Film courtesy of Guildhouse by Colin Haynes

Lex Stobie

Furniture, Homeware, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Timber

The Danish Modern aesthetic of Lex Stobie’s furniture isn’t the only thing that gives it instant appeal. Every piece in the New Zealand-born designer-maker’s collection reflects his artisanal craftsmanship, as well as his fine attention to detail. The timbers Stobie uses are locally sourced and he creates all his furniture in his George Street Studio, a space he shares with five other artisans in the inner-city suburb of Thebarton.

Having originally studied mechanical engineering, it was a trip to the Nordic region during his early twenties that inspired him to pursue furniture design. He undertakes commissions for both residential and commercial application, and recently designed the dining tables and waiter’s station for chef Jock Zonfrillo’s Rundle Street restaurant, Orana. In 2005, Stobie was commissioned by Anton Assaad of Great Dane to design a round glass-topped coffee table exclusive to the Melbourne-based supplier and in 2008, Enoki commissioned the Belair stool for their refurbishment of the Belair Hotel.

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Lex Stobie | George Street Studios

Lex Stobie | George Street Studios

36 George Street
Thebarton 5031
South Australia Australia
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+61 419 865 530


Opening hours
Monday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Tuesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Wednesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Thursday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm

CV Highlights

Group Exhibitions

2014 ARI CO LAB, Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide, Australia
2014 Set, Council of Objects, Adelaide, Australia
2011 Form Collective, One Small Room, Croydon, Australia
2011 Wood Not, Wood So, Aptos Cruz Galleries, Stirling, Australia
2008 Beyond the Fjords, Bedizen District, Prahran, Australia


Saint Francis Xavier Cathedral
Restaurant Orana
Zonfrillo Residence
Frame Creative
Price Residence


Lex Stobie in Monocle

01 Nov 2016

In this months Monocle Magazine designer-maker Lex Stobie is listed in the top 20 Best Global Design. Congratulations to Lex for this international acknowledgement.

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Photographer Jonathan VDK

The Adelaide Review

24 Feb 2016

Featured in the January edition of The Adelaide Review. Read the full article on the link below.

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