12 Feb
SPACE + EDRA 2010 Design Residency

Short list announced To assist the careers of Australian designers via its network of leading international design manufacturers, Space Furniture has joined forces with Italian manufacturer Edra, to launch the Space+Edra 2010 Design Residency, a two month programme that places an Australian designer inside the Edra headquarters in Perignano, near Pisa and in Milan, Italy,

12 Feb
INPRIVATE

The magazine for ANZ Private Bank clients In the Autumn issue of INPRIVATE magazine ANZ Private Bank speaks with Simone LeAmon on creativity and design thinking in the corporate and investment sectors. The recipient of the 2009 Cicely and Colin Rigg Award Simone suggests that philanthropic investment in Australian design will unleash creative thinking and

13 Mar
National Gallery of Victoria announces Simone LeAmon as the 2009 Cicely & Colin Rigg Design Award recipient

The National Gallery of Victoria today announced that the recipient of the 2009 Cicely & Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award is Simone LeAmon. The prize of $30,000 was awarded to Ms LeAmon for her chair titled Lepidoptera. The multi-disciplinary designer said: “I am thrilled to accept this award and to be a part of this

16 Feb
Freestyle: New Australian Design for Living

10 May – 29 June 2008 Triennale di Milano Freestyle brings together the work and stories of 40 outstanding Australian designers including Simone LeAmon, Nick Rennie, Susan Cohn and Brian Steendyk. Designers from the fields of furniture, lighting, textiles, homewares, fashion, jewellery and accessories exhibit handmade one-off and limited edition design objects alongside industrially manufactured

20 Jan
Oluce

Simone LeAmon is appointed Oluce Design Ambassador for Australasia. Established in 1945 by Giuseppe Ostuni Oluce is an historic name in Italian lighting design. Working with the most celebrated names in product design from the 1950’s to present day the Oluce Company is renowned for their collaborations with esteemed designers such as Joe Colombo, Vico

26 Jun
Smart 100 Australia’s Best and Brightest

The Bulletin, Special 2007 Edition, June 26, ACP Magazines Australia A finalist in the Design category of the Bulletin magazines Smart 100 Simone LeAmon is one of ten Australians nominated for her contributions to the Australian design sector. Alongside architect Cassandra Fahey (2007 winner), Chris Bosse, Zahava Elenberg, Adam Goodrum, Alexander Lotersztain, Marc Schamburg, Michael

18 Feb
& Fork published by Phaidon Press 2007

Simone LeAmon is featured in the bold new survey of the world’s most exciting up-and-coming designers by leading publishing house Phaidon Press. 100 designers from 24 countries were selected by 10 international curators; from Seoul to Paris, Melbourne to New York, Lisbon to London, the designers featured in &Fork challenge the status quo and present