Tom Skeehan is a designer whose philosophy is simple; design should be purposeful, honest and material driven. With a body of work that has been awarded and exhibited internationally, Tom creates considered and intelligent solutions that are designed for the everyday.
Trained in industrial design, Tom now leads his eponymous studio, SKEEHAN, to design products, spaces, and experiences that improve the way we work and play. Committed to the growth of the Australian design community, Tom is also one of the founders of Friends & Associates, a group that regularly present talks, events and exhibitions that encourage participation, the sharing of ideas and cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Adam Goodrum is one of Australia’s preeminent industrial designers. Raised in Perth and a graduate of the University of Technology Sydney, Goodrum is at the forefront of a new generation of designers forging an identifiable Australian aesthetic. Inventive, performance-oriented and inherently elegant, his designs celebrate process and craftsmanship; accentuating joinery and a distinct product personality.
The recipient of every major national design accolade, Goodrum has worked with international prestige brands including Alessi, Poltrona Frau, Normann Copenhagen and Veuve Clicquot as well as local design powerhouses Cult, Tait and Broached Commissions. Adam Goodrum’s work has been showcased throughout the world and is collected by museums, including the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Bagatti Valsecchi Museum Italy, the London Design Museum and the Design Museum Gent.
Throughout his career, Jon Goulder has amassed a deep understanding of materials and processes; establishing himself as one of Australia’s leading designer-makers. As both a trained designer and a fourth-generation maker, Goulder is uniquely equipped to bridge the gap between design and manufacturing. With a timeless maturity, his designs are grounded by his considered approach to materiality and form.
Jon has worked with a number of international and local clients to produce furniture and lighting collections, one-off installations and bespoke private commissions. Many of these works have been featured in the collections museums throughout Australia including The National Gallery of Australia. Goulder's designs have also been shown in several major solo exhibitions, notably, Broached Goulder for Broached Commissions.
Caroline Casey is a multi-talented Australian designer whose work spans architecture, fashion and furniture. Drawn to the forms and structures found in the natural environment, Casey’s designs create visual narratives that express harmony, rhythm, and repetition. In creating these stories, Casey aims to explore the intrinsic relationship between furniture and the space it inhabits; transforming products into an extension of the architecture itself.
Since the early 1990’s Caroline has grown her practice, working with local and international brands to create a highly considered portfolio of furniture and objects. Many of her works have been collected and exhibited by esteemed institutions such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum London and the National Gallery of Australia.
Patryk Koca is a Sydney based product designer with a passion for pragmatic functionality and poetic beauty. Within his practice, Patryk engages with a variety of activities including design consulting, lecturing and product development.
His robust understanding of materials, processes and the technical aspects of design has led him to collaboratively develop new products for a number of high-end Australian and international furniture and interior brands.
Ben Cooper is a designer-maker who has honed his craft for over a decade working in bespoke timber furniture design. In his design practice, Ben pairs his comprehensive knowledge of furniture production with his deep-thinking approach to object meaning.
Highly considered, his designs focus on the micro-interactions of the product throughout its life; from the original selection of material on the factory floor to the quiet moment of reflection in the presence of the finished object. It is through his considered approach that Cooper aims to design products that evoke an emotional response, challenging our understanding of the world and our place within it.
Louise is the co-director of Evostyle and leads the business in producing solid timber prototyping, furniture and architectural products. Louise has a passion for the rich beauty of solid timber and her designs often let the timber speak for itself. She is passionate about educating others on timber sustainability and ethical design.
After graduating from UNSW with a bachelor’s in architecture in 1993, Louise worked with several multi-disciplinary architectural firms specialising in commercial, residential and landscape architecture. In 1998 she registered as an Architect and started her own practice.
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