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Dior retrospective hits a fashion high for the NGV

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FOR AN OCCASIONAL seamstress like me, the blockbuster exhibition The House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture presented by the National Gallery of Victoria has fired up my fantasy as an undiscovered rock star fashion designer. If I steer … Continue reading

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Meet Alexandra Tyquin, a Future Design Leader

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ALEXANDRA TYQUIN is an industrial designer on the rise. From the moment she decided to follow her dream five years after completing year 12, she approached her degree at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne with a determined focus and a drive to … Continue reading

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Melbourne’s historic trams live on in Hawthorn.

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OPEN HOUSE MELBOURNE is held on the last weekend in July and offers archilovers and history buffs an opportunity to indulge their curiosity and visit buildings they have admired from afar. For as long as I can remember, the Hawthorn Tram Depot … Continue reading

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Design Tasmania hosts Women In Design 2016

DESIGN TASMANIA hosts the second annual Women In Design colloquium in three weeks time. The weekend event in Launceston will see 12 inspiring women from fields as diverse as editing and writing, archaeology, architecture and design, design education and exhibition curation … Continue reading

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TaikOz tour Crimson Sky

PASSION, joy and discipline radiate from each TaikOz artist throughout their performance of Crimson Sky. When the rolling beat hits you in wave after wave to merge with the aural and visual dynamic of their performance, there is no other … Continue reading

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United by Style

First published in The Melbourne Review, February 2014. COLOUR choice and fashion are very much part of our day to day living. Whether it’s as simple as choosing which pair of shoes to wear with your outfit or what tie … Continue reading

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Women In Design

First published in The Melbourne Review, February 2014. MELBOURNE has a rich design culture which is fostered by numerous degree courses offered by our tertiary institutions. While the number of professional female designers who practice architecture, interior design, industrial design, … Continue reading

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Women In Design

Women In Design celebrates the contribution female designers make to Melbourne’s built environment, product design and the manufacturing industry. Presented by the Design Institute of Australia Victoria Tasmania Branch, the exhibition profiles creative leaders from the disciplines of architecture, furniture … Continue reading

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