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Ikea Opening Temporarily Places Canberra ‘On the Map’

by The Editor

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It’s really big, it’s blue, and those from the Southside can drive over a new bridge to get there. Its Canberra’s Ikea Store.

Let’s be clear about this, there is almost nothing in this Ikea that separates it from other Ikea stores. Sure, there are some cool facts (the store is 25,000sqm in size, the dining room seats 380 people, there is over 1900 solar panels to run the entire operation during summer), but that’s kind of a footnote as to what is really going on here.

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Young.Hot.Canberra – Dan Lorrimer and Mitchell Brooks

by The Editor

YHCINVITE

To celebrate the Centenary of Canberra and the launch of the Gallery of Australian Design’s YOUNG.HOT.CANBERRA exhibition, The Canberran is featuring local designers who’s work will be displayed at the GAD from Saturday 12 January until Saturday 23 February 2013.

Dan Lorrimer & Mitchell Brooks by Charlie White

Dan Lorrimer & Mitchell Brooks by Charlie White

1.0 Dan Lorrimer and Mitchell Brooks

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Cusacks: Going, going, gone?

by The Editor

There can be little doubt of Cusack’s influence on the Canberra region. The family has had stores around the city and district for almost a hundred years. Imagine our surprise when we saw their Kingston store, only one of two showrooms remaining, advertising this rather extreme sale:

Still, looks as though for $4.00 less than the price of a coffee you might be able to pick up a new lounge suite!