BOB MORAN – ENGINEER
“The only certainty is the certainty of change” – Bob Moran, Engineer, inventor and long-time collaborator.
Find out more about the Powerhouse’s typewriter collection. Featuring objects from the Powerhouse Collection: American Index Typewriter, No. 2, Mignon ‘Stylus’ Typewriter and Sholes & Glidden Typewriter.
J.H MAIDEN – CURATOR, 1882
“To this end it is intended to collect together typical collections of all materials of economic value belonging to the animal, vegetable, and mineral kingdoms, from raw materials through the various stages of manufacture to the final product or finished article ready to use” – J. H Maiden, Museum’s Curator and Secretary, Annual report 1882.
View the collection set to find out more about the objects in this video.
Watch Dr Guy Keulemans and Felix Burrichter in conversation with leading international designers about new material techniques and the blurred boundaries of design, art and craft. Follow the design process, featuring commissioned works from Hybrid: Objects for Future Homes.
Image: Still, Seeing the wood for the trees (2020), Formafantasma and Vanessa Richardson, European Investigation Agency. As part of Cambio, commissioned by Serpentine Galleries, London.
Listen to Diesel, Annie Hamilton, Toby Martin and Zeppelin Hamilton play their favourite Maton models and the biggest hits from inside the exhibition. Maton: Australia’s Guitar was the largest retrospective of Australia’s leading guitar manufacturer showcasing over 130 guitars traverse the history of Maton, drawing on more than 70 years of music.
Discover the most recently digitised collection items and search the Powerhouse Collection online.