Edward Linacre


23.05.2024 – 01.06.2024

Discover the inherent beauty and tactility of one of the world’s most unique, beautiful, and renewable resources – timber – in the immersive exhibition Touchwood: The Hands That Touch the Timber hosted at the Tongue & Groove Richmond showroom on Wurundjeri Woiwurrung Country. Feel the captivating journey of timber from seed to final form. Engage with the amazing memories it holds, and the intersection of beauty, tactility and sustainability.

Featuring Useful Objects designer Edward Linacre, this immersive exhibition is brought to life by creative visionaries spanning design, photography, journalism, and art. Discover whose hands have touched the timber and explore their relationship and experience with this essential resource, unveiling its evolving presence and consumption in our world.


Touchwood: The Hands That Touch the Timber is presented as part of 2024 Melbourne Design Week.

Melbourne Design Week and the Victorian Design Program are initiatives of the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.