ISM Objects receives Good Design Award

21 May, 2018

Fab 25 Table Lamp, designed by ISM Objects, has received a prestigious Good Design Award for Product Design, recognising its outstanding design and innovation. “We work hard to design and manufacture innovative and sustainable contemporary lighting and it is an honour to receive this award alongside the high calibre of…

Breakthrough in Great Barrier Reef water quality project

19 May, 2018

Greening Australia has announced the results from a key phase of its Reef Aid program, with a trial to reduce sediment flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef resulting in a 97 per cent improvement in water quality at the site – a property three hours south of Townsville. Known as…

2018 Good Design Award winners announced

17 May, 2018

The winners of Australia’s peak design industry awards – the highest honour for design innovation – have been announced at Sydney Opera House on 17 May at the 60th annual Good Design Awards Ceremony. The Good Design Awards are Australia’s oldest and most prestigious international awards for design and innovation…

Art, architecture and dessert: Dessert Studies project by Pierre Roelofs

16 May, 2018

Dessert Studies is an ongoing project with fellow creatives. Collaborators are invited to present something for the project, be it art (#collagedessert), a house (#towerdessert), taxidermy (#deVilledessert) or a story. The offering is viewed through Pierre’s dessert filter and results in a delicious edible interpretation. Pierre will have a Dessert…

Waste Not Want Not

14 May, 2018

Developed by MINIWIZ in Taiwan, the TRASHPRESSO is the world’s first mobile plastics and fabric waste recycling plant. Housed in a portable 40-foot container platform and completely solar powered, the TRASHPRESSO project aims to bring industrial grade recycling to communities around the world on a moveable, automated and self-powered recycling…

2018 Dulux Colour Awards winners announced

11 May, 2018

Courage and innovation typified the inspired use of colour in the winning projects of the 32nd Dulux Colour Awards, announced at last night’s Gala event held at the National Gallery of Victoria. This prestigious industry awards program recognises the most creative and considered use of colour in nine project categories….

Melbourne Knowledge Week 2018

10 May, 2018

From augmented reality, artificial intelligence and driverless cars, to 3D printed burgers, chatbot nurses and heat-resistant pavement, Melbourne Knowledge Week 2018 promises to be the city’s most thought-provoking and immersive experience yet. Acting Lord Mayor Arron Wood said Melbourne Knowledge Week will explore what the future of Melbourne might look…

Blak Design Matters

9 May, 2018

Blak Design Matters is the first national survey of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander design. Curated by architect Jefa Greenaway, it will showcase leading Indigenous designers from across Australia, exploring what is Indigenous design and why it matters. Blak Design Matters will open at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Federation…