Boyd Blue Blog

  • What's Coming Up In 2016

    Wednesday, December 23, 2015

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    The Boyd Blue team are so eager to start the year afresh and carry out our exciting plans for the months ahead!

    There will be plenty of news to share with you in the coming months, but for now we have a little teaser of what's coming up in 2016 at Boyd Blue. 

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     Boyd 

    Our Creative Director and Founder, Shelley Boyd has started off 2016 with another whirlwind trip around the globe. After spending the bulk of 2015 travelling the world to source inspirational product and talented designers, it will be such a thrill to finally share with you our new Boyd collections and products in the coming months.

     

    White Furniture Design

    2016 will mark another exciting year for White Furniture Design and the celebration of Australian manufactured furniture. In the coming months we'll be asking our clients for feedback and an insight into the furniture designs that work for you and your projects. We look forward to releasing a shiny new catalogue in the mid-year, with a product selection that meets the needs and demands of our clientele.

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    The Designer Boys

    Interior designers will go into an art frenzy this February, when Designer Boys launch their biggest catalogue of incredible artworks to the trade. The word from Gavin & Warren is that they will be introducing hundreds of new artworks from their global family of artists, expanding their frame choices with gorgeous new mouldings and will be offering an amazing range of gallery style canvases.

     

    Skyline Design

    The Boyd Blue team have been getting excited about the upcoming Skyline catalogue release, ever since seeing photographs from the recent photo shoot in a beautiful Balinese villa. The new product pictured above, looks absolutely stunning and we can't to see more! We look forward to sharing the release date with you soon.

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    Lounge Furniture Design

    Lounge Furniture Design have been busy creating some beautiful sales tools to make your choice of Lounge product even easier!  Using selection and emphasis to really engage with clients, the informative new product cards will be available in our Showrooms soon. 

     

    Arteriors

    Arteriors have another exciting year in store for 2016, which will include exhibiting at two of the most prestigious trade shows from around the world,  Maison Objet in Paris and High Point Market in Texas. With a new catalogue also soon to be released, we can't wait to share new product releases with you in the coming months. 

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  • Celebrating our Achievements in 2015

    Monday, December 07, 2015

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    What a fabulous year it has been for the Boyd Blue!

    The Boyd Blue team have worked hard over the year and it’s incredibly gratifying to look back and reflect on our fantastic achievements throughout 2015.
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    Some of these incredible highlights include...

    January 2015
    After leasing our showroom in Brisbane for 15 years, it was an incredible achievement to relocate our Brisbane Showroom to our very own expanded space.

    March 2015

    The appointment of our first ever General Manager, Craig Lees, has marked a significant milestone in the evolution of Boyd Blue.

    May 2015

    We launched our glossy new White catalogue and elegant new Ambassador Collection at the Furniture in Focus trade show, a celebration of Australian-made furniture manufacturers.

    June 2015

    After visiting several rug-making villages in the depths of India, we were thrilled to launch our own range of luxury hand knotted rugs, showcased in the new Boyd Rugs Elegance Collection catalogue. 

    July 2015

    In our biggest trade show exhibit to date, we displayed a massive 108 square metres of inspirational furniture, lighting and accessories at Decor + Design, Australia’s premier interior design trade show. We also launched our new Boyd Insert catalogue at Decor + Design. A hand-picked range of eclectic products made from organic materials and inspired by the sea.

    August 2015

    In an exciting venture for Boyd Blue, we officially expanded internationally with the announcement of Designers Candy as our New Zealand Distributor.

    September 2015

    Our inspiring Founder and Creative Director, Shelley Boyd, received the ultimate recognition being short listed as a Queensland finalist in the Entrepreneur category of the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards.

    October 2015

    After two years of searching, we were overjoyed to relocate our Sydney Showroom. Our new showroom is a converted Wool Store, three times our previous space and marks our biggest showroom to date.

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     Throughout 2015

    Our Boyd Blue team has continued to grow over the year, with our incredible team growing across the board in our Showrooms, Head Office and White workroom.

     

    We held a number of fabulous events in our showrooms with special guests of honour such as the Vice President of Arteriors, Patty Price, the General Manager of Skyline Design, Joseph Atmodjo, and the delightful Gavin & Warren from the Designer Boys.

     

    Shelley spent a significant part of the year travelling overseas to seek inspiration and develop our Boyd product range. This included attending prestigious trade shows such as High Point Market in Texas and Maison Objet in Singapore.

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  • Celebrating our Media Exposure in 2015

    Sunday, December 06, 2015

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    It’s incredibly rewarding to see our beautiful product gaining the attention of Australia’s leading interiors publications and news media.

    We are thrilled with the media attention that we’ve received in 2015 and feel privileged to have graced the pages of the very magazines that inspire us.

    Several pieces from our Boyd Blue collection have been showcased in the media, and it’s an honour to share some highlights from 2015 of Boyd Blue in the Media.

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     We graced the cover of House & Garden twice!

     

    Shelley gave her expert opinion in Yours & Modern Home magazines.  

     

     

      Our pieces have continued to inspire with regular features in the Belle Trend pages.

     

    So much love for the Skyline outdoor furniture range!

     

    2015 was still a big year for our grassweaves wallpaper.

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  • Royal Hotel Paddington

    Tuesday, March 04, 2014

    It's always so rewarding for us to see our clients completed projects. BKH commissioned White Furniture Design to manufacture 11 Elizabeth Sofas and 24 Ascot Dining Chairs for the Royal Hotel Paddington. Each item is handmade and features stunning deep diamond buttoning. We would love to see your photos of our products in your projects! Send your photos to marketing@boydblue.com and we will share them on our blog and social media.

     

  • Hand Crafted Upholstery for Summer

    Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Christmas is fast approaching, and so to are pre-Christmas delivery cut-offs.
    To ensure your Australian-made upholstery orders are delivered in time for summer holidays,  please ensure your deposits and fabrics are in by Friday, 25 October.

    We can also order your fabric for you with our Upholstery Fabric service.

    Please ask our team for more information, enquiries@boydblue.com T:  07 55 270 899

     

     

  • Designers in the City

    Monday, May 27, 2013

    We love this sublime floral colour pop on our Ellen Day Bed by Designers in the City. We customised our standard design to include a sofa bed mechanism.

    Our Charcoal Banding Grassweave wallpaper and custom-made Sofa add gorgeous texture to the Lounge Room.

    Contact us now for your 100% Australian-made upholstery enquiries@boydblue.com

     

  • Real Living Magazine

    Thursday, January 31, 2013

    We were excited to spot our divine Abbey (blue chair on the left) & Harrison (red chair on the right) Armchairs in the Jan/Feb issue of Real Living.

    These chairs are 100% Australian designed, owned and made.

    Get your copy now for a great article on the talented Sydney-based duo behind Designers in the City.

  • Client Feature: Custom Armchair for Black & Spiro

    Monday, September 24, 2012

    We recently had a custom armchair upholstered in Kilm rug made for Anna Spiro of Black & Spiro. We absolutely love it - the result is spectacular. Check out Anna's blog here: http://absolutelybeautifulthings.blogspot.com.au/