Design

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Fringe Furniture 31.

From the reassuringly practical to the confusingly obtuse, Fringe Furniture has seen it all. A boundary-pushing showcase of cutting-edge industrial design. This is no Ikea showroom (though you might still find something comfy to sit on). The team at Handsome & Co were very proud to...

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DIY tapas board

There are three important pieces of information you need to know before making yourself any wooden object deemed for the kitchen and subsequent food preparation and/or display. Read more here ...

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Alichia van Rhijn – Hearth Collective

We at Handsome & Co are very excited to welcome Alichia van Rhijn of Hearth collective to our team of talented tutors and crafts people.   Now working from her Central Victorian studio, this self-proclaimed maker of things and vintage lover spends her time handcrafting goods ranging from woodwork, ceramics and...

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Festool Domino VS. Tradition

When I was studying furniture making the domino cutter didn’t exist, in fact, if I’m to believe Wikipedia it was only released for sale in 2007, the very same year I graduated from study. So in other words, the year I finished my four long...

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FRINGE FURNITURE 2014

See below some of the really clever and beautiful work on display at this years (2014) Fringe Furniture Exhibition. My apologies to the individuals who designed and or created these great products, in my haste I did not collect your details and am neglecting to...

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Winter Design Inspiration

By Ella Bourke Has anyone noticed that the temperature is a little fresh in Melbourne at the moment? It’s hot-chocolate, open-fire, staying-in kind of weather and you may be feeling a little reluctant to the hit the workshop or shed. But in between pulling on an...

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Photo credit: Kevin Hoth
Filmmakers Christopher Smith and Merete Mueller in front of the 130-square foot Tiny
House that they built from scratch in the Colorado mountains, as part of their
documentary TINY: A Story About Living Small.

Living Small

By Ella Bourke Tiny – a story about living small is a little documentary that poses some big questions. Exploring what it means to live in much smaller homes, it follows the story of Christopher and Merete. Almost thirty, with no construction or design experience and...

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Furniture design featured in Melbourne Design Now

By Ella Bourke What on earth, you might ask, is a fluffy sheepskin rocking horse for fully-grown adults doing in the National Gallery of Victoria? Sprawling in scope, Melbourne Now is an ambitious attempt to showcase contemporary art, architecture and design that reflects the cultural identity...

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