Design Process
Love Lace – until April 2012

Love Lace – until April 2012

Be prepared to discard all your preconceived notions of lacework.

Knitted and Looped

Knitted and Looped

Leave your mark on a growing lace sculpture

Professional Development Day for teachers

Professional Development Day for teachers

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

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.

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.

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

Design all year round.

Design all year round.

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What’s the buzz on SD11?

What’s the buzz on SD11?

Hear what the critics and participants have to say about the Sydney Design festival.

Collaboration in Experimental Design Research Symposium

Collaboration in Experimental Design Research Symposium

top POTS

top POTS

Create extraordinary pots fashioned from imagination and clay.

AU.THENTIC

AU.THENTIC

Explore how Australia engages creatively with the world.

Neues Bauen International 1927 – 2002

Neues Bauen International 1927 – 2002

Architect-designed buildings show that form can overtake fads.

Metalab Collective 2011

Metalab Collective 2011

Sparks fly when traditional goldsmithing merges with new technology.

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.

Data Poetry

Data Poetry

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

Type Horses: Writers & Their Typewriters

Type Horses: Writers & Their Typewriters

Pour out your heart with a classic machine – the humble typewriter.

Wear, Tear & Repaired

Wear, Tear & Repaired

Even the most dilapidated items can be repaired and remodelled.

The Story Of Chippendale: From Boozers To Caffeine Users

The Story Of Chippendale: From Boozers To Caffeine Users

The times they are a-changin’ in this once rough-and-tumble suburb.

Machines For Drawing

Machines For Drawing

Watch the wind draw in this challenging exhibition.

Green Bans Art Walk

Green Bans Art Walk

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

Interpretations 3: Sand Casting

Interpretations 3: Sand Casting

The old process of sand casting is interpreted in a modern way.

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.

Demonstration Room

Demonstration Room

Time to take a new look at the most versatile of materials – concrete.

Transparent Seams: Upcycle Fashion!

Transparent Seams: Upcycle Fashion!

Breathe new life into old garments by joining the upcycling craze.

ReForm

ReForm

Discarded objects are transformed into useful, beautiful pieces.

Factory As Studio

Factory As Studio

Studio design practices and industrial machines work hand in hand.