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Belle – Alessi Design Awards 2017 winner

Belle magazine and Alessi have been on a quest to unearth Australia’s best product designers to create a timeless piece that will fit within the existing Alessi portfolio, exhibit contemporary lines and be imbued with an enduring style that will make it a classic within the Alessi stable.

Rene Linssen is the winner of the Alessi Design Awards 2017 for his beautiful ‘Pearla’ oyster...

50 manga chairs Milan Fair 2016

Manga is a means of expression with a high degree of flatness and abstraction, and which is composed of a series of lines. Manga comics are deeply rooted in Japanese culture since  (1603-1868 A.D.). This installation of 50 manga chairs is the result of adapting the strong symbolic nature of manga comics to furniture design. Manga consist of a series of frames on a single sheet...

Birdcage Monochrome Sophistication Derby Day 2014

Its my favourite time of year, Melbourne is alive and the streets are lined with handsome men and stylish women. The gates opened at Flemington in Melbourne for the Victoria Derby Day on Saturday, officially kicking off the four-day Melbourne Cup Carnival. The fashion stakes were also high, with the commencement of the Myer Fashions on the Field competition. Hoping for a place in the prestigious...

Melbourne Indesign OUR picks for this weekend!

Melbourne Indesign is just days away. I love this event; designers taking to the streets roaming across precincts, discovering great brands and products. New to Melbourne and the place to be is the “Galleria “, an immersive open-plan design experience across multiple storeys in Melbourne CBD Design Precinct located at 17-23 Wills St Melbourne CBD. You'd be NUTS to miss this destination. Below is my picks of...

Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014 Australia

At Wednesday night’s gala Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014, Australia’s interior design community came together to celebrate the creative and professional brilliance exhibited by our Australian grown local talent. The 250 industry and media guests raised their glasses on a balmy Autumn evening to all of this year’s finalists, including the esteemed Belle Coco Republic Interior Designer of the Year, Sydney-based Greg Natale of...

First look Grace of Monaco and Cartier

Olivier Dahan's Grace of Monaco features Nicole Kidman as Princess Grace, sparkling in jewellery by Cartier and the long wait will soon be over. The release date has been pushed back several times, but on May 14, leading our Nicole Kidman will ascend the steps of the Palais des Festivals before a screening of the movie, marking the opening of the 67th Cannes...

The Immersery … UP AMONG THE CLOUDS

The centerpiece of the 2014 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, is a cloud-like structure suspended above a floating bar and open-kitchen restaurant on the banks of Melbourne Australia's Yarra River. The cloud-like canopy sitting above the disused Sandridge Rail Bridge creates a skyline community space offering a new city vantage point. The Immersery concept was dreamed up by MFWF and designed by

White Night Melbourne 2014

After captivating audiences in 2013, White Night Melbourne...

Dior’s floral wonderland …

Did you know I was once a florist?  In a past life my partner and I created many a floral fantasy for events across Melbourne so when I saw the footage from Dior’s 2014 Spring Summer collection I was flawed! Nearing winter, a frosty chill was settling in over Paris. However, the cold weather wasn’t about to stop Dior from showcasing their Spring/Summer...

SiD it’s all about the GALLERIA

Yesterday I touched down in Sydney and made a beeline to check out the latest precinct for Sydney in Design 2013 . It took me a little while longer than expected with me arriving at Carriage Works rather than Technology Park in in Eveleigh which is the correct venue fyi quite a few people made the same mistake. From the moment you step into the...