Design History & Decorative Arts

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Martyn Cook: Tribute to a Professional Master of His Trade

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Martyn Cook (1958-2019) was a true Renaissance man, one whose thirst for knowledge was exceeded only by his desire for more; the epitome of a compleat gentleman

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The Winter Show – 65 Years of Arts, Design and History

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Celebrating 65 years of helping others improve their lives is a ten day annual benefit, The Winter Show for the charitable East Side House Settlement, New York

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TDRF Adelaide – Passion for Portraits, Paintings & Porcelain

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The David Roche Foundation House Museum and Gallery collection in Adelaide, showcases its owner’s passionate pursuit of fine portraits, paintings and porcelains

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Labassa – National Trust in Victoria, Discover Your Heritage

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Plan ahead for autumn and winter at the National Trust in Victoria’s house Labassa where a program of events aims to expand knowledge of our heritage in design

The Block Triple Threat – Darling Site Ends, TV Show Begins

The Block Triple Threat – Darling Site Ends, TV Show Begins

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The Block, built to be modern when cream brick and stained timber was the rage, has been transformed with asymmetrical style, grey plaster and manor black

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The Culture Concept – Art Design & Style, Free Video Series

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The Culture Concept Circle videos survey the progress of architecture, gardens, interiors, paintings, sculpture & objet d’art FREE – Antiquity to Renaissance

The Block Triple Threat – Royal Favourites take on New Faces

The Block Triple Threat – Royal Favourites take on New Faces

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The Block Triple Threat in Darling Street South Yarra, a darling place to live, has four teams competing as they renovate old apartments into stylish residences

Books and on Being a Bibliophile – Heartbreak and Happiness

Books and on Being a Bibliophile – Heartbreak and Happiness

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Being a bibliophile is not only about heartbreak, but also happiness too and spending a rainy day reading in bed or on the sofa is certainly my idea of luxury