100 Chairs in 100 Days: Martino Gamper

30 Nov, 2015

Renowned for his cross-disciplinary and culturally responsive approach to design, London-based Martino Gamper came to major acclaim with 100 Chairs in 100 Days. In this project Gamper collected disused chairs from London alleyways and friends’ homes and reassembled them — one per day — into poetic and often humorous forms….

Ai Weiwei in Conversation at The National Gallery of Victoria

30 Nov, 2015

The National Gallery of Victoria confirmed today that Ai Weiwei, artist, activist and one of the world’s most significant contemporary artists, will travel to Melbourne for the opening of the NGV’s major world-first exhibition Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, which has been developed by the NGV in collaboration with The…

The Big Design Market

25 Nov, 2015

The Big Design Market is back again on 4, 5 and 6 December bringing together the best of independent Australian and international design for 3 huge days at Melbourne’s iconic Royal Exhibition Building. A wonderland for Christmas shoppers with over 230 stallholders, it’s the ultimate destination for those who value…

Timber Memory and Summer Light at Craft

18 Nov, 2015

Timber Memory is a survey of Victorian woodwork from the 80s until now, presenting highlights from the State Craft Collection in conjunction with contemporary timber makers. The rare opportunity to access and exhibit the Victorian State Craft Collection and pair these with contemporary pieces celebrates the talent and history of Victorian makers working with…

The Design Circus

17 Nov, 2015

Schiavello has announced it will sponsor the Design Circus 2015, a three-day event shining the spotlight on design in Perth. Focused on inspiring a culture of design in Western Australia, the event aims to educate visitors through interactive workshops with world-renowned designers and fun exhibits from leading brands including Schiavello. “In…

At Home With The Architect

13 Nov, 2015

Explore an award winning off the grid residence at Metcalfe. The AAA’s Victorian At Home With The Architect open house series explores the country home of architect Jeremy Wolveridge on Saturday 28 November. Meet the architect and discover how the interiors and exteriors of Hills Plain House were designed and…

Open Garden Party Fundraiser

27 Oct, 2015

Brighton resident Maxine Lynch has generously offered to open the gate to her beloved garden one last time before selling her home, in order to raise funds for local charity St Kilda Mums. Maxine’s garden, a Brighton treasure, has been lovingly established over 44 years and features Grevilleas, Gardenias, Manchurian…

Un-School of Disruptive Design

21 Oct, 2015

New York based experimental knowledge lab, the Un-School of Disruptive Design is set to pop up for a week-long immersive fellowship program this January in Melbourne. Headed up by award winning Australian designer, Dr. Leyla Acaroglu, the unique program for professionals and emerging leaders has been run in New York…

Fix and Make program released

21 Oct, 2015

The Fix and Make year-long program of workshops and talks has been released and tickets are available for purchase. Fix and Make brings different people together to actively question our consumption of and relationship with objects. The program, set within a specially designed space at Hotel Hotel on Canberra, combines practical, experimental and philosophical learning. Over the next…

One a Day Exhibition

16 Oct, 2015

Contemporary Australian artist Shona Wilson has built her 25 year practice around a daily engagement with nature. Using found natural materials to create sculptural assemblages, she invites the viewer to marvel and wonder at the myriad details found within nature. Shona’s latest exhibition at Mossgreen Gallery is a project titled,…