Furniture & Lighting Design
Abbotsford, VIC, Australia
Eugenie Kawabata is a Melbourne designer, maker and artist, based at the Abbotsford Convent. Her passion is in art and design.
Eugenie offers beautifully crafted, adaptable pieces that are ideal for small contemporary urban spaces which give a truly unique and artisanal experience.
Forms of simplicity and elegance echo artisan practices of the past.
Eugenie seeks to blur the line between art and design, while embracing an ethos of sustainability. Her small range of products are all handmade in Melbourne. Recycled glass and resin are hand cast and incorporated into her Fold and Flocked
The processes used ensures each piece is unique. Eugenie is committed to reimagining materials to create timeless and enduring sustainable solutions.
Eugenie recently launched her new collection of decorative one-off vessels Yakka; and a new addition to the Fold collection – Karijini Twilight at this year’s Melbourne Design Week 2018.
Eugenie has developed her own signature processes of making, ensuring each of her pieces are unique. Eugenie demonstrates through her collections a commitment to reimagining materials and form, sustainable production and enduring, timeless design.
Eugenie Kawabata’s locally designed and made products can be purchased on The Local Project’s Marketplace which showcases and promotes the very best in local Australian furniture and product design. Eugenie Kawabata’s products can also be viewed at the Catapult Design showroom located in Pyrmont, Sydney.