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Artichoke showcases interior architecture, design, objects, people and products. Australia’s most engaging interior architecture and design magazine, it presents inspiring examples of design excellence and engaging discussion of design issues to industry professionals and a broader audience of design-savvy consumers.
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Spark - The national newsletter of the DIA

Spark magazine is printed in hard copy 6 times a year.
Spark: The Design Culture Issue
DIA Newsletter #37

Building a Design Culture
Until recently ‘you might rarely visit a museum or a gallery and engage in a conversation around design’ says NGV Curator of Contemporary Design & Architecture, Simone LeAmon. ‘That is, design as being a driver for ideas, innovation –a reflection of where we’re at the point of time. Or what does it mean to live in this place at this time with these problems and these conditions?’
Spark: The Cultural Investment Issue
DIA Newsletter #36

A conversation about Cultural Investment
The 2014/15 Commonwealth budget decision by former Arts Minister George Brandis to divert $104 million from the Australia Council for the Arts to a new National Program for Excellence in the Arts (NPEA) fund to be administered by the Arts Ministry had a major impact on the cultural sector in 2015. DIA National President Julie Hobbs considers the effect of this episode within a broader conversation about a long term vision for supporting cultural practice in Australia.

Spark: The Future Designer Issue
DIA Newsletter #35

Future Designer
What does the designer of the future look like? And what skills will they need to survive? Jo Szczepanska, Senior XP Designer at the ABC examines how we can approach the technology landscape of 2020 with excitement and confidence.


30 June 2016
  • Update: Productivity Commission Public inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property system
  • APSDA Australia 2016: Conference update
  • Design jobs