One day Four Pillars Gin founder and distiller Cameron Mackenzie thought, “What would happen if we combined our Rare Dry Gin with some of the best Shiraz grapes in Australia?” And the answer was the innovative Bloody Shiraz Gin.
Take part in a facilitated design sprint to explore key ideas from the Future Melbourne plan for a reimagined city. Decide what’s important and what needs immediate action to ensure our city’s fabulous future.
The International Indigenous Design Charter forecasts a design future led by the world’s oldest living cultures. Unpack the question of what is appropriate or appropriation and how we differentiate between these two terms?
The kitchen is the centre of our homes and lives, a place to gather with loved ones, whip up culinary delights and eat together in harmony - but what if this room of food and family only exists in the ads?
Meditation is hailed as a sure-fire solution to everything from workplace stress to trauma recovery, a way to cope with mental illness to the key to emotional balance. In the age of the selfie, wellness sells. But what are the facts, and what’s just hype?
Towards Melbourne 02050 is a day focused on the future of our city brought to you by Melbourne Speculative Futures, the Melbourne Chapter of an international network for those interested in speculative design, critical design and design fiction.
In 2018, more than 1000 guests packed the Plaza to witness the MAP18 Accelerator cohort presenting their successful pitches in front of a who’s who of Melbourne’s startup ecosystem. In 2019, we’re bringing the magic of this night to the Hub.
Hear from a panel Australia’s best and brightest biomedical experts as they share the latest research and innovation coming out of the Biomedical Precinct and discuss the path from research to commercialisation.