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Kelvin Janissen

Manager/Buyer, Dilettante in Perth

The Beauty of Everyday Design


Kelvin Janissen Looks into designers that are keeping traditional, beautiful craftmanship alive. 

Kelvin is the Manager/Buyer at Dilettante in Perth Australia.

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Sign Painting: Craft or Design?

@ VOL 9 ON AUG 01, 2013

Sign painter and typography designer Alaric Garnier discusses his research around the vernacular of lettering via the publications he's designed as well as his work on the May Gallery visual identity. He speaks about his struggle to define his work as that of craft or design, and the conclusions he's arrived at. 

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Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, and Joy

@ VOL 4 ON APR 22, 2015

"It's nothing to do with creating the perfect drawing, but just to capture the simplicity of an idea with complete freedom."

In "Architecture: Elements of Beauty, Serenity, and Joy" From PechaKucha Night Forster Vol. 4Ian Sercombe shares his highly contemplative and tranquil architectural work that is inspired by beauty, magic, and serenity. Ian utilizes traditional adobe and hand-drawn sketches to create energy efficient living spaces of beauty.

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Un-Usual Beauty

@ VOL 2 ON FEB 12, 2015

Oklahoma native and architect Geoff Parker describes his passion for finding beauty in the mundane.  This poetic narrative and collection of travel sketches seeks to encourage people to look at things in a unique way, finding the Un-Usual beauty.

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Cerita Cemprut

@ VOL 1 ON OCT 28, 2017

Indie crafter Cerita Cemprut loves to make a dolls or plushies present to us a several concept of her masterpieces. Every dolls that she created have a their own story, each one of them.

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Ohlo Studio - Design Circus - Ceasarstone

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 26, 2019

Under the direction of Founder, Interior Architect and Artist Jen Lowe, the work of Ohlo Studio is guided by the principles of distinctiveness, consideration and endurance.

The Slot Table and Annular Sconce are currently being manufactured for the 2019 Design Circus event by Mobilia. 

Design Circus has collaborated with Caesarstone for an  exhibition featuring Western Australia’s leading architects and designers. Held at  COMO The Treasury, ‘Mobilia & Friends x Caesarstone' invites local designers to create a piece of furniture or art that utilises Caesarstone and takes cues from the reductionist style of Anastassiades.

These one-of-a-kind pieces will be available through a silent auction, with all proceeds going to Autism West and Camp Quality.

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State of Kin - Interior Design Perth

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 26, 2019

State of Kin is a multi-faceted studio who encompass all aspects of a project. We are a collective of designers, builders, project managers and craftsmen. State of Kin came together for one purpose and that was - to create exceptional spaces.

Ale + Amy focus on the interiors department of State of Kin. 

Ceasarstone product for Design Circus 2019.

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Design Stables

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 26, 2019

Design Stables is a collective of culturally aligned design studios who partner on select projects to deliver exceptional solutions on projects of all scales.

Ceasarstone design for Design Circus 2019.

Zenifa Bowring is a director at Rezen Studio, "I find joy in the journey of design, the conversation and exchange of energy that creates new realities. AUthentic connection fules the vision which leads to sensitive solutions."

Fiona Chong is a director at Templewell Studio, "I believe in creating bespoke, curated design solutions for each client. I have a passion for art and design, and am interested in the ways in which life, work and play can be enhanced within a beautifully considered built environment."

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Design, design, design, design, design, design, design

@ VOL 20 ON MAY 15, 2019

In this PechaKucha called 'Design, design, design, design, design, design, design' Lucy Pickford takes us on her professional journey, which, when looking backward is easy to see she was always destined to be a designer. 

Lucy's love of design shines through loud and clear in her perfectly curated 20 images.

Lucy was the final speaker at London - Vol. 20 - PKNLDN 20 - WeWork and left the crowd feeling inspired to look around at their world and be in awe of the amazing design feats of the everyday.

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Human Perspectives On Design, Culture & Being: Perth and the greater Western Australia

@ VOL 24 ON MAY 16, 2019


Fabric is a “long-read quarterly” and an “instant-feed daily"

Across multiple channels, Fabric guides, inspires and empowers its community with explorative content that is timeless, informative, design-led and current. Through local panelists, experienced contributors and lateral thinking editors, the Fabric audience is engaged and invested in design, culture and Perth, Western Australia.

In a city swarming with local talent, Fabric documents the one-of-a-kind homes, the coveted products, the must-have threads and the latest spots to drink and dine in Western Australia.

Spanning architecture, design, fashion, food, travel and events, originality is at the very core of Fabric. Showcasing the best that Perth and greater W.A. has to offer, it’s here where you’ll see how a city makes its unique isolation work in its favour and exceed expectations.