Super Design may be over for 2020 but your design journey is only just beginning. Grab a comfy spot on the couch and settle in for hours of on-demand Super Design content.
December 1st, 2020
Over a fortnight in November, Super Design festival entered the stratosphere, offering design lovers an all-access pass to immerse themselves in the latest and greatest from the world of design. While the live sessions may have ended – your ticket to the festival is still active, with our on-demand library officially here!
With over 30 sessions available in the library, get ready to binge on the best design content of 2020. You’ll join in design discussions, virtually tour new showrooms and go behind-the-scenes to experience exclusive content from your favourite brands and designers. Best of all? This content is available to you anywhere at anytime – meaning your next inspiration hit only requires an internet connection.
In our on-demand library, you’ll join international speakers such as Olivia Lee (Singapore), Carla Sozzani (Italy), Jin Kuramoto (Japan), Kelly Hoppen (UK) and Christian Andresen (Denmark) and connect with the best local talent including John Wardle, Kirstin Stanisich, Liam Wallis, Yasmine Ghoniem, Meryl Hare, Nic Brunsdon and many more. Our speakers will guide your journey through the Super Design universe, bringing a global design lens to an exploration of cutting-edge knowledge, brand new product and immersive workshops.
Whether you’ll be reliving your favourite Super Design moments or experiencing the event for the first time, on-demand will be your antidote to inspiration fatigue, helping to close out the year and get you excited for Super Design 2021 (coming September!).
Straight from the new Four Pillars Laboratory in Sydney’s Surry Hills, Cocktail Hour! brings together the creators, makers, designers and drinkers responsible for bringing the new Sydney gin hub to life. Join Four Pillars Co-Founder Matt Jones, YSG Studio’s Yasmine Ghoniem, Cult Design Founder Richard Munao and acclaimed designer Tom Fereday for a 45-minute panel discussion and an exclusive cocktail masterclass.
Join us for an exclusive virtual Q&A with preeminent lighting designer Michael Anastassiades as he talks about his inspirations and processes when designing, as well as insights into his latest collection for Flos – Coordinates.
Great Dane Furniture presents an exclusive behind-the-scenes window into the universe of their suppliers, makers and designers including an immersive discussion between Great Dane Founder, Anton Assaad and Habitus Magazine Editor, Aleesha Callahan on the importance of preserving Scandinavian craftsmanship. A truly unique experience allowing you to meet the faces and personalities behind Great Dane.
In collaboration with designers from all over the world, Offecct pushes the boundaries for techniques and sustainable solutions forward and delivers ground-breaking products. This session shares insights into the design process of newly released products Soundsticks by Andrea Ruggiero, Waka by David Trubridge and Maki by Jin Kuramoto.
Meet four of Australia’s most sustainably led design brands as they discuss their distinct approach to design for longevity and unique vision for modern living. From their innovation hubs to your home, each brand delivers future proofed designs with extraordinary results. Here’s how you can, too.
In this session, you’ll discover the unique luxury that V-ZUG’s Refresh Butler offers in the fabric care space, caring for your most loved garments, whilst delivering a piece of functional furniture that sets a new standard in lifestyle solutions. Add to your virtual air miles as you take a trip to Switzerland to explore the unique design and build process and (more locally) hear from Tracey Wiles (Woods Bagot) and the team at Bottega Property Group on integrating the Refresh Butler into luxury spaces.
Discover the latest design-led appliances that are a must-have in all your client’s homes. Winning Appliances’ Showroom Manager and Kitchen Design & Architect Lead, Daniel Ryan will showcase the latest products to incorporate into your clients kitchen & laundry design. From seamlessly integrated gas burners through to at home dry cleaning units.
Join Alicia McKimm (Golden), Dale O’Brien (Gray Puksand), Richard Healy (Bates Smart) and Lisa Gasperotti (Porta Mouldings) as we explore the meaning of wellness in a post-pandemic world, how biophilic design can influence our lives for the better and how designers are creating a roadmap for better living going forward.
After the successful introduction of the deluxe Puffalo lounging, Ross Didier has extended the collection and created a significant new modular program called the Puffalo Universal Group. Be there as the collection is officially launched!
In this session, moderator Aleesha Callahan meets with Olivia Lee (Olivia Lee), Nathan Karpenko (CDK Stone) and Andrea Johnston (Neolith) to delve into the ideation, making, process, and collaboration that went into creating a unique installation specifically for Super Design.
Olivia has designed something special from her base in Singapore, working with Andrea in Hong Kong and Nathan in Sydney to dissolve borders and bring something fun, experimental and clever to life. Here we find out the story and the journey to turning an idea into a reality – all within an incredibly short amount of time – just 8 weeks and all with a completely unique material – Neolith.
In this session, Kasimis (No. 92), Lily Goodwin (Pattern Studio) and artist Angie Pai come together to reflect on their collaboration and the magic that comes from a strong working relationship between client and designer.
Join Meryl Hare (Hare & Klein), Simona Castagna (Minosa), Joanne Lawless (Lawless & Meyerson) and Greg Natale (Greg Natale Design) as we look at how the kitchen has come to hero everything from sustainability to technological innovation, family life and the new work-from-home wave.
In this session renowned architect John Wardle and Camilla and Neil from Durbach Block Jaggers come together to discuss Sydney’s new Phoenix Central Park.
This extraordinary gallery and performance space originated with a flexible, open-ended brief. In this intimate one-hour session, we gain rare insight from both architect and client, as they discuss the inception and fruition of this once-in-a-lifetime project.
