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Mar 18

Top Design 2017 at Melbourne Museum

Experience the innovation and creativity of Victoria’s emerging young designers. Explore furniture, fashion, graphic and product design, film, print layout, photography, animation, food product planning, websites and mechanical and electronic projects created by VCE Food and Technology, Media, Product Design and Technology, Systems Engineering, VET Interactive Digital Media and Visual Communication Design students.

Apr 12

Kader Attia – Sydney

The MCA has done well to secure a survey of Kader Attia works recipient of the 2016 Prix Marcel Duchamp prize, France’s most prestigious art award. Largely installation with some film and sculpture, the work explores themes of trauma and loss, emptiness and the void. Ghost, 2007, for example, comprises 160 aluminium-foil casts of kneeling […]

May 05

Journeys in Australian design at JamFactory

Resolved: Journeys in Australian design goes behind the scenes uncovering the design ‘journey’ of 12 contemporary Australian designers from inspiration to final resolution. Resolved is an ADC touring exhibition.

May 12

Iconic Australian Houses: An Exhibition by Karen McCartney

Iconic Australian Houses: an exhibition by Karen McCartney explores 31 of the most important Australian homes of the past 60 years. The exhibition begins in the 1950s with the works of a new breed of Australian architects and culminates in key works from some of Australia’s contemporary masters. This important exhibition looks beyond the physical […]

May 26

re/FRACTION at Vivid Sydney

re/FRACTION hides behind the constantly undulating, curved water veil of the Lloyd Rees fountain by day; however, at ‘lights on’ each evening of the festival, the installation reveals itself by throwing brilliantly glittering, refracted light across the fountain’s length. Scenes play out continuously over the 20-metre-wide turbulent canvas, looping throughout the evening to greet festival-goers […]

May 26

Supernova at Vivid Sydney

Supernova by-passes the bright lights of the city to create a starry night sky. An array of cantilevered umbrellas open and close, their material glowing, then when fully open, there’s a flash of bright light – the supernova is revealed! This miniaturised astronomical event has been created by architectural practice Turner and represents the sudden […]

May 30

SPARC FMA 2017

SPARC International Lighting Event has joined forces with Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) to bring you an all-encompassing event for the lighting and facilities markets.

Jun 01

HANDMADE: Back to where we started?

Are we seeking out bespoke products and processes in retaliation to a homogenous interior landscape created by a glut of ‘cookie-cutter’ design products and interiors? Five Australian creatives – Fiona Lyda, founder, Spence & Lyda; Jon Goulder, designer-maker and creative director of furniture, Jam Factory, Adelaide; Andrew Simpson, industrial designer, glass producer, director, Vert Design; Lisa Cahill, director, Australian Design Centre; and […]

Jun 14

DADo film night: Infinite happiness

Conceived as a personal video diary, The Infinite happiness is an architectural experience. The film takes us to the heart of one of the contemporary housing development considered to be a new model of success. Inhabiting the giant “8 House” built by Danish architect Bjarke Ingels in the suburbs of Copenhagen, Ila Bêka & Louise […]

Jun 16

Connecting to country

“I’ve always felt that landscape architecture and Aboriginal heritage are such a good fit. As a profession of only 50 years in Australia, we strive to understand the landscape its natural and cultural context and then make the best decisions for that landscape and for society. We live in a country that has an indigenous […]