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Get Glossy With Dowel Jones!

29th May, 2019

Help celebrate the launch of Dowel Jones in Western Australia with this ridiculously fun party!

Dowel Jones is heading West! The legendary Victorian-based furniture makers are celebrating an exciting new partnership with designFARM, a Western Australian family-owned designer furniture institution in operation for over 20 years.

The GLOSS launch party will offer a preview of the Dowel Jones collection,  DJ Scarlett from Freo-based San Cisco spinning tunes, as well as makeup artists on hand applying glossy looks to interested party goers! Don’t think about it too much… this is purely for fun party purposes!

‘Our partnership with Dowel Jones extends our existing offering of high-quality Australian design products to include accessible products that are available in a highly customisable range of powder coat finishes and fabrics,’ explain designFARM.

Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch founded Dowel Jones in 2013 as RMIT graduate students, and have since grown to be one of the country’s most exciting young furniture brands.

RSVP to get GLOSSED here!

GLOSS by Dowel Jones
Thursday, May 30th
6pm-9pm
WHITESPACE
1 Pakenham Street 
Fremantle, Western Australia 

29th May, 2019

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