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MEDIA I Why the ADA? What are the objectives & challenges?

Everything you need to know about why the ADA exists, what we do & the problem with replica - essential reading about the fight against the replica furniture industry. Authentic Design Alliance helping design [...]

EVENT I ADA x HOME.GROWN. for Sydney Design Festival 8-10 March

HOME.GROWN. // Discovering Australian Design for Sydney Design Festival 2019 Mungo Scott Flour Mill, Summer Hill Presented by AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE® + The Design Directory.org Curated by ADA® director Anne-Maree [...]
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EVENT I ADA x HOME.GROWN. at Design Canberra Festival

Our HOME GROWN series joined Design Canberra Festival hosted by ADA member showroom designCRAFT where award-winning furniture designers explored the importance of investing in Australian design, and the invaluable [...]

ADA I HOME.GROWN I Discovering Australian Design at designcraft

Join our November ADA events for DESIGN Canberra Festival at designcraft showroom. Visitors to the public event (free to attend). and an invitation only industry event, will have the chance to win a piece of [...]
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FRINGE FURNITURE 32 // ADA AWARD OF MERIT

We’re proud to announce our supporting partnership with Melbourne Fringe, the 32nd edition of one of the longest running Australian object design platforms that will also present the debut Authentic Design Alliance [...]

CASE STUDY // Don’t Ask Designer-Makers to Copy Original Designs!!

What happens when credible studios or makers unwittingly accept a commission to produce what they believe to be original work only to later discover the project is a knock-off? Hot off the heels of the scenario last [...]

ADA PANEL ANNOUNCED // DESIGN CANBERRA FESTIVAL

Locally created Australian products command a greater currency than ever before – with our designers now engaged in a record number of home-grown projects! Join us as we unpack why investing in Australian design is [...]