Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts presents the HOME New Zealand Design Awards 2009, showcasing the best local talent in the furniture and object-making fields. Selected items representing the most innovative entries will be exhibited including the winning design as judged by renowned UK designer Edward Barber.
7.00pm, Wednesday 13 May
Hear Design Awards finalists Simon James, Jamie McLelland and David Moreland in conversation with HOME New Zealand editor Jeremy Hansen.
This year’s judge Edward Barber studied architecture at the Royal Collage of Art in London and currently works in partnership with Jay Osgerby in their London based design studio Barber Osgerby. Their celebrated designs are found in many permanent collections globally including the V&A Musuem, London, the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Design Museum, London.
Prior to the design awards exhibition Barber will give a public discussion of his work at Te Tuhi on Wednesday 11 March.
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