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

Good Design of the Year Awards

Brisbane-based design consultancy Aurecon and Wellington-based digital design agency Chrometoaster tied as the overall winners of the coveted Good Design of the Year Award. The awards recognise the exemplary achievements of designers from around the world.  Aurecon won for its Flood Resilient and Accessible Ferry Terminals in the Product Design — Commercial and Industrial category. … Read more

Think Outside with Alison Kubler

Think Outside: Economy, the final event in the series, asks design thinkers ‘how might we design a more ethical and sustainable economic system?’ Many believe the existing model of capitalism is “broken”. However like many of today’s “broken” mechanisms, capitalism is a system; a system designed by people. We therefore have the ability (and responsibility) … Read more