Adam Goodrum (Matters) at Villa Alba

During Melbourne Design Week ‘24, MATTERS returns to the elegant Villa Alba Museum featuring a handful of renowned designers from both Australia and the Netherlands. As you wander through the grandeur of this historic estate, you’ll stumble upon a sight that captures the essence of contemporary elegance—the exclusive preview of the Billo Armchair by NAU, designed […]

Innate (MATTERS) at Villa Alba

Innate Textile, founded by Fiona Spence and Wanda Jelmini, seeks to capture the essence of modern Australia through its soft furnishings and bath towel collection. Inspired by the works of Australian painter Luke Sciberras, their creations embody the spirit of informal elegance and relaxation. With a focus on craftsmanship and design, Innate Textile engages in […]


Warmer by Charlie White debuts a new range of design objects by the designer and artist. Through the iteration of one lamp realised in different sizes and materials, the exhibition comprises a series of lanterns that explore the way light permeates through a range of materials and scales. An exercise in refinement rather than invention, […]


As a multidisciplinary agency situated at the cross section of art and design, Interwoven is an exhibition involving each of the creative talent on The ARTL—NE roster: Cristina Guerrero Fernández, Josh Robenstone, Lillie Thompson, Natalie Petrevski, Sian Redgrave and TRiC.

Overlay | A New Australian Heritage

Overlay presents visions of a new Australian heritage through the eyes of architects, interior and object designers. The work presented is a fresh interpretation of an Australian heritage aesthetic from the inside out investigating how we may more authentically reflect our climate and context.


Reinvent is a panel discussion on the intersection between creativity, sustainability, and responsibility in the world of design, highlighting how industry leaders are reshaping the future of design through commitment to sustainability and innovation.

RED | A Study of Colour in Culture and Design

Explore the evolving symbolism of Red in response to time, context and culture in an exhibition at design studio The Company You Keep. The exhibition will display objects curated by OIGÅLL PROJECTS in collaboration with Andrew Hustwait, Anna Varandorff, BMDO, Brud Studia x Brahmen Perera, Cordon Salon, Jeremy Blincoe, Rosanna Ceravolo, SOZOU STUDIO, and Volker […]

Tosin Oshinowo | Keynote

Recently named one of the 50 most powerful women in architecture and design in 2024 by Dezeen, Tosin Oshinowo is a Lagos-based architect renown for her socially responsive approach to commercial, cultural and civic architecture in a rapidly urbanising continent. Her practice expands to curating and writing, which extensively covers afro-modernism and identity, which includes […]

(Matters) at Villa Alba

Opening its doors to Melbourne’s premier clash of contemporary design within classical walls at Villa Alba Museum, MATTERS plays host to some of Australia’s most notable and emerging designers, makers, and artists. Witness the museum’s ornate chambers and distinctive living spaces transform into a prolific fusion of materials, concepts, and characters.

Forward Focus | Student Built Chairs Created From Waste

Experience the transformative impact of collaboration and sustainability as Forward Focus unveils the ingenious creations of tomorrow’s generation. In this exhibition young students from the Hester Hornbrook Academy, under the mentorship of Melbourne-based creatives, present their innovative chairs crafted entirely from waste materials and limited tools.

Studio Enti | Chasing Light

Studio Enti unveils a new lighting collection at Melbourne Design Week 2024. Crafted with precision and care using porcelain, this series epitomises an intricate study of tonality, form, and nuanced changes in ambiance.

The Hands That Touch Timber

Discover the inherent beauty and tactility of one of the world’s most unique, beautiful, and renewable resources – timber – in the immersive exhibition Touchwood: The Hands That Touch the Timber hosted at the Tongue & Groove Richmond showroom on Wurundjeri Woiwurrung Country. Feel the captivating journey of timber from seed to final form. Engage with the […]

The Beauty and Persistence of Metal

With a focus on the launch of a product designed by Adam Goodrum, Tait presents an exhibition focused on the beauty and persistence of metals, providing a visual poem to the use of the material and talk to the three pillars of Melbourne Design Week: ecology, ethics and energy. Activating the showroom through static, moving […]

CRUX | Crafting Light from the Essence of the Cosmos

How can design translate the ethereal and metaphysical into a decorative lighting collection? Join Christopher Boots Studio at their offsite atelier for an immersive lighting installation off the back of the launch of CRUX at Milan Design Week 2024.

Designwork 08

Designwork 08 is Sophie Gannon Gallery’s 8th annual exhibition of works by some of Australia’s best designers. This year’s exhibition features new work by Elliat Rich, based in Alice Springs (Mparntwe), and Danielle Brustman from Melbourne (Naarm/Birrarung-ga).

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