Louise Olsen, Liane Rossler and Stephen Ormandy of Dinosaur Designs formed a partnership in 1982 while studying painting at art school in Sydney. They sold their first hand-painted fimo and wood jewellery from a stall in Sydney’s Paddington Markets and then began experimenting with jewellery in brightly-coloured moulded resin.
The mouldable qualities of this versatile material enabled increased production in more diverse forms and the trio developed a distinctive style of chunky jewellery in lu...
Doll's house and contents, acrylic/ synthetic resin/ mixed media, designed and made by Louise Olsen, Liane Rossler and Stephen Ormandy of Dinosaur Designs, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2001.
Doll's house made of white sheet acrylic, the sides and back enclosed, the front with double doors featuring rectangular cut-outs and enclosing four levels interconnected by steps at right-hand side. The lower first level fitted with a bathroom on the left and 'sunroom' on right. The second level a 1960s-style bedroom complete with miniature double bed and fabric bedspread, resin furniture, vases and tableware, a resin chandelier, 'shag-pile' rug and brightly-coloured wallpaper. The third level fitted as a combination dining/sitting room with resin furniture, vases and tableware, a 'shag-pile' rug and 'op art' print on back wall. The upper level an open roof garden with resin furniture and pots containing artificial cactii.