Saturday, 23 January 2016

David Flynn - Little Biddy Telephone Box pencil case

Classic Red Telephone Box pencil case designed by David Flynn in Melbourne for the Little Biddy Product Company by Willow

Concept sketches from 1980s by David Flynn at Bayly Design in Melbourne.

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Nylex - Iconic Australian brand

The iconic Australian brand Nylex is known to many from the illuminted clock in Richmond Melbourne. This promotional drink coaster from the 1960s features the first trademark for the brand developed by Moulded Products Australia.

Iconic Australian brand Nylex logo.

David Flynn - Willow Alpine cooler

I spy… New 2.5 L Willow Apline cooler jug designed in Melbourne by David Flynn.

One more to add to my collection of products designed in Melbourne. Early versions of the Alpine jug in plastic were designed in 1974 by Romand Rodberg and Charles Furey according to Willow. David Flynn and the team at Bayly Design in the 1980s designed many products for Willow including the Red jug pictured below, second from right.

Willow Alpine jug designed in Melbourne by David Flynn

Willow Alpine coolers have been manufactured in Melbourne for more than 40 years.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Regis glasses - Telecom Australia

Telecom Australia logo on Regis glass designed by Edward Kayser in Melbourne Australia.

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Australian Innovation - Kambrook power board

Over the Christmas break I added this early version of the Australian invention the Kambrook power board to my Australian industrial design collection.

Australian innovation - Kambrook power board designed in Melbourne.

Stuart Devlin - 50th Anniversary of release of Australian decimal coins

Australia's iconic decimal coins designed by Stuart Devlin will celebrate fifty years in circulation on February 14th this year.

Australian decimal coins designed by Stuart Devlin 50th Anniversary February 14th 2016