Thursday, March 22, 2018
Featherston - Design for Living (1947 - 2017)
The next meeting of Heidelberg Historical Society will feature guest speaker Mary Featherston. Her talk will touch on the scope of the Featherston's multi-disciplinary practice and illustrate some key furniture and interior design projects. She will also discuss ideas and beliefs that have motivated their quest to create affordable, practical and beautiful design.
Mary Featherton studied interior design at RMIT and in 1965 formed a life and professional partnership with designer Grant Featherston. For thirty years, until Grant’s death, the couple designed major interior and furniture projects and in 1996 they were inaugural inductees into the Design Institute of Australia Hall of Fame.
The meeting will be held on Tuesday 10 April, 2018 at 8 pm at the Uniting Church Community Centre, Seddon Street, Ivanhoe