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The Minotti

The Minotti

With the opening of the new Minotti Monobrand Melbourne store, dedece again sets the standard for those seeking style and sophistication in the Australian metropolis and further strengthens Minotti’s presence in a rapidly-expanding market that has consistently shown its appreciation for the timeless style and quality of Minotti products.

For the first event, dedece and Minotti launched the new book Portraits of Places in Australia by hosting a special lunch for those A & D who were featured in the book.

Tom Dixon x Ikea x UTS Design Students hack Delaktig

Tom Dixon x Ikea x UTS Design Students hack Delaktig

Ikea Australia and the University of Technology Sydney collaborated to open the Tom Dixon designed Delaktig bed-sofa collection up to Interior and Product design students from UTS, challenging them to personalise the range to reflect life at home in Australia.

Eight students ( 4 x product design students & 4 x interior design students) were selected to take part in the Workshop which was mentored by Ikea’s Interior Design team together with the UTS Design Lecturers

Tom Dixon’s ” Shoegate ” – A Diplomatic scandal

Tom Dixon’s ” Shoegate ” – A Diplomatic scandal

Designer Tom Dixon recently found himself at the Center of a Japanese – Israeli Diplomacy Conflict

Moshe, the Israeli Prime Minister’s private chef, capped an elaborate dinner with a selection of chocolates served in a Tom Dixon cast metal shoe, which is considered highly offensive in Japanese culture.

The Minotti 70th Anniversary Party @ Salone Milan 2018

The Minotti 70th Anniversary Party @ Salone Milan 2018

On April 18, Minotti celebrated its 70th anniversary at the Villa Reale di Monza.

Approx 700 guests ( incl dedece ) were honored to attend to help the Minotti Family celebrate their family milestone in grand style – a fun, prosecco fueled evening in the spirit of Milanese hospitality and the brand’s customary elegance

Virgil Abloh x Bespoke Ind x Nike Reconstruction Workshop @ Dedece Sydney

Virgil Abloh x Bespoke Ind x Nike Reconstruction Workshop @ Dedece Sydney

Virgil Abloh held a Nike Reconstruction Workshop in the top level of Pop-Up space and those VIP guests lucky enough to have scored an invite got a personal insight into Virgil’s creative process, and got to flex their own creativity when they reconstructed their own pair of Nike kicks – right in front of his eyes.

Invited workshop participants ( and a few very lucky ” Kids” plucked at random from the long line queued out the front ) were each given a pair of Nike Air Force 1’s, some velcro, coloured swoosh’s, hammers and tools to create their own authentic shoes.

Virgil Abloh interviewed by Woody from Sneaker Freaker @ Dedece Sydney

Virgil Abloh interviewed by Woody from Sneaker Freaker @ Dedece Sydney

With Virgil Abloh touching down in Sydney to host an event in partnership with Supply and BespokeIND, Simon Wood ( aka Woody ) from Sneaker Freaker sat down with the most influential figure in street wear right now for this “exclusive” interview.

” Working in an industry, there’s rules to follow and rules to break. Find a way to creatively break the rules.” ………………. Virgil Abloh

Virgil Abloh Signing Nike “Top Ten” Kicks @ Dedece Sydney

Virgil Abloh Signing Nike “Top Ten” Kicks @ Dedece Sydney

On a quiet Darlinghurst street last week, hundreds of young, mostly male Sneakerheads ( many still in their school uniforms having ducked away early from school ) patiently lined up for some 4-6 hours ( even as some light rain fell ) to meet their idol, Virgil Abloh, the introverted Chicago native.

Some of them had even journeyed to Sydney from inter-state to the official Supply ” Pop Up” Store installation space – thus inadvertently becoming the personification of Nike’s most fundamental principle: ‘Just Do It’.

All those in line were in high spirits, hoping to have their Abloh x Off-White iterations of the Nike “Top Ten” kicks autographed by Virgil

The Great Architectural Bake-Off, London 2017

The Great Architectural Bake-Off, London 2017

As part of the London Festival of Architecture renowned names in architecture came to recreate the world’s most iconic buildings out of cake by competing in the The Great Architectural Bake Off 2017

Competing teams were asked to explore the London Festival of Architecture’s theme of ‘ memory ’ in their edible architectural creations.

A gingerbread interpretation of their design for the former bullring Arenas de Barcelona by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners claimed the coveted title of 2017 Architectural baking champions.