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Manapan Furniture recently undertook it’s largest project to date…   In collaboration with Foolscap Studio, our Team were involved in the conception and design; and ultimately the creation of the beautiful pieces you see here.  The majority of the work was conducted in our Milingimbi......

500 kilometres east of Darwin is a remote island called Milingimbi. It’s the largest of the Crocodile Islands, and Yolngu people have lived on this land for over 40,000 years. These days, around 1200 people occupy the area, including an Aboriginal-owned, high-end furniture business, Manapan......

Read our full article in the Australian based publication, Smith Journal. Click to view the article here, or click on the images below for a snippet of the article.  ...

It is stifling hot and the humidity is 100 per cent. Ceiling fans take the edge off the heat. However, for the Indigenous cabinetmakers, working from a shed on remote Milingimbi Island, in Arnhem Land, a new high-end furniture enterprise called Manapan, has given its......

At Manapan, we have been a busy bunch with regular visits up to the far North of Australia and now, making regular updates to the website. Our new section – Manapan Signature Coffins – has seen local orders in the NT for local tribes people, and recent......

Arnhem Land makers and Melbourne based designers are collaborating to produce a range of high-end furniture. You can check out the edition to the Australian Wood Review hard copy from the AWR website or check out the full article here: ManapanMeansTogether_AWR...

The original article published in the Age was a great boon for the work that we are doing for the indigenous Millingimby community.. For decades, the street was dotted with factories, but now apartments are starting to appear, along with a cafe and a striking......