Internationally acclaimed interior designer Fiona Lynch of Fiona Lynch Office will lead a lecture about the practice of interior design and the ways in which local makers and designers can work together to create complex and meaningful interior spaces.

The session will explore the possibilities of cross-discipline collaboration and how creatives can work together to enhance public and private spaces. Drawing from her project at 80 Collins Street as a case study, Fiona will consider her collaboration with woodturner Makiko Ryujin to create large scale public artworks. Fiona will also share her experiences working on projects with clients including TarraWarra Museum of Art and Lee Matthews, and the enriching outcomes of collaborating with talented craftspeople on these projects.

Date: Tuesday 19 July 2022
Time: 6-7 pm
Where: Online - Zoom Webinar
Price: Free for Craft Victoria Members
$20 for Non-members
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Fiona Lynch Office is an interior design studio with a commitment to sustainability and multidisciplinary collaboration, servicing architectural and interior design projects at all scales. The studio was founded in 2013 by Fiona Lynch, whose painterly command of colour and texture continues to define the atmospheric potency of their designs.

Hailed as one of the ‘true design influencers in the world’ in Germany’s Architectural Digest AD200 in 2019, Fiona possesses over 20 years’ experience in the design industry with a portfolio straddling residential (both private homes and multi-residential developments), hospitality, retail and workplace design. In 2021 she received Design Anthology’s Female Designer of the Year award across Australia, Asia and New Zealand and won the Best Restaurant Design award at the Eat Drink Design Awards.

Fiona’s acclaimed body of work possesses a meticulous approach to tactile and sensory elements, elevating interiors to emotively resonant spaces with a focus upon her custom solutions. Her collaborations with niche artists and artisans enable every project to be cloaked with a distinctive sartorial panache. Such affiliations lead her to launch Work Shop in 2019 – an ongoing exhibition program showcasing experimental design, artworks and objects by Australian and international artists, artisans and designers during Melbourne Design Week.

As a respected innovator amongst the Australian interior design community, Fiona also resides on design judging panels and her work is widely published in Australia and abroad. Ever productive, she is currently preparing to launch her inaugural furniture range.