Ours Fitzroy is an amalgamation of some very ‘Melbourne’ issues; purchasing, artwork and our superb artistic neighborhood.
Positioned on Johnston Avenue, the brand new artistic idea house spans two distinct ranges. Downstairs, the shopfront homes native furnishings, homewares, clothes, and artwork, that are all out there for buy. You’ll discover designs from rising furnishings makers Objects By Package, and Billy Furnishings, alongside ceramics from Amiee Byrne; activewear from Nu Kind Motion and Melbourne start-ups FIGR and Joyful Society.
‘Ours has at all times been about bringing all of these items into one place and exhibiting them off, unashamedly, as a result of we must always all be actually proud and hyped about the place we come from, the folks we all know and the superb issues they’re making,’ founder Zane Curwen-Walker says.
In the meantime, upstairs serves as a novel Airbnb, bringing the ‘domestically curated assortment to life’ in a one-bedroom residence.
‘The lodging was at all times meant to be an area the place folks may expertise the fantastically curated rooms we see on the web by staying in them for a few days,’ says Zane, who conjured up the thought for Ours Fitzroy throughout his Covid-induced isolation within the first week of 2022.
Quick ahead to in the present day, and he’s pulled the entire house collectively in only a few months’ time!
‘Having grown up in nation Victoria, I take lots of inspiration from my time digging by tip outlets and salvage yards,’ he says. ‘I’ve at all times beloved discovering outdated issues and placing them in rooms with different good new issues.’
In Ours Fitzroy you’ll discover an outdated church window re-purposed as a bathe display screen, a repainted metal bathroom and basin set, in addition to items from Joshua Area, Fisch Designs, Monde and Curated Areas. The whole house is made full with a set of ‘different good issues’, from Suku to Nonnas Grocer‘s candles, and there’s loads of artwork too – together with works by Lele Eclectic Studio, Tylah Saunders and Kitt Bennet.
Above all, Zane has curated Ours Fitzroy to assist folks really feel ‘at house’.
‘I’ll at all times have a pot of espresso on and if I’ve the time I’ll sit down for a chat or present folks by the house,’ he says. ‘I would love folks to go away feeling like they’ll’t wait one other minute earlier than they begin that mission they’ve been eager about.’
See Ours Fitzroy’s web site to be taught extra, or go to the house for your self at 248 Johnson St, Fitzroy.