In the land of big bananas, pineapples, prawns and sheep …

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Objects from the South (86h x 106.5w cms, Indian ink on rag paper) David Lancashire

Objects from the South (86h x 106.5w cms, Indian ink on rag paper) David Lancashire

While some people like David Lancashire can execute our icons artfully, at the other extreme others create solutions that position design in curious, cringing and trivial contexts.

What other country would transform one their cute native animals into a letterbox? Whether Australian designers like it or not, this Koala letterbox on Nicholson Street, Brunswick, is one approach to solving design problems that is at the heart of design from Australia.

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