December 10, 2018

After another hiatus my ponderings are finally making it to print. It has been a busy few months at work with several very exciting projects under construction and a couple of new ones on the drawing board. However I am very mindfull of not falling into the trap again...

September 10, 2018

Many conversations with friends lately have highlighted the subject of authentically designed furniture and lighting. At a dinner party I hosted on New Years Eve we played a game of spot the replica, with my friend struggling to determine the replica from the original....

July 18, 2018

I don't know about you but I have never been a huge fan of  Winter. I have grown to love the change of seasons over time, the soups, the slow cooked meals, the crisp clear mornings and of course the snow. However, I have never lived in a warm home and that impacts on m...

July 11, 2018

While it is hard to discern the mint-green Chalet Sonnenhof through the Snow Gums of Kosciousko National Park, it is one of the many distinctive modernist ski lodges that are dotted across Perisher Valley. Typically constructed of a solid stone base with a light-weight...

July 6, 2018

The creative process of design has many influences. One of the most powerful comes from our experiences  that are somehow contained as memories  in our psyche. How  these memories are drawn upon to create a concept remains something of a mystery, however it is clear th...

June 27, 2018

Walking to work last week after days of rain I was welcomed by a shaft of sunlight streaming through the rainforest

June 20, 2018

 Landscape Lines, Belynda Henry 2018

Last week at the opening of the beautifull exhibition of paintings and sculptures by artist Belynda Henry, I was chatting to her husband Michael about Belynda’s paintings. I am in awe of her talent and love the intuitive way she pain...

June 13, 2018

Many years ago when I starting working part- time in an Architectural Practice one of the first things my boss  Andrew said to me was that he thought I should have been a nurse. I was completely shocked by this statement as I was in my fifth year of studying Architectu...

May 29, 2018

infinity sourdough bakery paddington

The irony is not lost on me that I like to go to the cafe up the road from my gym after I have completed an exercise  class. I do try to steer away from the endless rows of pastries that line the glass fronted shelves and usually jus...

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