Workshopped

The Workshopped Design Expo, held annually in Sydney since 2001, is less like a competition and more like a career-builder for a select handful of emerging Australian designers. It was founded as a agency to connect young talent with manufacturers and suppliers, to help turn their ideas into commercial realities. This year’s event is hosted by Strand Arcade and is expected to draw nearly 200,000 …

Atlantic Avenue Artwalk

Artwalks are usually small town affairs, but bring the concept to Brooklyn's thriving "Bococa" (Boreum Hill, Cobble Hill, and Carroll Gardens) and you get over 85 artists, open studios, gallery and store exhibitions, three different public murals, and more. This weekend, June 4th and 5th, from 1-6pm, the 2nd annual Artwalk 2005 will take place on and around Atlantic Avenue. Participants include graf artist Doze …

OOH OOH

No doubt the most playful and light hearted exhibitors at ICFF were the San Francisco based, nights-and-weeekends collective LIFT. They presented OOH OOH, a larger than life upholstered gorilla that disassembles to become three comfy loungers. Lounging above are LIFT's Nick Cronan, Eric Bergman, and Pichaya Puttorngul (left to right).