapes. Distinctive and delicate, each piece is hand crafted using traditional shade making techniques. An internal, glowing shade layered within an external sculptural shade gives these lights a unique sophistication and ghostly appearance, providing a warm glow from cosy lounge rooms to lofty stairwells.
Come in at see the Mayu collection at Aptos Cruz Galleries
12th August 2016
Dowel Stool by Mr Frag: Now at Aptos Cruz Galleries
The Dowel Stool by Australian designer Frag Woodall is a family of stools that celebrate a rich yet unlikely combination of materials with it’s polished brass or hand loop stitched natural leather upholstery and understated turned timber legs.
Come in and see this beautiful stool at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
2nd August 2016
Mags Sofa by Hay Denmark: Now at Aptos Cruz Galleries
The Mags Sofa is a versatile and minimalist range available in a variety of configurations with both a firm and soft options. The deep seat and high armrests make Mags the perfect sofa with room for everyone and their individual needs. Available in a wide variety of leather and fabric options.
Come in and see the Mags Sofa.
26th July 2016
ASO 80th Anniversary Limited Edition Prints: Now at Aptos Cruz.
To celebrate the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra’s 80th year, Aptos Cruz has embarked on a unique fundraising collaboration with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, to create a tangible memory of the ASO’s 2016 season.
Six artists who have a long association with South Australia were commissioned to create an individual artwork inspired by their response to music and/or the ASO.
Thanks to the generosity of a donor who is covering the artist commissioning costs, project partner Aptos Cruz Galleries have worked with the ASO to produce a limited edition of 36 giclee prints (of each artwork) plus six complete portfolio sets.
Featured artists include one of Australia’s foremost painters Annette Bezor, Taipei-based David Reid who is known for his distinctive ink on paper works, two of Australia’s leading contemporary artists Jim Thalassoudis and Dianne Gall, figurative painter and 2015 Archibald finalist Stewart Macfarlane, and London-based James Cochran, aka Jimmy C, who is known for his distinctive street art including his David Bowie mural in Brixton, London.
Come in and see the complete series of prints at Aptos Cruz Galleries. Funds raised will go to supporting the ASO’s 80th Season.
Now available at $1750 each unframed to order. Download the order form below:
Details: Giclee Print, using archival pigment on 310gsm German Etching Paper. 900mm x 1100mm.
13th July 2016
Ben Sando & Gerry King: Exhibition opens Thursday 14th July
Please join us for the joint opening of Ben Sando’s exhibition ‘Fictions’ and Gerry King’s exhibition ‘three score and ten’. The exhibition opens 6:30pm Thursday 14th of July and will run until 14th August 2016.
Check out Ben Sando and Gerry King’s new works:
7th July 2016
The Fri Armchair by Fritz Hansen: NOW at Aptos Cruz Galleries
Renowned Spanish designer Jaime Hayón has reinterpreted Danish design for Fritz Hansen, combining his unique talent and a touch of Spanish playfulness with Danish minimalism and craftsmanship. That magical combination is manifest in his new design; the armchair Fri, which bring a warm, cosy feel to any setting and make you feel right at home.
14th June 2016
The Yeh Side Table by Menu: NOW at Aptos Cruz Galleries
The Yeh side table – designed by Taiwanese designer Kenyon Yeh – is a functional and versitile design that can be used as a side-table for books, plants or a table lamp. Available in two sizes (Tall: 71cm and Low 45cm) and five colour options (Light grey, nude, moss green, white, black).
25th May 2016
The Solid Collection by Paul Townsin: NOW at Aptos Cruz Galleries
The Solid Collection (Taper, Bulb and Cone) of suspension lights provides simple yet sophisticated forms that carve themselves around the globe with graceful presentation. The collection are simple geometric forms that will suit many architectural settings.
25th May 2016
Artist Talk with David Reid at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Please join us on Sunday the 29th of May at 2pm. Click below to see more of David’s artwork:
10th May 2016
The Terho Pendant: available at Aptos Cruz Galleries…
Inspired by nature, Terho means ‘acorns’ in Finnish and simply refers to the organic and appealing shape of acorns found in nature. The warmth and beauty of natural alder wood combined with opal glass makes it as contemporary as it is timeless. The wood is from responsible European forestry (FSC), treated with natural wax, and the glass is mouth-blown in the Czech Republic. Available NOW from Aptos Cruz Galleries
6th May 2016
The Icha Icha Stool: now at Aptos Cruz Galleries…
Introducing a brand new product – Icha Icha – from Massproductions; a graceful yet strong wooden stool named after the Stockholm restaurant it was designed for , “Icha Icha”. The Icha Icha stool is available in high, medium and low versions, in a variety of finishes and seat upholstery options. Come and see it at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
28th April 2016
The NEW Cloche Lamp: now available at Aptos Cruz Galleries…
Cloche is a table lamp providing a directional light. Its black powder coated arm and off-set cast iron base creates a visual imbalance, resembling the suspension of a traditional dining cloche. The shade is available in matt white, matt black, polished copper, polished.
8th April 2016
The Signature Chair: now at Aptos Cruz Galleries…
The Signature Chair reflects Frits Henningsen’s growing emphasis on elegance and a design philosophy that gradually evolved towards increased simplicity and precision. With its soft, inviting shapes and floating armrests, the Signature Chair is one of Frits Henningsen’s most light and simple designs.
