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Talking Design is a fortnightly podcast review of design in all its facets - from architecture to industrial design, from fashion to automotive design. It features interviews with prominent designers and expert analysis from RMIT University academics. Talking Design is produced by experienced journalist Stephen Crafti and sponsored by RMIT.

Architect Antony Martin - Talking Design 2017, Ep20

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Architect Antony Martin has established a practice to watch out for.

Architect Antony Martin has established a practice to watch out for. Trained in architecture in Auckland, New Zealand, established his own practice in 2001. In a relatively short time, Martin has received a number of awards, including a recent award for his 'Shadow House' from the AIA (victorian Chapter) in 2017.

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iTunes Category: 
Architecture
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RMIT University
Keywords: 
architect, architecture, design, melbourne, RMIT,

John Lee of McGlashan & Everist - Talking Design 2017, Ep19

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John Lee has been a member of McGlashan and Everist architects for almost 40 years.

McGlashan and Everist are considered one of Victoria's most significant architectural practices. Established by the late architects David McGlashan and Neil Everist, the duo delivered some of the states architectural gems from the 1950s. The designed John and Sunday Reid's Heidi 11 in Bulleen as well a holiday house for the arts patrons. John Lee has been with the practice for almost 40 years, building on their fine reputation.

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iTunes Category: 
Architecture
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RMIT University
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architect, architecture, melbourne, australia, design,

Designer Jacqueline Foti-Lowe - Talking Design 2017, Ep18

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Jaci-Foti Lowe initially trained as a town planner before switching to architecture

Jaci-Foti Lowe initially trained as a town planner before switching to architecture. In 2003, she opened Hub Furniture Lighting Living selling designer furniture and household objects. Now with almost 50 staff, and with a showroom also in Sydney, Foti-Lowe has become a 'powerhouse' of design, promoting local and international talent. Hub will shortly introduce Australians to Toogood, sisters Faye and Erica Toogood with their distinct furniture from London.

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iTunes Category: 
Design
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RMIT University
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design, architecture, furniture design, Melbourne, RMIT,

George Yiontis and Rosa Coy - Talking Design 2017, Ep17

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Architect George Yiontis and his life and business partner architect Rosa Coy first met while working in Paris over 20 years ago.

Architect George Yiontis and his life and business partner architect Rosa Coy first met while working in Paris over 20 years ago. George, a graduate of RMIT University, worked with Brunet Sounier, while Rosa who studied at Deakin before doing post-graduate studies in America, worked in Paris with Renzo Piano. After 20 years after establishing their Melbourne practice, the duo has established a reputation for high-end residential work, along with a number of commercial projects.

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iTunes Category: 
Architecture
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RMIT University
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architecture, design, RMIT, Melbourne, University,

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Podlandia pokemon David Glanz test

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*Art and Architecture*
Author: 
RMIT University
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Podlandia pokemon David Glanz test

Damien Mulvihill and Mark Simpson of DesignOffice - Talking Design 2017, Ep16

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Established in 2008 by architect and interior designer Mark Simpson and interior designer Damien Mulvihill, DesignOffice recently received numerous awards.

Established in 2008 by architect and interior designer Mark Simpson and interior designer Damien Mulvihill, DesignOffice recently received numerous awards, including the Design Institute of Australia Awards in the national category of hospitality for their cafe/restaurant bar Higher Ground. Once a power station, this heritage-listed building is now abuzz with people. Their repertoire includes retail fit-outs for the likes of Mud.

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iTunes Category: 
Design
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RMIT University
Keywords: 
design, melbourne, australia, art, artists, architecture, interior,

Ceramicist Bruce Rowe - Talking Design 2017, Ep15

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Ceramicist Bruce Rowe has quickly developed a following for his distinct ceramics.

Ceramicist Bruce Rowe has quickly developed a following for his distinct ceramics. Trained as an architect at the University of Western Australia, Rowe found he could turn his hobby for pottery into as commercial business. Formerly working for MAKE Architecture, Rowe started making lights for the award-winning practice. Since 2012, he has grown Anchor Ceramics, with his life partner Claire Hatch the company's managing director.

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iTunes Category: 
Interior Design
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RMIT University
Keywords: 
ceramics, ceramicist, pottery, design, art, architecture, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

Industrial Designer Ross Gardam - Talking Design 2017, Ep14

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Furniture and lighting designer Ross Gardam.

Industrial designer Ross Gardam is starting to gain attention for his furniture and lighting designed. Now with six staff, his designs are produced in Melbourne. There's a sense of fine craftsmanship combined with commercial savvy that has made Gardam's designs popular with architects and designers.

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iTunes Category: 
Design
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RMIT University
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furniture, lighting, design, industrial design, ross gardam, RMIT, Melbourne

Michelle Mountain, Centre for Contemporary Photography - Talking Design 2017, Ep13

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Michelle Mountain, Program Manager of The Centre for Contemporary Photography talks about the upcoming Ballarat Foto Biennale.

Michelle Mountain, Program Manager of The Centre for Contemporary Photography in Fitzroy talks about the upcoming exhibition at the Minerva Room at the Ballarat Mechanics Institute opening 19th August-showcasing the work of photographers Robyn Beeche, Bruno Benini, Noe Sendas, Nancy De Holl together with Prue Stent and Honey Long.

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iTunes Category: 
Photography
Author: 
RMIT University
Keywords: 
photography, fashion, ballarat, melbourne, contemporary photography, Ballarat Foto Biennale, Michelle Mountain

Architect Tim Horton - Talking Design 2017, Ep12

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Host of Australia by Design, which showcases Australian architecture.

Architect Tim Horton is Registrar of the NSW Architects Registration Board and is the Series Host of Australia by Design that airs on Free to Air Channel 10 on Saturday 15th July at 3pm. The 9 part series showcases some of Australia's leading architecture, including everything from houses to bridges -one to watch out for.

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iTunes Category: 
Architecture
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RMIT University
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architecture, design, art, rmit, university, australian, australia