Events

NGV announces Between Two Worlds | Escher x nendo

27 Apr, 2018

The world-premiere exhibition Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo is the centrepiece of the National Gallery of Victoria’s Spring/Summer 2018/19 season. Featuring more than 160 extraordinary prints and drawings by Dutch artist M.C. Escher, presented in an immersive environment created by acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo, this exhibition intertwines…

Milan Design Week 2018 highlights

23 Apr, 2018

Whilst Salone del Mobile attracted huge crowds to its 28 halls at Fiera some 10 kilometres from the city’s centre, the more thought-provoking exhibitions occurred throughout the inner districts of Milan. In Tortona, the Super Studio exhibition displayed several large-scale responses to dealing with air and water quality from major…

LOCAL DESIGN presents at Milan Design Week

22 Apr, 2018

The third edition of LOCAL MILAN has been unveiled at this year’s Milan Design Week in District 5 Vie, the historic heart of Milan and centre of art and culture. Presented by Emma Elizabeth and LOCAL DESIGN, LOCAL MILAN features 26 Australian designers and is the largest independent showcase of…

WORKSHOPPED18 expressions of interest closing soon

19 Apr, 2018

Australian Design Centre (ADC) and WORKSHOPPED are calling for entries to WORKSHOPPED18, the latest edition of this annual showcase of the very best of new Australian design. This year, shortlisted submissions across furniture, lighting and homewares design will be on display at ADC from 21 June – 25 July. All…

MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL revealed at Salone del Mobile

18 Apr, 2018

At this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan (17 – 22 April), MINI is joining forces with London-based architects Studiomama to present MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL. This new installation reveals a visionary living concept brought to life in a close collaboration between residents and architects. A surface area…

Volker Haug Studio exhibits at Milan Design Week 2018

17 Apr, 2018

Volker Haug Studio will be exhibiting at Milan Design Week 2018, held from the 17th to the 22nd of April. Invited as a representative of Australia’s Local Design, curated by Emma Elizabeth, Melbourne-based Volker Haug Studio will be showcased at the exhibition held in the 5Vie arts precinct. Local Design…

NGV presents A Modern Life: Tablewares 1930s – 1980s

14 Apr, 2018

This March, the National Gallery of Victoria will offer a glimpse into the domestic lives of eras past in A Modern Life: Tablewares 1930s – 1980s. Running until January 2019, this new collection exhibition in the NGV’s popular Decorative Arts corridor will premiere over 140 never-seen-before tablewares including dinner services,…

Australian Pavilion at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale revealed

13 Apr, 2018

A collaboration between Melbourne’s Baracco+Wright Architects and artist Linda Tegg is set to shine an international spotlight on architecture’s responsibility to environmental rehabilitation, with the exhibition Repair featuring at the Australian Pavilion of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale this May. In August 2017, the Creative Directors made their way from Melbourne…

Marimekko: Design Icon 1951 to 2018

12 Apr, 2018

Established during the golden age of post-war Modernism, Marimekko is the Finnish textile and fashion company that achieved international fame in the 1960s and 1970s with its bold screen prints and Pop Art-style graphics. A large-scale exhibition highlighting the history and relevance of the Marimekko brand has opened at Bendigo…