Sydney Powerhouse

Exhibition Sydney Morning Herald Young Designer of the Year 2005, finalists exhibition. Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia

Brief Reuse an everyday product to create something practical and functional for the home

Product Bookscreen (runner up)

Photo Sam Parsons

After Fashion

after fashion

Exhibition to showcase designs from across Australian, with a focus on a sustainable approach to design and manufacturing of fashion and textile products.

Date March to June 2005

Location National Wool Museum, Geelong, Australia.

Products exhibited Floorscape

Other exhibitors S!x, Gwendollyne, Nicola Cerini, Ilka White and nplus 1

Image City of Greater Geelong Arts Bulletin 118, 17 March 2005

Australia Gallery


Exhibition The State of Design Festival, Award Finalists Exhibition

Date October 2004

Location Australia Gallery, Melbourne Museum, Victoria, Australia

Description A major, multi-disciplinary design exhibition of Australian Design, as a key component of the Victorian Governments State of Design Initiative. The Exhibition celebrated design excellence and provided a survey of the best Australian emerging and experienced designers.

Products exhibited Floorplay

Photographer Sam Parsons (Vixen clothing behind Floorplay)

Tokyo Designers Block


Tyranny of Distance, a travelling exhibition of Australian Design that explored the idea of compact and transportable furniture, objects and environments. Exhibition assembled by the Furniture Laboratory with the support of the Australia Council for the Arts and Austrade. Tokyo Designers Block “represents a major gathering of the world’s designers and design companies where thousands of local and international visitors gather to take part in a variety of exhibitions, installations and special events.

date October 2004

location Tokyo, Japan

products exhibited Floorplay

other exhibitors 17 designers in total including Korban/Flaubert, Charles Wilson, Zoe Macdonell, Mathew Butler, Bianca Looney, Lucus Chirnside, Crowd Productions, Nick Rennie, Thomas Seymour, Marc Harrison, Stefan Kahn, Malte Wagenfeld, Jonathan Baskett, Willea Ferris, Anthea Van Kopplen and Michael Hoppe.

image Tyranny of Distance Website

Seoul Design Week


Tyranny of Distance, travelling exhibition of Australian Design.

Date October 2004

Location Seoul, Korea

Products exhibited Floorplay

Other exhibitors Marc Pascal, Charles Wilson, Zoe Macdonell, Mathew Butler, Bianca Looney, Lucus Chirnside, Michael Trudgeon, Nick Rennie, Thomas Seymour, 2Design, Marc Harrison, Stefan Kahn, Malte Wagenfeld and Jonathan Baskett

Image Hot Style, Seoul Design Festival 2004 catalogue

Milan Furniture Fair

Salone Satellite, Milan International Furniture Fair

Date April 2004

Location Milan, Italy

Products exhibited Floorscape, Floorplay, Beachboard

Photographer Samantha Parsons


modern white

40 degrees, Contemporary Australian Design (exhibition curated by Helen Punton of Modern White). To coincide with Designmai 2004, International Design Festival.

Date 2004

Location Stilwerk, Berlin, Germany

Products exhibited Floorscape

Image Modern White

Cologne Furniture Fair

Exhibition Inspired by Cologne 2004 (The Talent Show of the Cologne Furniture Fair, Germany)

Date January 2004

Location IMM Cologne (the Cologne Furniture Fair), Germany

Products exhibited Floorscape

Other exhibitors Sam was 1 of 31 young international designers selected by the German Design Council from over 400 applications worldwide. Finalists were from Austria, Canada, Germany, Israel, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands (including Radiator by Joris Laarmann, now part of Droog Design Range), UK and USA

Image Sam Parsons

Supermodern Gorgeous


Exhibition including some of Australias leading fashion and textile designers such as Gwendolynne, s!x, Nicola Cerini and Charles Anderson. Curated by Anthea van Kopplen

Date 2003

Location Melbourne, Australia

Products exhibited Floorscape

Photography Samantha Parsons