Semi-Permanent is a design event. It consists of a conference and side events which include exhibitions, competitions, workshops and parties. It’s a week long celebration of all things design. Graphic Design, Film, Art, Illustration, Web Design, Photography, Visual Effects, Animation, Graffiti, Motion Graphics, Stop Motion; all these things and more. Semi-Permanent explores the diverse and exciting design world bringing together exceptionally talented artists and designers to speak at the event. The event, however, is not just a conference. Our side events give Semi-Permanent a festival-like atmosphere with a number of different events running throughout the host city. These include exhibitions, parties and workshops. Examples of exhibitions run in the past include the highly popular Curvy exhibition which showcases artwork from female artists and designers from all over the world; an exhibition of work by renowned comic book artist Paul Pope; the SP Graffiti & Street Art exhibition that included such artists as Obey Giant and Banksy; and the Sketchel exhibition which included work from over 500 different artists. The exhibitions, along with opening, VIP and after parties, add extra depth to the overall event giving attendees a variety of activities to choose from.
Designex: Australia’s leading design and architecture event, designEX presents the best in contemporary and classic designs. This trade only event has been at the forefront of the design and architectural arena for 23 years. The verified professional visitors attend, to be informed and inspired as they discover the latest products and design trends from local and international studios and brands.