Mat Macmillan

Introducing the iO Nimbus

by Mat Macmillan |08/07/2019 |0 Comments | Blogs

Introducing the iO Nimbus. And set of three the Cumulonimbus. She is the latest member of our iO family. This is a fairly large piece, at just over 1200mm long by 700mm wide and 400mm high. iO nimbus work well over dining tables, entrance ways and commercial foyers either alone or in groups. Now available.

Travel to recreate

by Mat Macmillan |09/08/2018 |0 Comments | Blogs

I have long loved travelling for the sense of freedom and potential it engenders – Cut loose from the usual rhythms and routines of life, surrounded by unfamiliarity, it seems as though anything can happen. The process unlocks the cogs of the unconscious mind, allowing it to recreate.  You don’t know what will come out of it, but sooner or later something will. Any activity that helps create this state of mind is actually what is meant be recreation.

Here are a few images from a recent trip to Sabbah in Borneo. The impacts of human activity on earth are laid bare leaving us with conflicting impressions and questions about where we are going; important questions that will shape our designs…

MAKER Design Studio

The structure of these houses appears to have grown out of the land and water. Beautifully crafted and decorated boats merge with the home environment.