The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards – Finalists


Ikuntji Artists are incredibly proud to announce that our Ikuntji + Publisher Collaboration has been nominated as a finalists in the Collaboration and Textile Design Category. The collection features designs by Ikuntji Artists that have been screen-printed and made into clothes by Publisher Textiles.

“An ongoing collaboration between Ikuntji Artists and Publisher Textiles sees paintings of Country and Dreaming by artists practising at the Central Desert arts centre screen-printed onto contemporary fashion pieces. Expansion into clothing has opened a new revenue stream for the Ikuntji Artists as well as an opportunity for professional development in garment-making skills.”

The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards is an awards program designed to acknowledge the designers, architects and makers who contribute to Australia’s vibrant creative community.

This is an awards program which recognises the diverse creative fields which make up modern Australia, from small scale, handcrafted practices, to Residential Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Design.

From established to emerging creatives, home studios to globally recognised design firms, these awards bring together the very best in Australian design and creativity.

Winners announced October 21st at 7pm (Live Stream Event)

Textile Design

This category seeks to award one distinctive Australian textile design project completed between January 1st 2020 and April 27th 2021. One-off textile designs, textile collections and textile-based fashion or homewares products will be considered in this category.


This category seeks to award one collaborative design project, where two or more separate creative practitioners, businesses or entities have come together to create one collaborative product, product range, installation, built structure or other creative project.

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