OBJECT FUTURE II: Emerging Australian Design

OBJECT FUTURE II is the second in a series of exhibitions that highlights new work from emerging Australian designers that will take place in June and July. This independently organized event is co-curated by Dale Hardiman and Suzannah Henty, and looks at the political, philosophical and aesthetic characteristics of Australian design and rallies for its inclusion in the contemporary art milieu.

OBJECT FUTURE II surveys a combination of already marketed products and fine one-off pieces from Naasicaa Larsen, Inkster Maken, Mo-En Design, James Devery, Hamish Munro, Tim Wallace, Jonathan Ben-Tovim, Chris Goff, Seaton McKeon, Nikolai Kotlarczyk, Alison Jackson, Adam Raphael Markovic, Smile Makers, Guy Keulemans, Georgia Hutchison, Robert Sowter, Henty and Luca Luna. Here’s a selection:


Up-Down lamp by Jonathon Ben-Tovim


FOLD by Nikolai Kotlarczyk


Concrete tables by Hamish Munro


Brass spoon by Naasicaa Larsen


Möbius chair by Adam Raphael Markowitz

OBJECT FUTURE II runs from June 27-July 13th, opening on June 27th, from 6–9PM. Exhibition opening by Penny Craswell, founder of The Design Writer and former editor of Artichoke Magazine.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.