Leading Australian decorative surfaces brand, Laminex will be a
corporate partner in the inaugural 2014 MPavilion temporary architecture
project at the Queen Victoria Gardens, Southbank Arts Precinct in Melbourne.
A unique architecture commission and design event for Melbourne, MPavilion
has been initiated by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation with support from City of
Melbourne and the Victorian State Government.
Chair of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation, Naomi Milgrom, AO said she was
delighted to have a leading design brand on board.
According to Naomi, Laminex’s support for the project allows the
Foundation to fulfil their vision to create Sean Godsell’s beautifully designed
furniture for this year’s MPavilion. This support also enables truly
inspirational design and architecture projects such as the MPavilion to come to
The 2014 MPavilion has been designed by award-winning Melbourne
architect, Sean Godsell, and was inspired by the annual Serpentine Gallery in
London’s Hyde Park. The pavilion design uses recycled wooden flooring,
galvanised steel and aluminium mesh to create a lightweight and light-filled
Laminex Freestyle Curve Winter White was selected for use on kiosk
joinery and benches within the garden pavilion structure, and was also used to
create 50 limited edition MPavilion chairs, designed by Sean Godsell.
Laminex General Marketing Manager George Bej explains that Laminex is
passionate about architecture and celebrating inspirational design; the
partnership with MPavilion demonstrates the brand’s commitment to the design
Over the four months of the program, the MPavilion will host a series of
free seminars, workshops, performances and installations for architects,
specifiers, designers and the general public.
The MPavilion will be open to the public until 1 February 2015.