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BREAK THE MOULD | graduation 2018

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On Friday the 11th of January we came together to celebrate our Graduates of 2018.

HDS encourages bold and disruptive design that is produced once a deep understanding of traditional design values are met. You must first learn the rules to break the rules!

Staying true to traditional design practices does not mean they are left in the past. HDS is a forward-thinking institution and proves to show consistent adaptation to their courses to incorporate new technologies, which equips their students with a broad skill set.

With this mindset, a dynamic learning environment is created and student’s creativity and experimentation results in ideas that BREAK THE MOULD.

 

Achievement Awards

STUDENT OF 2019
Carly Cousins | MSF40113 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

TOP OF THE CLASS
Michelle Allan | CUA40715 Certificate IV in Design specialising in Graphic Design
Amy-Lea Pettigrew | MSF40113 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration
Kate Batten | MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

MOST IMPROVED
Jessie Parker | MSF50213 Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration 2018/19

 

Industry Awards

EARPS BROS TILES
Leanne Pettigrew | MSF40113 Certificate IV in Interior Decoration

INNER CITY WINE MAKERS
Michelle Allan | CUA40715 Cerificate IV in Design specialising in Graphic Design

 

Congratulations to all our Graduates!

 

Evolve Yourself

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Who would’ve thought that the humble Sharpie could be such an extraordinary design tool?

In his book, “Sharpie Art Workshop,” Timothy Goodman encourages us to put down the paint brush and pick up a Sharpie.

This bright and bold book is full of how-to’s, techniques, creative exercises and a whole lot of inspiration. If a wall/cup/sneaker/your annoying younger sibling is merely a blank canvas to you, then Tim Goodman’s book will point you in the right creative direction.

Now pass me my high-tops; I’ve got some shoes to Sharpie.

Find it NOW at Maclean’s Bookseller ” Sharpie Art Workshop” by Timothy Goodman

Text and Photo by Jane Hollier Brown

Who is Kate?

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Kate is a passionate floral designer and event stylist, with a background in Interior Design and Photography, and a lifelong love of flowers inspired by her grandparents. 

Living and working in the Hunter Region with her fiancé, two cats, two dogs, a horse, five chickens and whatever birds and wildlife wander through on their endless travels. 

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Living simply and consciously is something Kate trying to do, by finding out how our individual actions contribute to the world we live in.

She aims to both reflect and protect the natural world around us, not just in style but also in her practices. Using a range of traditional and inventive techniques and methods, without relying on toxic or unsustainable products like floral foam and imported flowers laces with pesticides and chemicals. 

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Kate loves to use Australian grown, seasonal flowers and foliage in her arrangements, and aims to recycle her materials and recourses as often as possible. 

Follow Kate here as she is about to launch her new and exciting business adventure, Two Wild Hands.

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Coming up…Kate’s Wreath Making Workshop. 

Saturday 8th November 2014. Find out more here

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Hunter Design School Open Day

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Interested in knowing what it is really like to be apart of Hunter Design School? 

The Hunter Design School Open Day will give you the chance to explore and discover your creative future. 

 

EXPLORE HDS purpose built, brand new, exciting studio spaces

DISCOVER what you could achieve through our current and past students projects

MEET our current and past graduates, gain an insight into what they are doing and where they are going.

GET CREATIVE join the journey of design through paper folding

BE INSPIRED as we hear from leading local interior design and HDS principal, Donna Burrell, as she shares her journey and how your journey can begin

 

WHEN Saturday 30 August from 9am – 4pm

PRESENTATION 11am & 1pm

WHERE 67 Parry St Newcastle West

COST Free

RSVP hello@hunterdesignschool.nsw.edu.au or register here as part of the design+ event 

 

for more info, please call 02 4915 7007 or contact us below

 

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