Thursday 17 March 2022
6.00 pm – 8.00 pm (AEST)


Living Edge
171 Robertson Street
Fortitude Valley Brisbane Qld 4006
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Perhaps the most ubiquitous of creative collaborations is the design duo. But what’s the secret behind a truly successful creative partnership? In this highly respected speaker program presented by Artichoke magazine, we go behind the scenes to find out how three design duos make it work, in both a professional and personal sense.



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Potts Point by Flack Studio. Photography: Anson Smart.


David Flack and Mark Robinson

Flack Studio

Flack Studio is a Melbourne-based multi-disciplinary practice of designers and architects committed to delivering supremely elegant contemporary interiors. David is founder and principal, renowned for multi-faceted, experiential residential, hospitality, commercial and retail environments. Mark is principal and has worked alongside David since the establishment of the studio in 2015. Together, they understand the power of narrative to create deep-seated, emotional engagement with people and places.

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Troy Casey and Erin McDonald

Blaklash Creative

Troy Casey and Erin McDonald are part of the team at Blaklash Creative, a design consultancy specialising in First Nations art and design. Working in partnership with artists, designers and creatives, Blaklash produces community-celebrated experiences that express Indigenous perspectives through artistic process, practice and presentation in public art, placemaking and the built environment.

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Marjorie Dixon and Leah Gallagher

Kin Architects

Kin Architects started in 2017, as a small firm with a particular vision to develop close, rewarding relationships with clients. Kin is led by Marjorie Dixon and Leah Gallagher who met at the University of Queensland’s School of Architecture. By the time they graduated with their bachelors, the duo were firm friends. After spending eight years in small Brisbane-based practices, Marjorie and Leah were excited to start their own business that reflected their shared experiences and their passion for a client centred, collaborative process.

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