In this session, join interior designer Nicole Rosenberg and About Space St. Kilda Showroom Manager, Jodie Meier, as they discuss all things Interior design, exploring some of our recent projects and taking a closer look at how to choose lighting options for a space.
Sustainability might be a given in modern-day design terms, but there are many ways to be sustainable and make a positive impact. Featuring panellists Liam Wallis (HIP V. HYPE), Rebecca Trenorden (Carr), Jan O’Connor (Environa) and David Kaunitz (Kaunitz Yeung Architecture), this session is your chance to take a layered look at sustainability in design. From client-driven values to process, practice and outcome.
This session shares the story of Artisan founder Fadil Ćostović, whose family’s appreciation and multi-generational connection to wood not only survived family tragedy and war but has gone on to become an award-winning design and innovation manufacturer located in Bosnia, which specialises in the manual production of high-quality furniture made from solid wood, their insistence on manual artisan work is what sets them apart.
Leone Lorrimer (GHDWoodhead Australia), Greg Hogg (Hogg & Lamb), Tristan Wong (SJB), Kate Frear (Woods Bagot) and Jeremy Napier (Sculptform) will share their insights into the vision and process that put their projects top of the game, and help you understand how to achieve industry recognition for your work.
In this session we explore the possibilities that can shine on a project bringing an interior to life in all its glory. It’s simply about the best product and placement and Kreon has the answers. Whether it is lighting for the home or office, a cafe or bar, lighting sets the scene and becomes the conduit for better design.
Here Kreon launches two new products that will ‘light the way’ and all at the flick of a zoom switch.
In this session, join David Hardwick, Head of Product at King, as he guides us through the journey of design and provides a wealth of insight hitherto unknown. This is your opportunity to become a King Design Insider and find out everything there is to know about this outstanding furniture manufacturer.
Sourcing local materials, finishes and furniture has become de rigueur. But is it a priority? In today’s local design and manufacturing economy, what are the pros and cons of ‘keeping it local’? In this panel we ask Todd Hammond (Hammond Studio), Jean-Pierre Biasol (Biasol), Alice Nadja Sehovic (Architects EAT), Christian Hampson (Yerrabingin) and Djordje Dikic (Tint Paint) what is feeding growing consumer demand? And what are the opportunities and challenges that arise from building supply while keeping it local?
This session looks at how lighting can be used as an intelligent design tool, and a primary source of inspiration in the initial stages of concept design. Join panel members Mark Talbot (Architectus), Donn Salisbury (Electrolight), Danilo Mandelli (Delta Light N. V.) and Pascale Gomes-McNabb (PGM Design) and moderator Andre Tammes (Design Matrix) for this illuminating session.
Bringing together acclaimed design curator, editor and gallerist Carla Sozzani and Christian Andresen, Head of Design at internationally renowned Danish brand Fritz Hansen, this live conversation moderated by Indesign Editor Jan Henderson will explore the process behind creating a new colour palette for one of Fritz Hansen’s most iconic designs, and dive into the importance of colour in design more broadly.
From steam ovens to warming drawers, and downdraft induction cooktops, hosts Chloe Skipp (Winning Appliances) and James Garvan (James Garvan Architecture) will showcase the must haves for any kitchen, from the masterchef and entertainer to the traditional home cook. Chloe will also demonstrate several recipes using these technologies.
Never before have we spent so much time working out of the office. As home, civic and public spaces adapt to meet our competing work-life needs, we see a complex blending of typologies that indeed filters right back into the workplace. Where will it all land?
In this session, Simon Pole (Unispace), Sue Fenton (Woods Bagot), Kirsti Simpson (HASSELL) and Nic Brunsdon (Nic Brunsdon) analyses those rapid shifts to forecast a future of hybrid spaces.
About Space’s new Virtual Showroom will come to life in an immersive experience that will uncover the core lighting commandments. Hosted by St. Kilda Showroom Manager, Jodie Meier, this session will explore the several different forms of light, recommended lux levels, the importance of CRI and more.
Let Euroluce take you on a virtual tour of their newly refurbished flagship studio in Sydney. This interactive tour will explore the entire showroom space, created to inspire, bring ideas of creativity and showcase today’s most iconic and globally acclaimed luminaire designs.
With excitement, V-ZUG Australia launch their new Supreme Cooling collection and invite you to a first look at a range of food preservation and wine cooling options that take luxury to a new level. Be among the first to see and experience the range with an activation that explores both the product and the design process.
A conversation with our partners from Carr and Sterling Global, alongside DKO Architecture and Capital Alliance, will highlight the synergies of both brand and design.
Join host Alice Blackwood as she takes a deep-dive into the Adele Bates designed Sub-Zero Wolf showroom, with Adele, Andrew Mumford and James Moore of Sub-Zero & Wolf sharing their insights on how design facilitated a unique and ultra specific brief.
This session features a conversation between Adele Locke and About Space St. Kilda Showroom Manager, Jodie Meier, where they talk all things lighting design and discuss how architects and interior designers can avoid flooding a space with light by using a layered approach.
Kelly Hoppen is a global design force in her own right. First and foremost a designer, her career has taken her to the heights of fame and seen her become a household name. In this exclusive ‘in conversation’, we hear from Kelly on how she started out, her key influences, and how she came to build her design empire.
Kate McGlone (Winning Appliances) and James Garvan (James Garvan Architecture) will showcase the different kitchens in the Winning Appliances Richmond & Chadstone showroom, demonstrating how each kitchen suits different customer’s lifestyle needs from the entertainer through to the sustainably conscious client. Kate will take you through the design along with the appliances that match.
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