studio.mckeon is a Sydney-based design studio founded by industrial designer Seaton McKeon. Since graduating with a Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, Seaton has worked to solve problems across a variety of fields, from furniture and workplace design to medical technology, transportation, urban design, and everything in between.
Experienced as both a consultant and in-house designer, Seaton takes an unique approach to purpose-driven design that combines rigorous research with knowledge of leading design trends and manufacturing innovations.
The studio’s focus on inclusive, user-centric design has been met with a number of accolades including the inaugural Australian Furniture Design Award, the 2018 Good Design Australia ‘Best in Class’ Award, and inclusion in the design collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Exhibitions / Competitions / Events.
2020 - Grand Prize - Trees Design Competition - X-POD
2019 - Finalist - Greenway Art Prize - Cooks River Small Sculpture
2018 - Good Design Australia - Best In Class - Next Gen
2018 - STEEL Exhibition - QUT Art Gallery
2018 - STEEL - Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
2017 - STEEL Exhibition - Hervey Bay Regional Art Gallery
2017 - STEEL Exhibition - Cairns Regional Art Gallery
2017 - STEEL Exhibition - Redcliff City Art Gallery
2017 - STEEL Exhibition - Jam Factory, Adelaide - Seppeltsfeild
2016 - Workshopped - Gravity / Knot Rope / Carbon Key tabs
2015 - Workshopped / Saddle Pendant Light
2015 - Winner - Australian Furniture Design Award - SMME
2014 - Workshopped - Rocket Kitchenware
2014 - Future Object Exhibition- Flexi-bollard
2014 - Nescafe Azera Project - Mechanical Flower Species
2013 - Workshopped - Alfred Magazine Rack
2013 - Finalist - Launchpad - Flexi-bollard
2013 - Winner - Northern Lights competition - Press Pendant
2007 - Edit Launch - Bone Dinning Chairs
Blues Sky Design Croup
Velce Movement Design
The Future Tech Co.