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Sunday, 10 August 2014

Beijing Design Week - Inaugural Australian delegation.

As part of the Australian Government’s ongoing promotion of Australian creative industries in China, the Australian Embassy in Beijing will be organising and funding a small delegation of Australian design professionals to attend the 2014 Beijing Design Week.


Beijing Design Week Australian delegation

The Embassy invites Australian design and architecture industry association representatives, individual practitioners, and design industry media to apply for a place in this inaugural Australian Design Industry Delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014, taking place during the period 26 September – 3 October, 2014.

The objectives of the Delegation are to:

Encourage greater institutional and person-to-person links between Australian and Chinese design and architecture associations and industries, and
Promote Australian design, architecture, creativity and urbanism in China.

Although the visit program will be finalised in coming weeks, it is intended that the Australian Design Industry Delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014 will feature a variety of activities to introduce delegation members to Beijing Design Week, fellow associations and practitioners in China, and other opportunities. The program will likely include a “highlights tour” of Beijing Design Week; “Australian Design in China” focused events, a design and architecture tour of Beijing, and networking opportunities.

The Embassy will fund travel to Beijing and accommodation for successful delegates. 

Specific eligibility and selection criteria apply. Interested applicants are encouraged to carefully read the eligibility criteria and terms and conditions, and submit their completed application form together with a current CV (including association, firm or organisation background where useful) to the Australian Embassy in Beijing by no later than midnight AEST, Sunday 10 August, 2014.

Enquiries should be directed to Hayley Ward, Senior Cultural Relations Officer, (Hayley.Ward@dfat.gov.au, +86-10-5140-4225); and Jennifer Mason, First Secretary, Public Affairs and Culture, Australian Embassy Beijing, (Jennifer.Mason@dfat.gov.au, +86-10-5140-4119).

More details please see full version of "Call for Applications- Australian Design Industry Delegation Beijing Design Week" (Word Document)
                                                       "Call for Applications- Australian Design Industry Delegation Beijing Design Week" (PDF Document)

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Knog - Industrial Design in China

Professor Xu Jiang was keen to visit the Knog studio in Richmond during his first trip to Melbourne. Knog and Catalyst Design Group directors Hugo Davidson and Malcolm McKechnie have supported studios at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint graduate School (Suzhou).


Professor Xu Jiang - Southeast University

Professor Xu Jiang - Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou)

Professor Xu Jiang form the industrial design program at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) visited Melbourne for the first time over recent weeks.


Professor Xu Jiang and Ian Wong

Outerspace Design Group - Industrial Design in China

Industrial Design in China was the focus of discussions between lecturers from Suzhou and directors of Outerspace Design Group this week. Professor Xu Jiang was visiting Monash University in Melbourne for the first time in his role with the Industrial Design program at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou). Medical innovation in China is a focus for the Master of Industrial design program in Suzhou.


Professor Xu Jiang and Ian Wong from Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) with Outerspace Design Group directors Fred Bochlinger and mark Johnson.

CobaltNiche - Industrial Design in China

CobaltNiche directors Steve Martinuzzo and Jack Magree met with lecturers from Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) this week to discuss industrial design in China.  Professor Xu Jiang was visiting Melbourne for the first time and provided insights into the practice of industrial design in China. Transport and medical device design in China was of particular interest to CobaltNiche.


Professor Xu Jiang and Ian Wong from Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou), with CobaltNiche directors Steve Martinuzzo and Jack Magree.



Friday, 4 July 2014

Industrial Design in China - Design Education Forum

Southeast University recently hosted the Exchange and Experts Forum of Design Education in Nanjing China.


Industrial Design in China
Southeast University  - Exchange and Experts Forum of Design Education in Nanjing China.


Professor Liu Guanzhong and Ian Wong


Keynote lecture by Ian Wong Monash University Australia.

Thursday, 3 July 2014

Mid-Century Modern - Kjell Grant

The Montreal Chair designed by Kjell Grant for expo67 features in the exhibition MID-CENTURY MODERN currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria.


Melbourne Movement founder Professor Kjell Grant and the Montreal Chair at the NGV exhibition Mid-Century Modern.


