November 27 2002
It’s simple complexity – It’s Simplexity
exhibition, entitled Simplexity, offers a chance to see the new breed of
South Australian designers and their work. It contains designs covering
the spectrum: from simple to complex; experimental to practical;
outrageous to conservative.
have an eco-cutlery design made from corn starch plastic material that
breaks down; a one seater pedal powered water vehicle that reaches high
speeds with its fishtail mechanism; a hybrid solar/electric car; and
street furniture ranging from bike racks to a solar powered street light
that looks like a large flower, its petals are the solar panels”, said
student and media liaison Jason Aldridge.
of the designs have been developed in conjunction with local, national and
international industry partners.
according to Industrial Design lecturer Peter Schumacher, UniSA has been
educating top quality designers for years.
have designers working in top positions in Japan, England, Italy, Hong
Kong and the U.S. Our course is as good as any worldwide.”
Premier, Mike Rann, will open the exhibition on Friday November 29 at
6:30pm. There will be a “Media Day” prior to the official opening,
beginning at 12:00pm, where students will be available for comment.
exhibition will be held at the UniSA Art Museum, City West Campus
(entrance via Fenn Place), and will be open to the public until Thursday
more information contact Jason Aldridge on 0405 383 459. For a preview of
the designs, with detailed pictures and illustrations, visit the
exhibition webpage at http://www.simplexity2002.com/
News Editors please
note: There are many great opportunities to photograph and film some
exciting design work and speak to the designers themselves.
Contact: Damien Rowett (08) 8302 0965.