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: Visual identity for Sydney Design by Churchward Melhuish, created in 2013

Sydney Design 2014

The city of Sydney is about to be inspired by an explosion of design energy across the city as Sydney Design 2014 takes centre stage this August. As usual the festival will be showcasing design creativity and ingenuity. Now in its … Continue reading

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Powerhouse Museum, Ultimo, Sydney

Sydney Design Festival turns 18

There are now more design weeks and festivals across the world than weeks in the year. As the creative industries have been identified as important to economic development, more countries and cities are hosting annual design festivals. And in August … Continue reading

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Conversation by Vito Bila

Craft Cubed 2014: Unseamly vessels

In Unseamly vessels Vito Bila continues his exploration of vessels, in particular the production of non-functional metal vessels. In making his work Bila engages with a dynamic and unconventional combination of processes and materials, and he exploits the traditional and nontraditional, often within the … Continue reading

Undressed, Bendigo Gallery, 19 July - 26 October. Fashion Photograph John French, 1960s © Victoria and Albert Musuem

Undressed: 350 years of fashion in underwear

The importance of underwear in fashion history cannot be overstated. The majestic shapes of 18th century court dress, the distorted hourglass shapes of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and Dior’s cinched ‘New Look’ were all dependent upon elaborate corsetry, technologically … Continue reading


Cyberworlds 2014

Cyberworlds 2014 will be held during 6-8 October, 2014 in the beautiful city of Santander, located in the north coast of Spain. It is organized by the Computer Graphics and Geometric Modeling Group of the University of Cantabria in cooperation with EUROGRAPHICS Association and IFIP Workgroup Computer Graphics … Continue reading

Domaine de Boisbuchet

Domaine de Boisbuchet

Boisbuchet integrates innovative architecture and design into the splendid setting of a 19th century estate. We invest in a culture that respects the past and builds for the future, research into a sustainable relationship between the natural and the man-made … Continue reading

What is a a design award

A’Design Award and Competition

The A’Design Award and Competition is for designers, innovators and companies. In a world where there are millions of products and designs launch each year, the award was born out of the desire to underline the best designs and products. The … Continue reading

DRHA2014 Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference

Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts Conference

The theme of the DRHA2014 Conference is Communication Futures: Connecting interdisciplinary design practices in arts/culture, academia and the creative industries. Human beings, as users, have always been obsessed with finding new ways of communicating through various techniques and technologies. The rapid … Continue reading

ISEA2015 vancouver


Vancouver, Canada, August 10 -15, 2015 ISEA2015′s theme of DISRUPTION invites a conversation about the aesthetics of change, renewal, efficiencies and game-changing paradigms. We look to raw bursts of energy, Davids and Goliaths, reconciliation, error, and destructive and creative force … Continue reading

Istanbul Design Biennial

2nd Istanbul Design Biennial

The Future Is Not What It Used To Be The 2nd edition of the Istanbul Design Biennial, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), will be held between 18 October – 14 December 2014. The title of … Continue reading