Christel Hadiwibawa

Are you looking to add a touch of creativity and innovation to your living space? Look no further than Christel Hadiwibawa, the founder of ChristelH, a renowned creative studio specializing in furniture, lighting, and conceptual design projects. Based in Sydney, Australia, ChristelH is dedicated to creating unique and captivating designs that leave a lasting impact on its users.

A Fusion of East and West

One of the hallmarks of ChristelH’s work is the seamless fusion of Eastern and Western influences. Through the clever combination of materials like bamboo and concrete, ChristelH creates furniture pieces that exude charm and sophistication. These distinctive designs add value and character to any brand, concept, or product.

Christel Hadiwibawa's Work

The Philosophy of Design

At the core of ChristelH’s philosophy is the belief in the power of novelty and quality. Each project is approached with a subtly playful mindset, inviting people to come together and connect. With a combination of manual and machine craftsmanship, the studio creates products that are both beautiful and functional, ensuring long-lasting enjoyment for users.

Exceptional Designs by ChristelH

Let’s take a closer look at some of the exclusive designs by ChristelH:

1. FLOAT (2012)

Inspired by the round windows of a passenger ship, Float combines past material images with futuristic technological processes. This innovative design utilizes LED lighting strips to provide direct light without the need for bulky displays. The result is a simple, unpretentious design that highlights the beauty of the materials used. Available in black, white, and azure grey.

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FLOAT Design

2. Hugo (2013)

Taking inspiration from the famous Rubik’s cube, Hugo is a modern concept that embraces the timeless beauty of wood. Constructed with 36 interlocking wooden struts, this design creates a unique cube shape. The interior of the cube features a suspended light bulb, perfect for high-ceiling spaces.

Hugo Design

3. TREY (2011)

Trey showcases the harmonious blend of traditional and modern techniques, bridging the gap between Eastern and Western cultures. Made with herringbone wood and utilizing a knotting and “tying” technique, this light design features colored rope wraps that represent the seasons of the year: blue, red, orange, and green.

TREY Design

4. P2 (2009)

P2 is an evolution of the P1 chair, offering enhanced comfort and support. The wider seat and back are constructed using bamboo strips housed within a wooden frame, allowing for easy assembly and disassembly. This chair is a testament to ChristelH’s commitment to achieving universal results using everyday materials.

P2 Design


Influenced by the inherent strength of triangular structures, the Inclination stool combines bamboo and curved tubular steel. This elegant chair design finds its place in various settings, from cafes to compact homes and offices. Available in black, chrome, white, and blue.


6. JUNIOR (2011)

Junior is a mini version of Kembla, designed as a small shelf for the living room or sofa. With two shelves, it offers practical storage solutions for both small and large spaces. Made from bamboo and A-steel frame, Junior is available in four colors: black, blue, green, and white.


7. Kembla (2011)

Kembla is a versatile square shelf perfect for shops, stores, and any space in need of elegant shelving solutions. The alignment of each steel bar creates a visually appealing design with easy access to items from all sides. Choose from three different heights (3-tier, 4-tier, and 5-tier) and four colors: black, green, blue, and white.

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Kembla Design

8. STOOL B (2008)

Stool B is the result of an experimental project at the beginning of the ‘BC Series.’ This unique chair design highlights the versatility of bamboo, creating a subtle cushion effect. It represents the foundation for future models, showcasing ChristelH’s commitment to simplicity and uniqueness in design.

STOOL B Design

Discover the World of ChristelH

Explore more of Christel Hadiwibawa’s stunning creations by visiting the Caravansarai website. With its exceptional designs and a philosophy rooted in quality and creativity, ChristelH is transforming the way we perceive and experience interior design.