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Close up of East Timorese tais weaving process. Photograph by Amy Ripley

Tais of East Timor

Dili Tais Market is an unprepossessing place – just two narrow alleys of tin-roofed shacks. But once you step off the hot, dusty street and into its secret, shady lanes, you arrive into a world of colour and creativity. Tais are … Continue reading

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The Ledger Awards 2014

The Ledger Awards

It’s that time of year when The Ledger Awards calls for all Australian comics projects published in the 2014 calendar year to be listed on the 2014 Long List. This Long List will be used by the Judging Panel to arrive at the … Continue reading

Architect in Residence Program 2015

Droga Architect in Residence Program 2015

This Program is a new initiative of the Australian Institute of Architects Foundation, and reflects our vision of architecture as fundamental to Australian culture. It conveys the Foundation’s ongoing commitment to supporting and communicating the value of architecture as design and encourages the exploration of … Continue reading

Future Beauty

Future Beauty: 30 years of Japanese Fashion

‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion‘ explores the tremendous innovation of Japanese fashion designers from the early 1980s to the present. With nearly 100 garments featured in the exhibition, ranging from the classic and elegant to outrageous, this will … Continue reading

eyewear design contest

International Eyewear Design Contest 2015

The OWP Brillen company has created glasses collections of international quality ever since its establishment in 1947. A total 75 percent of our production is designated for export. We have our own subsidiaries in Germany, France, Austria, the Netherlands and … Continue reading

EVOLO Competition

eVolo 2015 Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the eVolo 2015 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. … Continue reading


Asia Pacific Space Designers Alliance Congress 2016

APSDA and the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), hosts of APSDA 2016, invite you to join them in Adelaide, South Australia, for a three day multi-disciplinary, creative and collaborative regional experience. APSDA 2016 is a multi-disciplinary design conference promoting shared … Continue reading


ISEA 2015

The 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) will be held August 14-18, 2015, in Vancouver, Canada. The ISEA2015 symposium will be hosted by Simon Fraser University, and a vast variety of local academic and artistic partners. ISEA is the … Continue reading

London Design Festival

London Design Festival 2014

It’s that time again and with 6 design districts (Brompton, Clerkenwell, Chelsea, Islington, Queen’s Park and Shoreditch), the recurring landmark project, the Global Design Forum, five fairs and over 300 events across the city, LDF 2014 promises to be another great year for … Continue reading


PASSAGEN 2015 – Call for entries

PASSAGEN is Germany’s biggest design event. It will take place in Cologne, parallel to the international furnishing show (imm cologne). In keeping with tradition, PASSAGEN will once again open the international design season. The network of committed furniture stores, galleries, … Continue reading