Updates

Behind Oak REDefined: Fine furniture on an architectural scale

16 Jul, 2019

Oak REDefined is a collaboration with Australian architect and furniture designer Adam Markowitz and graphic artist Marcus Piper with the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC), presented at Denfair 2019. The timber installation ranked among the most memorable at Denfair by mastering form and functionality; a distinctive space to recharge, relax…

Dan Palmer guiding shared garden spaces at East Brunswick Village

16 Jul, 2019

Internationally respected permaculture designer and Very Edible Gardens (VEG) co-founder Dan Palmer is the consultant guiding the creation of the shared garden spaces throughout East Brunswick Village (EBV). The property development has enlisted the expertise of Melbourne’s most talented designers, builders and creatives to help realise the vision behind the project’s commitment to create a…

Melbourne Conversations – Design a Future Street

15 Jul, 2019

Take part in an interactive workshop to explore how emerging trends might impact the city, and build shared visions for the future of Melbourne’s streets. This process of designing speculative futures for Melbourne’s streets will help you understand how to shape where you live today. City of Melbourne libraries will…

The Teapot Project exhibition

13 Jul, 2019

The Teapot Project is a collaboration between object designer-maker Kenny Yong-soo Son (Studiokyss) and prominent silversmith Hendrik Forster (Forster Studios). The duo’s evaluation of the social and historical meaning behind the humble teapot gives rise to exploration of their different cultural, generational and educational backgrounds – culminating in a shared…

Energy Efficiency Expo 2019

12 Jul, 2019

Energy Efficiency Expo is a new trade exhibition and conference addressing energy productivity and affordability, held in partnership with the peak industry body, the Energy Efficiency Council. This free-to-attend event provides government, businesses and industries with exclusive access to the latest low-carbon technologies and energy cost-reducing sustainable solutions to take…

Glenn Murcutt MPavilion 2019 design revealed

12 Jul, 2019

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today released the design for MPavilion 2019, the sixth MPavilion in an ongoing series, by Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, Glenn Murcutt AO. The refined, white minimal design reflects Murcutt’s significant contribution to climate-responsive architecture. Celebrating the fiftieth year of Murcutt’s globally influential design practice, MPavilion 2019 will be a milestone…

Good Design Awards 2019 winners announced

11 Jul, 2019

The winners of Australia’s peak design industry awards – the highest honour for design innovation – were announced on 11 July 2019 at the 61st annual Good Design Awards Ceremony. The coveted top award, the Good Design Award of the Year was awarded to the revolutionary Inventia Rastrum 3D Bioprinter that is helping to cure cancer, with the…

The Festival of Architecture and Design 2019

11 Jul, 2019

The Festival of Architecture and Design (FAD) is a biannual series of events coordinated by the Australian Institute of Architects – SA Chapter that celebrate and promote the future of architecture and design in South Australia. Held at Nexus Arts, North Terrace from 18-21 July, the theme of this year’s…

The Design Files Design Awards Sustainable Design finalists

11 Jul, 2019

The shortlist for the inaugural TDF Design Awards has been compiled from more than 500 entries across the 12 award categories. Listed below, the Sustainable Design finalists were chosen for being exemplary of sustainable innovation – including, but not limited to, architectural projects, industrial design projects, functional products, furniture and…

Heide Museum of Modern Art to present Robin Boyd: Design Legend

11 Jul, 2019

As part of the Robin Boyd centenary celebrations, Heide Museum of Modern Art will present Robin Boyd: Design Legend, a new exhibition celebrating the work of one of Australia’s most respected and well-known architects, and one of the nation’s first public intellectuals and media celebrities. Presented in the iconic modernist building…