The Local Project


SUPPORTING & Showcasing The Local Design Community

An exhibition that emulates the key motifs Yayoi has developed since the 1950's, illustrating engagement with the body & her expansive conception of space.

Sascha Glasi, co-founder of Amsterdam architectural practice Space&Matter, discusses design and trans-disciplinary approaches in helping the world connect.

Sydney's leading fair connecting art buyers directly with top undiscovered artistic talent, hand-picked by a committee of art industry experts.

View the work of Marion Hall Best, one of Australia’s first and most influential independent interior designers whose career spanned four decades.

Thought leaders from around the world in design and business come together to discuss design-led innovation and strategies for design to overcome challenges.

Join artist Carlier Makigawa and collector John Denton as they discuss the life and work of Japanese born, Australia based sculptor, Akio Makigawa.

Be a part of an evening that celebrates innovation and excellence of interior design in the hospitality spaces that provoke emotional responses in all of us.

An exhibition that looks at the landscape, culture and architecture through the frame of a singular architectural and landscape typology – the swimming pool.

Gabriella Coslovich, author and arts journalist, talks about her new book 'Whiteley on Trial', the biggest case of alleged art fraud, a $4.5 million sting.

See the oeuvre of architectural from the 1960’s - 90’s that Newell Platten and Robert Dickson created when Modernism was regarded as a 'passing fad'.

Join Julie Eizenbergas as she discusses how KoningEizenberg tackles sustainability, affordability, and housing shortage when designing in Los Angeles.

Hosted by Hamish Macdonald, Australian broadcaster & foreign correspondent, join us for an evening to celebrate the outstanding achievements in architecture.

Digital craftsperson Marcus Piper, designer Stephen Goddard and photographer Michele Aboud discuss analogue and digital processes in work, FRACTURE: DIFFERENCES

The Australian Design Centre is taking part in Sydney Craft Week and have invited a selection of makers across Sydney to showcase and sell their work.

A four day architecture festival with talks, tours and exhibitions focusing on the dangerous ideas concerning Australian heritage, homes and the future.

A must-see panel event of Australian designers discussing and sharing their insights into how they create and carry out their best work.

Have you ever wanted to visit a green home? Take part in a one day national event where you can register to visit a green open home near you.

The Local Project is excited to introduce the inaugural National Design Writing Conference, Object Subject, as part of the 2017 DESIGN Canberra Festival.

Sydney Contemporary, Australasia's premier international art fair, returns with the largest & most diverse gathering of local & international galleries.

In this workshop, Tim Hill (co-founder of Social Status) will be sharing his expert knowledge on how to conduct a successful Social Media Marketing strategy.

A workshop with a team of experts to explore basic photography principles and composition rules through to flat lay techniques and light box use.

Meet Sean Dix at Sydney Indesign 2017 presented by Obodo in collaboration with Zenith Interiors.

Hear from GM of Sustainability at Lend Lease Annie Tennant, Dean at UNSW Built Environment Helen Lochhead & CEO of Sydney Community Foundation Jane Jose.

Melbourne photographer, Kate Ballis, will hold an exhibition of photographs in the Jardan Melbourne store for two weeks starting on September 14.

A 2-day conference providing a diversity of informative, inspirational and thoughtful conversations around the state of play in contemporary craft and design.

A night to review the previous year, elect the NSW council, and also provide members and the design community the opportunity to meet their representatives.

Presented as part of DESIGN Canberra, in this public talk Alice Rawsthorn explores the role of experimentation in design.

Bringing together the creative diversity of Sydney’s contemporary craft community, SCW is a festival celebrating the beauty of hand-made & pleasure of making.

Moving beyond the highly polished images of commercial architectural photography, Black Lines surveys a wide selection of photographs of the built environment.

Build is a series of large-scale prints continuing Rhiannon Slatter’s investigation into the aesthetics of construction.

A 3-day celebration of Australian design set to prove that design is not something just for a small niche of the elite, but is in fact something for everyone.

Sign Up for News & Deals