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Meet Ritz & Ghougassian

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Meet Ritz & Ghougassian

The Melbourne design studio founded by architect Gilad Ritz and interior architect Jean-Paul Ghougassian is building a reputation for finely honed interiors that have won the duo a prestigious AIDA Emerging Interior Design Practice Award and a loyal following.

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Designers doing interesting things: L&G Studio

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Designers doing interesting things: L&G Studio

A range of bespoke lights for Roll & Hill, a series of playful, kinetic hanging mobiles, and, most recently, a sophisticated interior installation for Australian brand SP01's New York launch. We catch up with Ladies & Gentlemen Studio's Jean Lee and Dylan Davis to hear about their new studio in Brooklyn, the people who have inspired their design journey, and the projects we can expect from them in 2018. 

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How to be a good designer

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How to be a good designer

For architect and designer Achille Castiglioni, the answer to that question is curiosity. To celebrate his 100th birthday, we catch up with Giovanna Castiglioni at the Foundation Achille Castiglioni to find out more about the year-long program of events that share the work of a man who truly understood design. 

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Designers doing interesting things: Studio Juju

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Designers doing interesting things: Studio Juju

Studio Juju is Singapore designers Priscilla Lui and Timo Wong. Their work traverses furniture, products and interiors and carries the spirit of 1960s contemporary art – minimal in form, often saturated in colour, and embedded with an optimism that says "hello, let's try something new". 

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SP01 launches new collection by Tim Rundle

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SP01 launches new collection by Tim Rundle

New Zealand born and London-based, Tim Rundle has designed the latest collection for Australian brand SP01 inspired by design history, making, an Australian colour palette and bringing together a diverse mix of materials. more space caught up with Tim to chat about the ideas and influences behind the new range. 

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How Piero Lissoni fulfilled a design promise to B&B Italia

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How Piero Lissoni fulfilled a design promise to B&B Italia

Piero Lissoni's studio is a thriving creative hub, with projects from furniture to hotels to the visual identity for the International Film Festival in Venice  We meet Piero Lissoni's first collection with B&B Italia – Saké and Formiche – a collaboration that began over dinner with founder Piero Busnelli more than 20 years ago. 

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Megan Morton: meaning in the making

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Megan Morton: meaning in the making

Stylist, teacher, traveller, writer, Megan Morton’s career began at Inside Out magazine at a time when Australian stylists were elevating the art of the edit. On the eve of her next trip to France and India, we catch up in her Sydney studio to discuss the creative process, her belief in the power of sharing, and the “tangents and random threads” that shape a layered life.

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Creating the contemporary chair

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Creating the contemporary chair

The National Gallery of Victoria launches a new show, 'Creating the Contemporary Chair', featuring key design pieces from the Space Furniture collection, including the Ghost chair by Cini Boeri, the Rose chair by Masanori Umeda, and the Post Mundus chair by Martino Gamper.

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Tom Fereday and SP01 go to Sweden

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Tom Fereday and SP01 go to Sweden

Each February Sweden hosts Stockholm Design Week for more than 700 exhibitors from around the world, transforming the city with shows at dinner parties and vernissage cocktails, galleries and museums – the perfect platform for an emerging designer with a knock-out new collection.

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