As part of Melbourne Design Week the DENFAIR Design Loop showcased 17 showrooms and studios and invited the public to explore a series of curated installations and public talks centring around the theme of ‘Celebration of the Material’Read More
Melbourne based Centre Plumbing has achieved the ultimate partnership – a place where designer looks meet practical experience. Tucked away in a surprising part of Melbourne’s Glen Iris, the bold new showroom is a feast for the senses with its glamorous interior design and curated selection of fittings.
Flack Studio was chosen interior designer. With David as the interior architect, his trademark charisma, flair and inviting design is seen in spades in the new showroom.
Dynamic design duo Pop&Pac managed the brand work and delivered a visual package that perfectly balances the down to earth character of the business with the elegance and excitement of the new space.
I have always admired the super talented Nat Turbull so after repeatedly bumping into each other at parties and design events I decided to sit down for a proper chat and get to know a bit more about her and her work....Read More
The words “copper-plated steel furniture” conjure up images of sleek lines and smooth, shiny surfaces. Michael Gittings however has taken this technique and created organic, sculptural furniture that is rich in texture and almost unendingly complex. Through playful experimentation he has refined his technique and we were very happy to sit down and find out more about how he does it, and what inspires his work.Read More
You’ve no doubt seen Caitlin’s amazing work on our blog because we’ve been working with her since the beginning. She’s an absolute gun when it comes to taking breathtaking pictures and it was about time that we sat down to have our Five Minutes and share a bit more about her passion for photography.Read More
Sarah Schembri combines her love of pottery, food, sharing knowledge and making people happy at her studio in Fitzroy, where she holds classes, produces her range, and unwinds after a hard day’s work.Read More
We had a great day at the Mercator building at Abbotsford Convent, the home of Cone 11 Ceramics and Porcelume.
It was a lovely sunny day at the workshop, when we visited Ilona Topolcsanyi from Cone 11 finishing some tableware commissioned for a restaurant. We also met Colin Hopkins, the maker behind Porcelume, as he was working on a medium size shade using the art of hand‐throwing porcelain, a skill that he has mastered through the years.
We had a chat with both of them about their work and their passion for ceramics.Read More
We were thrilled to visit the Yellow Diva showroom and workshop space in Melbourne West recently. We had a coffee with directors David and Felicity and found out more about their brand and their personal take on design.Read More
Lighting designer Ilanel invited us into his St Kilda studio to share and talk about his work, his creative process and his plans for the future.
Ilanel is inspired by natural phenomena and uses light to bring his objects to life. Many of his pieces feature organic shapes and lines and explore and play with the relationship between light and the objects themselves.Read More
Former Architect now jewellery designer Cushla Whiting produces a beautiful range of timeless pieces from her studio in Melbourne’s CBD. We visited her and learnt a bit more about her work, her history, and what drives her as a designer.Read More
Peter McManus has been a carpenter for 30 years, he has worked on building sites, taught at TAFE, and now runs Yard Furniture in Preston. Peter’s design style emphasises locally made, small batch or one-off pieces, designed to let the character of the wood speak for itself.Read More