Talks
Design-led Solutions to Wicked Problems

Design-led Solutions to Wicked Problems

Join the discussion as designers solve national policy problems.

Love Lace International Symposium: Not Just a Thread

Love Lace International Symposium: Not Just a Thread

A range of speakers and practitioners from around the world explore Lace in relation to their practice.

Professional Development Day for teachers

Professional Development Day for teachers

Be inspired and develop skills that you can use back in the classroom

Talks After Noon

Talks After Noon

Get inside the heads of industry experts during this series of talks.

Looking Back At Innovation: Implications Of Borrowing From The Past

Looking Back At Innovation: Implications Of Borrowing From The Past

Product design borrows from the past to produce new unexpected offerings.

Lecture by Valerie Steele

Lecture by Valerie Steele

A New York scholar reveals why fashion and art are worlds apart.

fastBREAK: Is Old New Again?

fastBREAK: Is Old New Again?

Hot coffee, fresh pastries and sharp entrepreneurs are all on the menu.

Preserving The Past To Make Our Future Happen

Preserving The Past To Make Our Future Happen

Trend forecaster Amanda Talbot discusses the revitalisation of dying crafts by high end labels

DIA 5 x 5 Designer Talk

DIA 5 x 5 Designer Talk

DIA NSW presents 5×5 as part of Sydney Design 11.

Maintaining the Momentum of Mid-Century Modernism: LA. Palm Springs. Chicago.

Maintaining the Momentum of Mid-Century Modernism: LA. Palm Springs. Chicago.

Maintaining the Momentum of Mid Century Modernism: LA. Palm Springs. Chicago

Collaboration in Experimental Design Research Symposium

Collaboration in Experimental Design Research Symposium

Look Hear

Look Hear

Go north for a fascinating encounter with Newcastle’s most creative artists.

Designing Urban Futures

Designing Urban Futures

Explore radical new design thinking as a response to climate change.

Andrew Ashton – designer in flux

Andrew Ashton – designer in flux

Andrew Ashton from Melbourne’s Studio Pip and Co tells tales of a design practice in modern times.

Fashion And Art

Fashion And Art

The marriage of fashion and art has involved quite a few hissy fits.

Data Poetry

Data Poetry

Challenging ideas are raised in the ‘Incidental Data’ exhibit.

Q&A(rchitect)

Q&A(rchitect)

An emerging architect winner conveys the importance of mentoring.

Green Bans Art Walk

Green Bans Art Walk

Step back in time as you recreate the 1970s Green Bans walk.

Designers Using Old Techniques In A Contemporary Context

Designers Using Old Techniques In A Contemporary Context

A 21st-century exhibition seasoned with 14th-century flavour.

CultureCycle Tour: Where Cycling Meets Design & Culture

CultureCycle Tour: Where Cycling Meets Design & Culture

Let this joyous mix of cycling, crochet and design take you for a ride.

Australian Design For The Next Decade – a panel discussion

Australian Design For The Next Decade – a panel discussion

Leading designers provide inside tips on today’s complex issues.

Sarkcloth: Wearing In The Landscape

Sarkcloth: Wearing In The Landscape

A poetic fabric and fashion range pays homage to Banjo Patersen.

New Territory Old Territory: Design Research Discussions

New Territory Old Territory: Design Research Discussions

Design and designers – part of the problem or part of the solution?

Domestic Designs

Domestic Designs

See an array of unique domestic antiquities at Elizabeth Bay House.

What Is The Object Of Australia?

What Is The Object Of Australia?

Meeting of the minds for design educators and industry leaders.

Factory As Studio

Factory As Studio

Studio design practices and industrial machines work hand in hand.

Glenn Murcutt and the Boyd Education Centre Architecture Tour

Glenn Murcutt and the Boyd Education Centre Architecture Tour

Pack your picnic basket for a day with legendary Glenn Murcutt

How To Make The Old Ways Of Kindness And Collectivism New Again

How To Make The Old Ways Of Kindness And Collectivism New Again

Even in this fast-paced world, it’s time to try a little kindness.

Japanese Design Today 100

Japanese Design Today 100

Weird and wonderful products from Japan go under the microscope.