Don’t miss Saturday Indesign at Collingwood, Melbourne’s beloved precinct. Visit exhibitors like AJAR, Axor, Great Dane, HAY, and Tait to discover the best in design.
August 17th, 2023
One of Melbourne’s most beloved precincts, Collingwood is hyping up for Saturday Indesign on September 2. Filled with some SID stalwarts and some serious design names, be sure to visit our precinct exhibitors AJAR, Axor, ecf HFA, Great Dane, HAY, K5, Ownworld, Surface Gallery, Style Timber Floor and Tait, and see first hand why Collingwood is always a must visit on your Saturday Indesign design adventure!
If you’re on the hunt for innovation, Collingwood is the precinct for you. Be the first to see the newest products that will be shaking up the design space and dive into some showcases that will take you on a retrospective journey.
On the launches front, HAY are debuting their About A Chair Eco Range, which combines sustainable design with unparalleled comfort to revolutionise how we experience seating solutions. K5 are upping the ante with Launch it! – a series of captivating furniture product launches all converging to showcase innovation, craftsmanship, and design excellence. Wrap things up at ecf HFA, where Johnas Ihreborn, Luxbox, Framery and Seedus will present their latest cutting-edge products.
Then, head down memory lane at ownworld with their 11 Objects 11 Years exhibition. You’ll experience a journey through ownworld’s eleven years through eleven objects so pivotal, they shaped ownworld’s formative years and continue to influence us today. The curation stands to recognise the designers and longstanding brands who originally commissioned them. The launch includes design from — Pierre Paulin (2013) Mario Ferrarini (2014) Marc Krusin (2015) Niels Bendtsen (2016) Dowel Jones (2017) Jonathan Prestwich (2018) Guglielmo Poletti (2019) Roberto Paoli (2020) Adam Cornish (2021) Simon Pengelly (2022) Garcia Cumini (2023).
Collingwood precinct is hosting a full schedule of design discussions, workshops and talks to keep your mind sharp and your design inspiration fueled!
Kick off at 9:00am at ecf HFA and top up your CPD points with a session on acoustics. At 10:00, head to Tait for a Design Discussion that explores the biophilic design tools and strategies, and cool product innovations, that ensure a healthy connection to nature and our future wellbeing. Ownworld will host the talk Publish me! At 11:00am for an inside look on how Australia’s media landscape is looking and how you can take advantage of publication opportunities. K5 will explore their artistic side at 11:30am with “For the love of art” to take a closer look at how art can inform spatial design, while Tait will dive back into the education pool and keep the green thumbs happy with a 1:00pm session on creating a natural Australian Garden with Phillip Withers.
If you’re after some afternoon learning, AJAR will light things up at 2:00pm with a thought-provoking discussion on creating ambiance, enhancing functionality, and promoting sustainability with lighting, while from 2:00-5:00pm, K5 will welcome attendees back for a workshop and talk on Artisan Furniture Making.
Visiting the Collingwood precinct means you could go home with some incredible prizes including five Colour Crate prize packs Zanat Touch Bowl from HAY, a Zanat Touch Bowl or Platter courtesy of K5, your very own Voom Side Table by Adam Goodrum courtesy of Tait, one of five incredible must-have office prizes from ecf HFA, and a Sylvestrina Light from AJAR! To find out how to go into the running to win these fabulous prizes, check out our WIN page.
Installations and The Project are key elements of Saturday Indesign, and the Collingwood precinct is all about a fully immersive design experience. Throughout the day, they’ll be bringing you exclusive and collaborative installations from the likes of Surface Gallery + Style Timber Floors in collaboration with Hot Black, Verpan x Great Dane, Santa & Cole x AJAR, Plus Architecture x Axor, as well as an eco adventure from HAY – all must see interactive experiences not to be missed at Saturday Indesign!
And it doesn’t end there, with countless other experiences including tours and hospitality offerings, check out the Saturday Indesign What’s On page to get the full rundown and plan your Collingwood experience at Saturday Indesign.
We can’t wait to see you at #saturdayindesign
Find out what’s happening in our other Saturday Indesign precincts: CBD, Richmond. End your day with a bang, secure your tickets to the Official Saturday Indesign After Party here.
Key event details:
2 September, 2023
Key design locations across Melbourne
Free to attend! Register now!
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