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 Inside the black box.

Inside the black box.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Shortlisted Australian exhibition concepts for 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale released.

The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has released preliminary details of the five shortlisted concepts for Australia’s exhibition at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, with one to be announced on April 21st 2015 as the winner.

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What is Industrial Design?

What is Industrial Design?

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

World Industrial Design Day 2015 invites you to help redefine it.

Attention all industrial designers.

What exactly is industrial design?

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 A journey through colour and space.

A journey through colour and space.

Monday, 30 March 2015

First concept visuals for 2015 Serpentine Pavilion in London.

The Serpentine Gallery in central London, located in beautiful Hyde Park, has released the first visualisations for its 2015 Serpentine Pavilion by Spanish architectural practice SelgasCano.

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Fine design.

Fine design.

Monday, 30 March 2015

DIA Practice Member wins the grand prize in 2015 Dulux Colour Awards.

Grand Prix winner of the 2015 Dulux Colour Awards is a DIA Practice Member, Mim Design.

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Deco delights.

Deco delights.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

DIA member designs interior of new Adelaide hotel.

DIA Practice Member Bates Smart has released details of its interior design for the new Mayfair Hotel in Adelaide, located within the 1930s Colonial Mutual Life building on King William Street.

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How should design and technology work together?

How should design and technology work together?

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

International design conference to be held in Geelong.

The exponential acceleration in technology today poses important questions for how design and designers need to interact with technology in the products and services they provide.

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One step to go.

One step to go.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

2015 Australian Interior Design Awards shortlist announced.

The shortlisted projects and designers for the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA) have been announced online.

The awards are Australia’s most prestigious interior design and decoration awards, as judged independently and anonymously by recognised industry peers under the auspices of the Design Institute of Australia.

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A master practitioner.

A master practitioner.

Monday, 23 March 2015

Australian Institute of Architects announces its 2015 Gold Medal winner.

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the recipient of its highest honour ­– the Gold Medal – at its 2015 Australian Achievement in Architecture (AAA) Awards.

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Announcing a new CPD program from the DIA in conjunction with the Design Business Council

Announcing a new CPD program from the DIA in conjunction with the Design Business Council

Friday, 20 March 2015

25% discount for DIA professional members

The DIA is offering its professional members a 25% discount on a design-industry CPD program delivered by the Design Business Council. The program comprises face-to-face workshops supplemented by on-line learning and personal tutoring. The workshops can be taken as standalone topics or as a series. The discount is not available to student members.

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Covering up.

Covering up.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Video shows the fine art of book cover design.

The old adage of ‘You can’t judge a book by its cover’ is undoubtedly true, but as any book publisher or bookseller will also tell you, the design of a book cover (and the title) is critically important in motivating people to pick up the book and flip through it.

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