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FLOCK Shelter by Skein

Talents in Tandem

Feature Interview

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Steve Hooper and James Martin, the enthusiastic practitioners behind Skein, have found themselves located at the intersection of art and architecture.

Nick McDonald - Made by Morgen is refined, yet boundless, conscious furniture design.

Nick McDonald

Woodworker of the Month

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Nick McDonald is the founder of Made By Morgen, a boutique timber retailer that veers away from the flux of furniture fashions.

Walsh Street House Formal Sitting Room - Robin Boyd

Robin Boyd

Influential Architects & Designers

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Robin Boyd's architectural and written work from the 1940s to the 1960s demonstrate uncannily contemporary relevance, remaining aspirational to this day.

Jack Flanagan - Designer Profile Image - Perth, Western Australia

Jack Flanagan

Designer of the Month

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Jack’s projects, spanning from playful lighting to elegant stool designs, express an aesthetic that is simultaneously interesting and comfortable.

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Derek Swalwell
In-Situ House - Rob Kennon Architects - Toorak, VIC, Australia - Image 17-min

In-Situ House

Rob Kennon Architects

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Anchored to a steep site near the Yarra River, In-situ House has a strong respect for materials.

Derek Swalwell
Deepdene House by Kennedy Nolan - Architecture and Interior Design - Image 4

Deepdene House

Kennedy Nolan

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The brief for Kennedy Nolan was to create and design a house which would comfortably accommodate seven people in a highly sustainable building.

Derek Swalwell
datum house by RKA - exterior timber panelling against white bricks

Datum House

Rob Kennon Architects

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The main aim on this south-facing block was to differentiate each functional zone by adjusting volume and light, as opposed to materials or planning.

Peter Clarke
Prahran Hotel - Local Window Seating - Techne Architecture + Interior Design - Interior Archive

Prahran Hotel

Techne Architecture + Interior Design

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While the space has the interest of some spatial dramatisation, the design's prosperity is measured by the nature of the atmosphere and intimacy of the inside.

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Peter Clarke
Studio Tate Cover Image - Profile Shot - PDG - Interior Design

PDG Head Office

Studio Tate

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A workplace designed to play a positive role in the wellbeing of employees, whilst improving productivity and reinforcing brand positioning and company values.

Derek Swalwell
Carlton Warehouse - Kennedy Nolan Architecture & Design Studio - Australian Architects - Image 2

Carlton Warehouse

Kennedy Nolan

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KN's architectural approach illustrates the trajectory of the site – it is an adaptive re-use which clarifies & intensifies the perception of its change of use.

David Sievers
Pink Moon - Sans Arc Studio - Interior Archive

Pink Moon

Sans-Arc

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Designed and constructed in a customary ‘hut’ style, the place expresses a tale of campfire cooking with childlike nostalgia for the outdoors.

Brooke Holm
Burnley Office interior - Eames Chair feature - Photographed by Brooke Holm

Burnley Office

Rob Kennon Architects

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A elegant, clean and sharp interior brought together by it's matte-black interior and modern furnishing.

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Haydn Cattach
Polar Desk Lamp - Ross Gardam - Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Australian Design - Image 2

Polar Desk Lamp

Ross Gardam

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The Polar Desk Lamp utilises a unique magnetically attached arm to allow the disc to rotate around the body directing or shading light.

Fiona Susanto
Launching MDW17 - Tom Fereday - Design Archive

Mito

Tom Fereday

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The Mito lighting series was made to celebrate the natural beauty and character of raw materials.

Fiona Susanto
Bow Chair - Australian - Tom Fereday - Design Archive

Bow Chair

Tom Fereday

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The Bow Chair was developed on the rule of honest design to be true to the material and process of solid timber.

Haydn Cattach
Coco Pendant - Coco Flip - Collingwood, VIC, Australia - Image 1

Coco

Coco Flip

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Influenced by Scandinavian and Japanese aesthetics, the Coco is like a beautiful, heavy yo-yo at the end of its string, hanging in space with a silent poise.

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Tom Fereday - Honest Design, true to materials and it’s process.

Tom Fereday

Industrial Designer

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Tom Fereday develops products based on the principle of honest design conveying a design process which celebrates the materials and manufacturing processes.

Ross Gardam - Lighting, Furniture & Interior Sepcialist - Design Studio - Profile Image

Ross Gardam

Lighting & Furniture Design Studio

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Ross Gardam's work is often characterised by contemporary innovations married with traditional processes imbued in heritage and ritual.

Coco Flip - Designer Profile - Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Profile Image

Coco Flip

Lighting Design Studio

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Working closely with local craftspeople and manufacturers, Coco Flip's aim is to create playful, unique products with depth of character.

Rob Kennon - Australian Architect - Melbourne, VIC, Australia - Profile Shot

Rob Kennon Architects

Architecture & Interior Design

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Rob Kennon Architect's objective is to deliver the finest possible architecture, interior and urban design that enhances the built environment.

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Deka Immobilen Office

Technē Architecture + Interior Design

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The design has alluded to accents that are inherently ‘Melbourne’ – the concrete alleyways, graffiti, cafes and raw environments.

Garden State Hotel

Technē Architecture + Interior Design

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

This modern architecturally designed pub is a multipurpose space, with different rooms and areas to foster diverse audiences and functions.

Lee Ho Fook Duckboard Place

Technē Architecture + Interior Design

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

A material palette of American Oak with terrazzo & brick tiles praises these robust characteristics, while leather detailing & custom carpets off a soft touch.

Mammoth Café

Technē Architecture + Interior Design

Melbourne, VIC, Australia

A peaceful, happy area that has a nod to delicate reference points including West Coast USA, summer vacations & the beauty of Wes Anderson films.