LEGAL PARTNER

BANKI HADDOCK FIORA
ADA legal partners Banki Haddock Fiora established the ADA business structure, actioned trade marks, Business registrations, and were hands-on with our campaign during Productivity Commission 2016-17. The boutique Sydney-based commercial law firm specialises in copyright, trade mark, design patents, media law and IT, commercial transactions and disputes in these practice areas. Banki Haddock Fiora continue to mentor and advise the ADA, and join our IP Workshops as presenting partners. AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE members are entitled to a complimentary initial conversation with Banki Haddock Fiora, please contact us for an introduction.

EVENT + AWARD PARTNERS

DENFAIR
DENFAIR is Australia’s premier trade event connecting interior design professionals, architects, stylists and design-lovers with new release products and brands. Held annually in Melbourne, and now Sydney, local and international brands come together in their passion for design, the platform connecting opportunities, projects, stories, and reflections on everything design-related.
DENFAIR DESIGN LOOP
DENFAIR produced a self-guided showroom tour during Melbourne Design Week spotlighting the history, rationale and emotional quality of materials in selected furniture products realised as an installation. AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE presented ‘UNIQUE, ONE-OFF, COMMISSIONED’ at Christopher Boots – exploring Australia’s thirst for ultra-design and sculptural works.
DESIGN-MADE
Sydney’s first independent design event showcasing furniture, lighting, objects for indoor/outdoor living. Presented by AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE and FACTORY DESIGN DISTRICT, new works by designers, associations and brands, particpating ‘by invitation,’ created a unique curation of installations in an 1830's former wool shed.

MELBOURNE DESIGN WEEK
Presented by Creative Victoria and the NGV, MDW 2018 presented more than 100 talks, workshops, installations and exhibitions across the city in March. AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE partnered with Christopher Boots to present a panel discussion that unpacked Australia's thirst for one-off works of ultra design. The sell-out event joined a stellar program.
SYDNEY DESIGN FESTIVAL
One of the longest-running festivals of its kind in Australia, organized by MAAS (formerly Powerhouse Museum), 100+ exhibitions and events were held city-wide March 2-11 – AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE presenting OWNING AUSTRALIAN DESIGN:: IP Intellectual Property 101 Workshop at Australian Design Centre; and DISCOVERING AUSTRALIAN DESIGN panel discussion.

VIVID DESIGN COMPETITION
Australia’s longest running emerging design award delivers the 15th edition in 2018. Supported by industry experts and design luminaries, and curated by Daniel Della RIVA (LATITUDE), vivid design competition has exhibited more than 1,000 products by 700 designers to kick-start their careers. ‘The ADA Award of Merit’ celebrates and awards innovation
GOOD DESIGN AWARDS

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