GPO Spring Orchard installation by Gloss Creative

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Monday 1st August 2011

Incredible ‘Spring Orchard’ installation at Melbourne’s GPO, by Amanda Henderson of Gloss Creative.

‘Spring Orchard’ installation at Melbourne’s GPO, by Amanda Henderson of Gloss Creative.

I spent a fair bit of time in the city last week during the final days of Melbourne’s State of Design festival, and whilst there I noticed this AMAZING installation cascading from the first floor of the GPO!  Jeepers CREEPERS it is incredible!  Entitled ‘ Spring Orchard’, this stylised paper jungle is the work of GENIUS Melbourne-based visual merchandiser / event stylist Amanda Henderson of Gloss Creative.  In an extraordinary coincidence, last week I was also very lucky to meet the amazing Amanda Henderson for the first time, after we were fortuitously both invited to co-host a discussion panel for the festival early last week.  Must say I was a little star struck as I have been a fan of her work for such a long time… she surely is one of Melbourne’s most talented creatives!  I am now stalking her for an interview.  Stay tuned!

Do pop in to the GPO and check out the stunning Spring Orchard installation soon!  Too beautiful.  (ALSO new spring fashion is in store in all the lovely posh shops on the first floor… happy window shopping!)

Melbourne’s GPO
Corner Bourke & Elizabeth streets
Melbourne CBD

by Lucy Feagins, Editor
Monday 1st August 2011


  • Dominique 5 years ago

    this is absolutely incredible. i literally gasped when i saw this!!!!!!!! x

  • amy 5 years ago

    really lovely!

  • Emily 5 years ago

    YAY! I was there on my uni break and wondering who was behind this installation and now I know from reading your post!

  • Shelley Panton 5 years ago

    Lucy, I’m so happy you managed to meet Amanda.!

    I look forward to reading your post when you’ve got hold of her again.

    She is totally inspiring, and super busy.. keep chasing her for an interview.. :)

    Best Wishes,

  • Nicole Alesi 5 years ago

    I agree with Dominique – truly breathtaking!

  • Amanda Henderson 5 years ago

    Lucy , thank you for your post on this – for me it’s strong proof that retail centres are understanding that it is an experience they are giving their customers and are creating a new kind of retail theatre. For a client to attempt this kind of work in the current ‘doom and gloom ‘ is courageous and inspiring….. But more on that in our interview…..Amanda H

  • OrchisMorio 5 years ago

    Great styling!

  • lexi 5 years ago

    So, so dreamy. This is why Melbourne is so wonderful.

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