UNSW Art & Design congratulates all of the award winners in the WORKSHOPPED18 exhibition across the following areas: new Australian furniture, lighting and object design.

This year, WORKSHOPPED has partnered with the Australian Design Centre (ADC) and UNSW to showcase the very best in new Australian design by emerging, established and selected sponsor supported categories. Since its inception the annual WORKSHOPPED exhibition has highlighted work by more than 450 Australian designers through 17 exhibitions.

Awards were presented to the following list of talented makers: 

Workshopped18 Award for Established Design
Darren Fry for The Southern Light

UNSW Art & Design Award for Emerging Design  
Daniel Gunston for Dining Chair No. 1  

UNSW Art & Design Award for Emerging Design  
Highly Commended
Liam Fleming for Graft Vase

JP Finsbury Timber Award 
Darren Fry  for The Southern Light

UTS Award for Sustainable Design 
Dylan Morgan for Melt Stool

Workshopped Mentorship Award for Production
Jordan Ruchalski for Harmony Table
Kurt Bouvy for Earnest Lamp

WORKSHOPPED18 features work by: Adrian Lawson | Adrian Olasau | Angus Forbes | Arthur Koutoulas | Ben Rivett | Brooke Zhang | Ceri Frahm | Daniel Gunston | Daniel Tucker | Darren Fry | David Tate | Dean Toepfer | Don Corey | Dylan Morgan | Eggpicnic | Endure Design | Felix Grech | Gilbert Riedelbauch | GRANDEZA | HEXIX | Ian Dryden | Jordan Ruchalski |Kajewski-Miller | Kurt Bouvy | Liam Fleming | mcdermottbaxter | Mac Nordman | Marc Harrison | Mark O’Ryan | Martina Wylie | Michael Hoppe | Michael Papanikolaou | Nicholas Tay Meng Kiat & Cathy Cao | Olive Gill-Hille | Orest Danylak | Rhys Cooper | Tim Robertson | Tom Emmett | Tony Milic | Vincent Buret | Zev Bianchi | Zhixin Zheng.

A range of supporting events will run alongside the exhibition featuring designer walk-throughs and a panel discussion supporting new designers.


Designers' Tour, WORKSHOPPED18
Meet a selection of WORKSHOPPED18 designers and hear their stories of tackling production issues while creating designs that are covetable and functional. 
The event will be hosted by WORKSHOPPED Director Raymond Scott.
When: Saturday 23 June, 1-2pm
Where: Australian Design Centre
Free event. Please register your interest to attend here. 

Getting to Market – exploring the path to a commercially successful design practice 
Are you an emerging designer who is ready to produce your designs commercially? Have you considered how to protect your original creative concepts before venturing into the minefield of the competitive design market? Do you know how to negotiate a contract and most importantly, your fee? Featuring WORKSHOPPED Director, Raymond Scott; Kobe Johns, JP Finsbury Bespoke Joiners and a panel of industry experts.
When: Thursday 28 June, 6-8pm 
Where: Australian Design Centre 
Admission: $10 including a drink
Book here