Discovering the work of an emerging artist or designer tracking new ground on the contemporary Australian design landscape is exciting stuff.

Zachary Frankel is one such designer and his very first collection of contemporary furniture and objects is creating quite the buzz at Modern Times. His desire to explore materials and follow his design intuition has resulted in a wonderfully-diverse yet cohesive collection of pieces – there’s side tables with glossy finishes, a chair in rare Queensland walnut and vibrant blue upholstery, a mirror with an apricot rippled frame (a welcome nod to Sottsass) and sculptural objects in marble and soapstone, all referencing Art Deco through motifs and shapes.

Zac is our Designer in Focus from August 27 – September 10. Read our In Conversation with Zac on the journal and explore his work here.

August 27 – September 10


Through a process of play and experimentation, my aim was to develop new ideas without a commercial imperative, and to let my intuition guide me to create a collection both sculptural and functional. ”
— Zachary Frankel
Zachary's first collection includes furniture and sculptural objects.

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