inside industry night – Marianne Westall

The Inside Industry Night with guest speaker Marianne Westall on Wednesday 21st September was a great success. Thank you to Marianne, the students who spoke and all who attended. Marianne a Newcastle textile designer shared her experience and knowledge of the industry including short deadlines, designing with the manufacturing process and end product in mind […]

black beauty

Image found here We all own a ‘little black dress’. It’s a basic in any wardrobe. Its slimming and unquestionable. However does this extend to our interiors? Here are some examples why we should embrace black. Image found here Image found here Image found here Image found here Image found here

product spotlight – eco-core

Global Ventures Australia is the exclusive agent and importer of the Eco-Core® range of environmentally friendly timber products. The Eco-Core products are environmentally friendly timber products for use in interior applications of high end commercial fit outs, restaurants, offices, buildings and more. The Eco-core range comes in a variety of colours, finishes and colours. A […]

saturday indesign sydney 2011

Sacha Roberts, HDS Colour Planning & Consulting student, reports on her visit to Saturday Indesign. We started our day at Café Culture in Surry Hills with a glass of champagne while looking at their funky space and cool chairs. We judged our favourite upcycled design and wandered down to Cloth then to Interface flooring. After […]

colours of the hunter

HDS recently visited Bristal Paint Kotara to learn more about the new “Colours of the Hunter” range. Bristal Paint Kotara in association with Brimlay paint manufactures has developed a premium, low VOCs range of paint exclusively for the Hunter Market. The range features 25 whites and neutrals developed by local colour consultants. Each colour is […]

spring inspiration

It is spring!! The weather is warmer, the days are longer and summer BBQ’s are on the way. When I think of spring I think of flowers. I don’t just think about visiting the local florist but I remember a magazine called Bloom. I have only had the pleasure of viewing this magazine in real […]