Anything but Ordinary – Dowel Jones is a design brand based in Melbourne and Geelong founded by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch in 2013. Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values, creating unique pieces for the home and commercial interiors. Dowel Jones focuses on local Australian production, working with manufacturers of everyday objects.
Taking up residence in ownworld’s Collingwood showroom, Dowel Jones is creating an installation titled ‘Open For Business’. Expect a nostalgic-filled exploration of workplace.
Designed by New York based designer Tom Hancocks, Sister features soft, tactile upholstered pieces encapsulated in the brand's signature powder coated steel. Designed for both commercial and residential applications, the Sister pieces are rich, luxurious and inviting. The Sister range currently includes the Sister Chair and Sister Lounge.
The Half Hurdle Chair is part of the Hurdle Collection, Dowel Jones much celebrated first furniture collection. The Hurdle collection consists of the Full Hurdle, Half Hurdle, Hurdle High, Hurdle Tray Table, Hurdle Low and Half Hurdle Bench.
Sir Burly is characterised by it's bold and playful thick tubular frame. The most animated of the collection, the Sir Burly Low Stool has horizontal sled feet and the single bent tube forming the vertical support to represent legs and feet.