Browsing the "news & events" Category

Furnitex Melbourne 2010 Show is now on

  Australasia’s Largest Furniture & Furnishings Trade Fair Vivid 2009 Image from Furnitex FURNITEX is back and has filled the Melbourne Exhibition Centre with more than 500 key industry manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and suppliers. These exhibitors are displaying the latest and best of [...]

July 16, 2010 Design, news & events, trade shows

Captains of Industry a Cool place to shop and dine

Cary Grant, Gregory Peck, Clark Gable  and Rock Hudson. I ‘ve always idolised these Hollywood super stars. These men all had distinctive looks about them, handsome, elegant and definitely the way they dressed. When I was young, I often wondered [...]

July 7, 2010 Design, fashion, lifeStyle, news & events, places

The Balgo is in Beijing for exhibition

  Opening crowd through the Balgo room From 9 June to 26 August 2010  Beijing, China The Contemporary Australian art from the Balgo Hills  Western Australia is on display at Beijing’s National Art Museum of China, as part of the [...]

June 30, 2010 art, exhibitions, news & events

The Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards Competition (SOYA) is Now Open!

The 7th Qantas Spirit of Youth Awards (SOYA), has officially opened registrations to young achievers wanting to highlight their careers with a once-in-a-lifetime  grants and mentorship program. To enter you must be under 30 year of age and talented Australian. [...]

June 24, 2010 art, Design, fashion, news & events

The Interwoven Exhibition Grand Opening Night 17 June 2010

Interwoven is the Design Institute of Australia’s (DIA) yearly exhibition of jewellery and textile work from highly skilled artists demonstrating contemporary innovation in design. And we attended the opening night on Thursday 17th of June. What a fantastic night! The [...]

June 19, 2010 art, craft, Design, exhibitions, fashion, news & events

ArtSHINE 2010 Workshops

Want to learn more about goals and action planing the Quantum Compass way? Below are the links for some great new Sydney Workshops If you’re from somewhere other that Sydney, drop vinh a line (, because we’re planning seminars in [...]

June 18, 2010 art, craft, Design, fashion, news & events, workshops

Chanel gets Crafty with Her Hand Bag Collection

 Chanel Crochet Handbag It is quiet interesting to see Chanel gets into the Craft world for her Spring and Summer Collection 2010. Last week, we were in Melbourne on one of our business trip and strolled past Chanel  Boutique on [...]

June 15, 2010 craft, Design, fashion, news & events

Close Up Interview with Textile Designer Jessica Robertson From Slow Palette

 Jessica Robertson Tell us a little about yourself and what you do. My name is Jessica Robertson and I am establishing a Slow Fashion and Textile label – Slow Palette.  I recently graduated with honours from UTS with Bachelor Design (Fashion [...]

June 14, 2010 Design, fashion, interviews

The Interwoven Exhibition 2010

 Exhibition 17-30 June 2010 Gaffa Gallery, Sydney Demonstrating contemporary innovation in design, the ‘Interwoven’ Exhibition is the Design Institute of Australia’s yearly exhibition of jewellery and textile work from highly skilled Australian artists and designers. Interwoven Exhibition 2009 Copyright Philippa Wilkinson from [...]

May 26, 2010 art, craft, Design, exhibitions, fashion, news & events

The Australian Art Melbourne 2010

 Venue: Royal Exhibition Building,Carlton Country: Melbourne, Australia Start Date: 22-APR-10 EndDate:  25-APR-10 The Australian Art Melbourne 10 Exhibition was held on 22 April right through until Anzac Day at the Royal Exhibition Building in the Carlton Gardens of Melbourne. Completed [...]

April 27, 2010 art, craft, Design, exhibitions, news & events