Sustainable Design
Love Lace – until April 2012

Love Lace – until April 2012

Be prepared to discard all your preconceived notions of lacework.

Design-led Solutions to Wicked Problems

Design-led Solutions to Wicked Problems

Join the discussion as designers solve national policy problems.

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.

Lecture by Valerie Steele

Lecture by Valerie Steele

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

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.

Keep up to date with design within the Powerhouse Museum by joining our design database – sign up here.

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

Sparkies, Foodies and Fashionistas

Sparkies, Foodies and Fashionistas

Uncover TAFE NSW’s rich history and inspirational graduates in this exhibition.

Designing Urban Futures

Designing Urban Futures

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

top POTS

top POTS

Create extraordinary pots fashioned from imagination and clay.

Mug Me

Mug Me

Make, bake and take home you own ceramic mug in this workshop.

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.

Fashion And Art

Fashion And Art

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

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.

AU.THENTIC

AU.THENTIC

Explore how Australia engages creatively with the world.

Data Poetry

Data Poetry

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

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.

Rug Up

Rug Up

Award-winning rugs boast stunning textures and brilliant hues.

Change 11: Sustainable Designs

Change 11: Sustainable Designs

New-generation designers offer inspired ideas for old problems.

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.

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?

The Urban Interior: Visions For Taylor Square Bicycle Hub

The Urban Interior: Visions For Taylor Square Bicycle Hub

Cruise over to Darlo to view the future cycling headquarters.