Startups like Lodie and Couchelo are setting the bar for curated marketplaces

- July 3, 2014 2 MIN READ

In the competitive world of interior design two Australian startups are currently making inroads with premium play, curated marketplaces.

Couchelo, founded by Si-Si Dai, William Fan and Fei Yao, is focusing on unique vintage and designer furniture. Lodie, founded by Melbourne-based entrepreneurs Gabrielle Kelly and Simon Doukas focuses more on the homewares and gift market, including fashion and jewellery.