Timeline of achievements of Studio Hip.


  • Commencement of Studio Hip
  • VIVID. Furnitex. Melbourne  – Cocoon Couch.’ Award for ‘Best Concept.’
  • ‘Fringe Furniture’ exhibition.


  • ‘The Edge’ AIFF. Sydney  – ‘ Hex Chair.’ Shortlisted for ‘Green award.’
  • VIVID. Furnitex. Melbourne – ‘Hex Chair.’ Shortlisted for ‘Green award.’
  • ‘Fully Furnished’ exhibition. Craft Victoria. Melbourne. A display of 3 new pieces as part of the Melbourne design festival.
  • Makers market. Melbourne writers’ festival. Federation square. Craft Victoria.
  • ‘Craft Hatch’ markets. Craft Victoria. Melbourne City Library.
  • ‘Fringe Furniture’ exhibition.


  • Australian Wood Review. Competition ‘Maximize’ – Finalist. Cube Tables.
  • ‘The Edge’. AIFF. Sydney
  • VIVID. Furnitex. Melbourne.
    • ‘Strongman’ children’s table and stool set
      • Award for ‘Best Commercial piece.’
    • ‘Lounge One’ lounge chair and foot stool.
      • Shortlisted to 3 for ‘Best Concept Award
      • Shortlisted to 3 for ‘Green Award.’
  • ‘In Context.’ ‘Decoration and Design. Furnitex.
    • Display using our ‘hex Chair’ – with six identical chairs as the starting point, six interiors designers were asked to take a chair each, utilizing it to interpret the latest interior trends.


  • Launch-pad. ‘Lounge One’ lounge chair and foot stool shortlisted and sent to Sydney for live judging. Top 50 finalist.
  • IDEA awards. ‘Lounge One’ lounge chair and foot stool finalist in the ‘Sustainable Product’ category.


  • VIVID. Furnitex. Melbourne.
    • ‘Rafter Table’
      Top 3 finalist Award for ‘Best Commercial piece
  • London Design Festival.
    • Exhibition of ‘Rafter Table’ and ‘Phantom chairs’ at the ‘Common Wealth’ exhibition held at Habitat in Chelsea, London, as part of the London design festival.


We are very proud of these achievements since commencing only just over 4 years ago.