The all-natural Christmas gift guide

Our All-Natural Christmas Gift Guide is about treading lightly on the earth, with fairness to makers, and in celebration of craftsmanship.

At southwood we lovingly hand pick each brand we include as part of our collection. We only work with companies who are as committed to natural materials and ethical manufacturing as we are.

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Robert Gordon stoneware

We have been a stockist of Robert Gordon ceramics for many years. Each year they release more beautiful new designs and glazes and this year is no exception. Our favorite new piece is their latte cup, free from handles and shaped perfectly to fit your hand. This lovely new piece is available in three timeless […]

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six Melbourne interiors we love

No.1 – Bendigo House Interior Design by Flack Studio Photography by Brooke Holm Styling by Marsha Golemac Bemboka Wrinkle Bedspread from southwood No.2 – Williamstown residence Interior Design by Fiona Lynch Photography by Brooke Holm Styling by Marsha Golemac Bemboka towels in dove, Hey Sign Felt Pots in light grey from southwood. No.3 – Essendon House Styling & Interior Design by […]

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Flow stool by southwood

Flow Stool is made exclusively for Southwood in Melbourne from solid Australian timber available in blackwood and tasmanian oak. We prefer to feature the natural colour of timber without the use of stain, that’s why all our products are finished with a hard wax oil to enhance timber’s natural beauty. Dimensions: seat 39cm diameter, 45cm high

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seven Christmas table dressing tips 2015

tip one:      Is your food going to go on the table or a buffet nearby? This will dictate how much room you have for a centre piece. It is a good idea to lay out the platters you are planning to use before you get started on dressing your table. tip two:      Pick one […]

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fleming by southwood

Our Fleming chairs are hand-crafted in Melbourne meaning that we are able to supply them within 4 – 6 weeks. Available either in solid timber or upholstered in your choice of fabric or leather on a Blackwood or Tasmania Oak frame.

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Three generations of potters

Robert Gordon has a long history in ceramics. Since 1979 the family business has established themselves as a well known Australian brand. The founder, Robert Andy Gordon followed in his mother’s footsteps, helping her in her studio from a small boy and later becoming a potter in his Gembrook home. Starting out selling pottery at local Melbourne markets with his wife, his pots sold as quickly as he could make them.

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Beautiful blackwood

Every piece of our furniture is handcrafted here in Melbourne from sustainably farmed Vic ash and is finished with a hard wax oil. Our first Flow table made from Blackwood (acacia melanoxylon) has arrived and has richer, deeper tones with more variation in the grain. Both our Flow tables are available in square, rectangular and […]

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