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Murray Lowndes | Business Development Manager

MURRAY LOWNDES | Business Development Manager QLD

mlowndes@streetfurniture.com
07 3144 8871

Originally a cabinet maker by trade, Murray has more than 20 years of experience in the furniture industry. He made his first foray in sales with home furnishings, followed by the specialised transport of antiques and the design and fit out of motorhomes and campervans.

In the ergonomic office products sector he introduced many products to the Australian and New Zealand markets over 24 years, including electric standing desks, monitor management and specialised seating.

What inspires you?

I am inspired by quality, shape and form, as a well designed furniture piece will be functional, endure endlessly and never go out of style.

Your favourite product and why?

The Mall Sun Lounge and Arqua Fountain as both have a modern, fun designer look, are very functional and beg you to use them.

Mall Sun Lounge with battens in Pearl White, Lycra Strip, Viper Green and Shamrock, frame in Pearl White.
Mall Sun Lounge with battens in Pearl White, Lycra Strip, Viper Green and Shamrock, frame in Pearl White.
Arqua Fountain, electropolished stainless steel finish.
Arqua Fountain, electropolished stainless steel finish.


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The future bus stop: our collaboration with Monash Mobility Design Lab

Street Furniture Australia collaborated with Mobility Design Lab from Monash University to reimagine how urban bus stops and shelters could look, feel and work in the near future. The concept proposal was recently shortlisted for the Smarter Hobart Challenge, an international design competition launched by the City of Hobart in 2020. The competition called for “innovative and exciting ideas to help transform Hobart’s public transport services, and help make waiting for the bus reliable, safe, accessible and socially connective.” More than 120 entries were received from teams in Australia, the US, India, South America, Russia, Ukraine, Singapore, Hong Kong, Italy and France. The concept by Monash University and Street Furniture Australia was one of five finalists. Bus travel can sometimes suffer from “a less optimal image” compared with other modes …

  • 26 jul 2021
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Trend Watch July 2021

This German Grandma builds wheelchair ramps from Lego: Rita Ebel is making wheelchair ramps out of LEGO bricks to make her town of Hanau, in Germany, more accessible. “For me it is just about trying to sensitise the world a little bit to barrier-free travel,” Ebel told Reuters. She has been using a wheelchair since she was involved in a car accident 25 years ago. Helped by her husband, Ebel often spends two to three hours a day building the made-to-order ramps which contain hundreds of the small plastic bricks secured with around eight tubes of glue. The bright colours stand out in town centres says Rita, who has been nicknamed ‘Lego Oma’, or ‘Lego Grandma.’ “Nobody just walks past a Lego ramp without taking a look,” she said. “Whether …

  • 27 jul 2021
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Join Us For Tea Time (via Zoom)

Take a quick (and educational) tea break with us! Customers are invited to join a fast and interactive one-on-one Zoom chat with your local Street Furniture Australia representative to learn about street furniture trends, new products and latest projects.  Presentations are guaranteed no longer than 10-minutes plus Q&A. Choose from: The Linea range. Wood Without Worry. Or request a custom presentation. Each participant will receive a T2 Ten gift box, which includes 10 teas and tisanes – China Jasmine, French Early Grey, Green Rose, Lemongrass & Ginger, Melbourne Breakfast, Morning Sunshine, New York Breakfast, Packs a Peach, Sleep Tight and Tummy Tea. Book by contacting us on teatime@streetfurniture.com, or via the button below. Win $500 worth of pots from Garden Life The first 20 Tea Time bookings for Australian customers …

  • 25 sep 2020
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