Designing Bright Futures 2017 Graduates on show at the prestigious Australian Design Centre
- When 23 Nov 2017 - 31 Jan 2018
101/113-115 William St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
WED - SAT 11 - 4PM
(02) 9361 4555
Presented by the Australian Design Centre (ADC) in partnership with UNSW Art & Design, Designing Bright Futures surveys the design work of twelve of outstanding 2017 graduating students across Bachelor and Masters level Design fields including: graphics, jewellery, textiles, object, interactive and spatial design.
This exhibition celebrates the optimism, ideas and ambitions of the next generation of designers and makers. Designing Bright Futures continues ADC’s commitment to supporting the work of makers and designers at every stage of their careers.
Participating students have been selected for the ways in which their work explores and promotes ideas of innovation and sustainable practice, capacity for social impact, commercial viability and the role of design in advancing wellbeing.
The designers are: Tulla Carson, Emma Dalling, Daniel Flynn, Jacalin King, Eugena Kouvaros, Bridget Long, Michelle Miller, Mia Sabel, Ruby Shapiro, Julia Sharkey, Olivia Spark and Jessica Zinga.
To assist these emerging talents, the Australian Design Centre (ADC) presents one student with the ADC UNSW Art & Design Award. In 2017 Michelle Miller has been recognised with the award.
ADC has a long and notable history of exhibiting and supporting UNSW Art & Design students and graduates and has worked with the University in recent years to present workshops, forums and events.
Special thanks to guest curators - celebrated designer Liane Rossler and UNSW Art & Design's Stephen Goddard.
Designing Bright Futures is a satellite of the UNSW Graduate Exhibition Annual 17 and is another dimensison of the partnership between Australian Design Centre and UNSW Art & Design.
Artists Talk and Tour
Take a guided tour and talk through the Designing Bright Futures exhibition with a selection of the outstanding graduating students who were selected to exhibit. The graduates will discuss ways in which their works explore and promote ideas of innovation and sustainable practice, capacity for social impact, commercial viability and the role of design in advancing well-being.
When: Saturday 25 November & Saturday 2 December
Free event, booking required.