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Open House Melbourne and Emma Telfer

Open House Melbourne appoints industry powerhouse Emma Telfer to the role of Creative Director. Open House Melbourne continues to provide unique opportunities for people to better understand the legacy and future impact of good design and architecture in the city. Emma takes on the role of Creative Director after successfully driving visitor engagement with Open House Melbourne as...

the Little Bishop

For many years Dominique Hunter, an interior designer from Melbourne Australia has been frustrated with the makeshift method in which cable hung pendant lights were secured. The common solution at the time was not appropriate for many of the light fittings she specified in her interiors. So she enlisted the help of her partner Antony Richards to create an elegant and natural way to hang...

Architects EAT 15 years on ….

Albert Mo and Eid Goh established their office Architects EAT in South Yarra, Melbourne in 2000, after graduating from the University of Melbourne and gaining experience in various firms in Melbourne and Singapore. Last week they celebrated a 15-year milestone, their works have been awarded numerous prizes, including “The Belle Apartment of the Year Award” in 2007, “Best...

Woodspot table lamp

Surrealist artist René Magritte was the starting point for Alessandro Zambelli's Woodspot table lamp, featuring an unconventional light diffuser with the unexpected look of a three-dimensional frame. The lamp is assembled and varnished entirely by hand. Joined to the moulded support are a base and a light diffuser, both in pine with a natural finish. The base rests at an...

Cannon 2015 collection

Did you know that Cannon Powerflue Gas Log Heaters can be installed on any wall – vented horizontally from the back or side, vertically under the floor or through the roof, even in a multi-storey apartment they can be flued up through an internal wall or out under the floor. The 2015 collection comprises two different ranges: the...

sit back and relax

The in home day-spa is not just a dream for some and bathroom accessories are crucial for achieving a functional and aesthetically pleasing in-home spa. A huge design aspect of any successfully designed in-home spas is the ability to keep the space streamlined, simple and clutter-free. Boasting a streamlined design and practical functionality, Bathroom Butler’s range of high-end...

MARNE collection

Recently created is the MARNE tile, an honest replication of an Italian bluestone with natural color variation never seen before on a porcelain tile that plays with an incredible variety of graphics. The idea behind the Marne collection is that of a material generated by a crystallization of mud and its movements in the earth’s crust. The Marne tile is non-porous requiring no sealing or...

CRITERIA New York to Melbourne

CRITERIA’s showroom opening in Cremorne in Melbourne in late 2014 brings an exciting new design aesthetic to Australia. Founder and director of CRITERIA Rachael Fry says, “the CRITERIA showroom aims to capture the essence of design thinking in New York.” The former New Yorker pinpoints the New York aesthetic as being “structured around progressive design, centred on experimentation,...

the resurgence of patterned tiles

Interior Designer, author and megastar collaborator Greg Natale known for never sleeping and his bold use of pattern and colour, particularly his flair for repeated patterns and his first collaboration with Teranova celebrates the resurgence of patterned tiles in interior design. The range of intricately designed cement tiles are made up...

the Monstera-plant pot

How hot is this ... designed by Tim van de Weerd, the Monstera-plant pot has long ornate roots that extend downwards from the main container up top. Bent by hand, the organic-like roots are covered with epoxy clay and finished with a thick layer of white, high gloss lacquer. The result is a design that looks fragile but is...