Designer Talks Series Two

Design stalwarts Orbitkey recently took out the prestigious iF Gold Design Award (!!), winning over the 63-member jury and standing out amongst 6,400 entries from 54 countries. Out of the 75 Gold Award winners, Orbitkey was the sole Australian company to win a Product Award.

Stock founder David Tatangelo has over 100 watches of various origin and has dismantled and put back together equally as many. That horological love from a young age, and his professional background in architecture, lead to the logical next step... designing his own watches. Stock have developed into a successful and widely recognisable brand, both in Australia and overseas, and is now David's full-time career. We paid a visit to the Stock studio to find out more.

AÃRK Collective is an Australian watch brand that exceeds at combining an original contemporary beauty and functionality into timepieces that are designed to be worn and appreciated daily, but also to look fantastic with whatever you wear them with. AÃRK watches will always be a talking point

Isaac produces his minimalist range of refined IEFrancis leather goods and accessories at Thinkers and Makers Society workshop in inner Melbourne. We went behind the scenes to get to know a little more about this friendly fellow and what life's like as a creative sole-proprietor.

Behind the scenes with Sonja of Sole Ceramics. Sonja produces her minimalist range of ceramics in her back garden. We went behind the scenes to get to know a little more about Sonja and her brand.