Apocalypse Design Meetups

We’ve run book clubs, game nights, and ideation workshops on the theme Apocalypse, and now, we’re preparing to realise your ideas of an apocalyptic world with Apocalypse Design Meetups! Earlier this month, in the ideation workshops you (our wonderful community) sifted through ideas, thoughts, fantasies, and big brainstorming to round out four solid ideas for …

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Pay less for coffee and save the world!

Responsible cafe

If you’ve heard of ABC’s “War on Waste” series, you’ve probably noted that the café industry generates and enormous amount of waste, especially with its coffee cups. Well, over the past few years, we (The Edge’Coffee Stop) have been taking steps to reduce our (and our community’s) carbon footprint. One of the most significant changes …

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Auxiliary Design School

Would you like to know where AUXILIARY X can take you as an industrial designer? Hear from AUXILIARY graduate + designer, Raymond Dunlop (and his award-winning design boss!), talk about what he learned and where it took him. AUXILIARY X: Where are they now? from AUXILIARY on Vimeo. “The thing that I loved the most …

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The Edge POP CULTURE Book Club

The Edge’s first book club series was such a wild success, that we’ve decided to offer Part II. Sticking with the not your average book club style, we’d like to introduce you to the POP CULTURE Book Club! Through the months of September, October and November we’ll be dedicating the third and fourth Mondays of …

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Ideation & design meetup

We’re hosting an ideas + designing + prototyping meetup for our One Last Apocalypse project and we want you to be involved as we begin to design and create our apocalyptic world. We’ll unpack, brainstorm, and prototype your ideas – so, come and apply your skills and maybe learn some new ones. It is free and …

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#MadeToday: ‘Villa’ Laser Cut Illustration

I recently made this vector illustration ‘Villa’ of an impossible place I’d like to be. It has nonsensical architecture, a deck and a secluded location. After doing the digital illustration I thought a physical laser cut version with some depth and texture would be an interesting variation. A Guest blog post by Mike Healy – …

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Call for entries – 2017 Digital Portraiture Award


The National Portrait Gallery has opened the Call for Entries for the annual Digital Portraiture Award, where an artist will win $10,000 cash and an artistic residency at The Edge, valued at $15,000. The National Portrait Gallery has officially sounded the clarion call: entries are open for the Digital Portraiture Award 2017! Entrants have until midnight …

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Sober Bob at ZICS 2017

When I attended the 2016 ZICS, I had no idea what kind of path my budding-zine-creator self would be taking over the next 12 months. Sitting at my little half table, with my handful of zines and some cute patches, I was met with friendly faces, keen to see some new stuff – some people …

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Here’s your ticket to Little BIGSOUND

Would you like to be in the running for a complimentary ticket to QMusic’s Little BIGSOUND event?   Nominate yourself! Thanks to our partner QMUSIC, State Library have 7 complimentary tickets to offer to our community for the upcoming Little BIGSOUND event on Saturday 29 July 2017. If you’d like to be in the running …

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Laser Cutter Update

Fabrication Lab

Do you love the laser cutter as much as we do? If it’s one of your favourite pieces of equipment to use at The Edge, keep reading to find out about new materials and changes to procedures, bookings, and machine settings.   New settings A couple of weeks ago, Mark, our Trotec technician gave the laser its …

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