Urban Design
Knitted and Looped for kids

Knitted and Looped for kids

Kids and families leave your mark on Sydney Design by adding to a giant knitted sculpture

The Waking Heart

The Waking Heart

Wear your heart on a screen and let the world see how you’re feeling.

Australian International Design Awards

Australian International Design Awards

See Australia’s latest crop of innovative and ingenious products.

Engineering Excellence

Engineering Excellence

Award-winning innovations from the country’s leading engineers.

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.

Knitted And Looped for students

Knitted And Looped for students

Students have the opportunity to leave their mark on Sydney Design 2011.

Young Blood: Designers Market

Young Blood: Designers Market

Snap up must-have items from the country’s hottest new designers.

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.

fastBREAK: Is Old New Again?

fastBREAK: Is Old New Again?

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

top POTS

top POTS

Create extraordinary pots fashioned from imagination and clay.

Lace In The City: Bike Tour

Lace In The City: Bike Tour

Join a cycling tour around Sydney for lovers of lace and architecture.

Built: Is Old New Again?

Built: Is Old New Again?

Traditional furniture is transformed into 21st-century objects.

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.

Design NSW Travelling Scholarship

Design NSW Travelling Scholarship

A scholarship for a NSW designer to study and work overseas.

Reworking The Paste-up: A Street Exhibition

Reworking The Paste-up: A Street Exhibition

When dusk falls, watch as these evocative images are transformed.

AU.THENTIC

AU.THENTIC

Explore how Australia engages creatively with the world.

Made To Measure: The Treadlie Handmade Bicycle Show

Made To Measure: The Treadlie Handmade Bicycle Show

A collection of bespoke bikes exudes artistry and creativity.

Neues Bauen International 1927 – 2002

Neues Bauen International 1927 – 2002

Architect-designed buildings show that form can overtake fads.

Workshopped 11

Workshopped 11

Feast your eyes on a range of furniture, lighting and product design from emerging Australian designers

Metalab Collective 2011

Metalab Collective 2011

Sparks fly when traditional goldsmithing merges with new technology.

Australian Architecture Association Walking Tours

Australian Architecture Association Walking Tours

Open your eyes to the wonder of Sydney during architectural walks.

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.

Recent Past

Recent Past

An instantaneous spatial intervention, documenting and projecting the viewer’s experience of the recent past.

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.

A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

Discover how designers radically transformed the refined doily.

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.

See-saw: Mend, Make Do & Build Anew

See-saw: Mend, Make Do & Build Anew

Designers show why it’s time to give Sydney a new lease of life.

extreme density_Paris

extreme density_Paris

Densification creates a new skyline in Paris.

Demonstration Room

Demonstration Room

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

Change 11: Sustainable Designs

Change 11: Sustainable Designs

New-generation designers offer inspired ideas for old problems.

ReForm

ReForm

Discarded objects are transformed into useful, beautiful pieces.

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?

Rug Up

Rug Up

Award-winning rugs boast stunning textures and brilliant hues.

Partycraft Workshop

Partycraft Workshop

Get the party started with DIY buntings and sparkling trinkets.

Design In Motion: Design On Film Screening

Design In Motion: Design On Film Screening

Rug up for a viewing of design-driven films on a Surry Hills rooftop.

Incidental Data

Incidental Data

Computer graphs and diagrams are replaced with unexpected items.

Yesterday

Yesterday

The Beatles’ eternal hit Yesterday is on the map again.