idea week

October 15, 2009

A week of design events taking place across Sydney, culminating in the glamorous idea09 party at The ivy.

*Design Pitch*
10 designers, 10 hot new designs.
One happy designer goes to Milan, courtesy of Corporate Culture.
*Speakers include: Kristian Aus, Design by Them, Adam Goodrum, Trent Jansen, Helen Kontouris, Rohan Nicol, Stephen Proctor, Lisa Vincitorio and Matthew Sheargold.*
*When* Monday 9 November, 6-8pm
*Where* Corporate Culture, 21-23 Levey Street, Chippendale
*Tickets* Free (but space is limited, so book early)
*RSVP* ["ideaweek@niche.com.au":mailto:ideaweek@niche.com.au]
*Sponsored* by Corporate Culture

*Sound Bites*
A selection of idea shortlisted designers present their projects over two consecutive lunchtimes.
*Speakers representing: futurespace, Geyer, Valmont, Siren Design, Derlot, Sheargold Design and the World is Round.*
*When* Tuesday 10 November & Wednesday 11 November, 1pm
*Where* Stylecraft, 223-225 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst
*Tickets* Free (but space is limited, so book early)
*RSVP* ["katiep@stylecraft.com.au":mailto:katiep@stylecraft.com.au]
*Sponsored* by Stylecraft

*idea09 Exhibition*
An exhibition of all 275 shortlisted entries for idea09, including background and past winners of Australia’s most prestigious interior design awards.
*When* 10-22 November.
Weekdays: 8am-midnight, Saturday: 10am-midnight, Sunday: 11am-5pm
*Exhibition opening night 5.30-7.30pm Tuesday 10 November*
*Where* Ground Level, Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay
*Tickets* Free

*Design Network*
Design Network is a new initiative launched during idea week, bringing together interior design professionals over dinner, to discuss the design industry. The aim of the evening is to discuss solutions to current practice challenges and explore means of putting these solutions into practice.
*When* Wednesday 11 November, 7-11pm
*Where* Sailors Thai Restaurant, 106 George Street, The Rocks
*Tickets* $60 (limited to 40)
*To express interest in this event, email ["ideaweek@niche.com.au":mailto:ideaweek@niche.com.au]
*Sponsored* by Polyflor

*idea Gala Party*
The annual gala party to celebrate Australian design and the winners of idea09.
With sets from *DJs Magic Happens and Anna Lunoe*.
*When* Thursday 12 November, 6.30-12pm
*Where* The ivy, 320-330 George Street, Sydney
*Tickets* $85-115. To purchase tickets, go to ["www.idea-tickets.com.au":http://www.idea-awards.com.au/ticket-info/]

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