Dowel Jones

Dowel Jones is a design studio operating out of Melbourne, Australia. The studio was started in 2013 by Dale Hardiman and Adam Lynch as an extension of LAB DE STU (with ANDRÉ HNATOJKO), an award-winning independent Melbourne based design collective founded in 2011.

Dowel Jones is interested in simplifying objects to their bare essentials without compromising on aesthetic values while also minimising materials and processes, working with manufacturers involved in the development of everyday materials and objects.

Both Hardiman and Lynch have individually exhibited nationally and internationally and have both won numerous awards. As Dowel Jones their work has been featured in Melbourne Now!, the major 2013 exhibition from the National Gallery of Victoria, and The Other Hemisphere at Milan Design Week and designEX 2014. They were nominated for the 2014 Temple & Webster Emerging Designer Award.