Festival Lineup 2017 (April 1-11)

 

Showcase Event

Saturday April 8, 8:30 – 12:30, Perth
Food by Design ($95)

8 food producers show you how the culture of food is changing by design...More...

– Over coffee you’ll discover how startups are embracing a future of design in food at Claisebrook Design Community
– Tour Social Enterprise Green World Revolution who supply over 30 restaurants with food from a 400 sqm farm wedged between two factory units
– Food forum. Food entrepreneur and manager of Food Rescue, Julie Broad, interviews food producers turning to the power of design. Hosted at The Hummus Club, join the journey of this remarkable establishment from crowdfunding to pop up to restaurant and artist hub. Joining Kaitlin and Ziad from The Hummus Club is Lynda from The Pure Press (a designer who turned to producing and took the skills from design with her) and Bede from the startup Food Cubed (a startup engineering the production of food at scale).
– Finish with lunch (included) at The Hummus Club to discuss the day’s events and inspirations.

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Full Lineup

Saturday April 1, 10am – 12 pm Maylands
Interviews with Architects and Product Designers in the Studio

Finespun (architecture) studio backs onto Plenty cafe who will take your order as you tour the studio and hear from architect Patrick Miller... More...

He will start with a talk on the last year in WA, the state of the industry interweaving with stories of work from the past year. After this Patrick will join with 3 local product designers (Cat Cook, Claire Garcia-Webb and Peter Frank Milligan) to explore efficiency and meaning in an age of commoditisation. Plenty (cafe) is next door and you are welcome to bring food, drinks, lunch from Plenty into the studio.

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Wednesday April 5, 6pm Perth
Studio Anywhere

The podcast featuring designers who take their studio anywhere... More...

Interviews with those who carry their studio in a backpack. Stories from the invisible design industry that knows no borders. Live event (recorded).

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Thursday April 6, 5-6pm Northbridge
Industrial and Graphic Design in the Built Environment

Donaldson and Warn has been operating in Perth, Western Australia for over 30 years... More...

The practice’s work is regularly awarded and featured in national and international publications. It spans architecture, urban design, master planning, interior architecture and public art. This is the story of our Practice through Graphic Design.

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Thursday April 6, 6-7pm Northbridge
Taking Risks is Humaan Nature

Digital agency Humaan open the doors to their large bright space in Northbridge... More...

Humaan strive to make great digital products for a range of local and international clients, but also attempt to balance this with an ongoing pursuit of side projects. They will share their story and cover the rewards and struggles of working in an agency that builds products for clients and themselves.

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Designer Equity Fund, Trussly

Supporting australian designers through prefunding... More...

Pre-fund a little money now. Pay the rest only when goods are posted.

Official Selection: Sole Ceramics Black Clay Wall Hanging

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Official Selection: Trussly Personal Case

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Official Selection: InSync Design Bosket Earrings

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Official Selection: Jack Flanagan Mature Bowl

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Friday April 7, 7:30 – 8:45am Perth
CreativeMornings Perth

CreativeMornings is a breakfast lecture series for the creative community... More...

Our free, monthly events feature a short talk and breakfast. CreativeMornings runs in over 150 cities worldwide connecting creatives in Perth to each other and the world.

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Friday April 7, 4-5pm Northbridge
Director’s Office Experience Tour Art Gallery of WA

If you want an aspirational office, this (the Director's office) is it... More...

Discover an element of WA hidden from plain view with offices bathed in northern light in the middle of the Perth Cultural Centre. More of a design library than an office, you’ll come away inspired to create your own workspace while discovering what makes the Art Gallery of WA tick. See behind the scenes with the Gallery’s operating education studio and Voluntary Gallery Guides’ lounge.

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Friday April 7,  5-6.30pm Collingwood
Collingwood Studio Tours

Pozible, Schoolhouse Studios and the Commons co all feature in tours and talks in Collingwood, a hotbed of creative industry... More...

Tour Pozible, Schoolhouse Studios and The Commons Co. before talks from the key people behind each of the studios.

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Saturday April 8, 8:30 – 12:30
Food by Design ($95)

8 food producers show you how the culture of food is changing by design...More...

– Over coffee you’ll discover how startups are embracing a future of design in food at Claisebrook Design Community
– Tour Social Enterprise Green World Revolution who supply over 30 restaurants with food from a 400 sqm farm wedged between two factory units
– Food forum. Food entrepreneur and manager of food rescue, Julie Broad, interviews food producers turning to the power of design. Hosted at The Hummus Club, join the journey of this remarkable establishment from crowdfunding to pop up to restaurant and artist hub. Joining Kaitlin and Ziad from The Hummus Club is Lynda from The Pure Press (a designer who turned to producing and took the skills from design with her) and Bede from the startup Food Cubed (a startup engineering the production of food at scale).
– Finish with lunch (included) at The Hummus Club to discuss the day’s events and inspirations.

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Monday April 10, 10am – 3pm Northbridge
Just Draw 

The Art Gallery of WA is turned over to Kids aged 5-12... More...

This activity is for children who love to draw. We’re setting up in the alcove between the Gallery and the wetland. Look for the bean bags and children with clipboards. Just Draw was originally designed by a nine year old (Eli) who loves to draw and after we offered him the role of artistic director he prefers to be known as the pencil guardian.

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Tuesday April 11, 10am – 12pm Bassendean
ArtsHouse – From Caretakers Cottage to Integrated Education 

A rundown caretaker's cottage has been repurposed as a house for guest artists at Cyril Jackson Senior Campus... More...

Discover how this small, generous step has been the key to unlocking potential in the community, students and educators. Meet the artists in residence, tour the studios and explore the upcoming collaboration with CO3, WA’s Flagship contemporary dance company.

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