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Makerversity drawing , by Andy Merritt

Makerversity: community of maker businesses, London

Maker communities have poped up in Sydney and all over the country supporting creative networks, helping them to connect with one another and to industry. Not just a local phenomena, Catherine Sidwell, based in the UK reports on Makerversity and the London scene: I met with Paul Smyth of Makerversity at the … Continue reading

FWA at Carriageworks, image by Ripley

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2015

Tough retailing conditions, the lure of the internet and changing global supply chains have contributed to a feeling of uncertainty in the Australian fashion industry. But a renewed sense of positivity was marked by Fashion Week Australia this year. Celebrating its 20th birthday … Continue reading

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MADE by the Opera House

MADE by the Opera House

Applications for Australian students to participate in the MADE by the Opera House program in Denmark in January 2016 are now open. Applications are open to Australian students who are enrolled in a NSW tertiary institution and who will have … Continue reading

WORKSHOPPED15: Design in Architecture


WORKSHOPPED15 – Design in Architecture This year WORKSHOPPED 15 asks designers to consider Design in Architecture. Reshaping and redefining, reinventing materials, techniques and forms to create functional product…or new classics! How does your design relate to contemporary Architecture…locally and internationally? … Continue reading

Hartmut Esslinger

Hartmut Esslinger Talk

5.00 – 6.15pm: Interface exhibiton; viewing 6.30 – 7.30pm: Harmut Esslinger; presentation Hear from design luminary and provocateur Hartmut Esslinger in an exclusive Australian appearance. Convergent design and originality have long underpinned Esslinger’s practice since his early days as founder of … Continue reading

way out west festival 2015

Way Out West Festival for Children 2015

Casula Powerhouse is proud to present the 2015 Way Out West Festival for Children program. This years theme is about “Making Your Mark” which sees the activities ask children to reflect on the mark they make with family, friends, communities … Continue reading

National Photographic Portrait Prize, winning entry Portrait of Ali by Hoda Afshar

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia’s aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. The winner for 2015 is Portrait of Ali by Hoda … Continue reading

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My Trip to Mars

Adam Norton’s fascination with space travel and the effects of technology on the human condition are explored in this mid-career survey. My Trip to Mars will transform the gallery into a fanciful replica of the Martian surface populated by the artist’s … Continue reading

Shelter Union - urban think tank

Shelter Union

Informed by the disturbing rise of global crises requiring innovative solutions to urban space and housing, Shelter Union presents experimental projects by Australian and international artists and architects. The exhibition and accompanying programs explore new ways of negotiating and inhabiting contemporary built … Continue reading

Good Design Forum

Good Design Forum

The Good Design Forum: Design as Strategy is a high-level symposium of design-led CEOs and innovators revealing their strategies on how they have revolutionised traditional methods of business by design. Find out why their businesses are achieving a triple bottom … Continue reading

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Melbourne Design Market

Australia’s much-loved and original design market has launched thousands of new products, profiled hundreds of designers and provided a shopping haven for design lovers who have been flocking to this iconic event every year since 2004! Held underground (it’s very … Continue reading