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Melbourne International Design Week 2015 (Melbourne)

Monday, May 11, 2015 - Sunday, May 17, 2015

Melbourne International Design Week is a celebration of international design excellence. Created to highlight the best of design here and overseas the festival’s events give everyone the opportunity to be inspired by the benefits of outstanding design for our lives and our economy. The program aims to highlight the role of design as a catalyst for innovation, linking creativity with business, technology and society.

More information at www.designmattersvictoria.com/design-week.



Australian Furniture Design Award (National)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Presented by Stylecraft and JamFactory, the Australian Furniture Design Award is Australia’s richest and most prestigious award for furniture design. This new biennial award is open to Australian designers globally and designers residing in Australia. The award encourages innovation in furniture design and will foster new opportunities for furniture manufacturing in Australia.

More information at afdaward.com.au.



SEE Sustainable Experience 2015 (Brisbane)

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - Saturday, June 20, 2015

SEE Sustainable Experience 2015 is a showcase of products, solutions and education focussed on protecting Queensland’s built environment. To be held at the Brisbane Showgrounds from the 18th to 20th June 2015, SEE Sustainable Experience is refreshingly different from other events or exhibitions, as it will tie together case studies with sustainable solutions whilst offering integrated educational options within a value-led and relaxed networking environment.

More information at seesustainableexperience.com.au.



Study Tour to Italy 2015 (Italy)

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Editor-in Chief, Kate St James has once again been asked to escort a professional tour to Italy. These tours draw on a network of scholars and colleagues to create a study tour program that focuses on architecture, design and landscape in several locations in Italy, offering a program in partnership with exhibitions and institutions, culminating in an in-depth study of Expo Milan 2015.

More information at www.thegrandtour.net.au.



2015 International Design Congress and 26 Icograda General Assembly (Gwangju, South Korea)

Sunday, October 18, 2015 - Friday, October 23, 2015

The theme of the Congress will be "Design Connects". It is intended to enhance Gwangju’s current and future position as a major international ‘City of Design’, and to further promote positive exchanges and liaison between various international design entities to establish fruitful collaborations and provide innovative design platforms for diverse stakeholders. The 26 Icograda General Assembly and Icograda member-category Platform Meetings will be conducted in alignment with the Congress.

More information at www.icograda.org.



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