Melbourne Design Week is an annual design program linking creativity with business and community.
Each year the program will explore the value of good design in a ten-day, city-wide celebration offering talks by leading designers, tours, workshops and industry events at NGV and partner venues throughout Melbourne.
Melbourne Design Week is part of a Victorian Government strategy to strengthen, support and promote the state’s design industry.
Melbourne Design Week participants are asked to align exhibitions or events with the theme of Design Values.
Design, in all its varied dimensions, is powered by creativity and enriches our economy, culture and society. It allows us to express, question, propose and test ideas about life and the world.
As the scope for design expands and accelerates every day, design thinking intersects with disciplines including economics, health, science, ecology and technology. It’s at this juncture that we ask – what does design value and how do we value design?