Meet the Owner

Michael has over 25 years’ experience in furniture and over 15 years in owning businesses. Michael commenced his furniture career as a cabinet maker, manufacturing furniture for commercial and residential use. During this time he also studied furniture design, creative writing, small business, and moved into several sales and business development roles for high end furniture companies around Western Australia.


Michael is passionate about all things furniture, especially how to manufacture furniture that will last a lifetime with the lowest possible environmental impact, which is a major priority as a Dad with a young family.  Michael lives in Perth and spends most of his time running Artifex Australia, while also making time for his family and other passions, such as  soccer and mountain biking.  He often travels to other states to visit our partners and establish new relationships.  So ask him when he will be in your area next!

Welcome to

Artifex Australia

Established in 1978, we offer traditional craftsmanship, and outstanding workmanship.  We have been a trusted wholesaler in the industry for over 40 years.  Artifex Australia manufactures all of our products in house, using Australian made materials and components. 


From the sustainable jarrah frames, in house shaped Australian made foams, and Australian made plywood, to manufacturing our own metal legs and frames, we are perhaps the only furniture manufacturer in Australia that does everything under one roof.  Thank you for visiting our website and in turn one of our retail partners, but most importantly, thank you for supporting Australian made and keeping Australians employed.

Level 1, 244 Welshpool Road, Welshpool WA 6106

Tel: 08 9455 1400

Fax: 08 9455 1519

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