Yearly Archives: 2014 Back

Typograph.Journal volume 02 launches

The second volume of Typograph.Journal investigates, design rituals, constraints in design, problem solving, and visual logic to answer the question ‘ Where do we find, and how do we feed our creative energy?’ This is a critical question to design practitioners that operate in create-on-demand roles as they are required to constantly produce creative outcomes of … Read more

Cooper Hewitt Fellowship applications now open

The Cooper Hewitt Fellowship provides financial support for a registered Queensland school teacher to complete a project in design education at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York. The fellow will gain experience in classroom, community and online strategies for delivering quality design education. The fellowship fosters the exchange of knowledge and skills between … Read more

A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words showcases portraits by artists Cheryl Creed and Nickeema Williams as they capture Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identities in fleeting moments in time. The artists’ vibrant, thought provoking works capture the personality of their subjects — community leaders, youth, family and friends from communities including Cairns, Woorabinda, Cherbourg and Brisbane — and … Read more

Pedal – A Bicycle Exhibition

Pedal is an exhibition and event celebrating and promoting cycling in Brisbane. Pedal Brisbane is a festival event held over one day and two nights and embodies everything about bicycle culture through arts and initiatives. Pedal is also hosting a Radio National ‘Big Ideas’ debate on Friday November 28th. By inspiring and engaging the positive, Pedal aims to … Read more

Architecture: Made by Women – Japan

Architecture: Made by Women – Japan explores the accomplishments of female architects in Japan and their influence on place-making. Glean an insight into the challenges and opportunities these architects face as they work within a culture that values tradition and craftsmanship in addition to a fiercely modern outlook. This exhibition presents a selection of Japanese … Read more

Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor: 100 Women 100 Brooches 100 Stories

After two years touring around Australia, artisan’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor exhibition will have its final showing at APDL’s Design Lounge, featuring 40 of 100 brooches. The 40 brooches selected by SLQ celebrate the achievements of Queensland women through history and the creative design and artistic talents of Queensland craftspeople. This exhibition was conceived by … Read more

Reflections and Projections

Global March on Climate Change, NYC

Terry Deen, a local teacher at Kelvin Grove State College in Queensland, is the 2014 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Fellow. Thanks to the partnership between the Queensland Government and the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, Terry will be working at NYC’s iconic Museum Mile until early October. He is in New York experiencing and delivering quality design … Read more

Design Minds PD 2-Day City Workshop

We’re inviting Year 6 and 7 students and their teachers to become ‘future thinkers’ at the Design Minds PD 2-Day City Workshop. Presented by SLQ’s Asia Pacific Design Library (APDL) in partnership with Queensland Government G20 Cultural Program, the workshop captures the youth engagement objectives of the Brisbane City Council Youth Strategy 2014-2019 for a … Read more