'Kiss of the Beast', publication
Queensland Art Gallery
People's Choice Credit Union
Herbert & Mason
Matthews Architecture in conjunction with Geyer
'Strada', three piece alloy wheel design
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Posted Tuesday, 3 March 2015
Noted trend forecaster and fashion aficionado claims that fashion as we know it is about to disappear.
An annual South African design festival called Design Indaba has just finished in Capetown, with a wide range of interesting and sometimes provocative design-related speakers and events.
For instance, Shubhankar Ray, Creative Director at fashion manufacturer G-Star RAW, who works with Australian designer Marc Newson on some of their clothing lines, had this to say at the festival on the nature (and nurturing) of creativity:
‘When you come to the crossroads where you need to decide to either go left or right, if everything is telling you to go right then you must go left.'
Posted 3 Mar 2015Landscape architecture student wins award for airport design concept.
Posted 3 Mar 2015Ikea to release furniture that wirelessly recharges smart phones.
Posted 2 Mar 2015DIA Practice Member wins design competition for Sydney redevelopment.
Posted 2 Mar 20152015 Dulux Colour Awards finalists revealed.
Posted 2 Mar 2015Winner announced of design for new cultural centre in Afghanistan.
Posted 25 Feb 2015DJ designs new clothing range to foil paparazzis.
Posted 25 Feb 2015New label allows architects and designers to select safer materials.
Posted 24 Feb 2015Radical new electric car offers another twist to the search for clean energy.
Posted 24 Feb 2015A modular laptop that changes according to school needs.
Posted 24 Feb 2015DIA branches host inspirational and informative local events for members and friends.
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