Art & Design
Posted by Veronica Fil
21. Nov, 2013
This weekend an entire Melbourne residential home will be transformed into a retail space for what’s possibly the biggest pop-up shop we’ve ever seen. The Design Files Open House invites visitors to take a snoop around, be inspired by the latest in creative home design, and perhaps leave with a bit of art from off the wall (all the decor is available for purchase on the spot).
It’s the third year in a row that the Open House has hit Melbourne, and this year it’s expanded into Sydney as well — which is testament to Lucy Feagins’ accomplishments in the blogging world. As creator of The Design Files blog, Feagins is a success story amongst bloggers who dream big; having started out as a hobbyist in 2008, her blog is now considered one of the top design portals online according to The Times (UK).
Aspiring designers and home-interior-enthusiasts can head down to the Open House this weekend (21 to 24 November) to check out everything from furniture to flourishings, lighting to tableware. Featuring art by Beci Orpin and Galerie Montmarte, jewellery by Emeldo, decor by Dinosaur Designs and outdoor accessories by Pop & Scott, you can rest assured that the annual IKEA run won’t be required this year. A full directory of suppliers is available online here.
Design Files Open House is on at 9a Westley St, Hawthorn East from Nov 21 – 24.
It will also be popping up in Surry Hills, NSW between Dec 5-8.
To find out more visit thedesignfilesopenhouse.com.
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