The Board and Trustees of the Design Centre Tasmania welcome the appointment of Rye Dunsmuir as the General Manager, Design Centre Tasmania.
Having worked as the Design Centre retail manager since 2006, Rye has developed strong relationships within the Tasmanian design sector.
His knowledge of the sector and passion for developing new initiatives and commercial opportunities for designers will bring a refined focus to the newly created position of General Manager.
The appointment has come from a strategic overview of the organisation and will bring the operations of the Design Centre Tasmania together.
A number of key initiatives that Rye will be working on in 2012 and beyond include
If you would like to discuss any aspect of the Design Centre’s past and future activities please contact Rye Dunsmuir on 03 6331 5506
The Sydney Opera House (SOH) is seeking proposals from Australian suppliers to supply a commercial number of quality wooden replicas of the “Utzon Spherical Solution” model, or “Key to the Shells”, for donation by SOH as a corporate gift and for sale in SOH stores and elsewhere.
Forest and Heritage Centre, Geeveston
The Forest and Heritage Centre in Geevston are looking to introduce a range of new products for display and sale. The Centre has recently been refurbished and is a focal point for tourist activity in the South with over 40,000 visitors per year. If you are interested in displaying and selling your work read on below and contact Roland Schibig for further information.
SUNDAY DECEMBER 4, 2011 WILL SEE THE 11 TASMANIAN DESIGN AWARD FINALISTS ALL IN ONE PLACE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HOBART.
The Design Centre – Tasmania in conjunction with Fine Timber Tasmania (FTT) invite you to attend a one day workshop on sawn veneer techniques.
Thursday 17 November 2011 saw a celebration of innovation and design excellence, as the Tasmanian Design Award finalists for 2011 were announced at Clemenger Tasmania’s design studio in Hobart.
exhibition now on in gallery 3, design centre – tasmania until January 30 2012
CALLING ALL EMERGING DESIGNERS
In 2012 Designed Objects Tasmania (DOT) is offering two assisted scholarships that will support emerging designers to cover studio space and equipment rental fees. A relevant tertiary degree is favourable, however DOT recognises that there are other avenues that lead to practicing at a professional level and will access candidates based on the merit of the portfolio provided.
Megan is a jeweller who works with vitreous enamel. She hand forms and fires her creations in a hot kiln in a valley south of Hobart, nestled amongst the forest, overlooking a bending river. Metal and powdered glass is transformed into bright, glistening wearable jewels.