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Hecker Guthrie reinvent a design icon

Hecker Guthrie reinvent a design icon
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In celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Hans J. Wegner, Hecker Guthrie in collaboration Made Measure reinvent an icon as part of Cult's Chairity Project. The Chairity brings together all fields of art and design from fashion to graphics, painting to photography all in aid of chairty and creativity.

To place a bid on the CH33 chair and it's high-grade leather accessories, visit www.ebay.com.au/bidsforgood/chairity with all proceeds going to My Room. Happy bidding!

Hecker Guthrie curate Ligne Roset

Hecker Guthrie curate Ligne Roset
80 Rupert Street, Collingwood VIC 3066
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Thanks to our friends at DOMO, Hecker Guthrie curate and give our take on the Ligne Roset collection with the exhibition "Living It Large In Small Spaces".

The exhibition is open to design and trade community by appointment between 5–19 September. The second week of the exhibition (13–19 September) is open to the public without appointment.

 

Hecker Guthrie - The I Pad App

Hecker Guthrie - The I Pad App
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Thanks to Hunt and Co for all of your assistance with the long awaited Hecker Guthrie App - available now www.heckerguthrie.com/app

HG Travels...

HG Travels...
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Senior Interior Designer Position

Senior Interior Designer Position
Melbourne
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Hecker Guthrie are seeking to employ the following role:

 Senior Interior Design Leader

  • Interior focussed projects
  • Archicad experience a strong advantage
  • Immediate start

We are looking for a motivated staff member with a strong design appreciation and ability to manage projects from concept to completion.

 

Please send a low resolution portfolio to studio@heckerguthrie.com

Hecker Guthrie Christmas Message

Hecker Guthrie Christmas Message
Melbourne
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The team from Hecker Guthrie wish you a very safe and festive break. We thank you for your support in 2013 and look forward to working with you, collaborating with you or inspiring you in 2014.

The studio will take a well-earned break from December 20th  and will reopen on Monday January 6th.

Image by Marie Ramse and Pella Hedeby via Hitta-Hem blog.

At home with ArflexAt home with Arflex

At home with Arflex
Melbourne & Sydney
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Hecker Guthrie has curated an collection of Arflex furniture in the Melbourne and Sydney Poliform showrooms, to celebrate the iconic Italian brand which has been collaborating with designers for over 65 years. We invite you to come and see the installation during October and early November in both the Melbourne and Sydney showrooms.

 

Cult Copenhagen trip

Cult Copenhagen trip
Denmark
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Courtesy of our very good friends at Cult - Hamish got to spend last week exploring one of our favourite cities Copenhagen. Lots of goodness via Instagram @heckerguthrie

Hecker Guthrie awarded Belle Coco Republic Interior Designers of The Year

Hecker Guthrie awarded Belle Coco Republic Interior Designers of The Year
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In addition to winning the IDEA Awards Gold Medal for lifetime achievement - Hecker Guthrie have now taken out the coveted  'Interior Designers of The Year' award in the 2013 Belle Coco Republic Awards. The Studio entered 8 projects into the awards - and feel truly humbled by the recognition from the industry for excellence in design.

A big thanks to Belle, Coco Republic, the Sponsors and all whom joined in the celebrations in Sydney on May 22nd.

Foxes Den is open

Foxes Den is open
Port Melbourne
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Foxes Den has made the chicken shop sexy again! Click here for more images.

Follow us on Instagram @heckerguthrie

Follow us on Instagram @heckerguthrie
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Best of The Best

Best of The Best
Melbourne
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Hecker Guthrie were proud to showcase their table at last night's NGV Best of The Best event. A collective of creatives all designed a table - from florists to landscapers, artists to retailers.  Hecker Guthrie's table definatley encapsulated the studio's penchant for authenticity and craft. A special thanks goes to Ashwood, JR Sit and Abode for their kind assistance.

'The Design Files' features HG project

'The Design Files' features HG project
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Hecker Guthrie's Roebert residence was recently fatured on Australia's leading Interiors Blog - The Design Files. Thanks Lucy for featuring our project and thanks to TDF readership for your positive comments.

Click here courtesy of The Design Files

Production - Lucy Feagins/The Design Files Photos: Derek Swalwell

Hecker Guthrie wins Gold at IDEA AwardsHecker Guthrie wins Gold at IDEA Awards

Hecker Guthrie wins Gold at IDEA Awards
Sydney
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Hecker Guthrie scooped Gold at The IDEA Awards - the most prestigious  category in the award program presented to practitioners who have made an enduring contribution to Australian design over the course of a career. 

