Object magazine offers an insightful perspective on contemporary craft and design in Australia. Published by the Australian Design Centre, Object is a celebration of creativity and making, and a journal of record featuring inspirational objects, works and projects by Australia’s most innovative craft and design practitioners. 

OBJECT MAGAZINE ISSUE 54: AN ENDURING RELATIONSHIP

(Published December 2007 - March 2008)
Copy editor: Merryn Gates

Features include: 
Issue 54: Contents page

Cover Story: An Enduring Relationship - Patricia Anderson reveals six contemporary Australian Jewellers who take the natural world as their inspiration. p.14

Feature: Shine On - Heidi Dokulil introduces Kelly Freeman and Rina Bernabei, the designers behind the popular bernabeifreeman brand. p.36

Feature: What Museums Do With Objects - Jonathan Sweet champions the value of decorative arts collections in Australian museums and lets us know that, whether we realise it or not, we are in a fine position to help shape our museum culture. p.30

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Image: Object issue 54 cover features two rings by Helen Britton against images of bright neon from Sydney's Chinatown. The artist's work appears courtesy of Gallery Funkai, Melbourne. Photo: Keith Saunders