You’re Invited To The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020! – The Design Files

Today we are excited to announce that the 2020 The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards 2020 will be hosted as a livestreamed event, on the TDF Design Awards website, on November 5th at 7pm.

Although the in-person Awards event we’d originally planned didn’t quite work out this year, this new format means we’ll be able to reach way more of you than would have been possible at an in-person ceremony! And don’t worry, being the ‘Golden Globes’-level dreamers that we are, we’ve got a few fun surprises up our sleeve!

It’s not just the Awards finalists who will be winners on November 5th. To celebrate this massive night on the TDF calendar, we’ll be giving away 10 spectacular one-of-a-kind hand blown sculptural glass paperweights crafted by Melbourne-based artist Amanda Dziedzic, created to match each of the unique trophies our awards winner will go home with.

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The Original Instagram Secondhand Furniture Seller

I used to live with Pip Newell in a sharehouse in Northcote, where I saw Curated Spaces, her secondhand-furniture re-selling business, hatch and grow almost by accident. When I first moved in with Pip in early 2017 she was studying photography, and had just started selling furniture on a popular Facebook group (in the days before Facebook Marketplace) to make a little bit of money on the side of her nannying job.

‘I didn’t have any special furniture at the time – I was still at university and didn’t have the budget to match the interiors that I dreamt of, so I started sifting through the online haystack, and soon realised that there was this entire world of treasures to be found’, Pip says of the early days of Curated Spaces.

It was a bit of a joke amongst our housemates that you’d never know what the place

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