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Creative People

Textiles

Textiles

The Mindboggling Artistry Of The Opera House's Nearly-Forgotten Tapestries

In a brand new podcast series, Australian design aficionado Tim Ross takes a closer look at the four enormous textiles by Le Corbusier, John...
Sasha Gattermayr

TDF Design Awards

These Australian Designers Are Changing The Textile Industry

Which one of these innovative textile design projects will take out the 2020 The Design Files + Laminex Design Award?

Creative People

A Landmark Collaboration Between Bábbarra Women's Centre x Kip&Co

After two years of development, the Bábbarra Women’s Centre x Kip&Co collaborative collection is finally ready for the world to see!

Textiles

Fun + Sophisticated Textile Designs By Annie Coop

The young Australian textile designer creating vibrant, geometric furnishings fabrics, designed from her home studio in Richmond!
Sasha Gattermayr

Creative People

Connecting The Threads With Fibre Artist Siân Boucherd

The West Australian artist shares her handwoven baskets and vessels, informed by family, place, and slow process.
Miriam McGarry

TDF Design Awards

And Winners Of The TDF Design Awards Are...

After celebrating last night at our fabulous awards ceremony, we are so excited to announce the WINNERS of the TDF Design Awards 2019!

TDF Design Awards

The Best Of Australian Handcrafted Design

From functional to decorative, here are the TDF Design Awards Handcrafted Design finalists!

TDF Design Awards

Eye-Catching Australian Textile Design On Show

From fashion to homewares, one-off pieces to entire collections, talent abounds among the finalists for the TDF Textile Design Award.

Shopping

A Sunny New Collection Of Soft Furnishings From Lumiere Art + Co

The Mornington Peninsula brand determined to offer a window of personalised joy in every piece.

Sustainability

These Australian-Made Blankets Close The Loop On Textile Industry Waste

Sustainable start-up Seljak turns textile offcuts bound for landfill into high-quality merino blankets, at the country’s last remaining wo...
Elle Murrell

Shopping

Doubling Down On Bedding With Milou Milou

Eco-luxe bedding created from re-purposed 'dead stock', in every colour you could dream of.
Miriam McGarry

Shopping

The Seventies Reign Supreme In Sage x Clare's Latest Collection

Introducing 'Terra', a new range of bedlinen, bath linen and soft furnishings from Melbourne label Sage x Clare.
Miriam McGarry

Fashion

Welcome To The Sunshine State With Cassie Byrnes

Slap on some mozzie spray, we're fangin' it up to North Queensland with Cassie Byrnes to explore her new collection, 'Tourist', inspired by

Art

An Exhibition Of Never-Before-Seen Works By Mirka Mora

The new exhibition at Heide Museum of Modern Art, 'Mirka Mora: Pas de Deux – Drawings and Dolls', exploring the artist's enchanting univer...

Fashion

Your First Look At The New Mirka Mora X Gorman Collaboration

Don't miss your chance to own a wearable piece inspired by one of Australia's greatest artists – the late, great Mirka Mora.

Textiles

Bruce Slorach's 'Botanica'

The iconic Australian artist returns home to Hamilton for his latest exhibition.

Australian Fashion

Labels We Love At Melbourne Fashion Week

With Melbourne Fashion Week commencing his Friday, we spotlight seven Aussie labels worthy of your attention!
Kate Gaskin

Creative People

Brigitte MacGowan's State of Escape

We hit the water with the inspiring accessories designer, to talk material innovation and tackling imitators.

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