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People & Places

We are interested in what fabric can bring to life. This journal is a celebration of the lifestyle, culture and design that influences what we do.

Catherine Martin - a collaboration

We speak with Stephanie Moffitt.

Mokum Design Director, Stephanie Moffitt, talks about the latest collaboration with acclaimed production and costume designer Catherine Martin. Stephanie discusses how the Mokum studio goes about developing a collection with Catherine who is based in New York. 

Designer Q&A: Susan Tait and Stephanie Moffit

The Creative Director from Tait and Design Director of Mokum.

With summer on the horizon, Mokum alongside Australian outdoor furniture design house, Tait, have come together to celebrate the southern hemisphere’s latest and greatest in outdoor design. In a collaboration celebrating Australian design, the collections saw effortless assimilation to create ‘An Australian Outdoor Story’.

Jim Looney is a notable American designer who founded his architectural and Interior Design Studio Looney & Associates in 1995. Over the past 24 years, Jim and his team have designed a catalogue of standout hospitality projects across the US and internationally.  Working alongside major hotel players such as the Marriot, Hyatt and Hilton hotels, Jim has gained a strong insight into the design requirements for the hospitality industry, in particular for luxury hotels.

Miami based designer Wade Hallock of Hallock Design Company works across residential and commercial interior design.  Hallock Design is a boutique design firm that specialises in creating unique and memorable interiors. One of their recent hospitality projects is the Icebox Cafe in Miami which boldly and proudly features Mokum fabrics.  

"Mokum is my go-to for fun and unique fabrics. The large overscale design and palette of La Palma drew me right into another world of the tropical 20s with the sound of bongos playing, flamingos in the sun, the smell of suntan lotion, and warm humid tropical breezes."

The highly anticipated Melbourne Design Week (MDW) in March 2020 centres around the theme ‘how design can shape life’.  A 10 day event held in the prestigious National Gallery of Victoria and at various locations around Melbourne, MDW offers design enthusiasts over 300 talks, exhibitions, tours and workshops.

Here at James Dunlop Textiles we are committed to reducing waste and caring for our environment.  We strive to be socially responsible and environmentally conscious by focusing on delivering the most sustainable product and service while caring for others in our communities.

We love working with the passionate team at Cult and were excited to have the opportunity to talk to them about Australian design, the creation of NAU Design and what not to miss at Denfair this year.

Not only is a mastectomy a significant surgical operation it also leaves the patient with physical changes that that they need to overcome as well as pain they need to deal with on a daily basis while recovering. With the removal of the breast tissue and surrounding lymph nodes and raw skin, the ability to sleep or move your arms in anyway can be painful.

May is breast cancer awareness month, so we went pink for the day and hosted our first ever Pink Ribbon lunch to support the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

On an unseasonably warm winter's day in New York, we spent the day launching Majorelle collection in the home of Catherine Martin & Baz Luhrmann.

The devastation caused by the April 2015 earthquake in Nepal continues to affect this beautiful country and the focus now is for rebuild and recovery.