Category Archives: Events

03 Sep
Premiers Design Awards 2014

Fantastic! The Melbourne Now Design Wall by Carter LeAmon is a finalist in the Communication Design category of the Premier’s Design Awards 2014. Good Design Australia and the Victorian Government announced thirty-eight finalists across six categories in the Premier’s Design Awards on 3 September. All finalists are in the running to receive the prestigious Best

24 Jun
Core77 Design Awards 2014

Hooray!  New York City, USA – On 19 June, CARTER LeAMON was awarded a Professional Notable Award in the Interiors and Exhibitions category for the Core77 Design Awards 2014 program for the project: Melbourne Now Design Wall. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Core77 Design Awards (NY) features 17 categories of entry. From

01 Jun
Melbourne Milan Design Masterclass ‘Soprammobile’

Melbourne Milan Design Masterclass ‘Soprammobile’ Sponsored by the Annemarie and Arturo Gandioli-Fumagali Foundation Hosted by Industrial Design, RMIT University 19-23 May 2014 ‘Soprammobili’ is the Italian word used to describe old fashioned ‘Knick Knacks’ – little products to be displayed on furniture. A week-long masterclass lead by Milan based designer Antonio Arico the workshop explored

05 Feb
Princess Nora University Riyadh

Princess Nora Bint University, Riyadh Saudi Arabia 25 – 31 January 2014 Recently appointed an adjunct lecturer in the Faculty of Art and Design at Monash University Simone is contributing to a joint project between Monash Faculty of Art and Design and Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University Faculty of Art and Design in Riyadh, Saudi

20 Feb
Reasons to Design

Reasons to Design Carter LeAmon 13-16 February 2014 The eleventh design studio to participate in the Melbourne Now Design Residency in the grounds of the National Gallery of Victoria Carter LeAmon used their time in the Bolwell EDGE caravan to launch Reasons to Design a project, which aims to uncover opportunities for design. Asking the

01 Jan
Melbourne Arts Walk

Launched in December 2013, Melbourne Arts Walk is a limited series of plaques designed by Carter LeAmon set in the heart of Melbourne’s cultural precinct. Commissioned by the Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Arts Walk celebrates the performing arts and the impact it has on our lives. Capturing the words of illustrious singers, playrights, actors, directors,

15 Dec
Melbourne Now

Melbourne Now celebrates the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practice to reflect the complex cultural landscape of creative Melbourne. Recognising the role design plays in the city, the National Gallery of Victoria has dedicated one-third of Melbourne Now to design and architecture. Melbourne Now is a collaborative, cross-disciplinary project that has involved staff

21 Jun
Contemporary Australian Design: Creativity Applied to Everyday Things and Collectibles

A lecture presented by Simone LeAmon to the Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society. Presenting a collection of 22 items designed between 1985-2012 across the production modes of the one-off collectible, prototype, limited edition and mass production, Simone set the stage for a cultural investigation of contemporary Australian design. Sharing the stories, meaning and messages

21 Apr
Unexpected Pleasures opens at the National Gallery of Victoria

Organised by the Design Museum London Unexpected Pleasures is an exhibition of 200 works by Australian and international contemporary jewellers, curated by Susan Cohn, acclaimed Australian jeweller and designer. Currently on show at the National Gallery of Victoria the exhibition examines the conceptual and material boundaries of contemporary jewellery practice. Sitting in the company of