The studio also won the Residential Category for 'Park St Residence' and were Highly Commended for 'The Old Library' in the Hospitality category and 'Graze and Kha' in the International category.

“To all of our clients who have given us the opportunity over the years… without them our ideas would be that, just ideas and our drawings would only be lines on paper. We are honoured to be receiving this award in front of our peers, mentors and collaborators”. Hamish Guthrie

Gold Medal Award Video here

Residential Decoration Award Video here

Hospitality Award Video here

International Award Video here

Download Media release here

2nd place at the Retail Design Awards

2nd place at the Retail Design Awards
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Thank you to the Retail Design Institute for hosting the Retail Design Awards at Circa on the 25th October 2012. Hecker Guthrie were very pleased to collect the second place award for their design of the SABA Collins St store.

 

Hecker Guthrie & Oly join forces for Saturday in Design

Hecker Guthrie & Oly join forces for Saturday in Design
Melbourne
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Hecker Guthrie and Oly partnered up at the recent Saturday in Deisgn for 'The Project'. In a runway style extravaganza, we assisted Oly in showcasing the perfect 10 dining chairs. One of our favourites being the GiGi chair as pictured.

IDEA Awards Shortlist

IDEA Awards Shortlist
Melbourne
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Hecker Guthrie have been shortlisted for a whopping 5 projects in this year's IDEA Awards in the retail, residential decoration, hospitality, international and multi residential categories.

David's Restaurant to open early July

David's Restaurant to open early July
Melbourne
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Hecker Guthrie’s design for the new 'David’s' draws on the heritage of old Shanghai and Melbourne’s lively hospitality scene, and gives a new life to the warehouse architecture of the building.  We have brought a playful, fresh design to the established restaurant while reflecting the traditional honesty, simplicity and homeliness of the new menu on offer from David.

 

Winners at the AIDA

Winners at the AIDA
Sydney
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The who's who of the Australian Design community rubbed shoulders on the 27th April for the Australian Interior Design Awards. Hecker Guthrie are proud to announce their award for "Best International Design" for their projects Graze and Kha; along with their Commendation for 'The Old Library'. 

USA Tour 2012

USA Tour 2012
USA
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Paul and Hamish have recently been 'on tour' in the USA, visiting some of the Country's best Mid Century Modern gems including the 'Hotel Lautner' in Desert Hot Springs California.

Image courtesy of our friends at Hotel Lautner

Studio Nine

Studio Nine
Melbourne
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Stay tuned for the launch of Studio Nine  a multi-level residential project designed by Hecker Guthrie in the historic GTV9 building. 

Image: Cornwell Design

Flora

Flora
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Hecker Guthrie are proud to announce the completion of 'Flora' a multi-level residential project in Brighton which showcases Hecker Guthire's foray into the realm of Building Design.

Image: Shannon McGrath

Award Update

Award Update
Melbourne
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Congratulations to Cornwell Design for picking up the award for best 'Corporate Identity' for the Hecker Guthrie Identity at the Melbourne Advertising  & Design Club Awards.

The Principal

The Principal
Hong Kong
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Hecker Guthrie are proud to introduce The Principal. Located in the Wanchai region of Hong Kong, The Principal speaks volumes in hushed tones. The pared back aesthetic gradually reveals itself by way of a series of rooms, allowing framed views throughout the space. The palette is a combination of copper, leather, hard plaster and timber.  Feature lighting is by Piet Hein Eek and the hero of the space is the central 'alter' that anchors the dining floor.

The Royal Visit

The Royal Visit
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The Hecker Guthrie team were privileged to be invited to see Richard Munao CEO of Corporate Culture be presented with The Diploma of the Danish Export in the company of Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark. Our thanks go to Corporate Culture for having us be part of such a special occasion.
Design Pitch 2011

Design Pitch 2011
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Hamish Guthrie joined fellow esteemed judges (including Fritz Hansen CEO Jacob Holm) on Tuesday 22nd November for the annual Design Pitch competition. It was a fun, fast paced evening where designers were invited to pitch their design product to win a trip to Milan Salone 2012.
DIA Open Night

DIA Open Night
Melbourne
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The Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Victorian Student Council aka' Emerging Designers' joined the Hecker Guthrie team last week for the annual 'Inside Nights' series. Inside Nights gives students an exciting opportunity to step inside some of Melbourne's design studios to gain an insight into studio life and the employment process.We thoroughly enjoyed having the team through and wish them well on their future endeavours.

