‘Marking Territory + Industry’ poster designed by Merchants of Australia Product

MAP (Merchants of Australian Products) was established in Melbourne in 1989. Run by internationally acclaimed designers Christopher Connell (b.1955) and Raoul Hogg (b.1955), the company employs a holistic approach to design that includes research and development, selection of materials, manufacture and marketing of an extensive range of furniture. MAP furniture and objects are noted for designs that combine wit and humour with function and style. Their designs have featured in numerous exhibitio...

Summary

2008/119/2
A two sided poster, printed in black and white, advertising the 'Marking Territory Art + Industry' exhibition in the style of a calendar for the month of March. The front side features a calender with two images of the 'Pepe Chair' above the date of the exhibition '15-31 March'. The text includes a brief history and philosophy of MAP (Merchants of Australia Product), exhibition details and acknowledgement of sponsors. The reverse side displays a sereis of photographic images arranged in a grid pattern showcasing 36 pieces of furniture designed by MAP, ranging from 1986 - 1996.

Dimensions

630 mm
630 mm

Production

MAP (Merchants of Australian Products) was established in Melbourne in 1989. Run by designers Christopher Connell and Raoul Hogg, the company not only continues to design but also manufactures and markets an extensive range of furniture. Interior design is another aspect of its operation. MAP furniture is sold through outlets in most capital cities as well as in Wellington, New Zealand and has featured in numerous exhibitions, including New York’s Museum of Modern Art 'Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design'. The 'Pepe' chair is one of two MAP designs shown in that exhibition.
1996

Source

Gift of MAP (Merchants of Australian Products), 2008

Cite this Object

'Marking Territory + Industry' poster designed by Merchants of Australia Product 2017, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 April 2017, <https://ma.as/367497>
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