Hart & Co. has celebrated the official launch of the Miele brand in its Osborne Park showroom with an exclusive event for Perth’s leading designers, architects and boutique developers.

The event paid homage to Miele’s German heritage through a gastronomic experience inspired by German cuisine. Olio’s Catering curated the cocktail menu including two activations – fermentation and pickling: an ancient to modern German cuisine interactive station and live spit roast station complemented with German beer tastings.

Hugo De’Nobrega (Miele), Kristie Lapworth (Miele), Adam Connell (Miele), Mick Hart (Hart & Co.), Belinda Hart (Hart & Co.), Nicholas Kirby (Hart & Co.), Rick Hart (Hart & Co.), Yves Dalcourt (Miele) & Mia Edge (Miele).

The evening commenced with an official welcome from Hart & Co chairman, Rick Hart, who was joined by Miele Australia and New Zealand managing director, Yves Dalcourt to cut the ribbon on the new Miele display.

Guests were invited to enjoy the evening’s hospitality together with a preview of Miele appliances in action, including the world-first self-cleaning combi steam oven, demonstrated by Miele chefs.

Later in the evening, a Q&A panel session with Rick Hart and Yves Dalcourt provided guests with further insight into the Miele brand, its local connection and history to the Hart & Co. family, plus ongoing collaboration with the Hart & Co. brand, which spans over 50 years.

Q&A panel session with Rick Hart & Yves Dalcourt, moderated by local author and motivational keynote speaker, Lesa Hinchliffe.

The Hart & Co. family were one of the first retailers in Western Australia to introduce the Miele brand to the Perth market.  

The evening also celebrated and acknowledged Miele’s milestone in 2024 – celebrating 125 years in crafting premium appliances with guests invited to dress in ‘a touch of red’ for the event.

Feature image: Leigh Hardingham (Miele), Leo Wallin (Miele), Mick Hart (Hart & Co.), Belinda Hart, (Hart & Co.), Nicholas Kirby (Hart & Co.), Rick Hart (Hart & Co.) Yves Dalcourt (Miele) & Lisa Kilner (Miele).