Dowel Jones

Dowel Jones

Dowel Jones is a design brand operating out of Melbourne, Australia founded by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch in 2013.

Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values, creating unique pieces for the home and commercial interiors. Although primarily producing furniture, lighting and accessories, Dowel Jones also work on custom projects and installations as a way of expanding the brands knowledge in the presentation of designed outcomes.

Since it's founding, Dowel Jones have won numerous awards nationally and internationally. Dowel Jones are constantly evolving their approach to design and releasing new collections, most recently with New York based artist and designer Tom Hancocks.

Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values, creating unique pieces for the home and commercial interiors.

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Design, success and process with Adam Cornish

Adam Cornish is a product designer who leads the way in creativity and originality. He lives and works in Australia and is a global talent in everyone’s book, writes Jan Henderson.

‘We wanted to imbue all our products with rich personalities,’ Dowel Jones on championing creativity

With just one week to go, Dowel Jones’ Design From Home competition seeks to ignite collaboration and artistry across Australia’s design community.

Dowel Jones introduces the Design From Home competition

With most of Australia in social isolation Dowel Jones introduces a new design competition to help keep our brains from atrophying

Joint forces: The collabs and latest releases as seen at Saturday Indesign

Collaboration is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in the designer’s and supplier’s arsenal. And where better to release the full power of collaborative creative vision than Saturday in Design? Here we revisit 10 top collaborations from this year’s event.

Playfully Serious: ownworld, Dowel Jones & polytec collaborate on workplace design

See what happens when ownworld, Dowel Jones and polytec put minds and materials together in Collingwood for Saturday Indesign…

Get ready! Announcing our first exhibitors for Saturday Indesign

We are pumped to announce our first group of exhibitors (with more to come) for Saturday Indesign.

5 minutes with Ben Edwards ahead of Plasticity

Not afraid to break the traditional boundaries of a designer, Ben Edwards of Studio Edwards is in the midst of organising a new design program – alt. material – we chat with him ahead of the first exhibition, Plasticity.

Our Top 5 Interviews of 2017

From hospitality stalwarts to the furniture designers you’re probably already familiar with, take a look at our hitlist of people.

The Quad Canteen by Branch Studio Architects | IndesignLive

Can Kids Learn About Good Design Through Their School Environment?

Branch Studio Architects has designed The Quad Canteen a space that has the potential to be more than just a canteen.

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Creativity Has An Economy: Dowel Jones

Meet Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch, the designers behind Melbourne-based studio Dowel Jones who are fostering a culture of creativity and collaboration.


Local Design x Kozminsky: A Rockstar Line-up of Aussie Designers

Melbourne’s Kozminsky celebrates its 165th birthday with a killer collaboration with 7 of Australia’s most unique and sought after designers.

Poacher Hound | IndesignLive LIve

Poacher & Hound

A new hospitality project by Technē Architecture + Interior Design has opened in Mount Waverley in Victoria.

Emerging Lighting Designers: Illuminating Experiments

Function is a given when it comes to lighting design; it must facilitate illumination. When it comes to form, however, the only limit is the designer’s imagination and will to experiment. And as Rebecca Gross discovers, the imagination and experiments of these emerging designers is evidence of the high calibre of award-winning talent in Australian lighting design.

Projects Featuring Dowel Jones Products


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