Yearly Archives: 2017 Back

The Architecture Symposium

The speaker line-up for The Architecture Symposium at the 2018 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum has been announced. State Library of Queensland, as venue partner, will play host to 12 of the Asia Pacific’s most lauded, experimental and socially conscious practitioners will come together for this one-day symposium that explores the innovative thinking and transformative projects that … Read more

Queensland designers inducted in DIA Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Queensland fashion designers Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson who were inducted in the Design Institute of Australia’s (DIA) Hall of Fame. The Design Hall of Fame Program celebrates the work of eminent designers and their significant contribution to Australia’s economic development and cultural identity.  The following is the citation from the DIA website: … Read more

The Apartment House book launch

Join us for the launch of a new Australian design book which celebrates the best of higher-density living. The APDL Design Lounge will play host to the official Brisbane launch of The Apartment House with editors Katelin Butler and Cameron Bruhn. Also, Alice Hampson will share her insights on the Queensland context of apartment living; and architect … Read more

Brisbane Open House 2017

Architecture and history buffs! One of Brisbane’s favourite weekend events has just released its 2017 program! Brisbane Open House returns for its 8th year with over 90 Brisbane properties opening their doors during the weekend of 7 & 8 October.  The official launch was hosted at the new government offices at  1 William Street, Brisbane … Read more

NEON

Join us for a special Queensland premiere screening of NEON as part of APDL’s The Salon Electric neon exhibition. The Australian produced and directed film NEON celebrates the beauty, colour and vibrant history of the neon sign from an international perspective as we face a world where it will soon be lost and superseded by … Read more

The Salon Electric

Be seduced by the alluring glow of neon. The Design Lounge on level 2 will be luminescent when we flick on the lights for The Salon Electric, a celebration of neon signs in Queensland and the Asia Pacific. We will look at the process of making neon, its relationship to night life subculture and its … Read more

2017 AGDA Design Awards

Calling all graphic designers and visual communicators. This week is your last week to get your entries in for the AGDA Design Awards which recognises the best work in Australia across a wide range of disciplines. The awards aim to further the discussion about design and to stimulate the creative progress of the industry. They highlight every generation … Read more

7 x 7 Gold Coast 2017

Want to hear about the creative process behind a major international event? Design Institute of Australia Queensland ( DIAQ) is hosting the second Seven by Seven Talk for 2017  which will focus on the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. This is a unique opportunity for Queensland designers to learn about the creative process behind putting together … Read more

Design Finds with John Ellway

Designer John Ellway was surprised how easy it was to search through SLQ’s collection of books and ephemera when he was asked to participate in APDL’s Design Finds. We were interested to see the approach John took with his research task and, of course, curious to know what he would choose to research. Read more about John’s … Read more