A series of interviews with professionals from various design fields including: industrial, product, costume, prop, furniture, gaming, visual communications, and ceramics.
These designers gave seminars to students as part of the exhibition Shape 2016 which ran at the Powerhouse Museum (24 February – 7 May 2017).
Shape 2016 showcased a selection of outstanding major projects from the HSC Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, and Textiles and Design courses.
Adam Hobbs [3:43]
Adam Hobbs is a senior industrial designer. Adam currently works at Tiller Design, one of the leading product design agencies in Sydney.
Andrew Simpson [4:02]
Andrew Simpson is an industrial designer. Andrew is currently the principal designer at Vert Design.
Andrew Tovey [3:51]
Andrew Tovey is a geographer and social scientist turned sustainability professional. Andrew is currently the Director of Public Programs at Total Environment Centre, which is an environmental campaigns organisation in Sydney.
Hayden Youlley [4:03]
Hayden Youlley designs ceramics. He currently runs his own company, Hayden Youlley Design, which makes and sells ceramics.
James Gardiner [4:54]
James Gardiner is an architect and construction 3D printing pioneer. James is currently the head construction 3D printing innovation at Laing O’Rourke.
Liz Palmer [5:12]
Liz Palmer is a costume designer . Liz’s work includes costume design for Dark City, iRobot and God of Egypt.
Lucy Klippan [4:47]
Lucy Klippan is a visual designer. Lucy currently works at UTS in a design research centre called Designing Out Crime.
Paul Sztajer [4:02]
Paul Sztajer is a game designer and developer. Paul currently works at 3P Learning, making educational games for children as well as running his own company called SeeThrough Studios.
Shanshan Wang [4:45]
ShanShan Wang is a strategic innovation designer. ShanShan is also the founder and CEO at Roam Technologies.
Stuart Faulkner [4:55]
Stuart Faulkner is a furniture designer and maker. Stuart currently runs Heartwood, a wood school for adults.
Vaughan Knight [3:35]
Vaughan Knight is the Technical Evangelism Lead at Microsoft.
William Goshnick [4:43]
William Goshnick is an engineer and designer. William by day is a water utility engineer and by night is a tinkerer and prop and costume maker.