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Linea awarded Gold at this year’s Good Design Awards

GOOD DESIGN AWARDS 2020 ANNOUNCED. The winners of Australia’s peak international design awards – the highest honour for design and innovation in the country were announced today during the 2020 Good Design Week. Made by Pen are honoured to be announced as a winner of the 2020 Good Design® GOLD award for our tabletop storage piece Linea by Jim Hannon-Tan in …

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Mrs Kim’s Grill Re-Opens | A collab between Modo Architects + Pen

The re-opening coincides with the recently announced business grants designed to assist businesses in adapting their facilities to outdoor dining amid the COVID-19 crisis The global pandemic has impacted every community in a substantial way, and in Melbourne, we have all been reeling from the effects just like everyone else. As the restrictions and reality …

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Happy Holidays

2019 is almost at an end, and oh what a year it has been!  We are filled with gratitude as we look back on the growth, accomplishments and the forging of new ventures which will continue to fuel our transition into 2020. We are proud to have received the honor of being featured on Australia by Design and being …

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Made by Pen

At Made by Pen, we strive to create unambiguous beautiful designed pieces. We balance innovation with creative flair and translate this to its simplest form. We are a studio that follows the foundation of minimal design. In this blog, we briefly introduce this principle which influences our work. Minimalism as a trendMinimalism began as an art movement post World War …

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The Birth of Sway

Sway by Nick Rennie The award-winning Sway Lamp brought to fruition by Australian designer Nick Rennie has a fascinating story behind it. The Sway Lamp is the brainchild of a studio prepared to challenge the status quo of design, and Sway has set a new benchmark for innovation in lighting and design excellence. Ideation The …

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