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Wallporn by Megan Morton for Space

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November 17, 2014

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In/Out: Megan Morton & Space

In the spirit of giving, Sydney stylist Megan Morton and Space Furniture have curated an Australian designed and produced collection of Christmas gifts WALLPORN for the benefit of us all. Objects of joy these are no trinkets, but forever treasures.

Megan says “This year, I am going for presents and gestures that are long lasting investments. No more fillers, I want amazing never-to-be-found-gifts. So we present you with 4 incredible things you will NEVER see anywhere else! I worked with 4 people who I find to be beyond talented, rich in ideas and incredible at their chosen medium to produce this exclusive line of gifting for Space”.

All four artists although incredibly varied in their mediums and approach, complement and speak of the modern Christmas that is so very Australian. We caught up with Megan to chat about the new ensemble.

As a stylist you’d come across many beautiful objects made by many talented people, how did you manage to decide on these four designers?
I wanted to curate a collection that stood independently to the others but also worked as a suite of products, this meant working with established makers as well as new talent to ensure we had the delicate balance of covetable pieces that spanned a varied price range. The hardest challenge was making it all in Australia – for example, every element in Dan Hocking’s blue or bronze mirror is sourced and made in Australia, which is a real triumph in itself.

Could you please personify each object for the benefit of people blundering around trying to match the perfect gift to the right person?
Quartz blocks are the ideal gift for a healthy home. Their decorative properties are as impressive as their healing properties. Pip’s copper gentle interventions are perfectly placed on these magnificent natural found pieces. Dan’s mirrors are pancake flat (I despise wall clunk!) and really for the person who has everything ! And anyway, who wouldn’t want to see themselves the Healthier, skinnier, bronzed version! Dions trees are the most wonderful way to buy up this talented mans work at a fraction of the price. We are calling it a replacement tree, but let’s face it you would be hard pressed putting it away come January. The light and shadow plays are incredible. I am buying all 4 for a window ledge for exactly these purposes.  Joss Best’s platter has ingeniously been designed to fit a size 16 chook with a smattering of veg. It’s organic and polished all at the same time and has been stamped ‘2014’ on the back as the ultimate memory maker gift for anyone who enjoys a christmas table or feasting!

How do each of these objects represent Christmas to you?
They have all been taken from traditional shapes – the bauble (mirror); the tree (Horstman’s sculpture) the star (Pip’s incredible quartz forms) and the glue to any christmas gathering – the love of food through Joss’s practical but purposeful platter.

And finally what does an Australian Christmas mean to you?
Redleaf Beach. Freckle collecting. Pontoon swimming. Lobster. Replacing the Soda stream gas bottle (I love it!) – and The Mortons just as a five-some. This year though we are living in India for 1 month. So I am sure after Christmas in India our appreciation of all holidays will be forever changed!

Phillippa Canemolla – Mineral Blossoms
Dion Horstman – Tree Interpretations
Dan Hocking – Mirror
Joss Best – Chicken Platter

The WALLPORN collection will be available exclusively from the Space Furniture showrooms in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from 21 November.

Credits: Photography by Françoise Baudet

0 responses to “Wallporn by Megan Morton for Space”

  1. JANN SCHWENSEN says:

    Hi

    Just wondering if by any chance there are any Dion Hortsman- Tree Interpretations left? I was lucky enough to buy the first one from Space Sydney and would desperately love another.

    Many thanks

    Jann

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