Guy Keulemans – Emerging Designer Award 2014

15 Apr '14

Portrait by Dean McCartney David Harrison introduces Guy Keulemans, one of 10 nominees for the Temple & Webster Emerging Designer Award 2014. Voting starts on 2 May 2014. Initially studying Humanitarian Design at Eindhoven in the Netherlands, Guy Keulemans is currently completing a PhD in experimental product design at the University of New South Wales’ [...]

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Coco Reynolds – Marz Designs – Emerging Designer Award 2014

15 Apr '14

David Harrison introduces Coco Reynolds of Marz Designs, one of ten nominees for the Temple & Webster Emerging Designer Award 2014. Voting starts on 2 May. With a strong interest in craft based ideas and methods, Coco Reynolds has recently an intensive course at the Sturt School for Wood. By the time she graduated in [...]

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Iconic Australian Houses Exhibition – Museum of Sydney

14 Apr '14

Karen McCartney gives an  insight into the development of her Iconic Australian Houses exhibition, running at the Museum of Sydney until August 17. For your chance to win 2 tickets to the ‘Living in Iconic Houses’ panel discussion on 29 June 2014 at the Museum of Sydney, leave a comment below. Rose Seidler House, architect [...]

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Hand Made Markets April 2014: Textiles & Texture

13 Apr '14

Styling – Adam Powell. Photography – Denise Braki. Thank you for the incredible support for our artisan-led Hand Made Market in January. Our curator Jacqui Fink of Little Dandelion is back with a brand new selection of Australian creatives for today’s Hand Made Market.  Here she introduces the thinking behind this event, and each of the makers [...]

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Curtis Stone’s Family Cooking

12 Apr '14

Curtis Stone is now a household name in both Australia and the US, thanks to his TV series Surfing the Menu and collaboration with Coles locally, plus a US series, Take Home Chef, and appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show among others. With our Curtis Stone cookware sale event in full swing, we caught up [...]

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Object of Desire: Hand-loomed towels by bedouin SOCIETE

11 Apr '14

Karen McCartney introduces her newest find: luxurious artisan-made towels by bedouin SOCIETE. Virginia Feldtman is not only the brains behind the seductive brand bedouin SOCIETE but the person who supplies the aesthetic judgement, the marketing and more. “The decision to start bedouin SOCIETE was a natural one. It stemmed from a long-standing passion for textiles [...]

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Introducing fête magazine

10 Apr '14

fête magazine is the brain child of Annabelle Kerslake and Jane Cameron. A seasonal publication hailing from Adelaide, fête gets to know the people they feature; sharing what they put in their homes and what they put in their bellies; tapping in to the intrinsic link between design and lifestyle. fête includes the kind of [...]

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Dish of the day – Tempura soft shell crab with jalapeno ponzu dressing

09 Apr '14

Photography – Denise Braki. Styling – Jonathan Fleming. T&W stylist and foodie Jonathan Fleming returns with his latest Dish of the Day, inspired by today’s Japanese style Mikado & Fusion range of bowls & servingware. There’s a vicious rumour circulating about the traps that I’m sure all of us have been caught up in – [...]

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Beth-Emily – My week in pictures

08 Apr '14

We were introduced to talented Tasmanian illustrator Beth-Emily by Jacqui Fink, who included her delicate illustrations in our last Hand Made Market event. If you missed that, you can also see her work on her website and buy prints through her Etsy store. She’s now based in Melbourne, and we knew her eye for detail [...]

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Australian Interior Design Awards – The kitchen edit

07 Apr '14

The shortlist has been announced for this year’s Australian Interior Design Awards. We headed for the Residential Decoration category in search of kitchen inspiration. Looks like our Pinterest board just got a boost…  Image by Anson Smart. Believe it or not, this contemporary kitchen by Arent&Pyke is part of their rework of a grand 1880s terrace. The [...]

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