Blake Griffiths is textile designer who was included in the exhibition Designing Bright Futures: Selected Graduates from UNSW Art & Design. As a result of being spotted in the exhibition, Blake has been invited to participate in Milan Design Week 2017. We had a quick catch up with Blake to see what he is planning next.
Clay Intersections highlights a vibrant ceramics community in Sydney. Crossing paths with studios, educators, galleries and stores, this exciting program, which includes workshops, master-classes and ceramics market, will introduce visitors to this thriving creative network.
Australian Design Centre presents an exhibition of the work of Nicole Monks: Marlu (Kangaroo) and Lucy Simpson: Dhuwi created over their 12 month Arts NSW Indigenous Design Mentorship. Join in the talks and workshops to discover more about these emerging designers and their works.
Artist and designer Lucy Simpson has been making for a long time. Before she even knew to call it design Lucy was drawing, dyeing fabrics and threading necklaces with echidna quills collected up on Yuwaalaraay country around Walgett and Lightning Ridge. She shared hosted a a very special evening at the Australian Design Centre on Tuesday 11 October.
Penny Craswell from The Design Writer shares an article about two contemporary Indigenous designers drawing on Indigenous Australian traditions in their practices; Lucy Simpson, a textile and graphic designer and Nicole Monks, a designer working across art, interiors, fashion, set and surface design.