APPARENTT – June 2016 – PRESENT
Launched in 2016, Apparentt produces a range of considered designs to cater to residential and commercial interiors. Noddy Boffin is now more of a side project, content/product updates are slow and infrequent.
For more up-to-date content and to see what we’re working on now, visit APPARENTT
FRINGE FURNITURE EXHIBITION 31 – 14 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 2017 (THE ABBOTSFORD CONVENT)
From the reassuringly practical to the confusingly obtuse, Fringe Furniture has seen it all. A boundary-pushing showcase of cutting-edge industrial design. This is no Ikea showroom.
Bespoke Exhibition @ Denfair – 2 June – 4 June 2016 (Melbourne Exhibition Centre)
‘Bespoke’ showcases the work of a select group of high quality makers with the overriding objective of bringing makers and professional designers together for future collaboration.
Monocle Magazine – March 2016 issue – Australian Special.
Elliot Gorham – Noddy Boffin featured in Monocle Magazine . Page 191 “Little Beauties”. “Melbourne based product designer Elliot Gorham specialises in lighting and furniture. His Douglas Fir money box, available in a range of sizes, shapes and colours, is well worth the pennies”.
FRINGE FURNITURE EXHIBITION – 17 SEPTEMBER – 4 OCTOBER 2015 (THE ABBOTSFORD CONVENT)
The theme for Fringe Furniture 2015 invites designers at all stages of their career to explore meaning and messages in design. Beyond physical practicality, consider the ways that design evokes responses through the use of material, shape, angles, colour, texture and context.
SHORTLISTED FOR LAUNCH PAD – 2015
Launch Pad is an important design initiative, promoting the support and development of Australian product design through a unique, interactive program of events. The Launch Pad program provides the local and international design community with a vital avenue to nurture and celebrate original, authentic and innovative emerging Australian design, thus supporting and cultivating the careers of those product designers involved.
TEMPLE & WEBSTER EMERGING DESIGNER FINALIST – July 2015
Temple & Webster is Australia’s leading online destination for the home. Their limited-time daily sale events emails and strong editorial and social media presence reach around over half a million Australian homewares, design and furniture enthusiasts every day. As a proudly Australian business, they launched an Emerging Designer Award in 2013 to support and raise the profiles and awareness of local Australian design talent.
THE BIG DESIGN MARKET – DECEMBER 6th – 8th 2014
The Big Design Market is the biggest market of its kind in Australia, bringing together the best of independent Australian and international design for 3 huge days of shopping! The iconic Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne provides a stunning backdrop for fashion and accessories, homewares and textiles, lifestyle and kids’ products, stationery and books.
FRINGE FURNITURE EXHIBITION – 17 SEPTEMBER – 5 OCTOBER 2014 (THE ABBOTSFORD CONVENT)
In 2014 the Melbourne Fringe Furniture Exhibition focuses on the concept of Living Traces, in which the focus on the past and projected future are the focus. The September event will showcase the clarity of vision, economical practice and exemplary understatement which characterises great furniture design. This exhibition is all about constructing artefacts from the now that acknowledge both our history and the future to come..
MX – CAREER ONE, Monday September 16 2013
Elliot Gorham – Noddy Boffin + Handsome & Co featured in the career one section of MX. ‘Carving a career in wood’ from a teenager who had a knack for woodwork, to a designer who pushes creative boundaries. Elliot Gorham is putting his stamp on furniture design, one unique concept at a time …
Inside Out – April 2013, issue # 103
Noddy Boffin ‘Sweetheart’ Library Ladder featured in Inside Out Magazine. Page 120 ‘Renovation’. “This cute ‘Sweetheart’ Library Ladder from Noddy Boffin is a clever reading corner in itself.”
Belle – APRIL / MAY 2013 issue
Elliot Gorham – Noddy Boffin featured in Belle Magazine. Page 66 ‘Hot Shots’. “2013 is an exciting year for Noddy Boffin. The business has snowballed in 2012 and is now looking for a bigger studio premises. There will be lots more prototyping and experimenting with aesthetics and materials in furniture and lighting.”
Belle – FEBRUARY / MARCH 2013 issue
Noddy Boffin ‘chest of drawers featured in Belle Magazine. Page 42 ‘Right Now Design’. “Melbourne designer Elliot Gorham’s ‘Noddy Boffin’ chest of drawers are as delightful inside as out.”
Indesign Live – 3 December 2012 – Online Feature Article
Indesignlive, featuring global and local design news, people, projects, products, parties and events updated daily… Noddy Boffin featured on the Indesign Live website.
Combining real craftsmanship with wit and intelligence is something Elliot Gorham does extremely well and in the process he designs products that are unique and personal…..
Furnishing International – Spring 2012 issue
Noddy Boffin ‘Three’ lounge makes the front cover of ‘Furnishing International’, Australia’s leading industry furnishing magazine. Image taken during the ‘Colour Visions’ display in Furnitex 2012.
Fringe Furniture Exhibition – 26 September – 13 October 2012 (The Abbotsford Convent)
In 2012 the Melbourne Fringe Furniture Exhibition focuses on the simple expression of challenging concepts. The September event will showcase the clarity of vision, economical practice and exemplary understatement which characterises great furniture design. This exhibition is all about the beauty of simplicity and the poetry of restraint.
London Commonwealth Exhibition – Habitat – September 2012
Noddy Boffin ‘Plywood Milk Crates’ in the exhibition from September until October, coinciding with the London Design Festival. Common Wealth is an initiative showcasing the best in design from down under in the year of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
Noddy Boffin’s ‘Three” lounge chair @ Decoration + Design exhibition. 19th ,20th ,21st + 22nd July 2012 @ Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
Design Futures is a curated installation of exhibitor and guest products, illustrating the driving forces behind international design directions for the following seasons and this space will be entering its fourth edition this coming July in Melbourne.
‘Colour Vision’ Exhibition – Furnitex – July 2012
‘Elliot & Son’ stall – Design : Made : Trade – July 2012
DESIGN:MADE:TRADE is a diverse and inspiring trade exhibition space, including some of Australia’s leading furniture, fashion, textile, graphic and industrial design brands.
The Cup Project – November 2011
‘THE CUP PROJECT’ PUBLISHES YOUNG ARTISTS WORK AND PROFILE INFORMATION ON TAKEAWAY COFFEE CUPS WHICH ARE CIRCULATED AT SELECTED CAFES IN MELBOURNE DURING FEBRUARY, 2011 AND BEYOND