DESIGN FRINGE Design The Future: Don’t Waste Time

Design Fringe returns with bold designs for the future

Art Exhibition currently on at Zilla & Brook in Australia.
From Friday 16 September 2022 to Sunday 27 November 2022

Published by anonymous on Monday 05 September 2022.
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Melbourne Fringe and Linden New Art are partnering together for a second year to present Design Fringe with its bold curatorial theme Design the Future: Don’t Waste Time. Design Fringe is an open access experimental design program that supports artists, designers and makers at all career stages.
This year’s exhibition theme Design the Future: Don’t Waste Time seeks to encourage both designers and visitors to rethink our relationship with objects, as well as raise awareness to help us to make better choices about what we buy.
The Design Fringe exhibition features the work of close to 80 designers from across Australia, and encompasses all types of design such as furniture, lighting, fashion, homewares, ceramics and textiles. Unique and experimental designs embracing the theme include a repurposed vacuum cleaner that is now an entertainment device providing sound and music designed by Kaspian Kan as well as specially commissioned work by First Nations designers Nicole Monks and Mob in Fashion.
Other designers of note in this year’s exhibition include Edward Linacre, Sarah Tracton and Marta Figueiredo.


Linden New Art, 26 Acland St, St Kilda
Carlisle Street Arts Space, St Kilda Town Hall, 99a Carlisle Street, St Kilda