Sunday, 16 November 2014

MADANOW 2014 - Monash Art Design & Architecture Graduate Exhibition

MADANOW - Monash Art Design & Architecture Graduate Exhibition 2014 will commence on Saturday November 22nd and close on Friday December 5th.

Opening Event Friday Novemeber 21st at 6pm.


MADANOW - Monash Art Design & Architecture Graduate Exhibition 2014

Download PDF poster here.


WHERE
Monash University
Art Design & Architecture
900 Dandenong Road
Caulfield East, Victoria

DATE / HOURS
22 November – 5 December 2014
Monday to Saturday
10am – 5pm

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Tactica One - Kickstarter

Design Institute of Australia councillor and director of Chijoff + Co Mike Chijoff has launched a kickstarter campaign for the Tactica One a precision tool for your beer. The kickstarter campaign will run until December 14th so share the links and support Melbourne design and innovation.


Tactica One - a precision tool for your beer launched on kickstarter.



DIA councilor Mike Chijoff from Chijoff + Co launches Tactica One on Kickstarter.


Tactica One - a precision tool for your beer launched on Kickstarter.


Tactica One - Kickstarter


Tactica One - a precision tool for your beer.


Tactica One - a precision tool for your beer ideal for a Xmas gift.

Sunday, 2 November 2014

STILL - Multiclip logo

On a recent visit to a Melbourne factory I was pleased to see the identity for Multiclip is 'STILL' using the original artwork I did many years ago.



STILL - Multiclip logo designed by Ian Wong


STILL - Multiclip logo designed by Ian Wong


Rob Adams - MPavilion


Rob Adams forum at MPavilion


Rob Adams forum at MPavilion in Melbourne


MPavilion


Rob Adams forum at MPavilion in Melbourne


Ian Dryden - Swanston Street Light


Swanston Street Light designed by Ian Dryden for the City of Melbourne.

Saturday, 1 November 2014

China Creative Design Week 2014

The Design Institute of Australia China representative Ian Wong and practice member CobaltNiche's Conceptual Design Manager Bernie Walsh were keynote speakers during China Creative Design Week 2014.


Ian Wong - Design Institute of Australia presents at China Creative Design Week 2014.


China Creative Design Week 2014


Bernie Walsh Conceptual Design Manager - CobaltNiche presents at China Creative Design Week 2014


China Creative Design Week 2014


Keep Cup designed in Melbourne by CobaltNiche featured in the keynote presentation 'Australian Rules - Design & Innovation in Australia' by Ian Wong - Design Institute of Australia


Award winners for designnova presentation at China Creative Design Week. 


China Creative Design Week 2014 - Press coverage.





Monday, 6 October 2014

Beijing Design Week 2014 - Art On Chairs


Luciano Benetton - Art On Chairs - Beijing Design Week 2014


Art On Chairs - Beijing Design Week 2014

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar

Dashilar is located southwest of Tiananmen Sq near Qianmen Gate and Dashilar Alley is just one of many sites for events at Beijing Design Week 2014.

The Australian Design Industry Delegation visited Dashilar on Thursday Sept 25th as Beijing Design Week was just winding up.


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashialr Alley


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar Alley - Far Media Lab Project


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Air $ Value


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Air $ Value


Beijing Design Week - Dashilar District


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar Precinct


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar - Coutryard House Plug-In
People's Architecture with Ian Wong, Rohan Nicol and Ian McArthur from the Australian Design Industry Delegation.


Micro-Yuan'er project in Dashilar precinct at Beijing Design Week 2014.


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar - Bibliorium
Australian Design Industry Delegates Andrea Myles, Dr Brandon Gien, Jess Scully, Debbie Ryan and Oliver Kratzer.


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar
Australian Design Industry Delegation member Ian McArthur UNSW exits exhibition by Tsinghua University Architecture in Hutong along Dashilar Alley Beijing China.


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Tsinghua University Architecture - Dashilar Alley


Beijing Design Week 2014 - Dashilar Precinct

Beijing Design Week - Opening Ceremony

The Australian Design Industry Delegation to Beijing Design Week were honoured to join The Road of Design walk as part of the official program for the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Design Week 2014.


Australian delegates walk the Road of Design to launch the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Design Week 2014


Australian Design Industry delegates pictured during the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Design Week 2014


Members of the Australian Design Industry delegates pictured at the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Design Week 2014

The official Australian delegation to Beijing Design Week includes Mr Oliver Kratzer FDIA, Chairman, Australian Design Alliance; Dr Kenneth Cato AO, Chairman and Global Creative Director, Cato Brand Partners Pty Ltd; Dr Brandon Gien, CEO, Good Design Australia and President, International Council of Societies of Industrial Design; Ms Kristin McCourtie, Manager and Director Design Foundation; Mr Ian Wong FDIA, Director, Design Institute of Australia; Ms Jess Scully, Vivid Ideas Festival Director; Mr Ian McArthur, Designer and Senior Design Lecturer, UNSW Art & Design; Dr Rohan Nicol, Head of Gold and Silversmithing, Australian National University School of Art; and Ms Debbie Ryan, Founding Principle of McBride Charles Ryan.




Beijing Design Week 2014 - 798 & 751


Beijing Design Week 2014 - 798 and 751 District


Beijing Design Week 2014 - D Park 751 District


Beijing Design Week 2014 - 798 and 751 District


Australian Design Industry Delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014


Beijing Design Week 751 District


Beijing Design Week - Winnie Gao and Beatrice Leanza

Beijing Design Week director of International Projects Winnie Gao and Beatrice Leanza, Creative Director, Beijing Design Week briefed the Australian Design Industry Delegation during their visit to Beijing China.

We received our copy of the official Beijing Design Week Guide Book hot off the presses.


Beijing Design Week - Official Guide Book 2014


Beijing Design Week director of International Projects Winnie Gao and Beatrice Leanza, Creative Director, Beijing Design Week brief the Australian Design Industry Delegation during their visit to Beijing China.


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

James Dyson Award National Winner - Alex Goad MARS

Monash University industrial design graduate Alex Goad has been awarded the national winner of the James Dyson Award 2014.


James Dyson Award National winner for Australia Alex Goad Monash University


James Dyson Award National winner for Australia Alex Goad MARS Modular Artificial Reef Structures.

Lenovo - The Smart Moving Platform Beijing Design Week

Lenovo demonstrated the smart running shoes developed with Vibram as part of the Smart Moving Platform at Beijing Design Week 2014.

The innovative sports and leisure shoe concepts are outcomes from the Smart Moving Platform Lab.

The shoes feature a woven fibre optic upper that provides color changing and illumination, illuminated sole regions and vibrating interative feedback for navigation and safety applications. The concept is a platform and partners are invited to collaborate. One potential application is to assist the blind.


Lenovo present the Smart Moving Platform in Beijing China


Lenovo present the Smart Moving Platform in Beijing China


Lenovo and Vibram Smart Moving Platform shoe concepts


Lenovo and Vibram Smart Moving Platform


Australian Design Industry Delegation at the Lenovo and Vibram Smart Moving Platform  - Beijing Design Week 2014