Kids and families leave your mark on Sydney Design by adding to a giant knitted sculpture
Join the discussion as designers solve national policy problems.
Wear your heart on a screen and let the world see how you’re feeling.
Learn ancient hand-weaving techniques from a master.
Master class with Lauran Sundin
Challenge students’ notion of what lace is.
Rare, unique, historic and significant lace from all around the world.
See Australia’s latest crop of innovative and ingenious products.
Award-winning innovations from the country’s leading engineers.
Invisible clues lead kids on a secret trail through the Museum.
Snap up must-have items from the country’s hottest new designers.
A range of speakers and practitioners from around the world explore Lace in relation to their practice.
Learn how to design small works for laser cutting and engraving.
Students have the opportunity to leave their mark on Sydney Design 2011.
Get inside the heads of industry experts during this series of talks.
Be inspired and develop skills that you can use back in the classroom
Bring nimble fingers and imagination to this remarkable workshop.
Kids create evocative cards using a nifty paper-lace technique.
Product design borrows from the past to produce new unexpected offerings.
A New York scholar reveals why fashion and art are worlds apart.
Hot coffee, fresh pastries and sharp entrepreneurs are all on the menu.
Trend forecaster Amanda Talbot discusses the revitalisation of dying crafts by high end labels
DIA NSW presents 5×5 as part of Sydney Design 11.
Maintaining the Momentum of Mid Century Modernism: LA. Palm Springs. Chicago
Explore some of Parramatta’s most fascinating historic buildings.
Uncover TAFE NSW’s rich history and inspirational graduates in this exhibition.
Go north for a fascinating encounter with Newcastle’s most creative artists.
Design exhibition by the RED objects group.
Celebrate our Open Day by participating in a glorious woven wonder with Shane Waltener
Explore radical new design thinking as a response to climate change.
Create extraordinary pots fashioned from imagination and clay.
A daring lacework guru displays her new pièce de résistance.
Join a cycling tour around Sydney for lovers of lace and architecture.
In between the worlds of art and design is all that is Known/Unknown
Traditional furniture is transformed into 21st-century objects.
Andrew Ashton from Melbourne’s Studio Pip and Co tells tales of a design practice in modern times.
A scholarship for a NSW designer to study and work overseas.
When dusk falls, watch as these evocative images are transformed.
Ceramics from the convict era inspire children to get creative.
Make, bake and take home you own ceramic mug in this workshop.
Architect-designed buildings show that form can overtake fads.
Feast your eyes on a range of furniture, lighting and product design from emerging Australian designers
Peer into the future of Australian cities in 40 years’ time.
Sparks fly when traditional goldsmithing merges with new technology.
Open your eyes to the wonder of Sydney during architectural walks.
A collection of bespoke bikes exudes artistry and creativity.
Students and staff merge old and new technologies and attitudes.
The marriage of fashion and art has involved quite a few hissy fits.
Explore how Australia engages creatively with the world.
Intricate spiderwebs and discarded curios fill a paper attic.
Leading designers provide inside tips on today’s complex issues.
Challenging ideas are raised in the ‘Incidental Data’ exhibit.
An instantaneous spatial intervention, documenting and projecting the viewer’s experience of the recent past.
Pour out your heart with a classic machine – the humble typewriter.
Even the most dilapidated items can be repaired and remodelled.
The times they are a-changin’ in this once rough-and-tumble suburb.
Watch the wind draw in this challenging exhibition.
Step back in time as you recreate the 1970s Green Bans walk.
Discover how designers radically transformed the refined doily.
A 21st-century exhibition seasoned with 14th-century flavour.
The old process of sand casting is interpreted in a modern way.
Let this joyous mix of cycling, crochet and design take you for a ride.
Brogues, winklepickers and thigh-high boots take centrestage.
Australian and Japanese artists display their most desirable jewels.
New-generation designers offer inspired ideas for old problems.
Breathe new life into old garments by joining the upcycling craze.
Discarded objects are transformed into useful, beautiful pieces.
Design and designers – part of the problem or part of the solution?
Award-winning rugs boast stunning textures and brilliant hues.
Get the party started with DIY buntings and sparkling trinkets.
Designers show why it’s time to give Sydney a new lease of life.
Deconstructed musical instruments are transformed and reborn.
A poetic fabric and fashion range pays homage to Banjo Patersen.
Densification creates a new skyline in Paris.
Time to take a new look at the most versatile of materials – concrete.
Computer graphs and diagrams are replaced with unexpected items.
The Beatles’ eternal hit Yesterday is on the map again.
Cruise over to Darlo to view the future cycling headquarters.
Young jewellers and master craftspeople join forces.
A silversmith transforms the commonplace into the exquisite.
Even in this fast-paced world, it’s time to try a little kindness.
Studio design practices and industrial machines work hand in hand.
Weird and wonderful products from Japan go under the microscope.
See an array of unique domestic antiquities at Elizabeth Bay House.
Rug up for a viewing of design-driven films on a Surry Hills rooftop.
Meeting of the minds for design educators and industry leaders.