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WINTER IN DESIGN 2013

The Design Tasmania Winter in Design included three exhibitions; the Design Tasmania Wood Collection, Stories Through Form and the National touring Wood: art design architecture

AUTUMN LAUNCH 2013

The Launch was a wonderful celebration of local produce, people and design. The two major shows that made up our Autumn in Design programs were

WOOD COLLECTION

The Design Tasmania Centre is home to the iconic Design Tasmania Wood Collection. Established in 1991, the Collection highlights the beauty of Tasmania’s indigenous timbers

BRAD MOSS, TALKS BEYOND 2013

Image Credit © Peter Whyte Photography

TASMANIA + MONOCLE

This is a great introduction to the people that contribute to Tasmania's reputation as a creative, diverse and innovative place. In 2012 Monocle Magazine spent

CHAIR (châr) n.

CHAIR (châr) n. A piece of furniture consisting of a seat, legs, back, and often arms, designed to accommodate one person. Simple enough. Yet the

BLACKSWAN LAGOON BOWL #1

KEVIN PERKINS, BLACKSWAN LAGOON BOWL #1, 2008 HUON PINE 95(H) x 425(W) x 425(D) mm THE WORK The Blackswan Lagoon bowl #1 is from a

CHAR STOOLS

SALLY BROWN, CHAR STOOLS (SET OF 3), 2011 SALVAGED EUCALYPT, STAINLESS STEEL, BEESWAX 450(H) x 400(W) x 400(D) mm (EACH, APPROXIMATELY) THE WORK These three

FOREST BENCH

PETER ADAMS, FOREST BENCH, 1991 HUON PINE,MYRTLE 450(H) x 400(W) x 2000(L) mm Made by Paul Mineur THE WORK The Forest Bench was designed by Peter

SUMMER IN DESIGN 2013

The Design Tasmania, Summer of Design program featured three major design focused exhibitions, which kicked off with a night of fine regional food, wine, design

MARQUETRY PANELS

ROBERT BLACKLOW, SERIES OF FIVE MARQUETRY PANELS, 1999 SNOWBERRY – BLACKWOOD, SASSAFRAS, BANKSIA, DOGWOOD, CHEESEWOOD EUCALYPT AND SASSAFRAS – BLACKWOOD, SASSAFRAS, CHEESEWOOD, TALLOW WOOD, DOGWOOD TROUT

VICISSITUDE

BEN BOOTH, VICISSITUDE, 2008 SASSAFRAS VENEER STRIPS, BRADS OVER ARMATURE, PINE BATTEN SYSTEM, FLEX-PLY, BLOCK LAMINATED ENDS, ESTAPOL 430(H) X 2120(W) X 650(D) mm THE WORK