Design Institute of Australia 5×5 Speaker Series

  If you have an interest in design, innovation and beautiful things, we have an event for you. It’s time for the Design Institute of Australia’s (DIA) second speaker series event for 2017, which sees five speakers working in five different disciplines each speak for five minutes. We had a ball at the last event (catch up here) and can’t wait to hear this round of speakers. You will be hearing from:   Timothy Fulton – graphic designer, Swell Design Group. Timothy recently graduated with the Chancellor’s Commendation and the student prize for Best Graduating Undergraduate, Faculty of Arts and… Continue Reading

Design Institute of Australia 5×5 Speaker Series – Yumi Morrisey, Zilpah Tart

  The first installment of three speaker series presented by the Design Institute of Australia saw fashion designer Yumi Morrisey, the talented designer behind Canberra based label Zilpah Tart, speak alongside architect John Guida, furniture designer Chelsea Lemon, industrial designer Nicholas Karlovasitis, and Canberra Times reporter Bree Winchester, at event sponsor Zenith Interiors. Each speaker has 5 minutes to share their story, their experiences, current projects, successes and failures. After having a child, Yumi decided to leave her job in the public service to focus on her business and design. She presented her first collection at Fashfest 2014 but was… Continue Reading