Our Story

Dennis Abalos is an award-winning Industrial Designer, Designer/Maker based in Sydney, Australia.

His work ranges from self-produced designs to collaborative commissioned projects for a wide variety of companies in furniture, homewares and lighting design, to commercial interiors and exhibition design.

Graduating in 2005 with a First-Class Honours Degree in Industrial Design with a Sub Major in Interior Design and Furniture Design from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

As an Australian Filipino, Dennis fuses his traditional craft-based skills from his Philippine heritage with the fresh ideology of modern Australian Design into his works.

His philosophy is to discover and recognise opportunities for innovation and create fresh design solutions that contribute positively to people’s experiences.

Having always produced consistently unique work, Dennis pushes production techniques and materials to innovative forms and fresh ideas in all his works.

As an ambitious and passionate designer, Dennis also spends his time developing his own collection of furniture, lighting and homewares.

The ‘ABALOS’ brand was established in 2010, as the label for his self-produced furniture, lighting and homewares.

With items wholesaled through retail stockists, ABALOS believes that designer, manufacturer and retailer collaboration are all about good relationships were all parties trust each other to work towards an innovative and successful outcome. 

Strong creative partnerships are formed through an understanding that all parties + stakeholders are adding long lasting value and growth to each other’s business for the future.

The Studio

Dennis Abalos Design Studio, is a fresh and innovative Sydney based creative design practice that engages in a mixture of design disciplines, including products, commercial interiors and bespoke exhibition design. 

Founded by award winning Industrial Designer, Dennis Abalos, the studio is passionate about the creating designs that are fresh, innovative, functional, and environmentally sustainable. 

The studio provides creative services in custom design work and private commissions. The team works closely with other businesses to develop new and successful products sold globally.

The team’s extensive knowledge in design, materials and manufacturing with a global network of suppliers, caters for a diverse range of services for local Australian businesses to large international brands.

Our Services

The studio provides an extensive range of product design services, as well as commercial interior design services.

Working closely in partnership with clients, our team delivers fresh and creative
solutions that add value to your brand and assist in achieving a competitive advantage.

Problem definition and research

Problem definition and research

Project goals and existing problems defined market analysis and product research.

Development and prototyping

Development and prototyping

Engage with new materials, processes and the latest technology to develop products.

Ideation and creative design

Development and prototyping

Design exploration and brainstorming challenge ideas and push boundaries.

Implementation and manufacturing

Implementation and manufacturing

Delivery of design to full production manage and liaise with manufacturers


Dennis Abalos Design Studio collaborates and works closely with other businesses to develop new product design solutions.

We have successfully designed and managed end-to-end projects in furniture, homewares, lighting, commercial interiors and bespoke exhibitions & events for local small businesses in Australia to larger international brands. 

Contact our expert creative team for your next project.