Category Archives: Favourite posts

It’s not the devil, stupid…It never was!

In my mind, it is the things you don’t immediately notice about people that come to define them most deeply – It  might be a mannerism that belies something deeper, or a quality of mind with which they see our … Continue reading

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Whisky and smoke time….

So at the end of most of my projects, there is a  moment when it becomes obvious that we have reached a crucial point; it is time for smoking a small cigar and paying close and undivided attention to one of … Continue reading

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Pon-Pon, Gone…!

So settle down, and I’ll tell you a story, not a long one, but one that spans a good chunk of the last years work. Today is one of those mixed feeling days…. happy waving off one of our favourite … Continue reading

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All hail the mighty….

It is very sincerely we beg your forbearance today for an attack of hyperbole that we hope won’t come around too often…. several things have concatenated today in a rare and satisfying constellation… 1) We have completed a project that … Continue reading

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“…man no longer works at what cannot be abbreviated.”

‘He speaks of the perfect things in nature, flawless pearls, full-bodied, matured wines, truly developed creatures, and calls them “the precious product of a long chain of causes similar to one another.”‘ The accumulation of such causes has its temporal limit … Continue reading

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It’s all in the branding.

Sometimes it’s about doing what you’re asked, and for quite some time my beloved partner has been asking me for a stool so she can sit at the kitchen bar top while I cook and she drinks wine. Any partner … Continue reading

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Look closely and you’ll see the fix

Leatherboy is a good comfortable chap. He is the result of Iain Munro’s need for decent stools for his brace of West Melbourne cafes. This simple design rests on the exposed bridle joint, and is added to with saddlery leather … Continue reading

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