Ideal Interiors: in conversation with designer Charles Wilson
Join this exciting panel discussion with award-winning contemporary Australian designer Charles Wilson in conversation with MAAS Head of Curatorial and a curator of The Ideal Home, Jacqui Strecker and MAAS Senior Curator Keinton Butler. Responding to domestic objects in the exhibition The Ideal Home, Charles will provide insight into some of the design processes and preoccupations, while contextualising his own design practice.
Charles Wilson is a furniture and product designer based in Sydney. In 1995 his career was established with the maker brand, Woodmark when they developed his CW1 Swivel Chair, his first successful production design. Since then, he has gone on to devise pieces for MENU, Herman Miller, King Living, and the state government of New South Wales. His limited-edition Tallboy for Broached Commissions was exhibited at Design Days, Dubai. He has shown at the Salone del Mobile, 100% Design, London, and is the winner of a number of awards including the Good Design Award and the Bombay Sapphire Design Award.
Image: The SW1 Swivel chair, designed by Charles Wilson, 1993, made by Woodmark International, Sydney 1996, MAAS Collection, photographer Sue Stafford.