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Demitra Kakopieros executes wearable art with a political message. Symphonies in the Black Collection

Demetra Kakopieros

One of the success stories this year to emerge from Ultimo’s Fashion Design Studio, Australia’s most historic design institution, is the designer Demetra Kakopieros. Not only has she had two of her pieces from her 2015 collection called Symphonies in the … Continue reading

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InDesign Melbourne

Melbourne Indesign

A regular highlight of Indesign: The Event, the seminar series, is back with a range of diverse discussions planned. The WorkLife seminars will feature design professionals diving headfirst into the issues most challenging to the design industry today. Our experts … Continue reading

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Tanabata: Star Village at the Powerhouse

Weave, fold, write, listen, play, imagine and create a whole new world as ArtsPeople transform the Powerhouse Museum into a village of bamboo, string and paper. The activity is suitable for all ages and is FREE FOR KIDS under 16 years. … Continue reading

Black Magic Studio Camera. 2015 Good Design Award winner

Good Design Awards: MAAS Selection

Good Design Awards: MAAS Selection displays finalist products from the annual Good Design Awards® program for excellence in product design and innovation. Each year a panel of design experts assesses hundreds of new products or services designed in Australia or overseas. The judges … Continue reading

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UTS Gallery 2017

UTS Gallery is a space where creativity and technology meet. With a focus on diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary practices across contemporary art, design and social enquiry, we present a dynamic exhibition program complemented by public events and publications. We are inviting … Continue reading

Collider

Collider

Come on a journey inside the largest scientific experiment ever constructed. Buried deep under the border between Switzerland and France, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is the work of 10,000 men and women from across the globe, united in their quest … Continue reading

Recollect: Ceramics

Recollect: Ceramics

The thrilling potential of a material that can be modelled in myriad ways, patterned, coloured and then fired has never ceased to attract makers and users. Recollect: Ceramics at the Powerhouse Museum reveals how ceramic artists have used creative ideas and technical … Continue reading

Student Fashion Exhibition 2016, Jamilla McCrossin

Student Fashion 2016

From the fierce silhouette of an outfit constructed from 3D-printed spikes to designs inspired by sources as diverse as Abstract Expressionism, Alexander Calder’s mobiles and pre-industrial weaving techniques, this year’s Student Fashion display highlights the creativity and talent of the … Continue reading

shapeshifters

Shapeshifters: 3D printing the future

In collaboration with Western Plains Cultural Centre, the Australian Design Centre launches Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future as a playful exploration of 3D printing. It’s all about imagination, innovation and new methods of making, drawing on the high-tech and rapidly evolving world … Continue reading

Robert Pulie Detour 2014

The Mnemonic Mirror

For the first time in history knowing has been separated from learning, with the internet reshaping the struggle that memory continually wages against forgetfulness. Memory for many is now a resource accessed easily and randomly rather than something produced as … Continue reading