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by stapletonm
posted 18/09/2014

Design Antenna Recap!

DESIGN ANTENNA is a new monthly segment on presenter Maisy Stapleton’s Arts Thursday. Listen here to some previous interviews featured on Design Antenna.

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DESIGN ANTENNA 14 August 2014 featured Raymond Scott, a Director of Workshopped, an organisation established to nurture design talent and develop Australian design products.

The interview details the background and development of Workshopped, an exhibition of emerging designers – A Clean Slate – at the Supa Centre from 14th to 24th August 2014, and Raymond’s perceptive comments on design in Australia.


Safnat Phone, Courtesy Powerhouse Museum

Safnat Phone, Courtesy Powerhouse Museum


Then visit the Powerhouse Museum collection storage area, to speak with Curator Campbell Bickerstaff, about the exhibition Interface, people, machines, design, exploring how design has been used to enable the use of complex machines.


Perkins Institue Perth, external exhibition panels Freeman Ryan Design. Photographer John Gollings

Perkins Institute Perth, external exhibition panels Freeman Ryan Design. Photographer John Gollings

DESIGN ANTENNA 11 September 2014 featured an interview with Susan Freeman of Freeman Ryan Design, whose work can be found in museums and galleries from the Australian War Memorial to the Art Gallery of NSW and the Reserve Bank Museum.

Susan has recently completed a project at the Perkins Institute in Perth, working on exhibits to make medical research accessible.

For further information:

About Workshopped http://www.workshopped.com.au/

About the Surry Hills Festival mentioned by Raymond http://surryhillsfestival.com/about/

About the Interface exhibition http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/interface/

About Freeman Ryan Design http://www.frd.com.au/

The interview with Raymond Scott was developed in consultation with Lisa Cahill, Executive Director Australian Design Alliance. image

You can also listen to Lisa Cahill’s interview with Maisy Stapleton on http://eastsidefm.org/design-antenna-is-broadcasting/

Tune in to Design Antenna every month with Maisy Stapleton on Arts Thursday

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