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19 Sep
Rigg Design Prize 2015

Rigg Design Prize 18 September 2015 – 7 February 2016 is the highest accolade for object and furniture design in Australia. The invitational award, formerly the Cicely and Colin Rigg Contemporary Design Award, was established in 1994 to support contemporary craft and design practice in Victoria. In 2015, the new look prize extends to include

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

05 Aug
Limited Over now available!

Limited Over is a special edition of 100 handmade bangles by artist-designer Simone LeAmon. Individually crafted in two variations: Grubber and Popper Limited Over marks the tenth anniversary of Simone LeAmon’s acclaimed Bowling Arm bangles made from the leather waste of cricket balls. Available in bronze and 316 stainless steel each Limited Over bangle is

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

14 Dec
A New York Thank You

In appreciation of conversations shared with the community of the New York Creative Social Concern Simone LeAmon artist-designer in residence, 2011 Australia Council, Greene Street New York Studio, presents: ROCK-A-BY A New York thank you gift Wednesday, December 14th, 6.00pm – 8.00pm Cappellini NYC Showroom 152 Wooster Street #1 New York, NY Rock-a-by is a