Drink Dine Design
Entries are now open for the 2017 Drink Dine Design Emerging Designer Award. Focusing on South Australia’s reputation for great food, wine and dining experiences, this $3,000 award calls for innovative and exciting product design ideas to enhance the experience of consuming food and wine. Entries may include furniture, menus, textiles and fashion (eg. napery and waiting staff uniforms), glassware, tableware, utensils and lighting.
The award is open to emerging designers anywhere in the world who have completed a design training or study program in South Australia in the last five years or who are currently completing one. The winner will also receive direct entry into the Design Institute of Australia (DIA) Awards.
Finalists’ works will be exhibited at the Adelaide Airport from 27 September – 31 October with the People’s Choice Prize of $500 awarded to the most popular piece in the exhibition.
The 2017 Drink Dine Design Judges are:
GRAHAM CHARBONNEAU AND DAVE BICKMORE // Studio Gram and Alumni School of Art, Architecture and Design, UniSA
PAUL BAKER // Head Chef, Botanic Gardens Restaurant
MATTHEW REMPHREY // Managing and Creative Director, Parallax and Hot 100 Wine Label Winner 2016
DANIEL TO AND EMMA AISTON // Creative Directors of Product and Retail, JamFactory and Designers, Daniel Emma
The judging will be faciliated by BRIAN PARKES, CEO, JamFactory.
Last year’s winner, a short film documenting the fit out of COFFEE Bondi Beach, a new coffee shop in Sydney’s iconic beachside suburb, was a collaborative project between six South Australian designers and makers and showcases the finest in Australian design and manufacturing. The group included Furniture Designer Liam Mugavin, Glass Artist Liam Fleming, Furniture and Lighting Designer Steve Soeffky, Ceramicist Ulrica Trulsson, with film and production by Liam Somerville and music by Sebastian Vivian.
“The Drink Dine Design Emerging Designer Award celebrates the quality of design training in South Australia and connects it to South Australia’s extraordinary global reputation for great food and wine", says Brian Parkes, CEO, JamFactory.
"Several of the previous finalists have gone on to create beautiful work for bars, wineries, cafes and restaurants.”
The winner of the Adelaide Review People’s Choice Award was glass artist Alice Mahoney who won the award with her colourful Child’s Play Salt and Pepper Shakers.
Entries close September 1, 2017
To enter vist www.jamfactory.com.au