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Design book cleanse

It’s time to make room for new design books! We’ve had an ‘autumn clean’ in our design collection and are seeking new homes for some old design books which are no longer required. We have sets of Red Dot Design Yearbooks (2013/14 until 2016/17) and Red Dot Design Concept Yearbooks (2013/14 until 2015/16) to give away. We would … 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

Top five borrowed design books

We’re celebrating Library and Information Week and today we’d like to share APDL’s most borrowed books and magazines from the design collection. Design Lounge Coordinator Chenoa Pettrup who compiled our top five list said she was surprised by the results which revealed design magazines as our most accessed publications. “Magazines do get used a lot … Read more

APDL summer reading 2016

Summer holidays are on the horizon which means the APDL summer reading guide is out! We loved curating this list of our favourite design books to help you while away those free hours during the holidays. See what made this year’s list… Chenoa’s picks Program Coordinator, Chenoa is heading to a secluded beach and has a swag of … Read more

Design Lounge news

Plans are afoot for change in the Design Lounge. If you’ve been in to visit us recently you may have noticed a new glass enclosed space for temporary displays of travelling design exhibitions or student work. It gives us greater flexibility to display larger, more precious works for the general design-loving public. Earlier this month … Read more

APDL Summer Reading Guide

The APDL is getting ready for the summer holidays, with trips to the beach planned and books already selected for those quieter moments during the silly season. So what will we be reading this summer? Natalie’s picks  APDL Manager Natalie is spending her downtime with design books related to her PhD studies… Sparks of genius : … Read more