design+craft award 2015


This $2,500 prize is to assist in the development of new or existing work, materials and research and is to be awarded to an outstanding single practitioner, collaborative project or small business.
Entry is open to those participating in DESIGN Canberra 2015 and is open to all disciplines.

Nominate yourself or a fellow designer and submit the below nomination form before 27 November 2015 via email to

Click on 'DOWNLOAD' to get a copy of the nomination form
Or contact designcraft at with any queries or for an emailed copy.

A shortlist will be reviewed by a panel of experts to judge the final winner.

2014 & 2015 AWARD JUDGES are (pictured L-R)
Bob Fenderson, Managing Director of Designcraft,
Avi Amesbury - Executive Director at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre
Dr. Rohan Nicol - Head of the Gold and Silversmithing Workshop, ANU School of Art and
Lisa Capezio - Interior Designer and Principle of Capezio Copeland.

Winner will be announced at the Design Canberra closing ceremony on 29 November 2015.
The outcomes produced from this prize will be exhibited and promoted by Designcraft.

PEOPLE'S CHOICE – Who do you think should win?
Post and vote for your favourites via Instagram and Facebook
hashtag #designpluscraftaward #DESIGNcanberrafestival
and tag @__designcraft__ and @Designcanberrafestival
Follow Designcraft on Instagram and Facebook to keep up to date on the award and to vote for your favourite.

PICTURED - 2014 Design+Craft award winners Nellie Peoples + Sam Tomkins for their collaborative project ‘Company Vessels’ launched at Fusion: the Art of Eating.

2014 People’s Choice winner Chelsea Lemon with Bob Fenderson, Managing Director of Designcraft. Chelsea was awarded the Designcraft Craft + Design People’s Choice Award, for her chair also exhibited in Crafted ’14.

For more information on what's happening during Design Canberra 2015 visit


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