Buying a sofa usually means paying a delivery fee and a headache trying to figure out how to get inside, but Companion Couch wants to fix this experience.
Through Style Sourcebook, users looking to renovate or decorate a space are able to search for products and mesh them together in a “mood board”.
Providing consumers with an alternative to cookie cutter furniture is Melbourne’s Sawdust Bureau, described by founder Bryan Cush as a low-volume furniture studio that looks to “blur the boundaries between contemporary art, sculpture and architectural design”.
IKEA Australia has announced a IKEA Virtual Reality, allowing users to complete a digital ‘walkthrough’ of an IKEA store while browsing products.
Bringing the customised approach to furniture is Furniture and Me, born out of a family business producing bespoke furniture for hospitality venues around Australia.
Brosa has gone through MAP, raised $2 million in funding, grown its team to 50 staff members, and announced YoY growth of more than 400 percent.
Sydney startup Nabable is a new marketplace for users to buy and sell secondhand furniture. The startup also gives users all the perks of a full-service offering by managing the listings, facilitating payments and transactions and taking care of pickup and delivery.
Luxmy Furniture has released a new augmented reality app called TestFit to virtual showcase its products. The app is part of Luxmy’s progression into new age technology as it continues its development into augmented reality.
Brosa, an 18-month-old company connecting customers directly to furniture designers and creators, is looking to end young Australians’ love affair with cheap flatpack furniture that’s made Ikea so successful.
Not everybody would have left a steady corporate job to go work at their brother’s startup at the height of the global financial crisis, but for Marc Levin, the time seemed right. Levin, along with his younger brother Jason, runs Jason L, a company providing other startups and small to medium businesses with office furniture
The same way Canva democratises graphic design and Biteable democratises video animation, a new startup roomfood is set out to democratise interior design. Traditionally, keeping up with the latest trends and mixing colour schemes with the right furniture has been within the scope of an interior designer. Now with Shane Bradbury’s virtual design suite, roomfood, everyday consumers can customise, decorate and furnish their homes – all on a computer.
For those seeking to dress up their humble abode with retro and vintage furniture and homewares, Couchelo is at your service. The Sydney-based startup is just about to launch into the iOS marketplace, and bring some pizazz into the interior design scene.
The final look and character of a home is not only contingent upon its walls and curtains, but also furniture items. And while we all love a bit nice furniture, for many of us, the thought of furniture shopping on a Saturday morning is exasperating. Thanks to Interior Secrets, Australians can browse and purchase designer furniture with just a few clicks of a mouse.
Priyanka Rao is the founder and CEO of Evolvex, in this interview with Andy she talks about how the idea for this innovative business came about after a bad customer experience that happened with her sister when she was leaving home and buying furniture for her new place. This business is definitely one to bookmark, not only is Evolvex being featured across major tech and interior design blogs world wide but Rao is fast becoming a female tech founder to reckoned with.
Furniture startup Sofia have just announced a 1 million dollar funding round this week as they prepare to disrupt the luxury furniture market with their designer offerings. Brothers Jack Teoh and Steve Davis collaborated to bring the idea to life with a little help from their beloved terrier sofia [pictured].