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Lights Tom Dixon.metallic glow.Paolo Rizzatto.265 design. Jon Santacoloma .architectural elegance

[caption id="attachment_795" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Copper Shade Floor by Tom Dixon"][/caption] The Copper Shade Floor by Tom Dixon is a light made using copper, a material more commonly associated with solar cells and microwave radiation. The Copper Shade is created by exploding a thin layer of pure metal onto the internal...

Foolscap Studio and the Vanishing Elephant. gentlemanly style. Out of Africa. romantic traveler’s

Boutique Australian menswear label Vanishing Elephant approached Foolscap Studio to design their flagship store in Melbourne’s premier retail prescient, QVB. The store’s design aesthetic needed to embrace the brand’s classic, gentlemanly style whilst also allowing the space to be a canvas for their beautiful clothing to be displayed. In responding to this brief, Foolscap drew upon the 1980’s film Out of Africa for inspiration; it’s...

featuring Darren Palmer design. Residential designer Playing with masculine + feminine LUX

[caption id="attachment_711" align="aligncenter" width="328" caption="Darren Palmer from Darren Palmer Design"][/caption] Below - Paddington Terrace, Darren met this client whilst guest lecturing at coco republic design school. The brief was to bring their Paddington terrace to life, in a way that was complimentary to the way they live, being a family with 2 young children...

meeting Greg Natale celebarting 10 years + a first look @ Samodol Apartment

[caption id="attachment_110" align="aligncenter" width="342" caption="Greg Natale"][/caption] Interview with Greg Natale  One of Australia's most esteemed designers is celebrating his 10th year anniversary driving Greg Natale design and he gives us a little insight into the man behind the creative studio and a first look at his latest project Samodol Apartment. What is your name? No Comments Read more

rock elements rock on

Rock Elements is a series of low tables/ stools which all play with chaos and order the exact mathematical shape of the elements is contrasted by its soft coated, flexible material. The fact that all sides of the pieces have the same inclination guarantees a high grade of modularity and allows infinite variations of arrangements and the end result speaks for it's self. To find out...

Broached Commissions Max Lamb, Lucy McRae, Charles Wilson, Trent Jansen, Adam Goodrum and Chen Lu.

Broached Commissions are annual international design collaborations that use an event in Australian history as inspiration for each new collection. All commissions result in made to order or limited edition furniture and objects for commercial sale.The inaugural commission is Broached Colonial, referencing the period of 1788-1840, when the industrial revolution was transplanted from Britain to Australia, and the country was tirelessly remade in the European...

Jongir Maddadi Design Bureau Sit on It

The Panorama by Jongir Maddadi Design Bureau I love the design of  "The Panorama" which offers a welcome alternative to the linear public benches that we see in most public spaces. The design bureau say that they are inspired by the natural curves of people in movement. For stockist contact  the Jongir Maddadi Design Bureau click on the link to travel to their home in Sweden...

loving the TWIG bench and cube + IONA CHEVAL MIRROR from PINCH

I love the simplicity of TWIG bench and cube made from coppiced hazel, coppicing is a traditional method of woodland management which takes advantage of new growth and shoots making the Twig nice and sustainable. Originally designed for a commercial project in the UK the range is now available from PINCH. The twig is recommended for interior use only. Perfect for office break out areas, hospitality...

meeting Susan Denham furniture designer + manufacturer …. what makes her tick

[caption id="attachment_274" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Susan Denham founder and designer of Comax Australia"][/caption] What is your name? Susan Denham What is your nationality? Australian At what age did you start out in your business? 35 How many years has Comax Australia been in business? 22 years In a word or a phrase define yourself Driven...

Benjamin Hubert x casamania FLOAT + maritime

The Maritime chair Inspired by traditional wooden shipbuilding techniques maritime is a solid wood range of chairs that are skinned internally with a formed plywood shell.The construction technique where the supports are visible on the outside allows for a distinctive design language that is in harmony with the material and production. The ribs allow for a structurally robust chair with minimum use of material. Maritime...

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