29th March 2016
The NEW Anglepoise Mini Collection…
Iconic British lighting brand Anglepoise® is delighted to reveal a new 4-piece Original 1227™ Mini Collection, comprising a desk, table and two wall lamps. Available NOW from Aptos Cruz Galleries Stirling.
23rd March 2016
The Masculo Chair: now at Aptos Cruz Galleries…
The Masculo Lounge Chair by Gubi and designed by GamFratesi, is a perfect combination of Scandinavian craftsmanship, simplicity and functionalism. Come and see it at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
26th November 2015
For gifts that are out of this world…
25th November 2015
6 for 5
18th August 2015
New Australian design by DIDIER
BRYDIE sofa by Didier
27th July 2015
Artist Talk and Book Launch
To support our current exhibition THE ENGAGING OBJECT Masterworks by Giles Bettison 2000-2015, we will be hosting an artist talk and launch of Giles Bettison’s new book PATTERN AND PERCEPTION.
Please join us Sunday 2nd August 1-3pm, 2015
22nd July 2015
Warm up your home with some Danish lighting
Gubi have released a beautiful collection that is reminiscent of traditional 1970’s lighting design. Ronde is available in a sophisticated colour palette and two different sizes.
18th July 2015
Click here to see the exhibition page.
2nd July 2015
The much loved Kennedee lounge by Italian company Poltrona Frau is now at the Gallery. Fully upholstered in Pelle Frau® leather with a hand sewn “X” motif emboidered ontop. Available as an occasional chair or modular configuration.
1st June 2015
14th May 2015
The perfect compliment to a fire this winter
Gubi have released a drinks trolley to add style to your winter den. Can’t you just imagine this in your lounge near the open fire? With an inbuilt newpaper holder, what more do you need over a cosy Winter weekend. Mategot Trolley, available in white, blue grey or black.
1st May 2015
Talk about storage!
What a contradiction from the standard Japanese sideboard. This is not the usual light weight, petit piece; but an unusually large beauty. Still upholding the traditional elements, detail and wonderous proportions, it has to be seen to be believed.
For more antique sideboards, click here.
Antique Japanese Kura sideboard. Kyoto c. 1890’s. 3800 x 660 x 1010mm H
20th April 2015
65 years ago Le Corbusier designed the Lampe de Marseille for the Unite d’Habitation of Marseille. Now, it is still in production and on the wall in our Gallery. Come and appreciate a piece of history from a design legend.
Lampe de Marseille by Le Corbusier for Nemo
16th April 2015
8th April 2015
Knot So Typical
The KNOT Chair by Tatsuo Kuroda for Normann Copenhagen is not just another chair. The accentuated joining points and detailing in the natural papercord give the user added comfort while creating texture and a point of difference.
Now at Aptos Cruz Galleries.
Knot Chair by Normann Copenhagen
2nd April 2015
Light up your Easter
KONTRO 6000 – the fanciest Easter Egg basket you’ll ever see! Hand made Finnish birch with a series of timber laminate options. Now hanging at Aptos Cruz.
25th March 2015
Just in …
The PEDRERA Coffee Table is at Aptos Cruz Galleries and looking superbly elegant. The sculptural frame complements the organicly shaped glass top and together they bring a beautiful lightness to the space.
19th March 2015
Shake that brass!
Brass products are certainily on trend at the moment, and we can understand why. This ancient metal can easily be accepted into traditional, industrial, grunge, scandinavian or glamour spaces and give that extra accent that is necessary. From homewares, to lighting, to furniture – we have it covered. Here are a few examples…
17th March 2015
News from Fritz Hansen
A new coffee table series is the first release for 2015….. let us introduce you to JOIN. These stylish essentials are available in three sizes with solid oak tops.
Join Coffee Tables
Fritz Hansen also celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Arne Jacobsen’s SERIES 7 stacking chair. In recognition, two special editions have been released and are now in production.
Special edition Series 7 stacking chairs
Poul Kjaerholm canvas collection
4th March 2015
New from Didier
There is no stopping Ross Didier. With over 25 collections in manufacture, he is one of Australia’s most regarded furniture designers. Check out his latest…Acorn and Bud – a series of pendant lights with a recognisable stepped hood with delicate twisted cables.
2nd March 2015
Chinese New Year Lantern Festival
Aptos Cruz Galleries and The Luxury Network invite you to our Chinese New Year Lantern Fesitval on Sunday 8th March, 2-4pm. With catering from Taylor & Holmes, music from Bang & Olufsen and Bird in Hand wines, we look forward to celebrating the end of the Chinese New Year amongst works by David Reid and Zhong Chen.
Please RSVP to [email protected]
25th February 2015
Revisiting a Danish Modern Icon
The Metropolitan Chair, designed by Ejner Larsen & Aksel Bender Madsen in 1949, is distinguished by its admirable craftsmanship and excellend seating comfort. Considered to be the most significant piece out of to duo’s repertoire of approximately 300 designs, the Danish Modern icon has been finally been reintroduced by Carl Hansen & Son.
19th February 2015
Spot lighting with STYLE
15th February 2015
New to the Gallery
The Uni Cabinet, designed by ones of the world’s best known designers, Pierro Lissoni, has landed at Aptos Cruz Galleries. This stunnly sleek design comes in six different variations and an array or colour choices. See here for more details.
UNI by Cappellini
10th February 2015
9th January 2015
Happy New Year!
Let’s start 2015 off with a BANG and give you something to get excited about…
It’s our Absolutely Everything Sale and we are opening for a 3 day preview just for you.
We look forward to seeing you at 10am Friday 16th January.