With a nod to the legendary Japanese cooking show, Iron Designer introduces a cast of design disciples who battle head-to-head on stage for the coveted crown. This live, action-packed event reveals the intricate thoughts and visual approach of architects and designers.
In this live, stage event hosted by ABC media presenter Robbie Buck, a cast of designers go head-to-head to create a piece of work in the space of 20 minutes.
Teams from design outfits including: Frost Design, Digital Eskimo, Blue Sky Design Group, Sixty40, 4Design, Pidcock Architecture + Sustainablity, UTS School of Design and Tribe Studio will compete for the coveted crown.
Iron Designer reveals the way designers think and how they translate that thought process into something tangible. The night is run in two rounds with four teams competing per round. The winners of each round then play off for the Iron Designer crown as the night’s thrilling grand final. Iron Designer is produced by melbourne’s Studio Binocular.
6 August, Friday / 6pm for 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Powerhouse Museum, Coles Theatre and Foyer
Cost: $30 adults / $26 Powerhouse members or students or groups of 8 or more
Booking essential: BOOK ONLINE Here
Inspired by their Japanese cooking counterparts, the challengers work individually or in teams of 2-3 in a pressure cooker style design-off. In response to the Festival’s theme – Tell us a story – teams are given 20 minutes to impress the judges with their innovative use of the battle’s key ingredients.
The aim of the game is to present a live and entertaining exploration of the creative process – showcasing the way designers think and how they transfer their thoughts into something visual. Mediated by a flamboyant host, in conjunction with a panel of industry based judges, Iron Designer sees participants working individually or in studio-based teams of 2-3. Participants are given three words which become the battle’s ‘key ingredients’.
Designers have access to a range of materials and are given 20 minutes to “tell us a story” visually.
The night is run in two rounds with four teams competing per round. The two heat winners and carry-over champions then play off for the Iron Designer crown.
This fast-paced contest is run in two rounds, with the winner of each going into a championship playoff, where the ultimate victor will be crowned Iron Designer 2010 – basking in the glory and adulation of the crowd.
Good luck to those outfits competing – may the Best Design team WIN