ANDRE HNATOJKO | lighting designer

THE POPPER STORY

Inspired by ‘party poppers,’ each lamp is fabricated from 100% recyclable/recycled elements, using finishes that produce no offset gases when in use thus contributing to a healthier interior environment.

The Popper series now includes POPPER TILT and MINI POPPER, unveiled at independent designer showcase NEST13 at designEX, all versions now commercially available.

POPPER TILT installation now permanently resides at The Ian Potter Centre Cafe at the National Gallery of Victoria; and POLLY POPPER, a collaboration with Lab de Stu member Dale Hardiman, showcased at NGV Melbourne Now exhibition 2013-2014.

POLLY POPPER – a bespoke collaborative project made from biodegradable non-toxic plastic – is produced in a domestic kitchen by using the Popper light mould to form the lampshades.

Polly Popper was awarded best lighting design at Melbourne Fringe Festival 2013. Watch the incredible video of the intense fabrication process.

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Ande HNATOJKO wins INSIDE OUT Emerging Designer Award 2013

Interview with Andre HNATOJKO – explaining the Popper evolution!

ANDRE HNATOJKO

Award winning designer ANDRE HNATOJKO has appointed THE SNAP as representative agent and marketing partner as he unveils his new design brand!

One third of hot young design collective Lab de StuAndre launched onto the international design scene whilst completing industrial design studies at RMIT University Melbourne when POPPER pendants debuted at London Design Festival 2012 to resounding acclaim.

ANDRE HNATOJKO will launch his brand with new products and a new incarnation of the Popper series in a fresh new colour palette.

As an emerging Australia, HNATOJKO is widely regarded to be a rising Australian Design star!

This video reveals the intense process used to make Polly Popper, courtesy of NGV – read the full profile here.

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