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Josh Flowers wins SFA student design competition
Josh Flowers, a second-year student in bachelor of industrial design at UNSW, is the winner of the 2013 Sense of Place design competition.
The competition is a collaboration between Street Furniture Australia and the university’s industrial design program.
The Sense of Place brief challenged the students to consider the theory of ‘placemaking’ in urban design, says Dr Mariano Ramirez, a senior lecturer in industrial design at UNSW
“This is essentially about giving people a reason to stop and become involved in a public space,” he says.
Flowers will now undertake an internship with Street Furniture Australia to bring his design, the Flower Chair, from sketch to commercialisation.
Flowers says, “The design work of Street Furniture Australia has helped shape the environment I grew up in. To be acknowledged by them for my work is an absolute honour and I’m thrilled at the potential to work with them further.”
Street Furniture Australia Director Darrel Conybeare says, ‘We take the responsibility of designing in the public domain very seriously. As this year’s winning concept for the Sense of Place Award, the Flower Chair stands out as a product worthy of further development.’
Director Bill Morrison adds: ‘The winning design introduces some fresh thinking in line with current social trends. We look forward to working with Josh to develop the technical side and engage him in the rigours of the manufacturing process.”
The Street Furniture Australia factory, in Western Sydney, is both a manufacturing hub and R&D studio for our Australian-designed and made street furniture products. Recently we welcomed Tract Consultants to view the factory and meet our team. Director Julie Lee said: “It was a great opportunity for our team to look behind the scenes and understand the innovation, research and climate positive outcomes Street Furniture Australia is focusing on. Thank you for having us!” Clients are now invited to register for a fun and informative group event to see how products are designed, tested and built, and hear about latest products and projects. Your 2-hour tour (plus travel) includes: Transport to and from your office (within Sydney). Refreshments, with breakfast or afternoon tea. Factory tour. Meet our production team and …
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Classic Plaza Seats mirror the colours of the landscape in this award-winning playground design. Jubilee Playground by Sue Barnsley Design has been awarded the Medal for Landscape Architecture at the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) NSW 2014 Awards. The playground, in Glebe’s Bicentennial Park in Sydney, is a whimsical community space for children; nicknamed ‘the lost world’ by its creators; meeting the increasing demand for inner city families to access outdoor play spaces. Street Furniture Australia provided a number of colourful Classic Plaza Seats for the playground, in keeping with the pre-existing seating nearby. Sue Barnsley says, “Throughout the design of Jubilee Playground we were conscious of reusing and renovating site furniture and play equipment. So we built on the existing pattern of Street Furniture Australia seats that edged Northcote …