Kjell Grant explains the features of the Montreal Chair.


Melbourne Movement Founder Professor Kjell Grant and President Ian Wong


Designer Professor Kjell Grant discusses his concept for the Montreal Chair to NGV visitors.


Saturday, 28 June 2014

Industrial Design in China - Monash University

The latest digital design laboratory for industrial design in China was on display this week as the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) graduated its first students with double masters degrees. The President of Southeast Univerisity Professor Hong Li and the Vice Chancellor and President of Monash University Professor Ed Byrne visited the Digital Design Laboratory of the Master of Industrial Design program at the Southeast University-Monash University Joint Graduate School (Suzhou) during celebrations


Program Director Ian Wong shares the work of master of industrial design student Baoling Yang with Professor Ed Byrne Vice Chancellor of Monash University and Professor Hong Yi President of Southeast University and Ian Pyman Deputy Chancellor Monash University.

The Digital Design Laboratory features 30 Wacom Cintiq 22HD drawing tablets with a dual screen monitor setup for enhanced teaching and learning. Students print computer models direct to 3D printers from the lab.


Master of Industrial Design - Digital Design Lab - Suzhou China




Saturday, 24 May 2014

MadART - Melbourne Automotive designers art exhibition



Toyota Community Spirit Gallery call for Submissions to Melbourne Automotive Designers and tertiary industrial design students for an exhibition featuring art and creative practice of Melbourne Automotive Designers and tertiary industrial design students.

The exhibition is open to designers and creative artists who have previously or currently work in any capacity in the Melbourne based design departments of any automobile manufacturers. This will include retiree’s, as well as expat Australians living overseas and international designers who have at some time, worked in automotive design in Melbourne. It is also open to Victorian based tertiary students currently studying industrial design who are potentially aspiring to a career in automotive design.

Applications close 14 July 2014 (Extended from 7th)
For further information, please download Information for Applicants (pdf 975KB) and also the Application Form (word doc 389KB). You must download BOTH documents.
If you have any problems downloading these documents, please contact us.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Adam Cornish - Salone del Mobile Milano 2014

Adam Cornish first exhibited the Trinity bowl in 2011 with Melbourne Movement at Salone Satellite.

This year Adam is in Milan at Salone del Mobile visiting clients and the Trinty bowl is in production with Alessi.

Adam was very generous in his support of Nik james and Rebecca Crooke, this years exciting new members of Melbourne Movement.


Melbourne Movement President Ian Wong with Adam Cornish at the Melbourne Movement stand in Salone Satellite 2014


Trinity bowl designed by Adam Cornish at Salone del Mobile 2014 Alessi stand.


Alessi store at the Design Supermarket Milan with the Trinty bowl designed by Adam Cornish.


Adam Cornish with Melbourne Movement founder Kjell Grant earlier this year.



Saturday, 12 April 2014

Salone Satellite - Milano Salone del Mobile 2014


Salone Satellite 2014 - Melbourne Movement


Salone Satellite 2014 - Lovisa Hansson


  Salone Satellite 2014 - Tania da Cruz


 Salone Satellite 2014 - image


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Ia Kutateladze


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Caroline Olsson and Bjørn van den Berg


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Andras Kerekgyarto



 Salone Satellite 2014 - Mariko Tsujimoto


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Ernsting - Böttger


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Ladesign


 Salone Satellite 2014


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Garaystudio
www.garaystudio.com


Salone Satellite 2014 - Torsten Sherwood
www.torstensherwood.com


 Salone Satellite 2014


 Salone Satellite 2014 - Georgio Traverso Architecture & Design

Salone Satellite - Georgio Traverso Architecture & Design


Salone Satellite - Georgio Traverso Architecture & Design

Salone Satellite - Yoy

YOY is a Tokyo based design studio composed by Naoki Ono, a spatial designer, and Yuki Yamamoto, a product designer. Started in 2011, their design theme is to create a new story between space and objects.
 

Yoy at Salone Satellite 2014


King & Miranda - Milan


Santiago Miranda and Perry King