DIA’s 5×5 Colour lecture

Published:  July 19, 2011
DIA’s 5×5 Colour lecture

Colour forms a key aspect of design, which is why a colour-inspired lecture/forum is well worth a listen.

As part of the and State of Design Festival and Design Institute of Australia’s (DIA) Top 10×10 series, 5 x 5 Colour gives five designers space to present a colour of their choice and explain how it has been used in and influenced their work. The speakers come from the practices of graphic design, industrial design, textile design and illustration, interior design and architecture and include creative director of Studio Round, Michaela Webb and illustrator Beci Orpin.

Event details:

Wednesday 27 July
6:00pm to 8:00pm
79 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000

$15 DIA member members
$35 Non-DIA members

Head to DIA’s website for more details.

Speaker Bios taken from DIA’s website:

Michaela Webb is Creative Director of one of Melbourne’s most exciting design companies; Round.  Her graphic led, holistic approach has helped to reinvent Bendigo Art Gallery and launched dozens of successful events, venues and projects.  Rather than any old blue, Michaela’s presentation will focus specifically on Yves Klein Blue.

Beci Orpin is a textile designer, fashion designer and illustrator who leaves no colour unturned.  Her joyous illustrations, which grace practically everything from credit cards to trucks have established her as one of Melbourne’s favourite designers.  From a wide range of candidates, Beci has chosen to present the colour Yellow.

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