The international appeal of Henry Wilson

“I like to surround myself with objects of intrigue. Much of my work stems from scraps of potential that I notice in my daily life and travels.” Wilson discusses his inspiration, working with architects, and his dream collaborator.

MEZZANINE releases stool to help alleviate homelessness and promote regional makers

Celebrating the regional issue and supporting homelessness, Marcus Piper teamed up with furniture maker Chris Nicholson to create the Mezzanine stool.

Future classic: Robert Foster

Photo courtesy FINK Design. The FINK water jug is an achievement perhaps only made by mid-century Danes and very much the last thing you would expect to come out of the near-capital city of Queanbeyan but, hey, in 1993 Robert Foster made it happen! This piece of Australian design exploded into our memories. Its vibrant […]

Beyond the web

Layered light

Beyond the vitreous layers that shield our homes, contemporary glass is taking on a dynamic new dimension. Stephen Todd writes for MEZZANINE.

Creative workings: the offices of designers

The offices of designers and architects are home to the ideas that help us work in new ways. Mezzanine discovers the secret to creativity when it comes to their own studios.

Designers Republic

As the lines between private and public domains increasingly blur, architecture is expanding notions of community with houses designed to be multifunctional and/or multigenerational, or play a wider role. Peter Salhani explores this blurring for MEZZANINE.

Nick Mouat: Tech-Tonics

Touted by his clients as the best kept secret in the Australian furniture industry, manufacturer Nick Mouat of Nickisms combines an understanding of both technology and timber to help make the ideas of Australia’s leading designers a reality.

Guide to Design – Rosalie House by Owen Architecture

In making this project, we were as much thinking about its suburban landscape as the building itself. We aimed to create the early beginnings of a meadow and a field that stitch into the suburban terrain and to make a building that belongs.

Uncommon Ground

All photography by Andrew Wuttke. Written by Peter Salhani. This article originally appeared in MEZZANINE issue 5 – available now through newsstands and digitally through Zinio. Jeremy McLeod of Melbourne’s Breathe Architecture won the 2016 Leadership in Sustainability Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects for Nightingale Housing – a social enterprise rewriting the rulebooks […]