Posts tagged Design
Pete Sullivan from Cox Architecture

Recently we caught up with Pete Sullivan from Cox Architecture, creators of the winning design for the $2 Billion development planned for Southbank by Beulah International. 
We asked Pete Sullivan a few quick questions to find out more about the design process and the building itself. 

Hope you like it! 

Competing with six other designs put together by collaborating teams of Australian and international architecture firms, Cox Architecture and Dutch firm UNStudio’s design Green Spine took first place. Their 350+ metre high Green Spine is an impressive cantilevered structure made up of two twisting towers with a geometric glass facade and green terracing. 

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Satelight

Custom. Cool. Quick. Locally Made. Usually you have to compromise and choose one or two at most. We met up with Duncan Ward from Satelight to find out how they have made it possible to have it all.
Satelight and others set themselves apart by offering quality of materials and workmanship, and offering a degree of customisation and collaboration which you simply couldn’t get from an overseas bulk supplier. 

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Ilan El

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.

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Workshop Bros Glen Waverley by Studio Esteta

Brothers Nolan and Brian Taing and partner Joe La already operate three successful Workshop Bros cafes in Glen Huntly and two in Melbourne’s CBD, however their newest venture, Workshop Brothers Glen Waverley, takes the brand to a new level.

Unlike the other Workshop locations, the Glen Waverley project will be open for breakfast, lunch & dinner, and will look and feel much different to the others.

At Workshop Bros Glen Waverley, these three young restaurateurs look nostalgically back at their food heritage, and add ironic touches to a very Melbourne menu.

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The Staple Collection by Lucious Handmade X Hamilton Taylor Made. 

Luc and James have shared a design workshop in Melbourne since 2015. Conversations in design and process often turned to frustrations with the reality of the furniture industry in Australia. Looking to buck the trend of imported, mass produced furniture that is destined for land fill, Luc and James stuck to their principles of quality pieces, made one at a time. This resulted in the release of their first collaboration, The Staple Collection.

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