The VIVID 2017 Award winners were announced last week, at an award ceremony held at Decor + Design and AIFF exhibition in Melbourne. Selected from a shortlisted 44 products, the winners include James Walsh and Ash Allen's Igneous light, an elegant bike rack by Adrian Olassau and a task light which pays homage to ancient boat building techniques.
Vivid, Sydney's annual festival of light, music and ideas, begins tonight. ADR has collated a list of the greatest events and sights that will be of interest to the architecture and design industry, including talks by William Smart, an installation by architectural practice Turner, and a discussion on housing affordability.
As part of Decor + Design, VIVID supports a new generation of designers, and has helped to kick start the careers of a number of Australia's well-known designers.
VIVID gives entrants a chance to showcase their work as they compete to win the five Awards of Excellence in Design.