2015 Arch-I-Spy Competition

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Be it the Brisbane Polo Club at Naldham House, All Saint’s Church, Brisbane City Hall or the Spring Hill Baths, there is a surfeit of architecture dotted all over Brisbane that lay waiting to be uncovered. Each year in conjunction with our UQ Architecture Lecture Series, we run a competition called Arch-I-Spy, an architectural game … Read more

Little Designers design fantastical ecological machines!

Last month we asked little designers to make, create and design fantastical ecological machines with help from industrial designer, engineer, puppeteer, storyteller and adventurer Stephen Mushin, who’s work was displayed as part of SLQ’s CUSP exhibition.  The hands-on workshop introduced young minds to industrial design and design thinking,  and soon we will be creating a … Read more

Book Review – Designing for Emotion

Designing for Emotion is filled with clever precepts by MailChimp user experience design lead Aarron Walter. From classic psychology to case studies, highbrow concepts to common sense, Designing for Emotion demonstrates accessible strategies and memorable methods to help web designers make a human connection through design. The paperback is divided into seven chapters; Emotional Design, … Read more

2015 UQ Architecture Series

Are you interested in architecture and design thinking? The UQ Architecture series will bring together forward-thinking architects and provocateurs who are each engaged in the generation of new knowledge, ideas and strategies within the field of architecture. Featuring internationally renowned speakers, the weekly lecture series will provide an opportunity to widen your knowledge base, be inspired and gain valuable … Read more

Melbourne International Design Week – 2015 Expressions of Interest Now Open

Melbourne International Design Week 2015 is a week-long celebration of design excellence, showcasing the best of design in the State of Victoria and internationally between 11-17 May 2015. The pinnacle event on Australia’s design calendar, Melbourne International Design Week provides an opportunity to highlight your design capabilities, ideas, products and services. We encourage you to … Read more

Auxiliary Design School

In the face of global instability, business today must find new and innovative ways to prosper. Demographic change, new technology and restricted resources have disrupted the marketplace making it far more complex and competitive. Industrial design as a discipline is built on a deep understanding of these disruptors and has the ability to proactively steer … Read more

Design in Flux Exhibition

Design in Flux is an exhibition about the state of current and future design practice, taking design as an unfinished entity. It features exploratory design work in 2D, 3D, analog and digital media, representing ongoing design research at Queensland College of Art. The exhibition aims to shed light on the presumptions that lie behind current design processes, and … Read more