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Design For Life: Grant and Mary Featherston Exhibition

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Design should benefit everyone
Furniture exhibition, art, moma, Heide, gallery, bulleen, contemporary furniture design
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The Museum of Modern Art - Heide, located in leafy Bulleen is currently featuring Design for Life exhibition. It explores Grant Featherston's career spanning over 3 decades as an influential modernist Australian designer.

Furniture exhibition, art, moma, Heide, gallery, bulleen, contemporary furniture design
Image @ moko creative


Grant Featherston's partnership with Mary, saw them exploring new technologies and materials. They became known for producing innovative furniture. Grant believed that design should benefit everyone.

Furniture exhibition, art, moma, Heide, gallery, bulleen, contemporary furniture design
Image @ moko creative


Experimenting with plastics to produce beautiful functional and adorable design for everyone. This is arguably Australia's most significant modernist designer and this exhibition celebrates Featherston's rise to celebrity status throughout the 1950's.

Furniture exhibition, art, moma, Heide, gallery, bulleen, contemporary furniture design
Image @ moko creative


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Why? Australia's most significant modernist designer
When: Now
Where: Museum of Modern Art - Heide, Bulleen
Cost: $20
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