Join us at HAY Melbourne to discover CHROMA; a colourful and playful exhibition celebrating HAY's new Eco ranges made with 100% recycled plastic, including the About A Collection and Colour Crate. On now, closes Sunday 17 September.

On show for two weeks only, CHROMA is a kaleidoscopic installation unveiling HAY's new Eco Collection, recrafted from household waste.

This exhibition at HAY Melbourne re-launches two bestselling HAY ranges - the iconic About A Collection and Colour Crate - which are now made with 100% recycled post-consumer plastic waste; a material derived from household waste, like televisions and washing machines.

HAY’s About A Collection and Colour Crate are now made with 100% recycled post- consumer plastic.In celebration, HAY Melbourne presents a colourful exhibition showcasing these new designs.

Through a series of installations, including the world-travelling Colour Crate House direct from Copenhagen’s 3 Days of Design festival, this exhibition shines a light on HAY’s new additions made using recycled content through the brand’s characteristically colourful and joyous expression.

For more than 20 years HAY has created durable and functional furniture, lighting and accessories for everyday life. Step by step, HAY is finding new and smarter methods and materials to reduce its environmental footprint, creating democratic design, crafted from responsible materials and methods.

HAY Colour Crate House first wowed visitors at 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen. It has since travelled around the world and now finally makes it way down under to pop up at HAY Melbourne for Saturday Indesign and two weeks afterwards. 


HAY Melbourne - 176 Johnston Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065.

On show from 02 - 17 September, 2023

We are giving away 5 x Colour Crate prize packs - with 5 x crates (S) per pack, made with 100% recycled plastic. To enter, simply:
- Take a picture of the CHROMA exhibition
- Share to Instagram stories
- Tag @haydesign_au and @cultdesignau

The winners will be selected randomly and announced on September 18th via Instagram. Good luck!



In looking at ways to reduce impact on the environment, HAY has begun using 100% recycled polypropylene derived from material from households to produce some of its bestselling ranges.

Post-consumer recycled plastic is material derived from household waste, like televisions and washing machines. The plastic is collected, sorted and cleaned in recycling programmes, before being reprocessed into HAY furntiure and accessories. 


The About A Collection (AAC) is now made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic, taking Hee Welling’s iconic seating collaboration with HAY in a more sustainable direction.In addition, the wooden bases are sourced from FSC-certified forests, with all the chairs and stools in the AAC Eco range featuring the EU Ecolabel.

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HAY Colour Crate, the distinctive series of colourful storage boxes, is now available in a new design and a variety of new colours and sizes. The multifunctional crates, made from 100% recycled post-consumer plastic waste, are suitable for storing and organising a wide range of items on shelves, tables or inside cupboards, and can be stacked on top of one another regardless of size.

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