Australian designers and makers are boldly venturing forward, embracing the challenges of tomorrow as a catalyst for design innovation. Whether relishing failure, creating order from chaos, or being nimble in the face of ever-evolving constraints, designers seek out solutions in the quagmire of complex problems. In this way, designers have the potential to transform the way we live.

In this facilitated panel discussion, passionate visionaries in the Australian creative industries will discuss their recent projects and consider how design has the potential to effect major change in the decade ahead. Speakers include data visualiser Greg More of OOM Creative (hyperlink: fashion designer Susan Dimasi of MATERIALBYPRODUCT (hyperlink: renowned glass artist Richard Whitely, and architect Dave Pigram of supermanoeuvre ( facilitated by Anthony Burke, Head of School of Architecture at UTS.

Presented by Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design in partnership with UTS and UTS Gallery

Thursday 4th August 2011
5:45 for a 6pm start
Concludes 8pm
Includes networking drinks

UTS Architecture
Kensington St Warehouse
50 Kensington St
Chippendale (cnr Outram St)

Ticket price:
FREE, RSVP essential

How to purchase tickets or book:
Reserve your seat in the audience through the below secure link.



Phone number: 02 9361 4555

Confirmed sponsors and/or partners:
University of Technology, Sydney
UTS Gallery
Yering Station (TBC)