“In 2012 the AGDA Biennial Awards will be renamed The Australian Design Biennale. Being a Biennale year 2012 invites designers, clients and suppliers across the region to celebrate the design process, the people who make it happen, and the work that is produced. The Biennale year is an opportunity to reflect, [...]
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‘Matisse: Drawing Life’ is the most comprehensive exhibition of Henri Matisse’s prints and drawings ever mounted.
It was a highlight of the Christmas period to get to this exhibition. An opportunity to get up close to at least 10 galleries of drawings.
Some insights: He usually sat within 2 metres of his models and despite his famous [...]
Entries are now open for the 5th annual Koko Black Drawing Prize.
Brief: Bring to life the following quote, using the elements already drawn (pictured to the left) as a starting point on the A3 template (see below).
“A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men”
Entry is Free! Entries close 27th of February [...]
Do you love bicycles and posters? Well, this is the comp for you!
The ‘Bikefest Chasing Rainbows’ design competition pays homage to the much-loved vintage bicycle poster of the 1800’s.
The winning poster designer will receive $1,000, and their poster printed and distributed across Melbourne, while four runners-up will receive $500 each. All entries [...]
In 2007 Craig Oldham began sending handwritten letters to some of his favourite designers and to his surprise he received some replies.
The project grew into a beautiful hardcover book which includes a collection of letters with contributions from Christopher Doyle, Mike Rigby, Vince Frost, Milton Glaser and 124 other designers from around [...]
Semi-Permanent have opened up their doors for you!
Design and typography books for just $5.
Garage Sale Details
Where: Suite 205/19A Boundary St, Rushcutters Bay. (Take the lift to the second floor, turn right down the corridor and Semi-Permanent is at the end on your left).
When: Mon 23-Wed 25 Jan, 11am-3pm
If you can recall the video for Lionel Ritchie’s ‘Hello’ you may be cringing a little at the memory – an unapologetic campaign to pull heartstrings and sell records. This version is much more entertaining.
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Set on a scaffolding construction-site, this thought provoking play unveils a group of ‘lost souls’, the city and how people are discovering themselves, interpreting people around them, their place, the environment, society and the city as they are continuously being redefined. It explores the interplay between the city, people and place and how they interact.
Newington Armory Gallery is displaying student’s work across design disciplines from Lidcombe Design College.
Details: Every weekend, 3 Dec 2011 – 5 Feb 2012, 10am-4pm – Armory Gallery
Image Source: Sydney Olympic Park Authority (2011), Exhibition: designing your future. Accessed: 19.01.2012. http://www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au/whats_on/arts_and_culture_events/exhibition_designing_your_future_2011
The Confucius Institute at UNSW is hosting Chinese talks just in time for Chinese New Year. The experts are from both Australia and China presenting topics such as Chinese architecture, literature, art and philosophy.
When: Monday 23 January – Wednesday 25 January and Friday 27 January
2pm – 3.30pm.
Image Source: Confucius Institute (2012), China Talks: The China Aesthetic. Accessed: 20.01.2012. http://www.confuciusinstitute.unsw.edu.au/