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Launch Pad Finalists Announced

Attracting over 150 entries in 2013, the Judging Panel for the tenth edition of Launch Pad certainly had their work cut out for them.

Launch Pad Finalists Announced


June 27th, 2013

Celebrating a decade unearthing the best in emerging design, Launch Pad has established itself as one of Australia’s leading design initiatives; celebrating authentic, new design through a unique, interactive program of events.

the scores are in

Handpicked, leaders in their field, the six judges go on to play a vital role in supporting and nurturing the careers of the product designers shortlisted, with the view to carrying one or more designs through development, production then to market.

Enthused by the breadth of talent that surfaced through this years entries, judger and Futurespace’s Design Director, Gavin Harris, was enthused by the 2013 entrants, “Looking at the level and quality of the designs, Australian design has a bright future”.

A Shortlist of 54 entrants was narrowed down to a high performing 11 who will be exhibiting at Galleria as part of Sydney Indesign this August.

We are thrilled to announce the 2013 Launch Pad finalists and applaud  their creativity.

numeral launchpad

Andrew Southwood Jones/Alexander Kashin


Its All ABout The Approach Launchpad 

Andrew Watts

It’s all About the Approach

 dollop launchpad

Ash Allen

Dollop Light

dusk launchpad

Edward Linacre

Dusk Pendant

ella table launchpad 

Edward Wong

Ella Table Lamp

mesa launchpad 

Franco Crea


me and me too launchpad

Paul Townsin

Me & Me Too Lamps

chevron launchpad

Richard Harrod

Chevron Pendant

the horologist launchpad

Roberto Pereira

The Horologist

Flexibollard launchpad

Seaton Mckeon


wait and sea launchpad

Timothy Grisbrook

Wait and Sea

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