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Queensland graphic designer inducted into DIA Hall of Fame

  Congratulations to Queensland graphic and communication designer Hugh Edwards who was inducted into the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Hall of Fame earlier this month. 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 … Read more

Professional development workshop

Designers, teachers and educators are invited to explore different design thinking methodologies in this Designing the Queen’s Baton Professional Development day at State Library of Queensland. Using the making of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton as a case study, participants will learn how industrial designers Designworks  applied their immersion, ideation and delivery design process. The GC2018 Queen’s … Read more

Design Minds Wins 2018 Good Design Award

State Library’s Design Minds received a prestigious Good Design Award in the Digital Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation. The winners of Australia’s Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia, were announced at the Sydney Opera House last night. The awards celebrate the best new products and services on the … Read more

Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton

Explore the fascinating design story behind the innovative Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at State Library of Queensland. Designed, engineered and manufactured by Brisbane-based Designworks, the GC2018 Queen’s Baton draws inspiration from the boundless energy of the people, place and spirit of the Gold Coast. In form and inspiration the GC2018 Queen’s … Read more

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

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

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