OLSEN ORMANDY - THE ART OF DINOSAUR DESIGNS

Olsen Ormandy: The Art of Dinosaur Designs. Karen Woodbury Gallery, Level 1 / 167 Flinders Lane, Melbourne. Words and photos - Melissa Forsyth

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This month, as part of Melbourne Fashion Week, Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy, co-founders of Dinosaur Designs are showcasing their one-off resin sculptures at Karen Woodbury Gallery in Flinders Lane.

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The enlarged sculptures reference pieces from their wearable collection as well as their distinctive collectables range.

Collar Bone, Bones Fan and Wishbone Cluster are like giant necklaces for your wall, Daddy Long Legs and Full Moon are super-sized versions of their colourful side tables and Stream, a ceiling sculpture that reminded me of giant waterfall earrings.

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The exhibition brings together fashion, design and art and the gallery setting has allowed Louise and Stephen to play with scale and reinforce the tactile nature of their work.

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dino_designs-2The exhibition is open until 29 March 2014.  Check out the we gallery website for more details.