SABA Collins St

SABA Collins St
Melbourne
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On the first day of spring, the doors opened for the new SABA concept store in Collins St, Melbourne. Perfectly poised for the launch of The Spring Fashion Festival.
Hecker Guthrie have had a longstanding association with SABA and are very proud of the store which drew on the heritage of the brand and created a representative of the brand in its 3D form.
The store has an International Department Store feel which is broken up into a series of experiences for Mens, Womens, Accesory and Denim.
IDEA Awards 2011

IDEA Awards 2011
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The Millswyn has been shortlisted for the 2011 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) which will be presented in a gala event in November.
Inside Out Feature

Inside Out Feature
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Not only has Fitzroy residence been shortlisted for the 2011 Houses Awards, but is also featured in the current edition of Inside Out. What an amazing transformation this humble workers cottage has undergone.

A tribute to David Band

A tribute to David Band
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Hecker Guthrie would like to acknowledge the sad passing of David Band. During our years of collaborating with David, we always enjoyed his energy, creativity and enthusiasm. He was a wonderful talent and we feel privileged to have collaborated on several beautiful projects together.

Our thoughts are with Fiona and Archie.

Houses Awards

Houses Awards
Melbourne
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Fitzroy Residence has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2011 Houses Awards in the 'House Alteration and Addition under 200 square metres' category.

The awards ceremony takes place in Melbourne on 15th July 2011. Watch this space for updates.

Hamish speaks at Design Ex

Hamish speaks at Design Ex
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Hamish Guthrie participated in the 2011 Design Ex 'Live Profile Seminar Series' on the 14th April. He spoke about "The Hecker Guthrie approach to authenticity and craft in design". Throughout his talk, Hamish touched on the rebranding of the studio, two case study projects and concluded with imagery which informed the way he and Paul approach design.

Interior Design Awards 2011

Interior Design Awards 2011
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Paul Hecker and Hamish Guthrie rubbed shoulders with the movers and shakers of the Australian Design industry at the annual Interior Design Awards on Friday 13th April.
They were delighted to be 'Highly Commended' for The Millswyn and thank their client Davis Yu for the opportunity to work on such a delightful project.
Hecker Guthrie congratulate their peers who took home awards on the night.
Paul Hecker Auctioned off for charity

Paul Hecker Auctioned off for charity
Sacred Heart Mission, St Kilda
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The Sacred Heart's 2011 Light Up a Life cocktail party in March was a sold-out success with more than 450 guests mingling at Circa, The Deck to raise funds for their Women's House.
In a jovial atmosphere the rowdy auction saw Paul Hecker's design services sold to the highest bidder - Of whom we haven't heard from as yet!
The Millswyn Shortlisted for the Interior Design Awards

The Millswyn Shortlisted for the Interior Design Awards
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Hecker Guthrie has been shortlisted for the 2011 Interior Design Awards for 'The Millswyn'. The results will be ceremoniously announced on Friday 15th April.
New Staff Member Announcement

New Staff Member Announcement
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Hecker Guthrie are pleased to announce the arrival of new senior staff member, Josh Watt.

Josh brings to Hecker Guthrie a wealth of skill in both Interior Design and Building Design. To complement his design skills, Josh also specialises in design modelling and imaging software including 3DsMax, ArchiCad and Vray.

Josh is currently working on a luxury boat refurbishment and a garden pavilion.

Melbourne Design Awards

Melbourne Design Awards
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Voting has now opened for The Melbourne Design Awards. Hecker Guthrie's most recent project The Millswyn has been shortlisted for the Interior Design Commercial/Hospitality Category.

Please cast a vote for us!

Hecker Guthrie goes live!

Hecker Guthrie goes live!
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It is with great pleasure we announce the launch of Hecker Guthrie. A small change in name, a huge change in the evolution of the studio.

2010 IDEA Awards

2010 IDEA Awards
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At the 2010 IDEA Awards (where Hamish Guthrie was a judge) Hecker Guthrie were recognised for two of their recent projects.

A 'Highly Commended' in the Hospitality Category was awarded to Outpost and A 'Highly Commended' in the Commercial  <1000m2 was awarded to the collaborative team of Cornwell, Woods Bagot and Hecker Guthrie for the Cornwell Design Studio.