Dining Room Turned Home Office

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Having the right WFH space when you’re indefinitely hunkered down at home makes all the difference in the world—no more Zoom calls from your bedroom or hunching over a coffee table in a living room “office.” That’s exactly what was on Hannah Bunker’s mind. The original dining room in her home was oddly positioned and filled with mirrors, and didn’t even fit all of her friends back when she was able to invite them over—so it was the perfect space to reimagine as a home workspace. “We like to host gatherings and our 14-seater table wouldn’t fit in the mirror room, so it became our office,” Hannah says. “We wanted something that could have two desks and hold lots of books because we’re insatiable book nerds.”

“The one thing we had to

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This Sculpture Collaboration Is A Match Made In Heaven!

The best part about a collaboration between two established practices is the new creative energy that emerges from their fusion. Kate Florence and Lucas Wearne (aka Neighbourhood Studio) have distinct styles in totally separate mediums, yet their partnership on this collection of one-off painted limestone sculptures feels foretold from the very beginning.

Together they have produced Genesis, a collection of painted sculptures that explores the conversation between dimension, form and colour. Kate’s warm, soft lines join Lucas’ rough, textured forms in the series of classical-inspired sculptures that celebrate the handmade process. We caught up with Kate to ask her how it all came about.

Hi Kate! Let’s jump right into it. What is your background and for how long have you been making art?

I am originally from the United Kingdom and studied at Winchester School of Art, but I moved to Melbourne two years ago to pursue

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