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A Virtual Visit Of Como By Design

Interiors

After a few false starts, it feels like spring has truly arrived today, with blue unclouded skies and a spritely energy in the air.  It’s perfect atmosphere for this weekend’s Como by Design event, an incredible collaborative project by Melbourne’s interior design community, all under one (iconic) roof.

Today we take a whirlwind tour through this mind blowing menagerie: 26 of the best interior designers in the business show off their skills. If you missed out on seeing Harry and Megan this week, a visit to Como House this weekend could very well be the next best thing!

19th October, 2018

The iconic Como House in South Yarra, where the wonderful world of Como By Design takes place! Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Tigger Hall Design. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Jam Interiors. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Moss Melbourne. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Looking through from an interior by Maine House Interiors into the room by Moss Interiors. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Details in the Moss Melbourne room. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Brownlow Interior Design. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Studio Stamp. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Moss Melbourne. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Camilla Molders. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Stunning floral details. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Chalmers Le Fevre. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Adelaide Bragg  & Associates. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Adelaide Bragg  & Associates. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Adelaide Bragg  & Associates. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Details in the Breakfast Room by Chalmers Le Fevre. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Beatrix Rowe, featuring artwork by Shelley Hannigan. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Interior by Lauren Li of Sisalla. Photo – Tess Kelly.

Tigger Hall in her artist conservatory-inspired room. Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

The exhibition will run from October 19th-October 21st! Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

The whole team! Photo – Caitlin Mills for The Design Files.

Lucy Feagins
Friday 19th October 2018

The level of detail and luxury in the Como by Design showrooms is almost too much for one photograph to capture! Tigger Hall, the brainchild behind this interiors extravaganza, explained ‘it has long been a dream of mine to run an event like this, to showcase the wonderful talents of interior designers in Melbourne, and to bring together and celebrate the design community under one roof.’

And what a roof it is! The iconic Como House has inspired 26 interior designers, who have each brought their distinctive style to this grand old house. They’ve filled each room with customised furniture, lighting and decorative flourishes, with no corner left un-styled, or surface left without a vase of fragrant spring blooms.

The weekend of old-world interiors inspiration includes a series of seminars titled ‘the Voice of Como’, featuring a stellar line-up of Melbourne and international design gurus including celebrated landscape designer Paul Bangay, legendary UK interior designer Nina Campbell, artist Miranda Skoczek, and our very own interiors columnist Lauren Li, amongst many others.

Como by Design promotes craftsmanship and the bespoke makers of Melbourne, in an environment which inspires awe and excitement for visitors. Tigger explains ‘it is about education for the public and young designers, to see a room completed with beautiful fabrics and artisan pieces, often only available to them in magazines.’ While this LOOKS like a beautiful magazine spread, we promise it is real!


Como by Design
Como House
Corner Williams Rd & Lechlade Avenue
South Yarra

Friday 19th Oct to Sunday 21 October

General Exhibition Tickets – $38.50
Design Seminars (Various times) – $45.00

Como by Design proudly supports the National Trust and The Prince’s Trust Australia.

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