Furniture to ‘Toku’ – Schiavello & Harris Launch New Collection


World-class Australian company Schiavello has recently announced the launch of the Toku collection. The exclusive selection comes in collaboration with spirited designer Gavin Harris, emboldening human interaction and communication. The Japanese word for ‘talk’, Toku embraces the inherent human desire to converse and collaborate.

Words: Kalli Zerveas
Photography: Supplied

The collection has been meticulously designed to facilitate the constantly evolving workplace, supporting an array of combinations. The collection assures a satisfying certainty of balance and harmony even in the most diverse of environments, embodying a synergy between man and man-made.


The bold and talented Gavin Harris centralises his collection on spaces for privacy and focus, communication and collaboration, underrated matters in the modern workplace. The convenient waiting areas are ideal for education and office settings, while the piece’s embrace the intuitive needs of each person and the way they work.


Toku ottomans and benches are presented geometrically, coming in single, double and four seat modules. Catering to many requirements, there is the option to add a half or full backrest. With dynamic finishes from unique upholstery combinations, Harris assures the time for a bland workplace setting has passed. The screen comes in a variety of textural finishes, ensuring privacy and style can come hand in hand. The two table collections can be solid timber or metal finishes to cater to an array of shapes, sizes and needs.


The Toku collection has been designed for versatility, impressively tailoring itself to any space where people come together and connect.