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he classic Queenslander, whose design can be easily modified to suit our contemporary lifestyles. Wikimedia Commons

The Queenslander

The Queenslander house is a classic piece of Australian architectural design. With its distinctive timber and corrugated iron appearance, it breaks the monotony of the bland, master-planned display villages on the peripheries of our cities. It’s also a great example … Continue reading

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In Conversation: WOOD

Join designers Gary Warner, Lionel Bawden and Drew Heath in conversation with Object’s Head of Program’s Clair McCaughan as they discuss how the qualities of wood inspired growth, transformation and custodianship in their work and practice at 8 pm on … Continue reading

4 ‘hairy’ brooches, Kelly Jonasson

Pieces of Familiar by Kelly Jonasson

Pieces of familiar is an exploration of materials and processes from the domestic environment. Using crochet, handmade porcelain beads, dolls hair and metal, Jonasson has created a collection of neckpieces and brooches with ambiguous form. Letting play and the nature of the … 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

IF Design Awards


The different design disciplines have become very tightly interwoven, a fact that, even more so than before, will be clearly mirrored in the iF DESIGN AWARD. Starting with the current award season, award-winning work will be recognized with the iF DESIGN AWARD, … Continue reading

The original iPhone film festival

The Original iPhone Film Festival

The new Original iPhone Film Festival is an online event for filmmakers using the cutting edge technology of Apple IOS devices iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad to tell their stories.  This year’s event features great prizes and giveaways, an impressive panel of … Continue reading

Ford Innovate Mobility Challenge Series

Ford Innovate Mobility Challenge Series

It’s no secret – as the global population becomes more interconnected, we are having to adapt and expand our approach to mobility. Through the Innovate Mobility Series, Ford invites software developers across the globe to help explore the mobility issues facing communities … Continue reading

The AX3 – American Aperture Awards

The AX3 – American Aperture Awards

The AX3 – American Aperture Awards recognises excellence and honours advances in contemporary photography. Photography is the driving visual force of our time. In still and movie form, images influence how we think, see and act. Whether by conjuring past … Continue reading

Haptic InterFace

Haptic InterFace 2014: call for participants

The Wearables Lab* is pleased to announce Haptic InterFace 2014: a new challenge for designers, artists, developers and creative practitioners who want to come face to face with the unexpected and new. This event will take place from December 1st … Continue reading

The National Photographic Portrait Prize

The National Photographic Portrait Prize

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries that reflect the distinctive vision of Australia’s aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. The National Portrait Gallery offers a prize … Continue reading