We count down your most-read articles from StreetChat for the year: featuring great case studies, profiles, street furniture tips and award-winning products. Every month we bring our readers new projects, products and trends from the public domain; subscribe here to receive the monthly update in your inbox. 10. Linea on show in San Diego with Spruce & Gander Our US partner Spruce & Gander, Inc treated San Diego customers to an afternoon of great food and wine at a Pop Up Picnic with Linea Cubes, Platform, Sun Lounge, Seats, Curved Bench and Picnic Settings on show. 9. Case study: Mission Australia DAYS Centre Vulnerable young people can sit together and relax in this courtyard space designed by Emerge Associates for outdoor healing and respite, at the Youth Withdrawal and Respite Centre in Perth, Western Australia. …
meet the team
MURRAY LOWNDES | Business Development Manager QLD
07 3144 8871
Originally a cabinet maker by trade, Murray has more than 20 years of experience in the furniture industry. He made his first foray in sales with home furnishings, followed by the specialised transport of antiques and the design and fit out of motorhomes and campervans.
In the ergonomic office products sector he introduced many products to the Australian and New Zealand markets over 24 years, including electric standing desks, monitor management and specialised seating.
What inspires you?
I am inspired by quality, shape and form, as a well designed furniture piece will be functional, endure endlessly and never go out of style.
Your favourite product and why?
Gardens and public spaces can be funny as well as beautiful: Patch Adams said, “Humor is the best antidote to all ills.” And I strongly agree. Life’s lighter with more laughs. Sydney Morning Herald’s Robin Powell writes about Canadian architect Claude Cormier’s exploration with humour in Toronto’s gardens and public spaces. Claude Cormier et Associes launched in Montreal in 1994, and now has international recognition for his exclusive works in public spaces. Cormier’s projects explore the history and ecology of a place, its contemporary context and sometimes add in a little funny element too. Powell writes, “Cormier believes that not just our parks but our streetscapes can do a better job of telling stories and bringing human relationships into public space, using colour, light and a sense of humour.” Powell …
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