Author Archives: Simone LeAmon

Melbourne Now Design Residency: Bolwell EDGE Caravan Studio

Residency #3 Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio   Designers Erika Zorzi and Matteo Sangalli of Mathery Studio left Italy little more than one year ago, arriving in Australia they spent the first 7 months travelling around the …  More

Melbourne Now Design Residency #2

A&D Projects with designer Philippa Abbott   The A&D Design residency hosted in the Bolwell EDGE caravan at NGV International was an open studio project that explored the interface of design, craft and 3D printing in collaboration with designers and …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 4

The Melbourne Now Design Residency: The Bolwell EDGE Caravan Studio is a highlight of the Melbourne Design Now presentation curated by Simone LeAmon. A design residency sited in the Garden at NGV International, the Bolwell EDGE caravan, designed by Vaughan …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 10

Damien Wright is the founder of Wright Studios, a Melbourne-based furniture design and craft studio. Bringing together a timeworn set of hand-crafting skills with a feel for modernist design, Wright realises his designs through the painstaking use of indigenous Australian …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 31

One of twenty one designers featured in Design In Everyday Life a giant ‘design wall’ curated by Simone LeAmon and designed by LeAmon and Edmund Carter for Melbourne Now, Belinda Stening is the founder and publisher of the industrial design …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 49

A highlight of Melbourne Design Now is the Bolwell EDGE RV caravan designed by Vaughan Bolwell. It will be on display in the Garden at NGV International. A high-end rough terrain tourer, the EDGE was released in 2010 and its …  More

Melbourne Now blog countdown – day 79

Melbourne Design Now, is a showcase of industrial, product, furniture and object design comprising 90 unique design projects from 40 Melbourne designers and design studios. Melbourne Design Now celebrates design’s relationship to everyday life and how contemporary designers are embedding …  More