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 September 27, 2014

Customisation and collectible editions

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

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 August 16, 2014

Scan-made objects

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