Tag Archives: Architecture

A fine example of collaboration: furniture design, architecture and photography

Film and photography are a fascinating adjunct in Mid Century Modern: Australian furniture design.  They provide glimpses of the context in which furniture was used, and a sense of the impact of new ways of living in mid-century homes and …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 9

Exhibiting the ideas behind the making of a piece of architecture is the most challenging of curatorial tasks. Yet, it can also be one of the most rewarding when those ideas are transformed into a compelling installation that gives insight …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 48

Following on from last week’s post, the Sampling the City team assembled on site at the NGV Australia  with the six invited ‘studio’ architects to focus on the third space within this four-part project – the Incubator Room. The Incubator is conceived …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 51

Stephen Bram (born Melbourne 1961) is renowned for works that investigate relationships between painting, the representation of architectural space and the everyday world.  Since the late 1980s his abstract geometric paintings, drawings, large-scale wall-based works, light installations, films and spatial …  More

Melbourne Now countdown – day 58

Sampling the City: Architecture in Melbourne Now aspires to reveal the complex web of personalities, factions and trajectories that make up Melbourne’s vibrant contemporary architectural culture.   The display – presented on Level 2 of The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia – provides …  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