Events

Open House Melbourne announces 2017 Program

18 Jun, 2017

The annual Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017 Program was launched on June 15 at the RMIT New Academic Street precinct, celebrating the organisation’s 10th Anniversary. On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July, over 200 buildings around Melbourne will open their doors to the public. 84 new buildings have been added to the…

Hotel Hotel presents Porosity Kabari

13 Jun, 2017

Porosity Kabari, an exhibition by Australian object designer Trent Jansen, artist/architect Richard Goodwin and Indian design thinker Ishan Khosla, is presented by Hotel Hotel. The exhibited pieces are the result of an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, collaborative project between the three. The project challenged them to produce furniture and object pieces over just…

Design Canberra Festival set to transform the capital

13 Jun, 2017

Craft ACT has announced the DESIGN Canberra Festival dates and theme for 2017. DESIGN Canberra 2017 will be inspired by the spirit of modernism, a celebration of the creativity, experimentation and optimism for which Canberra’s mid-century architecture is acclaimed. DESIGN Canberra offers an insight into the talent pool of makers…

New Castlemaine Eco Village Creates a Stir

10 Jun, 2017

Castlemaine is the home of a new eco village that is set to create new standards for sustainable living in Australia. Even before the official launch, Melbournians have been travelling up to Castlemaine to the informal Coffee Q&A sessions to learn more about this path-breaking new development. The Paddock Eco…

Denfair’s Speaker Space program

4 Jun, 2017

The Speaker Space program has now been unveiled for Denfair’s 2017 Third Edition. The diverse program for Australia’s pre-eminent contemporary design event includes an array of design thought-leaders from Australia and abroad. Design editor Nicky Lobo has curated the program for the inaugural talks series, exploring Australian design futures and…

The Australian Pavilion Biennale Arte exhibition opens

15 May, 2017

The Australian Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017 presents MY HORIZON, a solo exhibition by the Brisbane-born, internationally acclaimed artist Tracey Moffatt. Evoking tantalising, open-ended narratives, MY HORIZON comprises two new series of large-scale photographs, Body Remembers and Passage, and two new video works, Vigil and The White Ghosts Sailed…

Under the Sea by artist Tracey Deep

9 May, 2017

Celebrated artist and sculptor of nature, Tracey Deep, thrills us yet again with her latest body of work entitled ‘Under the Sea’. This work is a celebration of the beauty of the underwater world that we all take for granted – paying homage to the incredible patterns, shapes, textures and…

Living Cities Forum 2017 announced by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation

9 May, 2017

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today announced a new initiative LIVING CITIES FORUM 2017 bringing together leading international architects and design thinkers to investigate the definition of liveability and attempts to illustrate the image of a truly liveable city as viewed through a design lens. Taking place on 27 July influential…

Journeys in Australian design

8 May, 2017

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design is presented by Australian Design Centre in collaboration with Workshopped, a design organisation nurturing and supporting designers in bringing their products to the marketplace. This major design exhibition showcases the winning designs of the past 12 annual ‘Workshopped’ exhibitions. Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design goes…