The Young Blood: Designers Market is back with innovative designs from young minds, right across the country.
Talk to designers, buy their wares and get your hands on work of famous designers of the future – including fashion, jewellery, furniture, homewares, lighting and new products. Plus, join a creative workshop, enjoy great entertainment and see the Museum’s fabulous exhibitions.
First launched in 2005, the Young Blood: Designers Market has since grown into a regular event as part of the Museum’s commitment to foster and promote Australian design.
As well as access to thousands of shoppers, Young Blood brings designers in contact with industry, media and commercial networksto help take their product to the next level.
Make Lounge: design your own tea towel
When: Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July, 2012
Where: Transport exhibition, Powerhouse Museum
Drop-in activity from 10am-4pm, bookings not required
Cost: ‘gold coin donation’ goes towards materials
Try your hand at creating a cool custom-designed tea towel – the perfect design gift or just the thing to brighten up your designer kitchen. A bumper selection of cool fabric crayons, rubbing plates, fabric pens and stencils will be on hand for you to experiment with. You will be guided by our trusty design assistants and all materials and equipment will be supplied (including 1 cotton tea towel per participant).
Suitable for children 12 and over, children must be accompanied by an adult.
While you are shopping, enjoy the cool strains of our in-house DJ Lyndon Pike piping through the market floors on Friday between 11am and 4pm. Saturday and Sunday offers live performances by Bakelite Broadcasters, with Sydney's only authentic 1920s - 1930s singer and swing jazz musicians Bob Barnard and Paul Furniss at 11.30am and 1.30pm both days.
Young Blood: Designers Market
Friday 27 – Sunday 29 July 2012, 10am – 5pm
$6 entry includes Museum admission