DESIGN Canberra festival to launch in November!

CraftACT 22 October 2014

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Save the date! DESIGN Canberra is a four-day festival held November 20- 23 celebrating and promoting Canberra’s vibrant and diverse design community. Explore a CBD reACTivated by pop-up installations, talks, exhibitions, and shops; visit MODERN Market to find works by leading local and interstate designers; see your city in a whole new light with the Capital of Culture Tours; discuss new ways of creative thinking with the Design Buzz conversation and lecture series, and many more innovative events that will inspire, challenge and change the way you think about this designed city:

DESIGN Buzz: Conversations, talks and lectures on design thinking, design for social change, design and architecture and design research

Capital of CULTURE Tours: Tours with designers and architects for a close up of landscape and architectural landmarks, design projects and the best of Canberra coffee stops.

MODERN market: High-end, innovative designers and makers from Canberra and from across the nation offering a unique opportunity to meet and buy directly from Australia’s craft and design talent, taking place at Nishi, New Acton from 2-8pm on Saturday 22 November.

FUSION: the art of eating: Designers and artists teaming up with restaurants to produce a fusion of fabulous food and inspiring design. A ticketed event to launch DESIGN Canberra taking place on Wednesday 19 November, ticket available from

Living Artists: Engaging with the diverse talents of Canberra designers and artists in their studios and workshops

ACTivate: Connecting with craft, design and the city through the activation of urban spaces sponsored by Canberra CBD Limited Excited yet? Visit the DESIGN Canberra website and sign up to the mailing list for more information. You can also find DESIGN Canberra on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates.

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