Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

If I was in New York I definitely be going to see an exhibition at the Whitney on one of my favourite design visionaries, Buckminster Fuller. I first came across Buckminster Fuller when designing a newspaper for the Sydney Olympics in 2000 for Fairfax Publications (publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald). As part of the […]


Yesterday I went to an exhibition entitled Experimenta Playground. It was lots of fun. From the exhibition catalogue: Featuring interactive and screen-based work that engages the audience in acts of play, the exhibition is a showcase of the latest work from Australia’s leading media producers alongside selected key video and media artworks from artists and […]

The Mohawk Paper Show is on next Thursday and I suggest you all go. It showcases a large range of design work, all printed on Mohawk paper. There is always fabulous work there and you can touch and feel all the examples. “I love paper. I love paper because it ‘s sensual and tactile and […]

Free lecture


Design for the other 90% was an exhibition held at the Cooper Hewitt Museum in New York and explored the design innovations targetting the 90% of the world’s population who do not have access to most of the products and services we take for granted. The curator of the exhibition is in Australia and is […]

An exhibition called Blood on Paper – The Art of the Book at the V&A museum in London looks at the history of artist’s books. It includes work from such artists as Juan Miro, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Louise Bourgeois, Damien Hirst and Anish Kapoor. Read a short piece ans see some more pics on […]


The Museum of Contemporary Art is holding a zine fair on Sunday 25 May. They are also holding a masterclass on Sunday 11 May that will endeavour to teach you everything you need to know in order to create your own zine. Go to the events page at the MCA for more information.

Protest today


From the SMH. A report saying that three Michelin-starred chefs have pulled out of a dinner as none of the $300,000 cost would be going to the charity for which it is being held. The organisers say that the chefs just don’t understand the concept “we are doing exactly what Bill Gates has done, called […]

Open Studio


  Amnesia – AdNews Interactive Agency of the Year for 2006 and 2007 – is committed to helping young designers and students get the best possible start in their career and is hosting two evenings of seminars and dialogue this April in conjunction with Semi-Permanent. Find out more on their website.

Wild Endurance


  WildEndurance is a new 100km team event in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. The inaugural event will be held on the weekend of 3-4 May 2008. Working in teams, participants will challenge their personal limits while raising funds to support The Wilderness Society‘s conservation campaigns. A friend of mine is with the Eagles […]


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