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Material Culture

August 3, 2018
Material Culture

Hello humans

Cities rose up out of human imagination, but not by design. Instead they evolved – a necessary, unconscious response to progress’ steady, unstoppable spread. Commerce brought us closer together, adaptability made life spent walking on hard surfaces feel ok.

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March 2, 2018
Material Culture

A collection of unreliable truths

Monuments as much to mistakes as they are to memory, books tell a greater story than that contained within their pages.

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January 12, 2018
Material Culture

You Feelin’ Me?

Analogue sound unpicks time - its creation and consumption capable of giving a moment existence beyond itself.

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May 11, 2017
Material Culture

Podcast: The best of Bowerbird LIVE

Over three days, CityMag broadcast live from Bowerbird Design Market. Listen in to hear the Market's stallholders and organisers discuss design culture and life as a small business.

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February 23, 2017
Material Culture

In the garage with Matt Sheppard

The in-built obsolescence of new technology is driving a desire for old objects with purpose and personality.

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June 8, 2016
Material Culture

El Cabello: Wanderlust at home

Inspired by beautiful locations around the globe, El Cabello on Gilbert Street is its own complete world where every item has a connection to its creator and a story to explain how it got there.

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