Displaying : 12 August

7 Australian designers

Screen by Steven Kalmar, Sydney, c1955. Coffee table by Douglas Snelling and made by Functional Products Pty Ltd, Sydney, 1955. Settee, ‘RS161’ designed by Grant Featherston, Melbourne, c1951.

Presented in conjunction with the George Nelson exhibition, this small display profiles some of the people who brought modern design to Australian living.

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

3 x 3 x 3 Design Challenge

Jun Sakaguchi and Jeremy Bishop, Emergency shelter, 2013, © Emergency Shelter Exhibition Pty Ltd.

See how great design can solve big problems in a small 3 x 3 x 3m space

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 August - 1 September, 10am - 5pm

Edible Walls

food wall 2

Get farming in the city with a green food wall: a high rise harvest

Venue

Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 10am - 5pm

Digital Downtime

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Disconnect to reconnect. Re-discover our natural environment.

Venue

He Made She Made Gallery

Date

11 - 18 August, 11am - 6pm

Future City – Proto:capital

Artists: Annabel Koeck + Kate Dickinson

See your future cityscape and share your own hypothetical city ideas

Venue

Australian Institute of Architects

Date

3 August, 10am - 4pm
5 - 9 August, 9am - 5:30pm
10 August, 10am - 4pm
12 - 16 August, 9am - 5:30pm
17 August, 10am - 4pm

George Nelson Films

George Nelson, American National Exhibition, Moskau/Moscow, 1959. Photo: Vitra Design Museum Archives

Catch short films from the exhibition George Nelson

Venue

Kings Cinema, Powerhouse Museum

Date

3 - 18 August, 1pm - 4.30pm

Monday Evening Design Lectures

Liane Rosler and Sarah King of Supercyclers' recycled plastic homeward products, 2013

How can good design improve the life of a product and its afterlife?

Venue

COFA

Date

5 August, Monday 6pm – 8pm
12 August, Monday 6pm – 8pm