Retro House Tour: Carolyn O’Neill, Visual Artist

mid century retro sitting room

Carolyn O’Neill is a visual artist, working in oil on canvas, and mixed media. Married with three sons, she began painting in 2003, after being inspired by a mural painted by some of the parents at her son’s kindergarten in Melbourne. Over time her work has developed into an abstract expressionist style and is largely…

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Planet Talks WOMADelaide 2019: All the Fishes in the Sea

Saving the Great Barrier Reef from bleaching and fish sustainability

Dr Jodie Rummer, one of the line-up at the fabulous Planet Talks in 2019 at WOMADelaide, is  an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University. She has had had six consecutive years of competitive ARC fellowships. Jodie also received the highly prestigious UNESCO –…

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A Recycled Victorian Weatherboard House Tour, With Tansley & Co

vintage kitchen ideas for decorating your home with Tansley and co and Sustainable Home Hub

I have some fabulous vintage decorating inspiration for you, with a house tour of this gorgeous 1883, double fronted Victorian weatherboard home, in Thornbury, in Melbourne’s Inner North. With layers of the owner’s personal style across the home, it has 4 bedrooms and sits on around 850sq metres of land. Living here since 2005, Valentina…

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WOMADelaide 2019: New Materials For Bio-Fabrication in Architecture

Womadelaide 2016 programme and events

WOMADelaide 2019 is almost here and the Planet Talks are always a highlight. One of the lineup, Dr Michael Hornblow, is an interdisciplinary Artist and Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Design at the University of Tasmania. He has a broad background across film, video, intermedia, performance, and design, focusing on site-specific, ecological, social justice and…

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Gingerfinch – Homewares Made By Hands

gingerfinch sustainable homewares

Gingerfinch is an online store, specialising in rare-find homewares and lifestyle goods which are made by hands, not mass-produced in factories. Owner Peita, says that sustainability is at their core, and that they only stock products which are kind to the planet, and will last you for years to come.  “We never want Gingerfinch products…

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