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Two storied wharves will have shops

Circular Quay wharf redesign

Sydney’s circular Quay area is getting ready for a redesign. The wharves and ferry terminals are in poor condition and today Premier Mike Baird, Minister for Transport Andrew Constance and Minister for Finance, Services and Property Dominic Perrottet announced a $200 million redevelopment upgrade as … Continue reading

Collette Dinnigan, photographer Holly Blake

An Interview with Collette Dinnigan

Iconic fashion designer Collette Dinnigan has been creating beautiful clothing for more than 25 years. On the eve of our new exhibition, Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced, she spoke to MAAS curator Glynis Jones, about her background, inspiration and changes in the industry throughout … Continue reading

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Finders Keeper Market Sydney 2015, artwork by Annie Davidson

Finders Keepers Market 2015

For the past 8 years the biannual Finders Keepers Markets has been helping people find presents, gifts, and bribes for their significant others. For three days only from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 December Eveleigh’s Australia Technology Park will once again be home to the adorable … Continue reading

Bjork, Big Day Out Sydney 1994, photograph by Tony Mott

Tony Mott: What A Life!

Australia’s leading gig photographer Tony Mott has been capturing rock and roll life on the road and on stage for over 25 years. The State Library of NSWs exhibition What A Life! has compiled an impressive collection of his photographs dating back to 1983 … Continue reading

Louise Zhang, Paddington. photography by Daniel Boud

Daniel Boud: #TheThingsILove

Take a look at some of the weird and wonderful objects that comprise the private collections of famous Sydney-siders. Carriageworks and BresicWhitney are teaming up with photographer Daniel Boud to present an online exhibition of famous faces with their favorite objects. Located on … Continue reading

'Urban Oasis' Public Art Competition, City of Gold Coast

Urban Oasis Public Art Competition

The city of Gold Coast QLD is seeking to commission an artist or artist led team to design and deliver a major public artwork – an ‘Urban Oasis’ in the heart of the Gold Coast’s bustling cultural precinct. This major … Continue reading

NAB hackathon

NAB hackathon challenge

Fishburners is partnering with NAB, Australia’s largest business bank to offer startups and entrepreneurs the opportunity to apply their innovative solutions to exciting challenges facing NAB and its customers. If you are an individual who has an idea that can solve … Continue reading

Brook Andrew at work, photography by Dianna Snape

Evidence: Brook Andrew

Evidence: Brook Andrew is an immersive installation that draws on the rich and varied MAAS collection to explore the theme of evidence. Brook Andrew is internationally recognised for his interdisciplinary practice that often interrogates knowledge systems, history, identity and race. … Continue reading

Black Wave Light, Scented Intoxication, designers Lyn Balzer and Tony Perkins, photography by Vincent Buret 2015

Scented Intoxication

Scented Intoxication showcases the multi-disciplinary approaches and diverse talents of designers Lyn Balzer and Tony Perkins. For the first time all disciplines of their work will be exhibited in one space at the Australian Design Centre, launching on 15 October 2015. The exhibition includes a selection … Continue reading

UTS Festival of Design, Architecture and Building 2015

Festival of Design, Architecture & Building 2015

Showcasing the work of practitioners set to shape the future of design, architecture and the built environment. The single largest event of its type at the university, the Festival brings together students from across the entire Faculty of Design, Architecture … Continue reading

Ventura Lambrate

Ventura Lambrate call for entries 2016

Ventura Projects is the internationally renowned circuit dedicated to revolutionary design trends, completely curated and produced by the Dutch studio Organisation in Design. Ventura Lambrate in Milan gives designers, labels, institutions, academies and collectives a real opportunity to present their … Continue reading

Interior design awards

Registrations open for Australian interior design awards

The Australian Interior Design Awards recognise and celebrate interior design excellence via a credible, industry-based program backed by the Design Institute of Australia. Registration is the first step for entry. You may also wish to register to receive regular updates, … Continue reading