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6 Hats

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Ilan El

Modern interpretation of the classic Melbourne 'W Class' trams
CobaltNiche

'Strada', three piece alloy wheel design
ROH Wheels

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Kate Ward

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18 Carat white gold diamond solitaire ring with matching wedding ring
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Sitting uncomfortably.

Sitting uncomfortably.

Posted Monday, 16 February 2015

A legendary chair design turns sixty, and neatly illustrates a widespread industry problem.

When Australian photographer Lewis Morley was asked to take some shots of a soon-to-be-infamous glamorous young girl called Christine Keeler during the Swinging Sixties in London, he would have had no idea that his now legendary and much-imitated photograph would highlight a major problem within the design industry that continues to this day.

Morley took various shots of a nude Keeler seated on a chair which at first glance appears to be a famous ‘Series 7' chair designed by Danish designer Arne Jacobsen.

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Peter Salvatore Gandolfo off the cuff

Peter Salvatore Gandolfo

Managing Partner, Partners Legal, and DIA Legal Advisor

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Melbourne

Likes:
A sea of brown and gold at the MCG on Grand Final day; Puccini; ‘la famiglia’ (the family)

Best design I've seen lately:
Citroen C6

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