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Apparentt – Furniture Design Melbourne

One of the most promising design brands to choose Den Fair as its launch pad next week is, Melbourne furniture brand Apparentt. The impressive first collection will launch with 12 brand new pieces of furniture and lighting, developed by the founding team of Managing Director – Elliot Gorham & Creative Director – Louise Gorham. The Collection of products hinges itself on a simple but potent ethos: simple and durable ‘, and there’s certainly simplicity and strength, with an accompanied beauty of form. Navigating the minefield of a fledgling business can be... Read The Rest →

The Back Of Cafe’s Aren’t The Only Place Milk Crates Are Being Stolen.

I’ve read a few articles on the theft of intellectual property and one of the most recent was ‘Is it time to redesign the law around ‘replica’ furniture?’, in which lighting designer David Trubridge expresses his frustrations of the theft of his designs by saying ‘…I don’t think a respectable company should do something like that’.  I didn’t ever expect it to happen to me. I feel like it’s a clichéd mentality, but when it does happen, it sure does rock what I believed were the ideals of the design... Read The Rest →

Spot Stools

O Spot, the complex levels of behavior you display Connote a fairly well-developed cognitive array. And though you are not sentient, Spot, and do not comprehend, I nonetheless consider you a true and valued friend. Share → Tweet

Faceted Bowls

Developed as a product for last years Handsome & Co stall at the Big Design Market (December 2014). The bowls employ two methods of manufacture to create a turned exterior (using a wood lathe) and a faceted interior (using a combination of jigs and machines). The combination of facets and curves offers an interesting contrast of shapes. Share → Tweet

Spot Stool – Workshop Chairs

These are workshop chairs in two different ways, firstly in the sense that they were developed in collaboration with Handsome & Co, a School of Woodworking & Design, located in Melbourne, Australia. Intended specifically for use in their classroom for woodwork students at the bench practicing their furniture making skills. The ‘workshop’ term can also be interpreted in a secondary context of development, I have been very quick to adopt and become enamoured with this product and I am now currently making improvements on subsequent versions.    Version 3 (or maybe... Read The Rest →

Sonny’s Birthday Party

  Dear Sonny, You can be anything you want when you grow up, as long as you don’t give up and you persist when you meet failure. Often the biggest deterrent for trying is the fear of failure, which is a fear founded on humiliation from your peers. If the worst possible outcome of failure, is that somebody will laugh at you, then there really is nothing to be afraid of. Eventually someone will laugh at you and say, “you didn’t really think you could do that, did you?”   What... Read The Rest →

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