Blog Design-Made - Sydney

Design-Made - Sydney

Posted Nov. 2, 2017, 11:07 a.m. by T

Advertisement
KFAI - Undead

Design-Made.

Sunstudios

Alexandria, Sydney

October 27-29, 017

Milton Glaser claimed that there are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no and WOW!

Design-Made. definitely aims for the latter as. 

Founded by Kobe Johns of FACTORY DESIGN DISTRICT and JP Finsbury Bespoke Joiners (left) and AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE director Anne-Maree Sargeant, Design-Made. is a three-day celebration of design for Australia and proved that design is not meant to be something just for an alcove for the well-heeled and blessed, but makes it accessible for everyone:
 
Independent in nature, produced independently and informed by a careful curation, it expands on the solid foundation built by the Australia Design Australia and Factory Design District to educate the broader Australian community about the importance of supporting original design.

The event aims to stimulate “design  thinking by unmasking and demystifying the design process.”

Showcasing a wide spectrum  of contemporary design it promotes and builds a better understanding about the nature of of design in Australia, a desired side effect of which is to move consumers to look into the process and buy locally and sustainably.

Held over two locations in Alexandria, visitors to Design-Made. have the opportunity to directly engage and connect – be it with the emissions of exhibitors, participate in Q & A sessions, floor talks, meet main protagonists and learn from them in workshops or have their books signed.

Opportunities to indulge were plentiful, specifically the well-curated dining experiences are worth a mention and the food trucks that proffered local craft beer and organic food.

---

Photos by KAVV

Design-Made @ Sunstudios (8 photos)

Leave a comment
Share this content

Other recent blogs

Water of Life – Banks and Solander

Posted by T
Feb. 27, 2021, 10:04 a.m.

Water of Life – Banks and Solander   While my DNA has me more geared towards whisk(e)y, my better half is all about gin, which enables me to sample new ... read more

Water of Life – Glencairn Crystal

Posted by T
Feb. 25, 2021, 7:12 p.m.

Water of Life – Glencairn Crystal   There is certainly no shortage of opinions when it comes to the question of the design and look of the vessel whisky is ... read more

The Formative Years – Rollins Band

Posted by T
Feb. 24, 2021, 8:22 p.m.

The Formative Years – Rollins Band   I would deem it borderline impossible to be into punk and hardcore and not only be familiar with but have a distinct take ... read more

Anselm Kiefer – Schirmer / Mosel

Posted by T
Feb. 23, 2021, 7:41 p.m.

Anselm Kiefer – Schirmer / Mosel Given my art related emissions, it should not come as a surprise that I harbour a bit more than a weak spot for Anselm ... read more

Water of Life – Spirit Thief

Posted by T
Feb. 22, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

Water of Life – Spirit Thief   Now this one has been a while in the making… There have been quite a few independent bottlers we have covered as part ... read more

Advertisement
KFAI - Root Of All Evil
x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.