Nobody said collaborations were easy, but teaming up with someone who lives over 3400 kilometres away presents unique challenges. Tough Luck is a joint effort from Melbourne-based artist Katie Eraser and Perth-based artist Emma Lipscombe, and brings together their distinct but complementary styles. Their upcoming exhibition features a range of paintings by each artist, and also a series of limited run textiles which the pair designed together. The exhibition is a great example of the way which social media platforms like Instagram can bring together likeminded artists and help foster creative relationships and friendships. Katie and Emma have overcome physical distance to create a truly collaborative and unique exhibition.Read More
We met Lucy Grant and Adam Brislin in 2017 when Beeline Design did collaboration with Felix Furniture and we were delighted to see them again in the lead up to the launch of The Ridge Collection, their new work inspired by the rich dairy-farming land of south-west Western Australia. We had a quick chat with them about this project, their journey to get to this point and where they hope to go in the future!
We recently spoke with Bear Agushi from Agushi Developments and architect John Bornas of Workroom Architecture about their recent collaboration, the stunning Huntingtower house in Armadale. Huntingtower was designed and built as a home for developer Bear Agushi and his family and is a true labour of love. You can see the dedication to quality of materials and design in the attention and care given to each detail. The project features natural stone, timeless European Oak parquetry flooring, and rich and beautiful brass fixtures.Read More
We are thrilled to finally feature the amazingly talented young artist Hannah Nowlan. We first came across her work from her previous solo exhibition Myths, Moons and Mountains in 2017. Hannah’s current exhibition Cerberus is an exploration of her environment and landscape in her iconic, rich and evocative style.
We hope you enjoy this Q&A and a selection of some of our favourite works from Cerberus. Make sure to check out the full exhibition which opens on the 16th of August at Modern Times in Collingwood.Read More
We recently caught up with Luke Fry, the designer behind the incredible refurbishment of an Art Deco home in Chaddesley Avenue, St Kilda East. We spoke about his recent work, inspirations, and how he manages to balance a young family and his design practice.
Luke’s rare and broad skillset has enabled him to create a cohesive and beautiful vision from inside to out, and allows him to identify the full potential in a building design, and then bring it to life.Read More
We had a chat with Anne-Claire Petre, creative director of Anaca studio about their new take on the forever favourite Camille sofa. Anaca studio designs versatile, sustainably-produced forever pieces, at home in all kinds of aesthetically minimalist interiors, and offering cool comfort throughout the seasons.Read More
I first came across the work of Tuckbox Design on Instagram a few years ago, and I was thrilled to finally meet Dan and Anthony at their workshop in Campbellfield last week to learn a bit more abaout how they got into design and what inspires them to create their unique and beautiful range.Read More
Last week I travelled to Gallerysmith, a contemporary art gallery in North Melbourne, to speak with director and art curator Marita Smith about Gallerysmith’s 10 year anniversary, 200th exhibition, and the importance of art curation in modern society.Read More
Schiavello has just launched its new retail furniture line with the opening of a new retail showroom in Melbourne’s Southbank. Located at ground level at Southbank’s Prima Tower, the warm, light-filled space showcasing local and international design by Schiavello and MAP features interiors by award-winning designers, Hecker Guthrie. Clean lines, layered volumes and an assemblage of textural materials (leather, velvet, glass, timber) create balance and a distinctively architectural approach.Read More
It’s that time of year again where colour’s in the air. Leaves are turning from green to red and everything in between and it’s time for the annual Dulux Colour Awards!
The Dulux awards always feature an amazing array of talent and the 2018 nominees are no exception!