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Event: Melbourne Design Week

10 May 2023 Events & Exhibitions

Melbourne Design Week (MDW) is an annual 11-day program of talks, tours, exhibitions and workshops that celebrate and interrogate design through its varied disciplines, including: communication design, industrial design, service design, gaming, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, fashion, craft and functional art.

Melbourne Design Fair

Keep an eye out for the incredible craft-making skills of former VWA Artist in Residence, Raven Mahon.

Alice Springs artist Elliat Rich, represented by Sophie Gannon Gallery, will be exhibiting two new additions from her collection ‘Other Places’ at the Melbourne Design Fair. ‘Tall place’ and ‘Small place’ have been crafted by Raven Mahon @ravenmhn

Event Details

Date: 18th – 21st May
Location: Melbourne Convention Centre
Tickets: https://designfair.melbourne/

Click here to read more about Elliat Rich’s work and follow @gently.mythic.

Florescence – presented by Tolarno Galleries

AdamandArthur – new collection.

For those who missed the spectacular ‘Mother and Child’ exhibition by Adam Goodrum and Arthur Seigneur last year, mark your calendars because you definitely don’t want to miss their upcoming exhibition, Florescence, held as part of Melbourne Design Week this year.

Their Florescence Collection showcases Adam and Arthur’s continued investigation into curious forms and their abstraction when juxtaposed with straw marquetry.

Find out more: https://designweek.melbourne/events/florescence/

Event Details

Date: 18th – 27th May
Location: Tolarno Galleries, Level 5/104 Exhibition St, Melbourne

Origin to Object – Presented by Ceres Fair Wood

We are thrilled to bring you news about Ceres Fair Wood and their upcoming exhibition, ‘Origin to Object,’ The exhibition addresses the increasingly challenging question of sustainable timber and where it comes from. Ceres Fair Wood has collaborated with several local furniture makers who have embarked on this sustainable timber journey to create truly local pieces of furniture.

About Ceres Fair Wood:
Ceres Fair Wood is a renowned sustainable timber supplier based right here in Victoria. They are dedicated to promoting sustainable practices and ensuring the longevity of our precious forests. By sourcing timber from responsibly managed forests, Ceres Fair Wood offers a wide range of high-quality, ethically sourced timber.

Find out more: https://designweek.melbourne/events/origin-to-object/

Event Details

Exhibition Name: Origin to Object
Date: 22nd – 28th May
Location:  Industrial School, Abbotsford Convent, Saint Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

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