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Got an eye for design? We want your vote in the Live Styling People’s Choice Award

10 Nov 2016

Ever lived in a small apartment? Ever wished someone would design a small apartment that really works?

Well, that’s the challenge Melbourne Polytechnic set our Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration students in our Live Styling competition, and our two finalists, Paige Talbot and Talisa Tarsia, have been busy as their visions have come to life in the old Prahran Mechanic’s Institute at 144 High Street, Prahran.

Small space living is the way of the future, according to trend watchers in the industry. And people’s social media feeds have increasingly seen the rise of the ‘tiny home’ phenomenon, catering for people who prefer compact living or can’t afford a huge house.

Now, WE NEED YOUR VOTE! Talisa and Paige’s apartments are finished, stylishly outfitted with smart ideas to make a small space liveable and on-trend, with help from project sponsors, who provided elements such as paint, floor and wall coverings, lighting, artwork, furniture and textiles (full list here).

Residents of Stonnington and visitors to the area have until Friday 9 December to cast a vote for your favourite out of the two apartments. Wander down to the Live Styling precinct and take a look through the display windows then jump onto the Live Styling website and cast your vote!

The ultimate winner will be announced on Monday 12 December and will be featured in the premier national design magazines, Grand Designs Australia and Home Design.

Keep an eye on our Live Styling blog and the Melbourne Polytechnic Facebook page for more information!



Media enquiries should be directed to Melbourne Polytechnic Media Officer, Anita Coia, on 03 9269 1251 or ua.ud1561450421e.cin1561450421hcety1561450421lopen1561450421ruobl1561450421em@ai1561450421dem1561450421

Melbourne Polytechnic operates across six campuses and five specialist training centres throughout Melbourne. The institute delivers high quality vocational and higher education in industry-standard facilities.

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