design

design October 26, 2019

Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson: Step Into Paradise

Local fashion icons Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson took Australiana to the world with their spirited explosions of colour, shape and texture. A new exhibition of their work captures the quirk and romance of their heyday.

design April 8, 2017

Artist Emily Floyd and her Icelandic Puffins

Whether using toy-like puffins to explore the global financial crisis or woodcut typefaces to examine feminist theory, Emily Floyd’s art is grounded in deep thinking and subtle references.

design July 23, 2016

Grim picture for visual artists and Sydney art colleges

Visual arts education is under siege as plans to merge Sydney colleges spark accusations economic rationalism is triumphing over creative endeavour.

design March 7, 2015

Northern lights of nordic cool

Far from functionalist, Scandinavian design displays its sensual lines in NGV’s Nordic Cool exhibition.

design September 27, 2014

Customisation and collectible editions

The design market is turning to two distinct trends – mass customisation and limited edition collectibles.

design August 16, 2014

Scan-made objects

Jewellery designers using 3D printers to change the dynamics of mass production and handmade artisanry.