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
As you leave the retro cool of mid-century Australian design and furniture pieces of the Mid-Century Modern exhibition, you may be surprised by a last minute 3 meter long splash of the seventies that is more kamikazes and wine coolers … More
As part of a ‘capstone’ subject to complete my University of Melbourne Master of Art Curatorship, I have been an Intern at the National Gallery of Victoria assisting the curator Kirsty Grant with Mid-Century Modern: Australian Furniture Design. Much … More
It was sometime in 1950, while playing with a tram ticket, that Grant Featherston came up with the idea to bend and join two pieces of plywood to form the shell of a chair. He patented this method in 1951 … More
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