MEET THE MAKER: Whitehorse Industries
Whitehorse Industries is a 75 year-old metal-spinning business based in Lilydale, Victoria. Here we interview director Geoff Tobias on its history, the mesmerising process of spinning metal and keeping local industry alive.
EXHIBITION: Up to Us
As part of the Melbourne Design Week program, Up to Us invites 24 Australian female designers to come together and create a design response to female-centred problems. Considering the statement – what if it is up to us?
PLAYLIST: Spring Bop
Songs by May Erlewine & Woody Goss, Fleetwood Mac, Nicolas Godin, Lykke Li, KOKOROKO, The Velvet Underground, Otis Redding, Portico Quartet, The Vernon Spring, Oneness of Juju, Charm of Finches, Mojave 3, Wille Nelson, Nick Huggins & Lisa Mitchell, Michael Nau, Karen Dalton, and more.
PROJECT FEATURE: Wendy House by Ha
Wendy House is a relaxed and welcoming home nestled into the tree-lined streets of Abbotsford. Embracing its history and original character, Ha set out to update this quaint cottage into a spacious and thoroughly liveable sanctuary. We speak with Nick Harding, Director of Ha, to hear about their design journey and intentions.
COCO COMMUNITY: In Conversation with Mark Alsweiler
Mark Alsweiler's paintings capture little moments of time in everyday life. Through geometric compositions of cityscapes and unique characters going about their day, we're transported to an imaginary world of colour and possibilities. We chat with Mark about his process and his solo exhibition Of Found Activity at Modern Times.
COCO COMMUNITY: In Conversation with Courtney Illfield
Courtney Illfield is the founder of modern bridal ware company Lola Varma. She's one of those enigmatic people who seems to be capable of anything.