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11 October 2021 – 28 August 2022

400 objects that reckon with our cultural history and ever-changing relationships with the gum tree. Powerhouse Ultimo, 11 October 2021 – 28 August 2022.
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Shape 2016: Showcase of HSC Technology Projects

Finished 7 May 2017
Powerhouse Museum

Discover innovative projects that will shape the future of Australian design.

Shape 2016 showcases a selection of outstanding major projects from the HSC Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, and Textiles and Design courses.

These exemplary student works have been selected from three subject areas: Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, and Textiles and Design. Among the 36 works on display are a universal coffee pod recycling tool, a hand-held peak flow meter for young children with asthma, a 1950s inspired overcoat and hat, and a stop-motion romantic comedy.

As varied as they are creative, this projects provide a glimpse into the minds of tomorrow’s designers.

This exhibition is presented in association with NSW Education Standards Authority.

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Designer Case Studies – Shape 2016

A series of interviews with professionals from various design fields including: industrial, product, costume, prop, furniture, gaming, visual communications, and ceramics..

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