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Unmaking Democratic Design: Fredrik Paulsen

Unmaking Democratic Design: Fredrik Paulsen

When you have the luxury of spending a couple of nights in a new city, one of the great benefits is doing a little exploration. Last month I had that opportunity when I visited Göteborg, a city on the southern east coast of Sweden, almost equidistant between Copenhagen and the Norwegian border.

Göteborg is home to Röhsska Museet, a wonderful museum of design and craft. Apart from having a permanent collection of design history which I highly recommend, one of their current exhibitions is Unmaking Democratic Design: Fredrik Paulsen.

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Need more Meadmore? Exhibition runs til 24 March.

Need more Meadmore? Exhibition runs til 24 March.

For our friends and customers in Melbourne, there are still a few days left to catch a wonderful exhibition celebrating a legend of Australian mid-century design.

Clement Meadmore: the Art of Mid-Century Design is the first major survey examining the design practice of this seminal designer – and it took ten years to bring this perfectly-formed exhibition together.

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Our Mid-Century Lighting Featured in The Design Files

Our Mid-Century Lighting Featured in The Design Files

We've been waiting to see what Marty Gilchrist had done with all the delicious mid-century lighting he purchased from us a few months ago. In a gorgeous post from The Design Files showcasing Marty's home, lighting from Grandfather's Axe features strongly throughout.

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