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Congratulations to Design Institute of Australia’s new Graduates of the Year

The Design Institute of Australia has announced its 2019 Graduate of the Year Award recipients:

  • Jordan Domjahn (QUT) – Madeline Lester Award

  • Eitan Broude (Curtin) – Australian Fashion Design

  • Jordan Domjahn (QUT) – Australian Industrial / Product Design

  • Oscar Giraldo  (Torrens University, Billy Blue College of Design) – Australian Interior Decoration

  • Zarah Baitz (UNSW) – Australian Interior Design

  • Lauren Stringini (RMIT) – Australian Textile Design

  • Emily Renner (UniSA) – Australian Visual Communication Design

The winners were selected from over 200 nominations submitted by 24 tertiary institutions across Australia. 

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