Steve's legacy is enormous. He has been a sensational leader, thinker and advocate for design for many years. At ADC he has initiated many ground-breaking programs to promote Australian design, and we remember his 16-year tenure in highlights.
Paul's innovative work will be remembered through the success of CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade, which reached over 50,000 people around Australia between 2013-2015, educating them about the power of design to improve disadvantaged communities.
The third and final of our The Gold Club events of 2015, which is conversation series that shines a spotlight on how influential women have contributed to the Australian craft and design landscape. Featuring Lyn Balzer, Melanie Katsalidis, Maree Clarke, Nina Cueva and Dr Anna Lebovic.
CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade returned to Sydney this week. Following a bumper two-year tour, the exhibition brings back the works of Leah Heiss, Stephen Mushin, Greg More, Floyd Mueller and Super Critical Mass, showing until 28 April.
Emotional intelligence pioneers The School of Life will be returning to Sydney and we're very pleased to be holding their Pop Up Term program of events, workshops and salons at our gallery between 28 February - 23 March.
The Australian Design Centre officially opens Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future tonight at Western Plains Cultural Centre (WPCC). The exhibition is all about imagination and new methods of making. Drawing on the high-tech and the rapidly evolving world of 3D printers, Shapeshifters revolutionises design.
After a successful season at the Australian Design Centre in 2015, Julie Paterson's Cloth: From Seeds to Bloom will venture around NSW until the end of 2016, making its first stop at Gosford Regional Gallery.
2015 has been a big year in the arts and cultural space. At the Australian Design Centre we celebrated 50 years of working in craft and design, and moved to our new home in William Street, Darlinghurst. Our gallery space has enjoyed several exciting exhibitions this year, including a collaboration with the Australian Museum on Future Nature.
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