Icon By Design x Grand Designs Australia

We are beyond thrilled to be featured in Grand Designs Australia magazine! As a leader in the home design and renovation sphere, this iconic magazine shares our ethos of detailed design, sustainability and timeless elegance, and we couldn’t be happier to grace their pages.

Our Story

When you realise that the Light family has been in the furniture-making business for five generations, the light dawns (pardon the pun). As Grand Designs Australia rightly points out, “There is no doubt that furniture design is in their blood – the Lights specialise in what has been come to be known as a distinctly Australian aesthetic: clean, minimalist, elegant and sustainable.”
But when father-and-son duo, David and Adam Light founded Icon by Design in 2016, their aim was to take things up a notch and change the way Australians bought furniture. Turning its back on mass production and quick consumption, they steered Icon by Design towards creating bespoke modern Australian and Scandinavian furniture where you can “see the hand of the craftsman”. Every piece is made from sustainably sourced solid timber that has been beautifully crafted into furniture with clean, minimalist lines that will stand the test of time. Cutting out the middleman means our furniture is affordable and offers exceptional value. We care about our customers and are committed to having a positive impact on the environment.

The result?

Your forever furniture.

Your Story

At Icon by Design, we want to be an integral part of your home as life ebbs and flows. Whether it’s the excitement of purchasing a statement piece for your first apartment (we’re looking at you, Franz Armchair!) or furniture that takes your toddlers into their teens (see our Arne storage collection featured in Grand Designs Australia).
We want your home to be a welcoming sanctuary of love, laughter and life. Where stories unfold around the dinner table (see our Alberto Dining Table featured in Grand Designs), where friends gather to feast and frolic; when sorrows and successes are shared.

There’s a story behind everything we sell – it starts in our warehouse and continues in your home. Go on, create memories with our furniture.

Let your story unfold

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