Tasmania-based furniture designer Duncan Meerding loves the outback wilderness, which comes across in his work – his most popular pieces are simple logs whose natural cracks emit soft, warm light. Meerding is also legally blind, so the use of light in his pieces helps him communicate how he sees the world
A Swedish fire log, also known as a Canadian candle, is a log that has been vertically cut and set on fire. What's great about the fire is that it's self-feeding. The log burns from the inside out and the fire can last for two to five hours depending on the size and material of the wood. Here's how to make one of these fancy fire logs!