Australia’s leading centre for design.

“Object explores the potential of design in our lives.”

Steve Pozel, Director

We are Australia’s leading centre for contemporary design and play a critical role in building a significant design culture for this country. We nurture a nation of innovative thinkers and we inspire audiences to use design in their lives.

Object plays a critical role in celebrating the work of Australian artists who embrace the highest degree of craftsmanship and who continually explore material, process and ideas to advance contemporary design practice. Our program features more than 200 designers annually and has generated over $1.2m in revenue for designers through artist fees and the sale of work in the last 5 years. Through our creative programs and partnerships, we reach an audience of more than 390,000 people nationwide each year.

Whether presenting dynamic and high quality exhibitions, publishing, retail, digital or educational activities, we’re determined to give craft and design the best and brightest voice possible.

We’re a catalyst for new thinking and offer a design interface for our communities. Most importantly, we inspire people by stimulating their curiosity and encouraging those around us to believe in the power of design.

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TOURING EXHIBITION

Resolved: Journeys in Australian Design

Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW 14 February - 11 April 2015

An exhibition of the most compelling works from 12 designers from the highly acclaimed “Workshopped” exhibitions held in Sydney. Workshopped has discovered, nurtured and launched the careers of...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels

Western Plains Cultural Centre NSW, 18 April – 28 June, 2015

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels is the eighth in our Living Treasures: Masters of Australian Craft series. Our first Indigenous Living Treasure, Greeno is a shellworker and artist from Tasmania, whose...
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TOURING EXHIBITION

CUSP: Designing into the Next Decade

State Library of Queensland 01 November 2014 - 14 February 2015

Over the last number of years Object: Australian Design Centre has explored many notions of design. From Freestyle: new Australian design for living in 2006 to HYPERCLAY: Contemporary Ceramics in...
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