One Day Shop by Mr Kitly

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(1 of 2) Bree Claffey of Mr Kitly. Shot by Lee Grant

One Day Shop by Mr Kitly

Hotel Hotel Projects, Shop

Melbourne’s Mr Kitly held a one day object shop in the Hotel Hotel library.

Mr Kitly sold a thoughtful and considered collection of functional objects in ceramic, wood and metal; kitchen utensils; textiles and fibre goods; reading matter related to crafts, design and architecture; tea and tea accoutrements, and a selection of plant-related goods. Objects were made by artists from Australia, Japan, USA, UK and France. Many objects were not available for sale anywhere else in Australia.

(2 of 2) Mr Kitly One Day Shop shot by Lee Grant.

One Day Shop

For us, architecture is perpetually unfinished, defined by the people who use it rather than by the people who created it. So that is why from time to time we changed our library at Hotel Hotel into a shop. A few times a year we asked friends who run shops that we like to come in and take over the library, transforming it to a one-day shop.