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Out of the Kitsch Came the Classic

The sleekness of the Mad Men modern era of the 1950s met the social upheaval of the swinging ’60s and the psychedelic 1970s were born.  For interior design it meant experimentation. 740 more words

2016 Art & Antiques Show

David Hicks' Fashionable Touch

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The aesthetic of English interior designer David Hicks will forever be remembered in the zeitgeist of 1960s interior design. His work is noted for the pairing of bold colors and modern art with antique, especially Georgian, architecture. 536 more words

Design And Fashion

Writing & Reflection in the (Digital) Classroom

In “Wiki as a Teaching Tool,” Kevin R. Parker and Joseph T. Chao offer an overview of the potential pedagogical uses of wikis within the classroom. 827 more words


Australia found to have breached the rights of David Hicks

Hicks has been treated abominably by both the U.S. and Australia. The UNHRC decision is a measure of vindication for him, reports Sarah Joseph (via The Conversation). 11 more words


Australia found to have breached the human rights of David Hicks

 By Sarah Joseph

The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) released its reasons in Hicks v Australia on February 16, 2016, in which it found that Australia had breached David Hicks’ right to be free from arbitrary detention. 2,212 more words


Philip Ruddock is the right choice for Special Envoy on Human Rights - for all the wrong reasons

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s endorsement of Philip Ruddock’s appointment as Australia’s Special Envoy on Human Rights to the United Nations characterised him as “well-qualified to advocate and represent Australia’s human rights views and record”. 1,579 more words

Current Affairs

The Art of Arranging Objects

Often, clients don’t feel comfortable with arranging decorative items in their homes. It CAN be very intimidating to look at a pile of things and try to make sense of them in a pleasing way. 834 more words