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HOT: 200 Years of Australian Fashion, The Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria Australia at Federation Square, Melbourne

National Gallery of Victoria’s newest exhibition is 200 Years of Australian Fashion and it’s one for the fashionistas and those interested in Australia’s social and cultural history. The thoughtfully created and displayed exhibiti...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Mar 4, 2016

HOT: Post Industrial Design Christmas Windows, 638 Barkly St, West Footscray

Post Industrial Design is a workshop, quirky retail store and cafe run by artist, sculptor and industrial designer Jos van Hulsen and his wife Mary in West Footscray. Last year Jos has created a special Christmas window display in their shopfront an...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Nov 15, 2015

HOT: Myer Melbourne Christmas Windows 2015

The Christmas windows at Myer are an institution in Melbourne and this year celebrates 60 years of the magical display. In the years that I’ve seen the windows I think this is the best Christmas windows yet – because there is a quintesse...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Nov 10, 2015

HOT: Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces have been bringing some fantastic international exhibitions to brighten Melbourne’s winters since 2004. This year the National Gallery of Victoria is hosting Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Jul 30, 2015

Brick Man Experience – The Complete Collection by Ryan McNaught – Giveaway!

Are you a LEGO family? I am! So I’m excited that for the first time ever Ryan “Brick Man” McNaught, one of only twelve LEGO Certified Professionals in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere, will exhibit his remarkabl...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Mar 19, 2015

HOT: Golden Mirror Carousel by Carsten Höller, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

One of the free, experiential and sculptural works being presented at Melbourne Festival 2014 is the Golden Mirror Carousel by Belgian artist Carsten Höller. A shiny gilt old-fashioned swing carousel has taken up residence in Federation Court of NGV...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Oct 11, 2014

Modern residences show simplicity or minimalism – Exactly what can home owners find out from residence designers tri cities

Contemporary design ideas – Modern houses reveal simplicity or minimalism. Residence design is not as basic as deciding on and acquiring items from a regional establishment. Exactly what can house owners discover from residence designers’...
by HOME DESIGN TRENDS on Sep 24, 2014

Camille Henrot ,a superstitius relationship to objects

Camille Henrot, the Universe and others “I have a superstitious relationship to objects and the conversations that they have with each other – I don’t want to push the viewer into a definitive position, I want them to be very dreamy and go in a...
by Design Stories Social Network on Apr 28, 2014

HOT: StArt Up: Top Arts 2014, Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Federation Square, Melbourne

Top Arts is arguably Victoria’s premier art accolade for young artists completing their VCE in Art or Studio Arts studies. For the last two decades years, a handful of entrants have been selected from across the state to exhibit their work in V...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Apr 13, 2014

The Art of Bugatti at the Mullin Automotive Museum

 The Art of Bugatti exhibition is due to open at the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California The  exhibition, aims to recognise the undeniable contribution and significance of the work of these individuals The show will focus on the Bugatti...
by Design Stories Social Network on Mar 15, 2014

The Art of Bugatti

  The exhibition  The Art of Bugatti,  is due to open at the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California The exhibition pays tribute to the enduring genius of The Bugatti family The purpose of the exhibition, is to recognise the undeniable...
by Design Stories Social Network on Mar 15, 2014

HOT: Food Safari Picnic, Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2014, O’Connell Reserve Richmond and Herring Island

For the next few weeks there will be lots of Melbourne Food and Wine Festival event reviews on the blog. First up is the delightful Food Safari Picnic that happened on the weekend. I was invited as a guest of Yarra City Council and didn’t reall...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Mar 3, 2014

HOT: Melbourne Now, NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

If you haven’t heard of or visited Melbourne Now yet, get out from under your rock! Melbourne Now is the National Gallery of Victoria’s most ambitious and wide-ranging exhibition every and it celebrates the latest art, architecture, design, per...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Jan 22, 2014

HOT: Farren Bicycles Collection, 131 Brighton St, Richmond

I first met Paul and Charlie Farren on a Melbourne Tweed Ride when they turned up with a coterie of gasp-inducing vintage steeds (and dressed in 19th century cycling garb and tweed as well). Paul told me that these beautiful bicycles were part of a p...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Sep 24, 2013

HOT: Third Drawer Down, 93 George St, Fitzroy

Third Drawer Down is Melbourne’s home of kook. And giant objects. I often take visitors to Third Drawer Down‘s curated selection of the ‘best of’ museum shops as it’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it. The...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on Sep 17, 2013

HOT: Persimmon, Ground Level NGV International, 180 St Kilda Rd, Southbank

I have to admit that I am a bit skeptical when it comes to gallery or concert hall restaurants. I feel that when a building’s main purpose is not to be a restaurant then there’s no real incentive to serve good food. Add to that the fact...
by MEL: HOT OR NOT on May 13, 2013

Brian Eno’s “77 Million Paintings” an Audiovisual Masterpiece

The debut of Brian Eno’s kaleidoscopic ’77 Million Paintings’ exhibit in New York has been dubbed a “generative” work of genius by critics. An immersive affair, which encompasses the sophisticated use of audiovisual technology to create pai...
by Designer Base on May 8, 2013

Ice Sculpting Festival Winners Spread their Wings

There are so many reasons to wrap up warm and brave the outdoors this winter – among the most popular of these is the London Ice Sculpting Festival, which drew crowds to Canary Wharf earlier this month. Now in its fifth year, the Festival is a high...
by Designer Base on Jan 28, 2013

Unique 3D Jewellery Designs Based on Architecture

Like anything, art is constantly evolving and artists are continuously looking for inspiration so they can create something utterly unique, which is difficult when everything has been done. However, one designer took 3D jewellery design to a new leve...
by Designer Base on Jan 24, 2013

Bruce Munro – King of the Christmas Light Display

Bruce Munro is an extremely gifted an exciting talent. He continues to excel in the field of his passion which is light sculpture. The detail and creativity of his work demonstrates his incredible gift, cementing his influence on the ever-evolving wo...
by Designer Base on Dec 11, 2012


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