The DESIGN Canberra Festival is kicking off with SELL OUT, an online design auction you can bid in right now!
November 8th, 2014
The DESIGN Canberra Festival, running from November 6 – 26 is giving design-lovers the chance to have their own piece of contemporary Canberra design with the festival’s very first design auction. The new experimental auction spans both the digital and real worlds, inviting collectors from all over the world to participate! Bids are open now, and tickets to the Friday November 10 SELL OUT: Design Auction Party are selling fast!
A series of limited edition and one-off pieces from Canberra’s leading designers are being displayed for bidding now, and will auctioned on the night. The range available showcases the breadth and quality of design coming from our nation’s capital – particularly highlighted by an experimental lighting design installation by Matt Adey of House of Vnholy (Dark Mofo). Music, food, and local wines, beer and spirits, are sure to create a vibrant atmosphere for this highlight event.
The DESIGN Canberra auction party invites us to celebrate the value of independent and small-scale work by local designers and makers, and is a rare opportunity to take home some truly inspired local design. The online auction is open now, with bids closing between 9pm and 10pm on Friday 10th November – so get clicking!
A selection of the items you could take home on the night – Photography by Lean Timms
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