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Object: Australian Design Centre (1964–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Situated in Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia, Object is a not-for-profit organization that has supported design and the applied arts and crafts. The Craft Association of Australia (New South Wales [NSW] Branch) was formed in 1964 and became...

Sydney International Exhibition (1879)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Sydney International Exhibition, which opened in September 1879, was the first major Australian international exhibition and seen by over one million visitors. Local architect James Barnet designed the ornate 244-meter-long “Garden...

Australian Design Award (ADA) (1977–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Australian Design Award (ADA) was launched in 1977 by the Industrial Design Council of Australia (IDCA) to encourage greater public recognition of good design. In 1991 the ADA became part of Standards Australia. The ADA became...

Annand, Douglas (1903–76)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Annand was a graphic designer and artist, born at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. After studying commercial art at the Central Technical College, Brisbane, and experience with several firms, he became a freelance artist and designer...

Design Institute of Australia (DIA) (1947–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Design Institute of Australia (DIA) was created in 1983 through the renaming of the Industrial Design Institute of Australia (IDIA). IDIA had been formed in 1958 when the Society of Designers for Industry (established 1947) changed its...

Cato, Ken (1946–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Australian graphic designer, born in Brisbane, Cato graduated from RMIT in 1968 and in 1970, with Terry Hibberd, set up Cato–Hibberd Design in Melbourne, becoming Cato Partners after 1982, with increased international business based...

Desktop (1986–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Desktop is an Australian design magazine, published since 1986, with eleven issues a year covering the areas of graphics, typography, moving image, and digital design. Desktop was first based in Sydney and then moved to Melbourne in 1993...

Gallery of Australian Design (2009–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Gallery of Australian Design was launched in 2009 with support from the University of Canberra, the Australian Institute of Architects, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, and the National Museum of Australia. Since...

Murray, Keith (1892–1981)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Keith Murray was a ceramics, glass, and industrial designer, born in Auckland, New Zealand. In 1914, he emigrated with his family to England. In 1921, he graduated from the Architectural Association, but found more work as a designer. From...

Powerhouse Museum (1988–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Powerhouse Museum, located in Darling Harbour, Sydney, was opened in 1988 in the shell of an old power station as the flagship of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences. It has a collection of 385,000 objects covering history, science,...