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
Oliver Wilcox founded Lost Profile to bring together his varied skills and works in art production, contemporary design and antique collection. Meanwhile in Melbourne visited his Fitzroy studio to learn the story behind how Lost Profile came to be, and a little bit more about Oliver.Read More
MINI LIVING - INVERT has officially commenced. The 14 models are currently on display in a
glasshouse on the site of the design brief in Melbourne’s CBD.
The architects have embraced, challenged and explored the MINI LIVING - INVERT brief, which
was to create a home for a family of four on a six-by-ten-metre site. For example, panovscott’s
House of Houses design provides a home not only for a family, but constructs defined ecosystems that support specific plant and animal life.
This week we’re taking a look back at CTF Curated Work Shop by the Council of Textile & Fashion which featured a live studio residency and collaboration between emerging Melbourne designers A.BCH, Scott Benedictine and MNDATORY.
I came across CTF Curated while passing through St. Collins Lane one morning, and I wanted to look into their story a bit more and discover what Curated Melbourne is doing to help showcase and support our emerging fashion designers. They invited me over to their popups and I had a chance to talk to Courtney Holm of A.BCH, Warren Harrison of Scott Benedictine and Brian Huynh of MNDATORYRead More
I just visited Future Relief , an exhibition by Maddie Sharrock, and I just couldn't wait any longer to share it with all of you! I hope you enjoy the interview and get a chance to visit the exhibition.
Open Every Day
Thursday 14th - 28th September
9am - 3pm
School House Studios
Long Division Gallery
81 Rupert Street Collingwood
We had a great day at Habitat, a recently launched co-working space in Fitzroy North. Habitat provides flexibility and a creative environment for people to come together and work without the need to set up their own office. We talked with Steve Chu of Alter Atlas Architecture about Habitat, community, and the future of the workplace.Read More
We spent 5 minutes at Shop Furniture's showroom in Lygon Street and had a chat with the teams behind Kohde and Sean&Horn. We asked them about their work, their history and their plans for the future...Read More
We had a lovely time with Melbourne based clothing and footwear label Actually Existing
Find more about them and what inspires their work.
We work with leather and up-cycled materials, including heavy canvas and rubber. We believe in keeping our production local in order to support the various suppliers and associated manufacturers in Melbourne’s industry.
We sat down with French-Melbournian furniture designer Anne-Claire Petre of Anaca Studio at her recent pop-up store in Collingwood which she shared with photographer Elizabeth Bull.Read More
Marcello Rotar was always interested in furniture design. A few years ago, while in between jobs, Marcello started making furniture from materials he could find, bits of timber that people had given him, and what he had collected over the years....Read More
We had the pleasure to have a closer look at York street House from Cera Stribley.
Sited on a small inner city block, York St House reflects a type of urban architecture that is born from contextual constraints and is not only an impressive piece of small architecture that is light filled and spacious, but exemplifies contemporary Australian ideas about inner city living.