Sunday, August 3, 2008
Sydney Design 08 - 8-24 August
Sydney Design is presented by the Powerhouse Museum.
Events include the popular Young Blood: Designers Market. This year, it will be held alongside the 'designboom mart' international market, which brings designers from around the world to discuss and sell their products.
When: 14 August, 6.00pm–9.00pm, 15 August, 10.00am–6.00pm, 16 August, 10.00am–6.00pm, 17 August 10.00am–6.00pm at the Powerhouse Museum.
The Workshopped exhibition will also be on again, Workshopped has been exhibiting new Australian design — from prototypes to production pieces — in high-profile commercial settings for seven years. This year Workshopped returns to Chifley Plaza in the CBD.
When: 12-23 August. Open: Daily 9.00am – 6.00pm. Ground floor, Chifley Plaza, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney.
The Object Gallery will present the 'How you make it exhibition'. This exhibition explores the work of eight contemporary fashion designers, who not only create new garment forms and new ways of wearing clothes, they also develop entirely new design systems. Featuring work by Simon Cooper, Paula Dunlop, Ess. Laboratory (Hoshika Oshimi and Tatsuyoshi Kawabata), FORMALLYKNOWNAS (Toby Whittington), Anthea van Kopplen, MATERIALBYPRODUCT (Susan Dimasi and Chantal McDonald), Project (Kara Baker and Shelley Lasica) and S!X (Denise Sprynskij and Peter Boyd).When: Until 24 August. Object Gallery Project Space, 417 Bourke St Surry Hills.
Open: Tues-Sun 11.00am – 6.00pm
Birgit Lohmann, CEO and editor-in-chief of the international online design publication designboom will give a talk titled: Does originality still exist?
When: 17 August, 2.00-3.00pm at the Powerhouse Museum.
For the full festival program, go to: http://www.sydneydesign.com.au/sd08/