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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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Sydney Design 2015

Sydney Design Festival 2015: 5 – 13 September

Sydney Design Festival 2015: FASHIONING SOLUTIONS will take place at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Powerhouse Museum and locations across the metropolitan region and beyond. “You’ve got to know the rules to break them. That’s what I’m here for, to … Continue reading

Victorian Craft

Victorian Craft Award Exhibition

Craft Victoria is thrilled to announce the 116 finalists in the inaugural Victorian Craft Award exhibition. A new biennial event facilitated by Craft Victoria in the pursuit of presenting and celebrating excellence in craft and design. The award exhibition will … 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

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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

MADE by the Opera House

MADE by the Opera House

For students of Architecture, Engineering and Design (in the Built Environment) in 3rd year or above. In honour of the Sydney Opera House’s 40th Anniversary celebrations in October 2013, the Opera House and the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, … Continue reading

Blue Monkey by Spears Pacific, CobaltNiche and CABAC

2014 Good Design Awards

The Museum’s annual selection from the Good Design Awards shows how design touches every aspect of our lives. The display includes a clarinet learning tool, an improved forklift mirror system and new lightweight folding boat. The exhibition showcases examples of … Continue reading

The view from the atrium of One Central Park directly up to the heliostat. At night it transforms into a stunning light installation by artist Yann Kersalé.


Curiosity and creativity are at the heart of engineering. This exhibition showcases Australian engineering successes that are among the best in the world. Presented by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences in collaboration with Engineers Australia, Sydney Division, this … Continue reading

Helsinki Design Identity 2012

Helsinki Design Week 2015

The Nordic countries’ largest design festival Helsinki Design Week gathers together over 150 design events around Helsinki every year. The programme consists of main events – produced by Helsinki Design Week in collaboration with its partners – as well as … Continue reading