The Most Illuminating Lighting Designs In Australia

Copper Design, Flask Lighting System

These striking, mouth blown glass luminaires by Copper Design are the fruit of an obsession with the way light refracts through coloured glass. The completely customisable coloured nodes take the form of sconces, pendants and tubular mounts, offering endless options for colour, shape and glass thickness. Operating on a completely made-to-order basis, this modular system can be installed as a singular beam or suspended from the ceiling as a fleet.

Studio Henry Wilson, Pillar

Carved from two sheets of marbled stone, Henry Wilson‘s monolithic table lamp has an impressive presence despite its modest scale. A fine hewn shade sits atop the heavy cylindrical base with ease, allowing a soft and balanced glow through the dense material.

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Julia’s Ginger Cake With Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

JULIA’S Ginger with brown sugar cream cheese frosting

100g Demerara sugar
3 eggs
150g golden syrup
150ml light olive or vegetable oil
50ml full cream milk
60g fresh ginger, grated
250g self-raising flour
1 tbsp ground ginger
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp freshly ground cloves
1 tsp freshly ground cardamom

Brown sugar cream cheese frosting
125g unsalted butter, softened
250g full fat cream cheese, room temperature
100g brown sugar
2 tbsp icing sugar, sifted
Zest of a lemon

Roughly chopped pistachios, to serve.


Preheat oven to 180C. Grease and line a round 21cm cake tin.

Whisk the sugar and eggs until pale and well incorporated. Pour in the golden syrup, oil, milk and ginger and continue to whisk until smooth. Gently whisk in the remaining dry ingredients until just incorporated. Pour into the prepared tin and bake in the oven for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer comes

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