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David Walley

David Walley: Founder & Design Director David is a graduate of industrial design from Melbourne’s RMIT. He began his working life as a set designer for ABC television, later travelling to the UK where he forged a successful career as a freelance art director at the BBC and in the British film industry. It was during his time in London that David co-founded Yellow Diva design studio with architect James Davis. The brand launched its inaugural range of sculptural upholstered furniture to critical acclaim at Milan's Salone del Mobile 1996. David returned to Australia with his young family in 2008 and Yellow Diva was reborn in Melbourne. With partner Felicity Joll as Creative Director, the brand diversified into hospitality furniture with the introduction of the best-selling WB Series for Zenith in 2009. The Yellow Diva collection encompasses robust, eye-catching and innovative commercial furniture for indoor and outdoor environments, from workplace to residential.