Khai Liew by Peter Ward, and published by Wakefield Press.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Khai Liew is one of Australia's finest, best-known and most original furniture designers. His very recent commissions include bedroom furniture for the Governor-General at Admiralty House, the official Sydney residence; public seating for the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, and refurbishment of the JamFactory, the Museum of Economic Botany, and the millionaire's Southern Ocean Lodge (on Kangaroo Island) in South Australia.
He started his career selling and restoring antique furniture, and in 1997 opened Khai Liew Designs, a furniture showroom and workshop. He has received numerous awards for his furniture designs, and has an extensive national and international clientele.
Peter Ward is a veteran journalist who for many years wrote on architecture and design for the Australian as well as many journals. He has been a member of the Board of the Art Gallery of South Australia. He is well-known also as a fiercely independent political writer.